Almar Haflidason

Almar Haflidason

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Almar Haflidason's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) "Saturated with imagery that fascinates, terrifies, and utterly consumes the viewer with the desire to discover the secret that's eating away at the on-screen characters. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
5/5 98% Strangers on a Train (1951) "Hitchcock's favourite device of an ordinary man caught in an ever-tightening web of fear plunges Guy into one of the director's most fiendishly effective movies. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
1/5 38% Tank Girl (1995) "A frenzied mess that's dull in the extreme. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
3/5 No Score Yet Ah Kam (1996) BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
4/5 86% The Haunting (1963) "You might not have a lot of answers by the end but you'll find various scenes stay with you long after the movie is over. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
4/5 88% Trading Places (1983) "This is one of the best comedies of the 1980s, featuring a cast at the height of their powers. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
5/5 96% Night of the Living Dead (1968) "There is a resounding lack of sentimentality that cuts through the death and chaos, as a desperate bunch of people fight to stay alive. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
4/5 96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947) "A clever and deeply original story, that remains true and confident in direction, while delivering considerable charm all the while. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
5/5 98% King Kong (1933) "King Kong was created to grip and thrill like no movie before, and these basic principles hold surprisingly true today. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
4/5 96% Peeping Tom (1960) "An audacious, clinical, and ruthlessly frank thriller. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
2/5 96% Supercop (1992) "A muddy script structure and some very weak attempts at comedy hamper the flow of the film... " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 12, 2001
4/5 89% Get Carter (1971) "Caine's performance as Jack Carter has gone on to become the epitome of cool, with his measured and ruthless portrayal of a man consumed with revenge. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 12, 2001
5/5 90% The Elephant Man (1980) "This tale of a pure soul struggling to be heard over the prejudice of the many is quite heart-rending. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 30, 2001
4/5 100% Return of the Dragon (The Way of the Dragon) (1974) "Strip down the excess of strange characters and bizarre humour, and you have Bruce: mesmerising, fast, witty, and one of the rare examples of true screen magnetism. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 30, 2001
3/5 78% Scream (1996) "It appeared to be clever, dangerous, witty, and fresh, but it sadly became victim to the movies it mocked, even before it had ended. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 30, 2001
3/5 87% Barefoot in the Park (1967) BBC.com
Posted May 23, 2001
4/5 90% Dance with a Stranger (1985) BBC.com
Posted May 13, 2001
2/5 41% Beneath The Planet Of The Apes (1970) "As the apes close in and the mutants squeal their annoying noises, it's hard to care which side wins or loses, and that is a great disappointment after the excitement of the first film. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 12, 2001
3/5 18% Red Sonja (1985) "The scene where Nielsen stands at the molten river border of the 'land of eternal night' looks particularly good. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 12, 2001
3/5 71% Body Snatchers (1993) BBC.com
Posted May 12, 2001
4/5 97% King of the Hill (1993) "As stories of hope and spirit go, this is a subtle marvel. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted May 12, 2001
3/5 55% The Mummy (1999) BBC.com
Posted May 11, 2001
3/5 55% Extreme Measures (1996) BBC.com
Posted May 3, 2001
4/5 98% 8 1/2 (1963) "he effect is sometimes confusing -- but always beautiful -- and eventually intertwines to a singular life-confirming realisation that cuts through the madness and embraces it. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 26, 2001
4/5 82% Darkman (1990) "Director Sam Raimi weaves a fantasy world of exaggerated mayhem for Leeson to leap about in. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 25, 2001
5/5 88% Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) "Accompanying the exhilarating dancing is a fine set of songs, sung with panache, that are memorable for days afterwards. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 25, 2001
2/5 No Score Yet Guyver 2: Dark Hero (1995) BBC.com
Posted Apr 25, 2001
2/5 30% The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999) BBC.com
Posted Apr 24, 2001
3/5 85% Gremlins (1984) "Devilishly dark humour and mischief romp. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 18, 2001
5/5 89% The Graduate (1967) "Nichols provides a masterclass in using the widescreen frame to elucidate complex emotional situations with ease and understatement. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 18, 2001
3/5 38% Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985) BBC.com
Posted Apr 18, 2001
4/5 87% First Blood (1982) "Stallone underwent training in survival skills and hand-to-hand combat that helped give the film such a raw and authentic edge that excited the audiences of the time. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 91% Eraserhead (1977) "Compared to the rest of Lynch's work this is a crude assemblage of ideas that would be used to far greater effect in later movies. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 92% Die Hard (1988) "The granddaddy of a whole genre of action films still remains sharp, tough, and exciting. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 82% Day of the Dead (1985) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 95% Dawn of the Dead (1979) "As a blend of horror, action, tension, and humour, it stands in a class of its own. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 61% D.O.A. (1988) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 59% Cujo (1983) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 92% Evil Angels (A Cry in the Dark) (1988) "Streep and Sam Neill put in convincing and consistent performances in roles that appear unsympathetic, and don't offer the typical ingredients that can allow actors to showcase their caring and emotional personas. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 92% Jing wu men (Fist of Fury) (The Chinese Connection) (1972) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 92% Carrie (1976) "Unlike other examples of the horror genre, there are classic elements of tragedy that lend this gruesome tale a compelling edge. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 94% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) "Lean achieves a fine balance of creating complex characters from a fine cast, while keeping the pace up throughout this long movie. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 87% Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) "Woven into this heady romance is chic Hollywood comedy at it's finest. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 83% Blood and Black Lace (1960) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 78% Angel Heart (1987) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 96% Airplane! (1980) "It's now a familiar formula, but Airplane still retains an edge because the audience is credited with intelligence. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 42% Airplane 2 - The Sequel (1982) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 69% Die Hard 2 (1990) "A sequel worth seeing. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 100% The Searchers (1956) "On the scale of Westerns this is undoubtedly one of the most grand. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 91% Sabrina (1954) "Abundant charm and humour " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 98% Roman Holiday (1953) "The mix of silly comedy and innocent love turns the viewer into a willing tourist. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
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