Cameron Williams

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Publications:
The Popcorn Junkie
Total Reviews:
189
Total QuickRatings:
1
Location:
Australia

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
2/5 40% Divergent (2014) " Another big yawn from the young adult stable" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Apr 4, 2014
3/5 77% Noah (2014) " Burdened with great purpose but rich with ideas" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Apr 2, 2014
4.5/5 96% The Lego Movie (2014) " Moving at the speed of the imagination it's a hyperactive adventure that breathlessly moves from crazy to bonkers." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 26, 2014
3.5/5 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) " A tug-of-war between grit and goof" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 21, 2014
4.5/5 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) " This hotel caper may be Wes Anderson firing on all his quaint idiosyncratic cylinders" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 19, 2014
4/5 79% The Raid 2 (2014) " The new centre of the arse kicking universe" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 11, 2014
1/5 23% Need For Speed (2014) " Ensures that the reputation of films based on videogames remains in tatters. It's a lemon." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 11, 2014
4/5 93% All Is Lost (2013) " A subtle meditation on mind, body and spirit that's imbued with an aching amount of futility and loneliness" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 4, 2014
2/5 42% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) " Drowns in style and thrashes around the big screen like a chest beating ape. This is not Sparta." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Mar 4, 2014
5/5 92% Nebraska (2013) " Alexander Payne proves the modest stories can be the most powerful" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Feb 17, 2014
4/5 76% Lone Survivor (2014) " Captures the raw intensity of combat and carnage on both sides of the battlefront, and the heroics that forge an indelible spirit in combat" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Feb 6, 2014
2/5 48% RoboCop (2014) " Not a complete disaster but rather an ample catastrophe" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Feb 5, 2014
2/5 33% Labor Day (2014) " A film obsessed with extracting emotion by any means necessary, and Reitman is willing to forsake plot, characters, and common sense for those itty bitty tear drops" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 30, 2014
5/5 100% The Square (2013) " The success, failures, and political wrangling of the rebellion is examined in great detail by a very brave group of filmmakers" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 22, 2014
4/5 91% The Great Beauty (2013) " One of the most 'Italian' films I've ever seen; passionate, satirical, and sumptuous" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 20, 2014
5/5 94% Her (2014) " Like the two main characters, romance and science fiction are infused magnificently in Her. There just aren't enough rooftops to shout my love for this film." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 14, 2014
4/5 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) " Although Martin Scorsese overindulges as much as his subject, this film proves in the cinematic jungle he's still the king. " — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 14, 2014
4/5 94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " Contains the scope of a larger issue and refines it through the steps of one man who made a difference. Matthew McConaughey reinvents himself yet again" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 12, 2014
3.5/5 79% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) " Heavy handed and repetitive but surprisingly moving as Hollywood saves the day yet again" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jan 5, 2014
5/5 95% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " From the ground floor of the American folk movement Joel and Ethan Coen tap into the ultimate tale of the man that never was. A masterfully told story and a transcendent piece of filmmaking." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 31, 2013
4/5 75% The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013) " Gigantic beards, grandiose mountains and an enormous psychopathic talking dragon. It's so good to be back in Middle Earth." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 18, 2013
3.5/5 75% Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) " The good news it that it's funny but while it goes bigger it doesn't necessarily mean better" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 17, 2013
3.5/5 93% American Hustle (2013) " A velvet drenched romp through the world of a con man but most of the time it's like watching a Las Vegas Martin Scorsese tribute show" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 10, 2013
5/5 97% 12 Years a Slave (2013) " The feel terrible film of 2013, but for a very good reason" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 6, 2013
4/5 49% The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013) " Uplifting journey through physical and fantastical worlds which also doubles as a cynic's worst nightmare, beware, this film contains optimism" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Dec 1, 2013
4/5 34% The Counselor (2013) " A spectacular feeding frenzy " — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Nov 18, 2013
4.5/5 99% Short Term 12 (2013) " A wonderfully authentic film about the families built from the fragments of broken homes" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Nov 7, 2013
3/5 65% Thor: The Dark World (2013) " Maintains a wonderful blend of fantasy and science fiction but it's an exhausting juggling act that grids Marvel's successful run on the big screen to a near halt" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Nov 3, 2013
5/5 93% Captain Phillips (2013) " An experience that feels like having a gun held to your head. Compelling, ruthless and morally challenging. An astonishing piece of work." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 23, 2013
4.5/5 88% Alan Partridge (2014) " Stands on its own while still retaining every hilarious nuance of the character. Jam-packed with wit that ensures the tradition of great British comedy is still alive and well" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 22, 2013
64% 2 Guns (2013) " Washington and Wahlberg are excellent but this collaboration is squandered" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 15, 2013
4/5 89% Rush (2013) " A fine tale about two men intrinsically linked by opposition who agitated each other into the history books" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 8, 2013
5/5 97% Gravity (2013) " A gorgeous 90 minute long panic attack that caresses the soul while it obliterates the senses" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 4, 2013
4/5 92% The Turning " A sumptuous film that encapsulates a broad emotional spectrum within the Australian experience" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Oct 1, 2013
3/5 74% The East (2013) " Immaculately made with a thought-provoking emphasis on corporate espionage, it's just missing intensity and grit" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Sep 26, 2013
3/5 51% White House Down (2013) " Frustrating waiting for the film to settle into a groove that compliments the preposterous premise" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Sep 9, 2013
4/5 91% Blue Jasmine (2013) " The title is a little deceiving. It should simply be called Acting: The Movie" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Sep 3, 2013
4/5 55% The Best Offer (2014) " The cinematic equivalent of quicksand. By the time you realise something is awry you'll already be in far too deep" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Sep 1, 2013
5/5 68% Stoker (2013) " A coming of age story that subverts to a coming of the deranged" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 27, 2013
1/5 12% The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) " Cluttered, kooky and completely bonkers" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 23, 2013
0.5/5 29% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) " A cancerous pretender promising something different but only offering up crass costumed zeroes" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 23, 2013
3.5/5 68% Elysium (2013) " The brutality of a desolate futuristic setting matches hard-hitting action sequences perfectly, but middling characters disrupt the film's impact" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 15, 2013
1/5 49% Pain & Gain (2013) " Agony " — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 12, 2013
4/5 74% You're Next (2013) " Effective scares and an excellent shift in gear mid-film ensure that it not only hurdles the generic slasher label, it fearlessly does a triple somersault over it" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 6, 2013
4/5 92% The Spectacular Now (2013) " Captures the life lessons that spring up unexpectedly when blind confidence dictates you've got life all figured out" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 3, 2013
4.5/5 89% The World's End (2013) " Proudly wears science fiction influences on its sleeve, and has a ball doing it, but the personal character journey inward expertly trumps any lip service to a specific genre" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Aug 3, 2013
4/5 94% Fruitvale Station (2013) " A powerful acknowledgement of existence " — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jul 30, 2013
3.5/5 69% The Wolverine (2013) " Ace solo adventure that's a great character piece. Will have you swiping at everything with your invisible Wolverine claws for days" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jul 29, 2013
4.5/5 85% The Way Way Back (2013) " Personal reflections of adolescence automatically tug you into a story and it feels manipulative, but this film lovingly retraces pubescent steps with mirth." — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jul 23, 2013
3/5 83% This Is the End (2013) " An elaborate in-joke and everyone's in on the gag" — The Popcorn Junkie
Posted Jul 18, 2013
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