David D'Arcy

David D'Arcy

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

David D'Arcy's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film.com, GreenCine, Screen International

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Franny "At the core of this clumsy debut feature, there is still the vital insight that philanthropy in America can be an addiction for the rich who seek cleansing and approval, and vent their fury when they don't get it unconditionally. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jul 7, 2015
74% Big Game (2015) "Big Game is great fun, yet Helander in his second feature shows that he can handle monumental logistics as well as laughs. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jun 22, 2015
94% Cartel Land (2015) "Deftly edited, and filmed with a feel for the deadly volatility of drug violence. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jun 15, 2015
No Score Yet Censored Voices "Censored Voices is a reminder that glorious myths of wars and the men who fight them wither under scrutiny, in Israel and everywhere else. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jun 3, 2015
93% An Open Secret (2015) "An Open Secret is nothing short of a smoking gun. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jun 1, 2015
91% Slow West (2015) "The American frontier is as bloody as ever in Slow West, John Maclean's lean and lyrical coming of age story. " ‐ Screen International
Posted May 11, 2015
60% Anesthesia "Anesthesia comes from the heart, as few films do these days. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 23, 2015
54% Maggie (2015) "The surprise in Maggie is Abigail Breslin, playing a teenager who flares and burns with dread as she becomes aware of the horror of her infection. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 23, 2015
No Score Yet Mojave "Monahan is nothing if not well-read, and the battle between Thomas and Jack is a duel of words, with plenty of guns to keep the western spirit going. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 20, 2015
81% Dior and I (2015) "The venerable Parisian couture house Christian Dior gets a makeover in Dior And I, which follows a new design director's rough journey to the runway. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 6, 2015
90% Turbo Kid (2015) "Turbo Kid is a wild enough burlesque that the audience can ignore a few things that don't seem quite right. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Mar 24, 2015
100% Queen of Earth (2015) "[A] delicately calibrated portrait of dissolution which points to the versatility of writer/director Alex Ross Perry. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Feb 13, 2015
73% I Am Michael "A competent feature debut - elegantly filmed and paced to keep viewers with Franco on an improbable ride. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Feb 10, 2015
97% Listen To Me Marlon (2015) "An unprecedented portrait of the actor, culled from 200 hundreds of hours of recordings that Brando made by and about himself. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Feb 2, 2015
86% The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015) "The grim film is sure to make the audience uncomfortable. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 30, 2015
100% The Forbidden Room "A tour de force that takes Maddin's ambition through a maze of magical melodrama. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 27, 2015
92% The Hunting Ground (2015) "The Hunting Ground takes a somber tone, and delivers alarming testimony and statistics. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 24, 2015
95% 20,000 Days on Earth (2014) "Nick Cave says he isn't interested in things that he understands. Yet this distillation of the man himself -- reflective and sensitive, and inventive -- tells you much about an artist's understanding of his art. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 5, 2015
47% Mr. Pip (2014) "It's ambitious, it's bloody and it's confusing. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Nov 3, 2014
66% The Girlfriend Experience (2009) "With barely any sex on the screen, the film suggests more than it shows and, despite its small canvas, is a stylistic coup for the director's low-budget ambitions. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Oct 1, 2014
99% Starred Up (2014) "The strong ensemble cast adds to the verisimilitude of a place that you would rather experience on the screen than in the inside. " ‐ ARTINFO.com
Posted Sep 18, 2014
32% Cut Bank (2015) "A pile of knockoff flourishes which adds up to to a lot of manure in the fields of Montana. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 14, 2014
22% Ruth & Alex "Failing to measure up to heartbreaking classics about the aged pushed out of their homes by the new - Leo McCarey's Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)and Vittorio de Sica's Umberto D (1952) - Ruth & Alex is mostly real estate lite. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 14, 2014
51% Escobar: Paradise Lost (2015) "Del Toro in the role of the portly coke king raises this narco kill-fest above the level of a film made according to a cook book. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 10, 2014
58% Time Out Of Mind (2015) "Gere is earnest, but at least he's not being warm and fuzzy. The actor's unshaven face puts a face on a problem that the public has grown accustomed to ignoring. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 9, 2014
77% St. Vincent (2014) "This Brooklyn tale earns a Bronx cheer. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 7, 2014
89% Pawn Sacrifice (2015) "The gripping period film, rigorous in its reconstruction of the recent past, proves that the game of chess can be cinematic in well-edited doses, and that Tobey Maguire as Fischer can sustain a serious, albeit quirky drama. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 7, 2014
100% Fifi Howls From Happiness (2014) "Fifi Howls From Happiness evokes feelings in exile of the liveliness of culture in Tehran decades earlier, without a breath of nostalgia. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Aug 6, 2014
56% Made in America (2014) "Made In America's ode to opportunity and achievement begs for a deeper reality check. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jul 7, 2014
54% Trust Me (2014) "Trust Me is a title that trumpets its own falsehood, and a story true to its subject in scenes that mix grimaces with laughs. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jun 2, 2014
97% 1971 (2015) "A salute to civil disobedience, told in the voices of ordinary people who broke the law on ethical grounds. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 30, 2014
86% Chef (2014) "Chef is harmless fun with a likeable cast, and enough suggestibility in the food on the screen to boost sales at the concessions stand. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Apr 28, 2014
69% They Came Together (2014) "[A] tiresome burlesque of spoofs that is too coyly absurd for its own good. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 27, 2014
53% Little Accidents (2015) "Sara Colangelo's sombre drama is a promising first feature. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 23, 2014
68% God Help the Girl (2014) "God Help The Girl has a soft whimsy that connects to a time before video clips put editing rhythms into overdrive. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 20, 2014
88% Happy Valley (2014) "Bar Lev's scenes of crowd melees are frightening, but his film contains intimate poignant testimony that is equally troubling. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 20, 2014
87% The Skeleton Twins (2014) "Caustically wry and cloyingly sentimental, The Skeleton Twins is a crowdpleaser. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 20, 2014
55% Capital (2013) "The story is off the rack, but the plotters' suits are well-tailored. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Oct 21, 2013
76% Kill Your Darlings (2013) "Rather than surrender his story to the crime or the courtroom, Krokidas scrutinises the ensemble of friends that galvanised the young men into literary vocations and kept the brooding Kammerer at a distance. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Oct 14, 2013
50% The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013) "The look of this Mitty turns panoramic, but it's generic compared to the 1947 Technicolor version, in which colour and Kaye bounce out from the screen in a then-novel product. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Oct 6, 2013
89% Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2012) "On a budget that could barely get you on the subway, Madeleine Olnek gets laughs and style out of interplanetary love. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Oct 1, 2013
b+ 77% Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014) ""Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," the directorial debut of Mike Myers, is a vaudeville celebrity remembrance of mega-manager Shep Gordon by stars who might have starved without Gordon's help. " ‐ indieWIRE
Posted Sep 14, 2013
50% Hateship Loveship (2014) "Kristen Wiig is a revelation as a timid love-deprived victim who turns a tawdry prank into an opportunity. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Sep 9, 2013
94% Fruitvale Station (2013) "With a sympathetic and not too heavy hand, Fruitvale Station takes its audience through the constant challenges to black family life - poverty, debt, crime, and the prospect that an encounter with the police can have deadly consequences. " ‐ Screen International
Posted May 14, 2013
No Score Yet In God We Trust Screen International
Posted May 2, 2013
100% Michael H. Profession: Director Screen International
Posted May 2, 2013
70% The Croods (2013) "If its dialogue is tepid, its physical comedy is lively, sometimes with real imagination in its colour palette and the odd animals that populate its 3-D landscapes. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Feb 15, 2013
27% Jobs (2013) "Bio-pics always tailor memories. Yet the welcome surprise here is Kutcher, as the barefoot rebel who brought the spirit of psychedelia to technology. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 27, 2013
27% Sweetwater (2013) "The tone in Sweetwater is as heavy as that firepower, and the film can feel like stiff medicine. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 24, 2013
30% Austenland (2013) "A costumed pageant and the wild spoof of a costumed pageant, Austenland is a clever romp for Jane Austen fans and for those who see Jane Austen mania as an infinitely expanding punchline. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Jan 24, 2013
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