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David Jenkins

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David Jenkins's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film4, Little White Lies, thelondonpaper, Time Out, Time Out Sydney, Total Film

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) "It's a big ol' mess of a movie, but an extremely lovable one. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 25, 2016
2/5 63% Journey To The Shore (Kishibe No Tabi) "A neat concept, but dull as all hell. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 19, 2016
2/5 97% Sing Street (2016) "Like a tie-in soundtrack album in search of a movie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 18, 2016
3/5 100% The Seventh Fire "A thematically familiar, yet involving debut feature by Jack Pettibone Riccobono. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 13, 2016
3/5 80% Our Kind of Traitor (2016) "The petition to secure Susanna White directing duties on the next Bond movie starts right here. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 13, 2016
1/5 56% Money Monster (2016) "It's a film with absolutely nothing going on. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 12, 2016
3/5 90% Green Room (2016) "It's all put together with great skill, but never quite manages to deliver more than its modest, stripped-back story will allow. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 10, 2016
3/5 21% I Saw the Light (2016) "One of the better music biopics. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 5, 2016
2/5 91% Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) "This feels like a very sad story that's been reconfigured to feel buoyant and charming. We're invited to point and laugh at Jenkins. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 4, 2016
5/5 46% Knight of Cups (2016) "It's Terrence frickin' Malick... Stand up and pay attention. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 3, 2016
1/5 13% Special Correspondents (2016) "Dubious, unfunny, protracted wish-fulfilment. Quite, quite awful. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 30, 2016
4/5 86% Heaven Knows What (2015) "Lasts 90 minutes, but you could happily spend hours in the dangerous company of Harley. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 28, 2016
3/5 100% A Flickering Truth "A fascinating study on a specific situation which speaks of the wider world. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 27, 2016
2/5 51% Bastille Day "Fine. Nothing more. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 22, 2016
5/5 88% Arabian Nights: Volume 3, the Enchanted One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado) (2015) "A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 21, 2016
5/5 100% Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado) (2015) "A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 21, 2016
5/5 97% Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto) (2015) "A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 96% Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016) "Certainly a higher tier of artist profile doc. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 21, 2016
3/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "Calling this 'the best Marvel movie' is equivalent to proclaiming 'this is the best Dorito I've ever tasted.' " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 20, 2016
4/5 68% Louder Than Bombs (2016) "Tells a familiar story in a new and vital way. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 18, 2016
2/5 59% Eisenstein In Guanajuato (2016) "Formally dazzling, emotionally empty. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 15, 2016
4/5 92% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (Umi-gai Diary) (2016) "A film that whispers its message, which is nice sometimes. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 13, 2016
3/5 93% The Last Man On The Moon (2016) "A biographical tale that captures more than just the story. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 10, 2016
3/5 88% Dheepan (2016) "Dheepan is, for most of its runtime, a satisfyingly even-handed and non-judgmental story of culture shock. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 6, 2016
2/5 16% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) "Please, please, please: no more Huntsman movies. Thanks! " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 4, 2016
3/5 84% Victoria (2015) "Sebastian Schipper's sensational single-take thriller is an ode to the art of filmmaking. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
2/5 86% Mammal "Griffiths is good and she does what she needs to do, though the film never for a moment feels emotionally or psychologically credible. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
2/5 62% Black Mountain Poets "In its blind search for profundity, it's a film which loses sight of what makes it interesting in the first place. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
3/5 82% Disorder (Maryland) "Lots of good stuff here. Winocour will go on to make even stronger films. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
2/5 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) "For Snyder, it's among his better films, even though it doesn't offer a single memorable image or idea. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
3/5 88% Speed Sisters "It's a scrappy piece of work, but all the more fascinating for it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
1/5 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) "Unfunny, and also casually offensive. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 18, 2016
5/5 88% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) "A marvel. The 'best film of 2016' race starts here. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2016
3/5 100% Next to Her "A simple, clear-sighted drama which never attempts to convince it has all the solutions. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 11, 2016
1/5 12% The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) "This series can't be over soon enough. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 7, 2016
4/5 85% Goodnight Mommy (2015) "Builds and builds and builds in its intensity. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 4, 2016
3/5 78% Time Out Of Mind (2015) "It peters out on the home stretch, but there's so much here that's impressive. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 3, 2016
1/5 38% The Brothers Grimsby (2016) "As a comedy character actor, Cohen stinks to high heaven. When making movies like Grimsby, his skill set doesn't gel with the framework around it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 25, 2016
5/5 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) "Every new scene is a surprising delight in what, at the time, appearing as a sunny, screwball satire pinpointing the moment where the Hollywood production line was starting to clank and creak. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 22, 2016
4/5 49% How To Be Single (2016) "The film doesn't reinvent any wheels, and it doesn't try to. But it hits a lot of small, important notes dead on, which helps How to Be Single rise above the rabble. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
3/5 53% Triple 9 (2016) "No amount of buck‑toothed Woody Harrelson, wistful con Chiwetel Ejiofor or ripped everyman Casey Affleck can save this from comfortable mediocrity. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
2/5 60% Orthodox "Only the arbitrary twists come as any real surprise, and even those are mostly geared towards the film's single-minded mission of assuring you that life is a meaningless nightmare of suffering, whichever god you happen to kneel before. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
3/5 100% Mavis! (2016) "The film's chief pleasure is that it allows you some vital hang time with this obscenely affable artist. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
3/5 63% The Finest Hours (2016) "Sweetly appealing - and Pine's rain-acting game is strong - it's a shame that the title tells you exactly how everything turns out. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
2/5 82% Chronic "It's little more than arty scaremongering for hypochondriacs, which is a crying shame, because Roth is stellar as the lead. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
3/5 47% Freeheld (2015) "Sollett mounts a full-scale attack on the tear ducts as he rolls out scene after scene of inspiring oratory, heart-rending illness and full-on liberal do-gooding. And it works like gangbusters ... " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
4/5 89% Bone Tomahawk (2015) "A radical fusion of disparate elements which all enhance one another beautifully. " ‐ Observer (UK)
Posted Feb 21, 2016
3/5 53% Triple 9 (2016) "It's hardly a chore to sit through, but you do feel that Hillcoat was striving for something grander than he actually ended up with. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 17, 2016
3/5 93% I'll See You in My Dreams (2015) "Corny for certain, but very charming to boot. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 12, 2016
1/5 34% The Green Inferno (2015) "es, Roth's film has its expected moments of high transgression, but you can never get away from the fact that all these references have been attached to the most hackneyed teen slasher narrative imaginable. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 12, 2016
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