David Jenkins

David Jenkins

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

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 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "A rare blockbuster which runs off of ideas rather than pure adrenaline. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 17, 2015
94% Carol (2015) "With Carol , Haynes is playing a longer game, and saves his sucker punches for an exemplary, heart-wrenching final reel. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 16, 2015
2/5 50% The Man Who Saved the World "Why does everything in this film feel artificial and played for the camera? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2015
2/5 88% Lambert & Stamp (2015) "Turns out the two men who discovered The Who aren't as interesting as The Who. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2015
80% Il racconto dei racconti (Tale of Tales) "The prime joy of this movie is its episodic dedication to surprise, where it develops its own inimitable internal logic within the first few scenes, yet keeps on raising the wacky bar as the runtime canters on. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2015
5/5 96% Phoenix (2015) "Petzold's best film, and an early contender for one of the year's finest. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 7, 2015
3/5 100% Bloody Daughter "Nothing that really gets under the skin, but some touching moments. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2015
4/5 100% Exit "Modest in scope, but barely puts a foot wrong. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2015
5/5 90% Cry of the City (1948) "The beauty of Siodmak's film is how it objectively observes how a man acts with the spectre of death on his shoulder. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 23, 2015
2/5 82% The Falling "Carol Morley follows up the mesmerising Dreams of a Life with a tedious period drama set in an all-girls school. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 23, 2015
3/5 100% Hotori no Sakuko "Hardly a knock-out, but effective where it counts. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 23, 2015
3/5 88% The Good Lie (2014) "This timely, light comic study of what it means to be a refugee makes for a refreshingly un-hectoring watch. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 23, 2015
3/5 89% Glassland "A proper film, robustly made and beautifully acted. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 16, 2015
4/5 60% The Invisible Life "Hits you only after hours of contemplation. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 16, 2015
2/5 69% The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) "Clever enough, but forgets to be exciting. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 16, 2015
1/5 6% Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015) "Here's our list of 20 things that aren't quite as bad as Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 15, 2015
5/5 91% Jauja (2015) "Miraculous. Blithely does its own thing, but with staggering assurance and artistry. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 9, 2015
3/5 75% Good Kill (2015) "Doesn't shake you in your seat, but some very effective moments, and it poses some complex moral questions. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 9, 2015
3/5 71% The DUFF (2015) "Mae Whitman - please star in all movies. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 9, 2015
3/5 100% Blade Runner (The Final Cut) (2007) "It's a quest movie - where one thing leads mechanically to another to another to another. There are no twists. It's noir only in atmosphere and expressionist lighting schemes. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 2, 2015
3/5 67% The Decent One (2014) "Works despite director Lapa's little impositions. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 2, 2015
3/5 81% Furious 7 (2015) "Start your engines. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 2, 2015
1/5 20% Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015) "Dishwater. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 2, 2015
4/5 100% Blind (2004) "Definitely one that repays repeat viewings. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
2/5 46% The Face Of An Angel (2015) "Dramatically underwhelming. Doesn't really feel like there's a film here. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
2/5 29% Get Hard (2015) "A movie you're waiting to finish rather than anticipating the finale. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
2/5 13% Seventh Son (2015) "Would it even have been improved if we could actually hear the dialogue? Probably not. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
3/5 84% Cinderella (2015) "Slightly eerie in its dead-eyed coldness, but you get used to it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
3/5 16% The Gunman (2015) "Director Pierre Morel is the real hero here, supercharging the genre material with touches of brilliance. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 19, 2015
2/5 72% Suite Française "Everyone involved has been better elsewhere. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
3/5 72% Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) "It's maybe not up there in the pantheon of British classics, but there's something highly relaxing and radical about the fact that Schlesinger articulates this classical story with breathy longeurs ... " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
3/5 60% Run All Night (2015) "Another week, another snarling slab of Neesonalia. This one is a superior sample. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
4/5 100% Dreamcatcher (2015) "Longinotto's rare skill is in that she makes advocacy documentaries by stealth, espousing the work of certain people and groups without ever having to explicitly state the fact. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 5, 2015
2/5 77% Kill the Messenger (2014) "Solid, though director Michael Cuesta doesn't have the journalistic balls of his subject. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 5, 2015
3/5 95% Catch Me Daddy (2015) "The clever obfuscation of fact and context is, in the end, what makes the film worth catching. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 26, 2015
4/5 92% From Here to Eternity (1953) "The film is anonymously directed, functionally paced and hysterical at times, though it seduces as a hot-blooded spectacle that stitches emotional detail onto the epic canvas of history. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 23, 2015
4/5 98% It Happened One Night (1934) "It's probably more historically important than it is a masterpiece (the last 20 minutes take the missed conections and misunderstandings an inch too far), but it's still very easy to fall in love with. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 22, 2015
4/5 100% Maidan (2014) "A vision of Hell. A horror movie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 19, 2015
4/5 87% Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015) "A road movie which transcends its ultra-quirky log-line. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 19, 2015
4/5 34% Blackhat (2015) "Much cybercandy here to chew on. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 19, 2015
2/5 84% Dancing In Jaffa (2014) "Medalia is a bit of a natural, but the her film is scrappy and trite. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3/5 88% Coherence (2014) "Clever and compelling, though never quite breaking through the sense of artifice. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3/5 94% Love Is Strange (2014) "Would love to see another movie about these two characters. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
4/5 100% The Philadelphia Story (1940) "Still a sparkling delight. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3/5 53% The Interview (2014) "Seth Rogen and James Franco topple communism with comic truth bombs in this jolly satire. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 5, 2015
5/5 99% Selma (2015) "Ava DuVernay's vital civil rights drama is the film Martin Luther King deserved. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 5, 2015
2/5 63% Still Life (2015) "The presence of the great Eddie Marsan can't save this ponderous and sentimental Brit film about death and dying. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 5, 2015
1/5 67% No Manifesto: A Film About Manic Street Preachers "This flimsy puff-piece from director Elizabeth Marcus is a boring document of a boring band. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 29, 2015
5/5 73% Inherent Vice (2015) "As rich and strange as we've come to expect from the "late" Anderson films, but doesn't quite achieve the digressive whackadoo majesty of the novel. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 29, 2015
3/5 92% Ex Machina (2015) "Feels like a pathway to grander things for Garland. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 22, 2015
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