David Jenkins

David Jenkins

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 33% The Expendables 3 (2014) "So aggressively old school in every way that it's actually rather charming. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 7, 2014
3/5 93% The Deer Hunter (1978) "Heart-on-sleeve stuff that works despite some of its more egregious impulses. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 31, 2014
2/5 32% Anna (2014) "Farmiga stands out in an otherwise rote and thrill-neutral tale of a psychic gumshoe. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 24, 2014
3/5 100% Branded to Kill (1967) "More of an instant hit than a slow-release of pleasure. But well worth it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 24, 2014
2/5 96% Some Like It Hot (1959) "Everyone has a canonical classic which they just don't get. This one is mine. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 17, 2014
2/5 75% Goltzius And The Pelican Company "Peter Greenaway offers subversive interpretations of Bible stories, with painfully arch and alienating results. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 10, 2014
4/5 23% Tammy (2014) "Melissa McCarthy shines in this grease-sodden hymn to the state of modern America. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 3, 2014
4/5 99% A Hard Day's Night (1964) "The simple joys of mucking about are captured in this madcap concert tour farce with the Beatles. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 3, 2014
2/5 64% Au bout du conte (Under the Rainbow) "There are some nice individual moments here, but they all appear amid a sea of wacky randomness. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 26, 2014
2/5 85% Cold in July (2014) "A film which speaks loudly and directly, but doesn't have much to say. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 26, 2014
2/5 58% Keeping Rosy "This chilly urban psychodrama starring Maxine Peake sadly does more wrong that it does right. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 26, 2014
5/5 100% Spring in a Small Town (Xiao cheng zhi chun) (2007) "Mu ... creates extra hits of pure emotion through silky camera movements and the melancholy manner in which he frames his conflicted characters against the unforgiving landscape. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
1/5 28% 3 Days To Kill (2014) "Kevin Costner tries his hand at a Neeson-style B-movie and accidentally heralds the death of cinema as we know it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
3/5 74% The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet "A film that only someone like Jeunet could get away with, a Disney-like adventure which harks back to 'Huckleberry Finn' but which also seethes with dark sentiment towards the modern world. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 12, 2014
2/5 35% Knocked for Six (Save Your Legs) "Not without its charms, but instantly forgettable. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 12, 2014
4/5 100% When I Saw You (2014) "Gently comic life lessons emanate from horrific warfare in this measured and poetic mother-and-son drama. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
2/5 94% Fruitvale Station (2013) "Just... no. This is heartstring-tugging hooey. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
3/5 85% 22 Jump Street (2014) "Lord and Miller have their cake and eat it. Again. Will they now go for the threepeat? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
1/5 9% Grace Of Monaco "This bubble-headed biopic exudes awfulness through its every perfumed and pampered pore. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
3/5 62% The Sacrament (2014) "One of America's most exciting young directors delivers half of a great movie with this investigation into religious cults. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
2/5 57% Pluto "The kids aren't alright in this cynical South Korean satire on the brutal education regimes of elite high schools. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
4/5 74% Jimmy's Hall (2015) "This (possible) swansong from Brit veteran Ken Loach contains some of his finest work in years. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2014
3/5 91% Venus in Fur (2014) "Roman Polanski playfully deconstructs sexual power relationships in this ribald, talky two-hander. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 29, 2014
3/5 81% Pantani: The Accidental Death Of A Cyclist (2014) "A solid, but very basic documentary profile of the tragically deceased giant of '90s cycling. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2014
2/5 36% Touchy Feely (2013) "Decent performances, but the film as a whole is a dramatic and thematic mess. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2014
4/5 24% The Canyons (2013) "Lindsay Lohan lights up the screen as a fallen starlet in Paul Schrader's much-maligned noir quickie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 8, 2014
4/5 100% American Interior "Yes, it's an amusing and sometimes flippant work, but Rhys' ultimate sincerity is never in question. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 8, 2014
3/5 94% Paths of Glory (1957) "Some kind of corrupted masterpiece. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2014
3/5 86% Willow Creek (2014) "Some really fine stuff in here, and much more too it than a nuts-'n'-bolts monster movie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2014
3/5 26% Brick Mansions (2014) "Speak as you find, it's a superfun romp, solidly made. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2014
4/5 93% In Bloom (2014) "This tense and naturalistic tale of Georgian youth in revolt offers a clever new twist on the tired teen movie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2014
2/5 40% After the Night (Até ver a luz) "This cliché-ridden gangland drama at least boasts a clutch of menacing supporting performances. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2014
3/5 93% An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013) "It's great to see an old hand going back to basics. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2014
2/5 76% Cupcakes (2015) "A playful, bright and well-intentioned film that, at times, one can't help singing along to. Will we be singing its song in years to come, however? Not sure about that. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2014
2/5 80% You & Me Forever "This sweet, well-made teenage rite-of-passage drama from Denmark militantly sticks to the tried-and-tested. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2014
3/5 19% Transcendence (2014) "A giant third-act bellyflop isn't quite enough to spoil it totally. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 25, 2014
3/5 96% Wrinkles (2014) "Lots to love here, but it's all perhaps a little soft. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 24, 2014
5/5 89% Calvary (2014) "Director John Michael McDonagh's extraordinary film presents deep existential torment under the guise of a parochial murder mystery. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
4/5 96% The Lunchbox (2014) "A Rolls Royce romantic comedy set in Mumbai that rides on a delectable, bittersweet central turn by Irrfan Khan. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
5/5 100% The King and the Mockingbird (2014) "A film which no less than Hayao Miyazaki considers one of the vertigo-inducing pinnacles of the animated form. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
2/5 44% Khumba (2013) "A dearth of new and interesting ideas characterises this stock animated caper with furry critters a-plenty. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
2/5 40% Divergent (2014) "An exceptional teen girl rises up from the slurry of humanity and goes on to mount a revolution against... you know the drill. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 3, 2014
4/5 93% The Past (2013) "Tahar Rahim and Bérénice Bejo are on top form in this immaculate study of marital disharmony. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 27, 2014
2/5 90% Dangerous Acts Starring The Unstable Elements Of Belarus "An avant garde theatre collective challenge Belarusian politics in this underwhelming activism doc. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 27, 2014
1/5 22% A Long Way Down (2014) "Even Pierce Brosnan comes off worse for wear in this painfully misguided suicide comedy. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 44% Yves Saint Laurent (2014) "This handsome and luxuriant biopic of the French fashion maestro is all surface and no feeling. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 71% Plot for Peace (2014) "You'll need a rewatch to understand what's going on, but the filmmaking is not exciting enough to really warrant it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 13, 2014
2/5 22% Need For Speed (2014) "More hipster curmudgeons driving around in muscle cars with this passable 3D street-racing flick. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2014
4/5 100% Wake in Fright (2012) "Perhaps slightly schematic in charting the descent of man, but it induces a sweat that's hard to wash off. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 6, 2014
2/5 42% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) "Less bad, more just listless and disjointed. Eva Green is MVP by a long way. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 6, 2014
3/5 87% Funny Face (1957) "It's an intermittently charming trifle with directorial style to burn in the place of any kind of satisfactory substance. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
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