Dominic Corry

Dominic Corry

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Publications:
Flicks.co.nz
Total Reviews:
92

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 58% Before I Go to Sleep (2014) " Before I Go to Sleep is the kind of casually effective thriller we see too little of these days. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 4, 2014
2/5 51% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Like some of his crummier recent output, this feels like an old script Allen found in a drawer somewhere. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Aug 28, 2014
3/5 No Score Yet Begin Again " If you go in viewing this as a kind-of cinematic open mic night, you may just have a rockin' time. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 24, 2014
2/5 18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) " An overly familiar collage of bombastic bewilderment. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 25, 2014
4/5 95% What We Do In The Shadows " An instant classic ready for enduring cult success. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 22, 2014
2/5 33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) " McFarlane's courting of Charlize Theron occasionally plays with the gag-inducing coyness of a Katherine Heigl rom-com. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 29, 2014
3/5 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) " Veers between interesting and insipid for much of its running time. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 22, 2014
2/5 21% Son Of God (2014) " If I wasn't watching this in a theatre, I might've presumed I got sent the film on VHS after responding to a late-night infomercial. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 15, 2014
3/5 73% Neighbors (2014) " Funny, forgettable froth. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 7, 2014
3/5 88% Chef (2014) " Chef very much deserves to join Big Night and Dinner Rush in the canon of great American food movies. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 7, 2014
1/5 24% The Other Woman (2014) " Never once elicits a genuine laugh or even the slightest amount of empowerment. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 16, 2014
3/5 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) " I was hoping for something special here. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 3, 2014
2/5 77% Noah (2014) " There may be no faulting Aronofsky's ambition, but the finished product is another story altogether. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 27, 2014
1/5 9% Vampire Academy (2014) " I died a little bit inside. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 27, 2014
2/5 22% Need For Speed (2014) " The auto carnage lacks flair or creativity. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 27, 2014
3/5 No Score Yet Les Gamins " A breezy watch with a higher laugh rate that most comedies released in the cinemas these days. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 20, 2014
3/5 42% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) " The bold and bloody visual style remains reasonably compelling and the seafaring battle sequences mark the film apart from the original. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 6, 2014
3/5 75% Lone Survivor (2014) " Lone Survivor is a proficiently-made film with plenty to enjoy, but truly embracing it is difficult outside of an American context. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 27, 2014
5/5 91% Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) " Once you begin to feel its rhythms, the film's mastery is undeniable. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 13, 2014
3/5 29% Grudge Match (2013) " Although it pretty much just revels in its own crapulence, I enjoyed Grudge Match. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 30, 2014
2/5 46% The Book Thief (2013) " You can sense the resonance the tropes may have had on the page, but on film they stumble forth feeling clich├ęd and tired. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 9, 2014
5/5 99% Short Term 12 (2013) " There's an 'American' quality to its social conscience that I cannot recall perceiving in any other recent film. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 9, 2014
4/5 49% Thanks For Sharing (2013) " Writer/director Stuart Blumberg got me to care about the characters and their fate to a degree all too rare in medium-sized American dramas. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 7, 2013
3/5 65% Thor: The Dark World (2013) " A perfectly enjoyable exercise in superheroics, and much more fun to watch than 'Man of Steel'. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 31, 2013
4/5 65% Beyond the Edge (2014) " The best film of its kind since Touching The Void. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 22, 2013
1/5 8% Diana (2013) " Watts is let down by the Mills & Boon-level script, and I couldn't stop wondering how the originally-cast (and more age-appropriate) Jessica Chastain might've done in the role. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 10, 2013
3/5 50% Pain & Gain (2013) " An entertaining spin on macho theatrics with amusing lead performances and a bizarre true story to tell. Definitely worth the effort. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Aug 15, 2013
4/5 68% Elysium (2013) " Doesn't quite build on the dazzling potential of District 9, but it doesn't fail the previous film either. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Aug 11, 2013
3/5 86% The Conjuring (2013) " The Conjuring feels like someone chucked Poltergeist, Paranormal Activity, The Orphanage, Insidious and especially The Amityville Horror into a blender, then added a bit with a doll. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 18, 2013
4/5 56% Man of Steel (2013) " Superman's grand, mythic nature is both his greatest strength as a character and his fatal weakness. Man of Steel can't quite overcome this, but it's a heck of a lot of fun watching it try. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 30, 2013
3/5 49% The Great Gatsby (2013) " While it never stops calling attention to itself, it's still a wonder to behold. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 6, 2013
3/5 56% Snitch (2013) " The Rock looks like a superhero, and that undermines this film's multi-pronged approach to making a more 'grounded' Dwayne Johnson vehicle. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 16, 2013
5/5 78% Iron Man 3 (2013) " Superhero movies just don't get better than this. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 23, 2013
3/5 48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) " Has more bloody on-screen deaths than any action film in recent memory. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 18, 2013
4/5 28% G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) " The Transformers films should be looking to this for inspiration in how to make such a movie so rad. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 24, 2013
2/5 52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) " Slightly more watchable than the chore I anticipated. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 20, 2013
0/5 4% Movie 43 (2013) " Be afraid. Be very afraid. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 6, 2013
3/5 78% Flight (2012) " An extremely entertaining watch, if not a wholly empathetic experience. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 6, 2013
3/5 15% Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) " It's never boring, but it also never gets beyond averagely good. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 29, 2013
2/5 90% Lincoln (2012) " A shamelessly hagiographic chronicling of the final months of the Great Emancipator's life. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 29, 2013
4/5 61% Jack Reacher (2012) " There's nothing groundbreaking going on here, and that's part of the charm. It's just a well-told story of a man doing what's right. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 20, 2012
4/5 85% Sightseers (2013) " A one of a kind movie from one of the most exciting new directors around, equal parts hilarious; disturbing and wonderful. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 20, 2012
4/5 64% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) " This film stands ably on its own, offering up generous piles of large scale fantasy underscored by genuine emotional heft and boundary-pushing visuals. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 3, 2012
4/5 87% Arbitrage (2012) " Contains the kind of conventions that are fun to revisit with a skilled director and a game cast. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3/5 47% Bait (2012) " It's not spectacular, but it is good enough to see on the big screen. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 1, 2012
1/5 12% Alex Cross (2012) " It's an embarrassment for all involved. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3/5 91% The Sapphires (2013) " It's just a touch... predictable. But so are many good movies. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 4, 2012
4/5 81% Pitch Perfect (2012) " An impossible-to-dislike burst of positive energy brimming with winsome performances. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 4, 2012
4/5 78% Dredd (2012) " A down-and-dirty hardcore action fest with style and thrills to burn. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 27, 2012
4/5 83% Your Sister's Sister (2012) " One of the most purely pleasurable 'grown-up' films I've seen this year. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 13, 2012
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