Edward Lawrenson

Edward Lawrenson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Edward Lawrenson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Screen International, Sight and Sound, Time Out

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 97% Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012) "Fascinating account of Weiwei's practice and politics that gives centre stage to his charismatic personality. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 9, 2012
1/5 No Score Yet Breaking Wind (2012) "You have to endure 70-plus minutes before witnessing its low point: sneering footage of real 'Twilight' fans. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Mar 1, 2012
3/5 8% Acts of Godfrey "The results are slight but old-fashioned fun, Think less TS Eliot, more 'Carry On'. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jan 24, 2012
No Score Yet The West Wittering Affair (2006) Time Out
Posted Nov 18, 2011
76% Cidade dos Homens (City of Men) (2007) "A touching coming-of-age story set against the violence and poverty of Rio's favelas. " ‐ Screen International
Posted Dec 1, 2007
16% Nina's Heavenly Delights (2007) "Disappointingly tepid and flavourless fare. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Dec 30, 2006
88% Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing (2006) "A superior rockumentary. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 18, 2006
76% Match Point (2005) "The plotting lacks a necessary sense of tragic propulsion; it feels dutifully schematic, its ironies polite and tidy when they should be bitter and merciless. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Sep 28, 2006
88% The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2007) "Loach has made a film of uncompromising, wintry bleakness, haunted by death and ravaged ideals. The days of hope have never been shorter. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Sep 28, 2006
71% The Science of Sleep (2006) "Possibly a very shallow work, but it's also exhaustively imaginative and bustles with wit and invention. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Sep 28, 2006
85% Unconscious (2006) "We should be thankful for the wit and style of JoaquĆ­n Oristrell's film. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 23, 2006
40% My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) "At one point, jealous Thurman tosses a live shark into Matt and Hannah's love nest. Unwittingly plunged into this farrago, the shark earns my sympathy. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 3, 2006
92% Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2006) "Chappelle keeps things lively, joking on camera, punctuating the acts with gags , while Michel Gondry maintains our interest, focusing as much on Chappelle's energy and wit, and goings-on behind the scenes, as the gig itself. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 29, 2006
32% Imagine Me & You (2006) "The American Perabo (doing a good English accent) and Headey are likable leads -- and Goode brings a touching vulnerability to his role as the luckless Heck. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 24, 2006
92% Sisters in Law (2005) "A stirring movie about the ameliorative power of justice and mercy in a fascinating part of the world. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 24, 2006
35% Ask the Dust (2006) "Although Chinatown writer Towne lovingly depicts the Depression-era LA setting (actually shot in South Africa), the film misfires. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 24, 2006
85% Batman Begins (2005) "A welcome new beginning. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Jul 5, 2005
No Score Yet One More Kiss (2001) Sight and Sound
Posted Jun 18, 2003
48% Jackass - The Movie (2002) "It goes without saying that much of this is pathologically puerile, relentlessly unedifying and in dubious taste, but there are more than enough compensating laugh-out-loud moments (for this viewer, at least). " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Mar 4, 2003
No Score Yet It Was an Accident (2000) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
26% Breakfast of Champions (1999) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
70% My Life So Far (1999) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
56% The Big Tease (2000) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
28% Snow Day (2000) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
28% Gossip (1999) "Predictable at every turn, glossy but stagy, and full of unengaging, underdeveloped characters, Gossip too is 'all just words'. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
19% Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) "An inglorious wreck of a movie. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
No Score Yet Julian Po (1997) Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
85% Chuck & Buck (2000) "Chuck & Buck is a film which you can't quite get a fix on: it's a movie about child sex which is also as airy and sweetly likeable as anything you'll see this year. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
63% Saving Grace (2000) "In trying too hard to convince us what good eggs his characters are, Cole creates a shapeless, dramatically unengaging movie. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
No Score Yet House! Sight and Sound
Posted Dec 2, 2002
No Score Yet Fanny & Elvis (1999) Sight and Sound
Posted Mar 7, 2002
47% Orphans (1998) Sight and Sound
Posted Mar 5, 2002
49% Cruel Intentions (1999) "A clever reworking of a literary classic. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Mar 5, 2002
92% Amores Perros (2001) "An ambitious multi-plotted portrait of overlapping lives in contemporary Mexico City, Amores perros rarely relaxes its grip. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Jun 7, 2001
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