Jeremy Aspinall

Jeremy Aspinall

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Jeremy Aspinall's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Radio Times

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 96% Best Of Enemies (2015) "Some may argue outside events - antiwar protests, civil unrest - are pushed to the background, but this is a documentary about hugely erudite, larger-than-life personalities. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 23, 2015
3/5 79% Ant-Man (2015) "In the end, it may be more comedy than grand superhero epic, but Marvel and Disney should still be laughing all the way to the bank. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 9, 2015
4/5 80% We Are Many "A valuable tribute to protest, it's a film that should be seen by the many. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 21, 2015
4/5 96% A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) "It's as beautiful and hypnotic as its enigmatic heroine. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 21, 2015
3/5 77% WYRMWOOD: Road Of The Dead (2015) "Inventive DIY horror that harks back to Ozploitation's golden era. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 8, 2015
4/5 74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Although there are some longeurs when Whedon feels bound to plot a pathway to Marvel's next tranche of potential blockbusters, the witty repartee between stars at ease in their superhero skin leavens the odd lull. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 23, 2015
3/5 69% The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) "A straightforward, slickly edited psycho-killer flick with moments of razor-sharp tension and a welcome appearance from Alien star Veronica Cartwright as Timlin's granny. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 16, 2015
3/5 No Score Yet Sixteen (2013) "An excellent showcase for bright, young talent like Nsengiyumva and Rosie Day, who plays the girlfriend painfully trying to understand what makes her brooding beau tick. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Mar 19, 2015
4/5 100% Tales Of The Grim Sleeper (2014) "Utterly engrossing. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 29, 2015
4/5 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) "Light-hearted, fast-moving entertainment is the name of the game, with Firth a quite excellent action hero. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 29, 2015
4/5 90% A Most Violent Year (2015) "It's a tense, subtly evocative Big Apple tale that could crown Chandor as a worthy successor to quintessential New York director Sidney Lumet. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 22, 2015
83% In Fear (2014) "It's nicely constructed, with a cloying atmosphere of ever-increasing dread as darkness and torrential rain begin to fall. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4/5 96% Blue Ruin (2014) "Understated, atmospheric and compelling, Blue Ruin has an art house indie aesthetic reminiscent of the Coen brothers' debut Blood Simple, and that's high praise, indeed. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4/5 71% Interstellar (2014) "This majestic film retains a human heart. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 7, 2014
4/5 88% Filmed In Supermarionation "Fans couldn't ask for anything more. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 10, 2014
4/5 85% Tony Benn: Will and Testament "Highly personal and poignant, it's a fabulous tribute to a formidable political personality. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 3, 2014
2/5 61% Draft Day (2014) "In the Costner sporting canon, it's no Bull Durham, Field of Dreams or Tin Cup, but the star is a rock-solid presence and is well supported by a cast chock-full of recognisable faces. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 3, 2014
4/5 96% Ida (2014) "Stark but beautiful, understated but hauntingly entrancing, this sublime drama confirms Pawlikowski's place among the best of modern Polish directors. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 26, 2014
3/5 61% The Equalizer (2014) "Washington has the stellar charisma and mobility (unlike the portlier Woodward) to keep total disbelief from the door. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 26, 2014
3/5 77% Grand Piano (2014) "The tension fizzles once the reasons for the gunman's motives become evident. A shame, as it's an intriguing conceit. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 19, 2014
4/5 No Score Yet Monarch "In this low-budget but fascinating little gem, that fine Irish actor TP McKenna takes on the larger-than-life role of Henry VIII, a big-actor part if ever there was one. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 12, 2014
3/5 66% Lucy (2014) "It's barmy but there are enough enthralling moments in which action clichés (fights, car chases) are turned on their head, to often breathtaking visual effect. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 22, 2014
5/5 94% The Dark Knight (2008) "If Batman Begins was the classy hors d'oeuvre in Christopher Nolan's blockbuster trilogy, then this awesome follow-up is a main course that delivers on all levels. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 20, 2014
2/5 6% Paranoia (2013) "The bland leading man, lack of suspense and tedious panoramic shots of New York create feelings of inertia rather than paranoia. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 23, 2014
3/5 89% Cheap Thrills (2014) "It's a thought-provoking ride, particularly in a post-financial crisis world where a combination of desperation and temptation can make anyone consider doing the unthinkable. " ‐ This is London
Posted Jun 6, 2014
3/5 76% Licence To Kill (1989) "It's a watchable adventure boosted by impressive action sequences and a fiery climax with a bone-crunching punch-up. Pity Dalton didn't have another crack at proving his secret-agent credentials. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 20, 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) "In the end, it's the cast that makes the movie so compelling and prevents it from being another noisy action-fest. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 16, 2014
3/5 36% The Quiet Ones (2014) "If you like your scary stories jumpy and bumpy rather than bloody and gory, then this haunting Hammer horror will be right up your (dark) alley. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 11, 2014
3/5 79% Lamb Of God's As The Palaces Burn (2014) "[A] watchable fly-on-the-wall documentary. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Feb 28, 2014
3/5 58% Bounty Killer (2013) "Mad Max and Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! are just a couple of the exploitation flicks that come to mind in this entertaining slice of low-budget mayhem. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 10, 2014
3/5 78% Bad Santa (2003) "With Thornton giving a terrific deadpan performance, this is the perfect antidote to the usual saccharine Christmas confection. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Dec 5, 2013
4/5 66% Thor: The Dark World (2013) "Roll on Thor 3. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 1, 2013
3/5 22% Electric Man (2012) "If you're prepared to overlook its financial shortcomings, then you'll enjoy what is an entertaining and knowing little yarn. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 21, 2013
4/5 70% V/H/S/2 (2013) "Terrifyingly terrific stuff. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 18, 2013
3/5 96% Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Nosferatu the Vampyre) (1979) "There is a haunting if languorous quality that allows his magnificent-looking interpretation to exist on its own terms. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 5, 2013
4/5 88% Hannah Arendt (2013) "The period is subtly rendered and the climactic defence of her ideas before a class of students and critics is a stirring and thought-provoking coda. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 27, 2013
3/5 69% Greedy Lying Bastards (2013) "If ever a documentary needed Michael Moore's ability to debunk the rich and powerful in his inimitable sardonic style, it's here. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 27, 2013
3/5 70% The Wolverine (2013) "A definite improvement on X-Men Origins: Wolverine. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 26, 2013
3/5 67% World War Z (2013) "Fans keen on their zombie yarns sloshing in claret and viscera will probably feel cheated by this curiously bloodless affair ... " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jun 22, 2013
4/5 100% Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (2012) "Casual observers will be fascinated, and even Bond obsessives may find something new to chew on ... " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 7, 2012
3/5 42% A Night in the Woods (2013) "The improvised performances of the cast, the beautiful yet isolated location and dynamic camerawork keep things watchable. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 7, 2012
5/5 92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) "There's also great chemistry between the principals, who all get their moment in the sun. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 10, 2012
4/5 25% The Divide (2012) "Gens's skilful direction and the throat-grabbing performances from the cast add to the tension. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 19, 2012
2/5 23% The Decoy Bride (2012) "Folkson's feature debut owes much to It Happened One Night and the Ealing comedies, but without doing justice to either. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Mar 8, 2012
2/5 12% The Darkest Hour (2011) "Sadly lacks the stylish imagination that co-producer Timur Bekmambetov brought to his supernatural epics Night Watch and Day Watch. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 12, 2012
3/5 55% Welcome to the Rileys (2010) "[It] will win no prizes for originality, but it benefits greatly from the subtle performances of the two leads, particularly Leo... " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 20, 2011
3/5 87% Fire in Babylon (2011) "Cricket fans of recent vintage may question whether any side could match the dominance of the Australian team from the late 1990s onwards, but this engrossing documentary may change that view. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 19, 2011
3/5 77% Thor (2011) "Hopkins brings gravitas rather than ham to his role, Hiddleston's Loki is a villain to look out for and the action is suitably earth-shattering. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 21, 2011
3/5 68% Rubber (2011) "Dupieux's work has more in common with that of David Lynch and Luis Buñuel than your average monster-on-the-rampage flick. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Apr 7, 2011
4/5 96% True Grit (2010) "A riveting ride with a fabulous cast. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Feb 10, 2011
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