Kate Muir

Kate Muir

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

Kate Muir's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Times [UK]

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 90% Bridesmaids (2011) "The big, brash laughs are coupled with a smart insight into women's friendships. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 30, 2015
2/5 50% The Ardor (2015) "The Burning attempts to take the spaghetti western into the Argentine rainforest. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 18, 2015
3/5 7% Accidental Love (2015) "Accidental Love fields a top-level cast in a low-level comedy that combines the peculiar subjects of a nail in the brain, and pork-barrel Washington politics. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 18, 2015
3/5 94% Mr. Holmes (2015) "Holmes has been exhumed once again, in a long, slightly dull, tasteful British-Sunday-afternoon adaptation. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 18, 2015
2/5 No Score Yet Age Of Kill "Kemp tries to be butch, with his grey slicked-back hair and war-worn features, but somehow you expect him to pick up his bass guitar and break into True or Gold. The rest of the acting is exceptionally wooden. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 12, 2015
5/5 97% The Look of Silence (2015) "The Look of Silence is a superbly crafted, earth-shattering documentary. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 11, 2015
4/5 71% Jurassic World (2015) "Humongously enjoyable and gloriously predictable. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 10, 2015
4/5 97% 1971 (2015) "1971 is a fascinating documentary that unearths the human story behind a burglary of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, when every secret file was stolen. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
3/5 33% Shooting for Socrates "An amusing portrayal of Jackie Fullerton. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 93% Bai ri yan huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) "What's fascinating is not merely the plot, but the wonderfully shot background, red and green neon on a grey townscape. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 83% How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) "In How to Marry a Millionaire, directed by John Negulesco, there is the triple delight of Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall in one movie -- and one apartment. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 95% Spy (2015) "An action-comedy that takes the bankrupt Bond genre out for a fresh and subversive airing. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
3/5 81% Queen and Country (2015) "Queen and Country is John Boorman's autobiographical sequel to the wonderful Hope and Glory and a rather softer affair. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 94% Paths of Glory (1957) "Those who are used to 2001: A Space Odyssey or A Clockwork Orange will initially find this black-and-white First World War drama starring Kirk Douglas rather traditional, until its radical content is revealed. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 2, 2015
3/5 94% In Bloom (2014) "The leads are played with freshness and mischief by Lika Babluani as Eka and Mariam Bokeria as Natia. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 2, 2015
2/5 28% Pompeii (2014) "Pompeii 3D is a swords-and-sandals disaster epic that contains all the B-movie tropes you might hope for... The only element missing is a decent script. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Jun 2, 2015
5/5 92% Macbeth "From the opening scarlet-and-black titles, Shakespeare's play is more eviscerated than adapted, in a lean, mean and powerful piece of cinema. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
1/5 56% Love "By 3am, as the film trickled to a halt, most of us wished we had stayed in our own beds. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
3/5 81% Man Up "[Lake Bell] steals the show with her rubbery, expressive face, penchant for self-humiliation and believable English accent. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
4/5 74% The Connection (2015) "A gripping and stylish French thriller set among mafia mobsters in Marseilles. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
2/5 77% Danny Collins (2015) "He is is infinitely watchable, but Al Pacino's decision to star in the schmaltzfest of Danny Collins was a mistake. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
4/5 99% Timbuktu (2015) "Abderrahmane Sissako watches as traditional life, in harmony with a beautiful landscape, is destroyed by the invaders' rules and Sharia. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 28, 2015
5/5 100% Amy (2015) "Heartbreaking [and] deeply sympathetic. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 22, 2015
2/5 53% Irrational Man (2015) "As pretentious as it is absurd, the new movie relies on that tired Allen trope: intellectual older man falls in love with beautiful woman half his age, and farce ensues. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 22, 2015
2/5 50% The Man Who Saved the World "[An] unfortunate mix of documentary footage and reconstruction. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 14, 2015
3/5 89% Clouds of Sils Maria (2015) "[Olivier Assayas'] real genius is casting Kristen Stewart as Binoche's harried and bespectacled personal assistant, Valentine. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 14, 2015
2/5 80% A Royal Night Out "A Royal Night Out is a right royal mess, despite Buckingham Palace being staffed by some fine actors. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 14, 2015
4/5 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "In all, a terrific experience. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 12, 2015
3/5 73% Big Game (2015) "The action includes an amusing scene featuring a chest freezer and a helicopter. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 7, 2015
4/5 77% WYRMWOOD: Road Of The Dead (2015) "If you like your zombie movies ultra-violent, ironic and delivered in a power-shower of blood, then Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead will be right up your street. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 7, 2015
3/5 77% Rosewater (2014) "Straightforward and solid. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 7, 2015
4/5 96% Phoenix (2015) "Phoenix is full of ambiguity and intelligence. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 7, 2015
2/5 59% Spooks: The Greater Good "Spooks addicts will probably be satisfied, but those used to the ambition and mega-budgets of Bourne and Bond may feel shortchanged. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 7, 2015
2/5 61% Unfriended (2015) "In the cinema, the static setup, fuzzy, pixellating Skype faces, and the parps of incoming messages all become profoundly irritating. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 30, 2015
3/5 20% Anti-Social "The film displays remarkable energy and fun, although the London gangster milieu and its "blud'n'bruv" slang is overused. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 30, 2015
5/5 98% 8 1/2 (1963) "Marcello Mastroianni becomes an avatar for the great Italian director Federico Fellini in the surreal cinematic self-interrogation that takes place in 8 1/2. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 30, 2015
4/5 85% Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) "A glowing Carey Mulligan illuminates the screen as Bathsheba Everdene in this lush adaptation of Far from the Madding Crowd. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 30, 2015
3/5 63% Samba (2015) "Samba is blessed with the large presence of Omar Sy. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 30, 2015
3/5 52% Stonehearst Asylum (2014) "Stonehearst Asylum is a richly bonkers piece of Victoriana. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 23, 2015
5/5 82% The Falling (2015) "Atmospheric, insightful and darkly funny. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 23, 2015
4/5 74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Avengers: Age of Ultron delivers the usual superhero suspects in a slick, if overlong, adventure that bungee jumps between banter and action. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 21, 2015
3/5 69% The Salvation (2015) "The Salvation is of that rare genre: the Danish western, starring the always-magnificent Mads Mikkelsen as Jon, a Nordic settler in the (extremely) Wild West of America in 1871. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
3/5 89% Glassland "While there are some powerful emotional moments, the sense of despair is enervating. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
4/5 100% Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (Die Andere Heimat) (2015) "Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision is a daunting four hours long, but so immersive and exquisitely photographed that time shoots by in the manner of the best box set. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
4/5 90% Cry of the City (1948) "In luscious blacks and whites, this film noir thriller takes place in Little Italy, New York, and is a precursor to the cinema of Scorsese, with a touch of Hitchcock in its affectionate embrace of man's dark side. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
2/5 41% A Little Chaos (2015) "Will she bring in the botanical build on time and on budget? Will the head gardener give her the green thumbs up? Or will it end in a vale of mud and tears for our horticultural hotties? " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
2/5 No Score Yet Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (RurĂ´ni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen) "Rurouni Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends -- and that's a relief. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
3/5 92% Jauja (2015) "When Inge elopes with a soldier, Dinesen searches across the unforgiving but beautifully shot landscape, in a sort of western that turns into a surreal exploration of his existential angst, then segues to his descendants in the present day. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 9, 2015
3/5 50% Bypass "Another sensitive performance from George MacKay (last seen in Pride) gives Duane Hopkins's drama Bypass a solid emotional core. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 9, 2015
1/5 14% Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015) "This is asphyxiate-on-your-own popcorn unfunny, exhaustingly stupid and a waste of twelve quid. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 9, 2015
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