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
5/5 100% Amy (2015) "Heartbreaking [and] deeply sympathetic. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted May 22, 2015
2/5 55% 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 81% 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 80% 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 62% 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 49% Stonehearst Asylum (2014) "Stonehearst Asylum is a richly bonkers piece of Victoriana. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 23, 2015
5/5 82% The Falling "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 70% 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 59% 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 (Rurôni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen) "Rurouni Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends -- and that's a relief. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 16, 2015
3/5 91% 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
3/5 52% Woman in Gold (2015) "There is much to recommend in Woman in Gold. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 9, 2015
2/5 29% Lost River (2015) "[Gosling] seems to have dug up some lurid offcuts from a Nicolas Winding Refn movie, and mashed then up with David Lynch and Edward Hopper. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 9, 2015
4/5 98% About Elly (2015) "Rarely have layers of truth been so expertly peeled away than in About Elly, a drama from the Oscar-winning director of A Separation. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 6, 2015
5/5 100% Blade Runner (The Final Cut) (2007) ""Blade Runner is a film set 40 years hence, made in the style of 40 years ago," Ridley Scott said of his celebrated science-fiction noir. Perhaps that other-worldly "retrofitted" look is why it seems ageless, despite being set in 2019. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 3, 2015
4/5 71% The DUFF (2015) "The Duff is your typical high-school misfit comedy, elevated by a kooky, cranky and deeply sympathetic performance by Mae Whitman. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 2, 2015
2/5 61% The Water Diviner (2015) "Russell Crowe's first effort as a director provides four movies for the price of one. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 2, 2015
3/5 81% Furious 7 (2015) ""Cars don't fly!" is the recurring cry in Fast and Furious 7 and in scene after improbably hilarious heavy-metal crashing scene, this idea is disproved. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 2, 2015
1/5 No Score Yet Hackney's Finest "The film-making is clunky, the voiceover from dealer Sirus (Nathanael Wiseman) is irksome and the gangster-police showdown is merely a showcase for some severed fingers and very large guns. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Apr 2, 2015
4/5 84% Cinderella (2015) "Darlings, just breathless with the news: Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella is a sumptuous, candy-coloured rush of romance, with added thespian backbone from Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 27, 2015
2/5 58% Robot Overlords "Robot Overlords would be better as a children's television series than a cinema release, despite the presence of Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 27, 2015
4/5 100% Blind (2004) "Blind takes a fresh look at reality and fiction, through the unseeing eyes of Ingrid (an uncanny performance by Ellen Dorrit Petersen). " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 27, 2015
3/5 45% En chance til "The film is shouldered by a powerful performance by Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 24, 2015
5/5 83% Orlando (1992) "Tilda Swinton's performance as Orlando in this adaptation of Virginia Woolf's novel is luminous and thrilling, an omnisexual romp through 400 years of history. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 20, 2015
4/5 90% Mommy (2015) "As outrageous as it is insightful, Mommy is a mother-and-son melodrama taken to operatic heights. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 20, 2015
2/5 27% Wild Card (2015) "Bar. Big breasts. Bodyguard. Jason Statham! Cockney, mate. Vegas, innit? " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 19, 2015
5/5 72% Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) "Quality oozes from every pore, with John Schlesinger's direction complemented by Frederic Raphael's sharp script and a cast that includes Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Peter Finch and a dastardly Terence Stamp. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/5 72% Suite Française "When Hollywood adapts great literature into a movie, it is best not to expect too much, and merely feel thankful that anything has been salvaged. But the treatment that has befallen Suite Française seems particularly harsh. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/5 79% Life of Riley (2014) "I found it unbearably boring and mannered. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 6, 2015
5/5 75% Daisies (2012) "As subversive as it is hilarious. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 6, 2015
4/5 82% Difret "The film focuses on the moving and complex relationship between Hirut (Tizita Hagere) and her lawyer Meaza Ashenafi (Meron Getnet) as they battle a death sentence and prejudice against women. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 6, 2015
4/5 89% Still Alice (2015) "While Moore has deserved an Academy Award for years... the surprise is Stewart, who has left the twilight zone and burst forth as a creature of brutal honesty on screen. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 6, 2015
4/5 100% Dreamcatcher (2015) "Director Kim Longinotto somehow inveigles her camera into the lives of prostitutes, abused teenagers and drug addicts on the streets of Chicago, and elicits confessions and revelations that leave you gasping. " ‐ Times [UK]
Posted Mar 5, 2015
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