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Kevin Maher

Kevin Maher

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Kevin Maher's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Little White Lies, Sight and Sound, Sunday Times (UK), Times (UK)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 96% Son of Saul (2015) "A film that plunges you, shoulder height, into the horrors of Auschwitz-Birkenau during the final days of the war. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 29, 2016
4/5 96% Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016) "A comprehensive documentary portrait of the controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe that is hugely compelling throughout. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 21, 2016
2/5 58% Bastille Day "Idris Elba as a brutal yet charming Bourne-esque CIA operative is the sole pleasure on offer in Bastille Day, a film that is otherwise close to ill-conceived mess. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 68% Louder Than Bombs (2016) "Louder Than Bombs is an artful and intensely literary (hello, internal monologues) melodrama that sits somewhere between The Squid and the Whale and Ordinary People. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 21, 2016
2/5 7% Despite The Falling Snow "It just doesn't work. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 14, 2016
2/5 No Score Yet The Sweeney - Paris (Antigang) "Without the London context and the cockney banter between Ray Winstone and Alan Ford, it all feels a bit pedestrian. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 14, 2016
3/5 32% Criminal (2016) "A violent Kevin Costner B-movie. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 14, 2016
2/5 67% Nasty Baby (2015) "Nasty Baby is a one-trick dramedy that bets the house on a daring final-reel twist that arrives far too late to compensate for the sheer bum-numbing agony that's gone before it. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 7, 2016
1/5 52% Boulevard (2015) "A plodding misfire. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 7, 2016
4/5 93% The Last Man On The Moon (2016) "The Last Man on the Moon is a compelling, artful and fantastically straight-faced documentary portrait of the now 82-year-old Eugene Cernan. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Apr 7, 2016
79% Eddie The Eagle (2016) "How to make a hero out of a loser? This is the question that drives, inspires, defines and ultimately bedevils the rousing new biopic Eddie the Eagle. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2016
5/5 96% Ran (1985) "Prepare your eyes to be gouged (this is a King Lear adaptation, after all). " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2016
4/5 100% Battle Mountain: Graeme Obree's Story "Unflinching and compelling. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2016
4/5 62% Black Mountain Poets "It is, in its own way, quietly brilliant. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2016
4/5 100% Court (2015) "Court is both a grimly compelling legal drama and a devastating attack on India's seemingly outmoded justice system. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 24, 2016
1/5 30% Mojave (2016) "Mojave is deeply annoying. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 24, 2016
4/5 88% Speed Sisters "Speed Sisters is a muscular, unapologetic and surprisingly feel-good documentary about the Middle East's first all-female team of racing drivers. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 24, 2016
4/5 72% Welcome to Me (2015) "Welcome to Me is character comedy at its finest, and most perfectly judged, as the quirky powerhouse Kristen Wiig takes on the role of a lifetime. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 24, 2016
4/5 98% Zootopia (2016) "There's a magical moment in every movie of quality, a reciprocal bond between screen and viewer, where your shoulders happily drop, you sink deeper into your seat and your soul secretly smiles because it knows that you are in the safest of hands. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 24, 2016
1/5 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) "It's a strangely lacklustre film that's happy to plonk Murray in a vaguely interesting crisis situation -- in this case, war-torn Afghanistan -- and just hope for the best. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 96% Marguerite (2016) "This film, ably directed by Xavier Giannoli, is also based on the Jenkins story, but has switched the setting from Manhattan to Paris and changed the subject's name to Marguerite Dumont (a top-class turn from Catherine Frot). " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 18, 2016
4/5 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) "A wildly entertaining genre mash-up. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 18, 2016
2/5 90% The Witch (2016) "The best moments are early on. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 10, 2016
3/5 86% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) "Nothing short of a tranquilliser dart or a polo mallet to the back of the head is apparently going to stop the gobsmackingly successful Kung Fu Panda franchise. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 10, 2016
4/5 100% Next to Her "Unapologetic and unflinching in equal turns. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 10, 2016
4/5 12% The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) "Increasingly ambitious and unashamedly entertaining. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 10, 2016
4/5 78% Michael Collins (1996) "[Neeson] is superb as the principled, steely yet romantic action hero of Neil Jordan's film, which has been re-released for the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in 1916. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 3, 2016
4/5 78% Time Out Of Mind (2015) "Rejoice, fans of silver foxes and Eighties love-gods. A week after Richard Gere scorched the screen as a billionaire morphine addict in The Benefactor, he's back, and this time he's on camera for nearly every frame. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 3, 2016
1/5 24% London Has Fallen (2016) "Ta-dah! We've not even finished the first quarter of 2016 and already a heavyweight contender for worst movie of the year has appeared. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 3, 2016
3/5 85% Goodnight Mommy (2015) "A genuinely disturbing Austrian chiller. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 3, 2016
3/5 46% The Other Side of the Door (2016) "The Other Side of the Door is a functional, entirely respectable entry into the populist canon of "evil child" horror movies (from The Innocents to The Omen to Orphan). " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Mar 3, 2016
1/5 40% Secret in Their Eyes (2015) "This is a lethargic A-list remake of an ingenious Oscar-winning Argentine thriller from 2009 called The Secret in Their Eyes. I'm not sure why they dropped the definite article. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
2/5 27% The Benefactor (2016) "The Benefactor is a character portrait in search of a movie. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
1/5 9% The Forest (2016) "The Forest is a dumb and dreary horror movie that's notable only for its racial insensitivities, lack of horror, and for making Natalie Dormer from Game of Thrones play identical twins distinguished only by hair colour. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
3/5 100% King Jack "There's some lovely stuff in here, some gorgeous observational moments about the directionless ache of the teen experience. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
2/5 89% Bone Tomahawk (2015) "It is mostly just an excuse for the debut director, S Craig Zahler, to whip the rug out from under you, Tarantino-style. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 18, 2016
2/5 47% Freeheld (2015) "You've got to feel sorry for the makers of Freeheld. They must have thought they had it in the bag. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 18, 2016
4/5 54% Triple 9 (2016) "Compelling and gut-tighteningly intense. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 18, 2016
3/5 60% Orthodox "Stephen Graham is ever reliable as Benjamin, a bare-knuckle boxer and family man who provides muscle and criminal favours for Shannon, an Irish consigliere to the local orthodox Jewish mafia. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 18, 2016
4/5 86% A Bigger Splash (2016) "Who knew that Ralph Fiennes had it in him? " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 18, 2016
3/5 89% Noble (2015) "Noble is a solid straight-faced biopic that is raised to surprising heights by a flinty central performance from the redoubtable Deirdre O'Kane. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 11, 2016
1/5 16% Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip is the fourth, agonising instalment in the franchise that charts the adventures of three enormously-punchable helium-voiced rodents. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 11, 2016
3/5 83% Oddball and the Penguins (Oddball) "Oddball and the Penguins is a boldly unsophisticated kids' film from Australia that recalls the world of Disney TV movies from the 1950s. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 11, 2016
1/5 83% Deadpool (2016) "Deadpool was supposed to be a satirical masterpiece that pilloried the absurdities of the comic-book movie universe. It's not. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 11, 2016
4/5 96% Rams (HrĂștar) (2016) "Rams is a gorgeous, tender and unexpectedly moving film about the most unlikely of subjects: sheep farming in the northern valleys of Iceland. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 4, 2016
1/5 20% Taking Stock "There are supporting players, a regular toe-curling voiceover, non-stop musical lifts from Pulp Fiction and some breathtakingly slack direction from Maeve Murphy. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 4, 2016
3/5 100% Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai) "Miss Hokusai is a high-profile Japanese anime that is completely (and refreshingly) devoid of fantastical creatures, floating castles and sharpshooting cyborgs. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 4, 2016
1/5 9% Point Break (2015) "How did they get it so wrong? How could they remake the beloved 1990s action classic Point Break with such ineptitude and so little affection? " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 4, 2016
4/5 96% Spotlight (2015) "This is the story of the Pulitzer prize-winning team of Boston Globe journalists who early in 2002 lifted the lid on a clerical abuse epidemic in the Boston archdiocese. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Feb 4, 2016
3/5 88% Innocence Of Memories "Part travelogue, part dream poem, part documentary, Innocence of Memories is certainly one of the most original movies you'll see this year. " ‐ Times (UK)
Posted Jan 28, 2016
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