Martyn Conterio

Martyn Conterio

Agrees with the Tomatometer 72% of the time.

Publications:
Film4 , Grolsch Film Works , Little White Lies , New Empress Magazine , Starburst
Total Reviews:
43

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 43 of 43
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 74% Oculus (2014) " Irrationality and mysticism take guide the action in a manner reminiscent of Italian splatter maestro Lucio Fulci in his Artaud-riffing pomp." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 12, 2014
36% The Quiet Ones (2014) " Olivia Cooke and Jared Harris ... redeem this Hammer horror with first-class performances." — Film4
Posted Apr 11, 2014
3/5 70% Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) " Madder than a box of chocolate frogs." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 24, 2013
1/5 73% Borrowed Time " Bishop's debut feature wants to warm the heart and tickle the funny bone, both entirely admirable aims, but doesn't quite cut it as a work of cinema." — Little White Lies
Posted Sep 12, 2013
3/5 49% No One Lives (2013) " Like black pudding, No One Lives is an acquired taste." — Little White Lies
Posted Sep 5, 2013
3/5 53% Devil's Pass (2013) " The awe-inspiring mountain vistas serve to ratchet up the claustrophobic intensity against the characters' blithe, even foolish, attitudes." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 22, 2013
3/5 86% The Conjuring (2013) " Conjures up expertly timed scares and very little else." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 1, 2013
4/5 74% The East (2013) " A zeitgeist-grabbing indie spy thriller exploring the rise of techno-savvy anti-authoritarian movements lurking in the darkest recesses of the internet." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 28, 2013
3/5 16% The Last Exorcism Part II (2013) " An inventive Satanic shocker, which is much more than we expected." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 6, 2013
2/5 37% Dead Man Down (2013) " Any film in which Isabelle Huppert is cast and then given absolutely nothing to do is a crime against cinema." — Little White Lies
Posted May 2, 2013
1/5 12% Safe Haven (2013) " The very definition of a stinker." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 28, 2013
3/5 80% Warm Bodies (2013) " A charmer, but genre purists will likely hate its guts." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 7, 2013
2/5 15% May I Kill U? (2014) " A spoof of right-wing reactionary politics that feels better suited to television than cinema." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 10, 2013
3/5 100% False Trail (J├Ągarna 2) " Peter Stormare's best performance since Fargo." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 13, 2012
3/5 100% Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (2012) " Like a 007 adventure it boasts a great first act then soon settles into a routine formula with questionable treatment of certain individuals." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 4, 2012
2/5 70% Cockneys vs Zombies (2013) " This subgenre is as tired as a walking corpse - with or without Cockneys." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 30, 2012
3/5 75% Sound of My Voice (2012) " A few clumsy but forgivable moments aside, this is a subtle and downright creepy film." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 2, 2012
3/5 19% Chernobyl Diaries (2012) " Doesn't set out to reinvent the horror wheel but succeeds as solid genre entertainment." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
4/5 35% Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) " Move over, Twilight. This is a vamp flick with teeth." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 20, 2012
1/5 13% Piranha 3DD (2012) " Not even the Hoff can save this one." — Little White Lies
Posted May 11, 2012
1/5 50% 388 Arletta Avenue (2012) " Cole's film serves as a reminder to go back and watch the superior works it lifts from." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 26, 2012
2/5 6% The Devil Inside (2012) " The Devil Inside is yet another dull found footage effort with nothing, bar a mad climax, to offer audiences." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 19, 2012
3/5 73% Big Miracle (2012) " Much better than the poster or trailer suggests." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 9, 2012
1/5 0% Mercenaries (2012) " Like watching splattered paint balls dry." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 26, 2012
3/5 84% Contagion (2011) " Another Soderbergh studio job well done." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 20, 2011
1/5 46% Soul Surfer (2011) " A surf film employing massive amounts of CG is incredible for all the wrong reasons." — Little White Lies
Posted Sep 22, 2011
1/5 9% Weekender (2013) " A dead party with too few tricks up its sleeve." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 31, 2011
4/5 98% Project Nim (2011) " One of the best documentaries of the year." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 11, 2011
4/5 83% Potiche (2011) " A warm-hearted story of a woman's rise in a man's world belies a biting satire." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 16, 2011
2/5 26% Green Lantern (2011) " Green Lantern is ultimately let down not by the weight of its ambitions, but total lack of them." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 16, 2011
3/5 58% Scream 4 (2011) " Better than its anaemic predecessor in every single way, but no more, please." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 14, 2011
4/5 80% Wake Wood (2011) " A creepy, poignant story of life and death which surprises with the strength of its ideas." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3/5 74% Norwegian Wood (2012) " Haunting, heartbreaking and gorgeous to look at, but a tad overlong." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 10, 2011
3/5 30% The Tempest (2010) " An inspired, but sometimes irksome take on 400 year old material." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 3, 2011
2/5 21% The Rite (2011) " The Vatican will love it. Audiences won't." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 24, 2011
2/5 67% Conviction (2010) " Schmaltzy and lacking dramatic drive." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 14, 2011
1/5 44% A Serbian Film (2011) " Pseudo-intellectual claptrap at its very worst." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 13, 2010
2/5 49% The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) " Let's not go to Narnia again. It's a silly place." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 10, 2010
2/5 0% Red & White (Merah Putih) (2011) " In the end it resorts to slow-motion violence, confirming its mediocrity." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 4, 2010
4/5 72% Enter the Void (Soudain le vide) (2010) " Nauseating and revelatory. Like being on acid, only not." — Little White Lies
Posted Sep 24, 2010
4/5 86% Le refuge (Hideaway (Le refuge)) (2010) " Experimental. Funny. Tender. Quintessential Ozon." — Little White Lies
Posted Aug 13, 2010
5/5 100% Shed Your Tears and Walk Away " Shed Your Tears and Walk Away is brave, honest, open-hearted filmmaking at its very best." — Little White Lies
Posted Jun 10, 2010
3/5 8% Furry Vengeance (2010) " Sophisticated it isn't, but there are some decent visual gags and Fraser is good fun as the man at war with nature." — Little White Lies
Posted May 6, 2010
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