Matt Bochenski

Matt Bochenski

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Publications:
Little White Lies
Total Reviews:
129

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 79% Ruby Sparks (2012) " A big waste of a lot of talent. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 11, 2012
3/5 43% On the Road (2012) " A noble disappointment. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 11, 2012
2/5 76% Premium Rush (2012) " A VHS classic from another age, but times have changed. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 13, 2012
2/5 39% [REC] 3 Genesis (2012) " Somebody alert the advertising watchdog. There's a DOA zombie flick doing the rounds pretending to be a [REC] movie. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 30, 2012
4/5 96% Undefeated (2012) " Can take its place proudly alongside the best in the genre. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 2, 2012
2/5 57% Detachment (2012) " It's a vaguely elegant brute of a film, but a long way from Kaye's best. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 12, 2012
4/5 73% The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) " Sam who? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 2, 2012
3/5 73% Prometheus (2012) " An awe-inspiring, mind-gouging, eye-blazing spectacle of high-pitched disappointment. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 31, 2012
4/5 85% The Raid: Redemption (2012) " Guaranteed to be a word-of-mouth hit. Expect to be introducing people to The Raid for years to come. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 17, 2012
3/5 95% Marley (2012) " A fascinating and occasionally moving insight that humanises a legend. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 19, 2012
3/5 86% The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) " Slick, sharp, funny and thrilling. Pirates! is never less than tremendous fun - but never quite a masterpiece. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 28, 2012
2/5 84% The Hunger Games (2012) " Fatally emasculated by the need to appease young fans. The premise alone carries it so far, but cinematically speaking, it's a non-event. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2012
1/5 23% The Decoy Bride (2012) " Possibly the worst thing ever in world history. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2012
4/5 86% Carancho (2011) " Bruising, moving and utterly compelling. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 1, 2012
1/5 93% Coriolanus (2011) " No more Shakespeare until we agree it needs to be translated into real English, please. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 20, 2012
2/5 93% Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011) " It's kind of flat, inert - occasionally spectacular but not all that exciting. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 21, 2011
3/5 63% Another Earth (2011) " Full of promise. Keep an eye on Cahill. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 8, 2011
3/5 93% 50/50 (2011) " It's not a major landmark on anybody's résumé, but it's nothing to be ashamed of either. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 24, 2011
3/5 91% Tabloid (2011) " McKinney is no Robert McNamara, but there are lessons to be learned from this fog of sleaze. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 10, 2011
4/5 36% Restless (2011) " Henry Hopper just moved to the top of our 'Dude, You're Awesome!' chart. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 20, 2011
2/5 49% Sleeping Beauty (2011) " An airless, lifeless experience despite the best efforts and intentions of its lead. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 13, 2011
3/5 83% Tyrannosaur (2011) " Vivid, bruising and electrifying. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 6, 2011
3/5 93% Drive (2011) " By no means perfect, although it's hard to process the flaws while your insides are singing and you can't catch your breath. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 22, 2011
3/5 84% Jane Eyre (2011) " In approaching the material with respect, restraint and simple good taste, Fukunaga has created something strangely revelatory. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 8, 2011
2/5 38% Beautiful Lies (Full Treatment)(De vrais mensonges) (2011) " This was an opportunity for Tautou to represent a new kind of romantic anti-heroine, but nobody seemed to be interested. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 11, 2011
4/5 100% The Interrupters (2011) " A titanic piece of documentary filmmaking destined to have a real impact. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 11, 2011
1/5 52% The Devil's Double (2011) " One of the ugliest films for a long time, visually and otherwise. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 10, 2011
2/5 86% Kill The Referee (les Arbitres) " Merely a collage of snippets that hint at a more interesting and focussed narrative buried somewhere in the middle. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 4, 2011
1/5 58% Film socialisme (2011) " Consign the filmmaker to history, and his film to the bin. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 7, 2011
4/5 80% Life in a Day (2011) " A bold project that has succeeded beyond the wildest expectations. User-generated cinema has arrived. What's next? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 16, 2011
3/5 92% Senna (2011) " It's a consummately produced sports documentary and a credit to the power of research, but no more. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 2, 2011
5/5 99% Apocalypse Now (1979) " A gilt-edged, no-messing, accept-no-substitutes masterpiece. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 26, 2011
4/5 34% The Hangover Part II (2011) " Loud, dumb, occasionally obnoxious but truly, unashamedly hilarious. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 26, 2011
2/5 74% Heartbeats (2011) " Hipster's delight. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 26, 2011
2/5 82% Life, Above All (2011) " With a lighter touch, Life, Above All could have been the redemptive and insightful experience it so desperately yearns to be. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 26, 2011
4/5 94% Win Win (2011) " Honest, insightful, warm and witty. A proper delight. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 19, 2011
1/5 33% Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) " If there's a retirement home for pirates, Jack Sparrow might want to go on a quest to find it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 16, 2011
4/5 90% Attack the Block (2011) " Balancing big laughs and big shocks, Attack the Block is a brilliant first film by anybody's standards. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 13, 2011
3/5 91% Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010) " Alex Gibney has a knack for telling great stories in a lucid fashion, and this story's a good 'un. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 3, 2011
4/5 71% Never Let Me Go (2010) " Deeply moving. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 10, 2011
4/5 64% Biutiful (2010) " This elegiac fable has such compassion and moral purpose that it's possible - necessary, perhaps - to forgive its lapses into cliché and contrivance. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 27, 2011
4/5 87% Black Swan (2010) " With repeat viewings, the thematic subtext slips into focus and the performances take on a new significance. It's not vintage Aronofsky, but it's still a tour de force. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 20, 2011
4/5 87% Blue Valentine (2010) " Its rawness and honesty may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Blue Valentine stands as a necessary corrective to the myth of cinematic love. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 14, 2011
4/5 94% The King's Speech (2010) " Not just one of the most entertaining British films in years, but one of the most intriguing, too. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 6, 2011
3/5 52% The Next Three Days (2010) " Rock solid thrills and spills. Don't get comfy - this is edge-of-the-seat stuff. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 3, 2011
5/5 66% The American (2010) " Haunting and insistent, The American is one of the best films of the year. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 29, 2010
3/5 64% Adrift (2009) " Dhalia gives the film a glossy sheen (with the slightest undercurrent of Oedipal tension), but Adrift never really moves beyond the tale of one little rich girl's awakening. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 18, 2010
3/5 94% Carlos (2010) " An imaginative but exhausting study of a man who embodied the shifting sands of history. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 21, 2010
4/5 62% Frozen (2010) " Fiendish, sweaty and tense as hell. One to watch through the fingers. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 24, 2010
3/5 69% The Runaways (2010) " Exuberant and aggressive but also questionable and ambivalent. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 9, 2010
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