Mike Barnard

Mike Barnard

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Publications:
Future Movies UK
Total Reviews:
120

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4.5/5 97% Gravity (2013) " Surely there are Oscar nominations for all involved, and Gravity is set to be a classic." — Future Movies UK
Posted Feb 7, 2014
7/10 —— Marudukku sukuranburu: Asshuku (Mardock Scramble: The First Compression) (2010) Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 21, 2012
7/10 —— The Shock Labyrinth 3d (senritsu Meikyu 3d) (2012) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 18, 2011
6/10 —— Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006) " This is a remake which isn't trying to make any bold statement or add gloss to an old movie, it's a tongue-in-cheek offering that's fun as you can tell all involved had wry smiles on the face when they made it." — Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 18, 2011
6/10 85% Cedar Rapids (2011) Future Movies UK
Posted Sep 24, 2011
5/10 28% Take Me Home Tonight (2011) Future Movies UK
Posted Sep 17, 2011
9/10 96% 13 Assassins (2011) " Filmed with inspiration from Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, Takashi Miike delves into his nation's past to create a noble movie that will please fight fans but gives so much more thanks to a compelling story." — Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 27, 2011
7/10 72% The Adjustment Bureau (2011) " The Adjustment Bureau offers an interesting sci-fi premise that will intrigue in its metaphysical nature, yet that intrigue is not repaid as the move becomes a glossy, effects-driven love story." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jun 25, 2011
9/10 98% Inside Job (2010) " Inside Job offers a concise history in a documentary that speaks to everyone and knows exactly who's to blame." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jun 11, 2011
5/10 71% Paul (2011) " Pegg and Frost shoehorn in so many one-liners taken from other movies they're like embarrassing uncles at a wedding who have bet they can add a sci-fi twist to every conversation." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jun 11, 2011
3/10 30% Sanctum (2011) " The tension is difficult to be felt with such flat characters." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jun 11, 2011
8/10 —— Hansel and Gretel (2010) Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 4, 2011
7/10 —— K-20: Kaijin niju menso den (K-20: Legend of the Mask) (The Fiend with Twenty Faces) (2008) Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 4, 2011
6/10 72% Machete (2010) " Yes it's a lot of fun and great to see such an illustrious cast get in on the act of making lowbrow cinema with a smile on their face, shame the cult element remains and only fans of the grindhouse genre will be fully engaged from start to finish." — Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 2, 2011
6/10 —— Kong saan mei yan (An Empress and the Warriors) (The Kingdom and the Beauty) (2008) Future Movies UK
Posted Mar 29, 2011
7/10 85% Easy A (2010) " There's no reliance on gross out moments to sustain interest and it's genuinely funny with a lively script and a supporting cast of excellent adults." — Future Movies UK
Posted Mar 12, 2011
8/10 21% Leap Year (2010) Future Movies UK
Posted Mar 5, 2011
2/10 5% Vampires Suck (2010) " Only Friedberg and Seltzer could film this dross with the belief they are making even a half-decent comedy." — Future Movies UK
Posted Feb 18, 2011
6/10 62% Salt (2010) " You have to take it on face value to find the entertainment -- and there's plenty to enjoy here thanks to Jolie." — Future Movies UK
Posted Feb 18, 2011
3/10 —— Smokin' Aces 2: Assassin's Ball (2010) Future Movies UK
Posted Nov 6, 2010
5/10 11% Killers (2010) " A fluffy but harmless action comedy." — Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 30, 2010
4/10 47% MacGruber (2010) " This feature length version quickly outstays its welcome with uninspiring jokes and schoolboy humour." — Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 9, 2010
4/10 —— Hunt to Kill (2010) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 9, 2010
5/10 19% Cop Out (2010) " Cop Out feels like a pilot lost without 20 or so episodes to follow it up." — Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 2, 2010
5/10 —— Deadly Impact (To Live and Die) (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 2, 2010
6/10 —— The Sword with No Name (Bool-kkott-cheo-reom na-bi-cheo-reom) (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 2, 2010
5/10 26% After.Life (2010) " There is too much reliance on one character's word against another which leads the audience back and forth over the truth." — Future Movies UK
Posted Sep 11, 2010
6/10 63% Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) " Despite the naff-sounding name which could easily have been a throwaway offering, it's actually one of the more fun comedies which sees grown men reduced to acting like teenagers." — Future Movies UK
Posted Sep 4, 2010
6/10 73% Piranha 3-D (2010) " Take a look at the Piranha 3D poster or watch the trailer online. You'll know by the end if you want to see it and if you do, then you'll have a blast." — Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 24, 2010
5/10 41% The Expendables (2010) " Unless you've got a burning desire to see some old-timers trying to turn back the clocks and running around in a film they know in their heart-of-hearts is more at home on the small screen, wait for the DVD." — Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 24, 2010
3/10 4% Happily N'ever After (2006) Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 24, 2010
8/10 89% Fong Sai Yuk (The Legend) (2000) Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 24, 2010
6/10 —— Cherrybomb (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 21, 2010
6/10 62% The Joneses (2010) " Taken at surface level, The Joneses does succeed in presenting its attack on consumerism; and for that alone it sparks up talking points and will leave you to think about exactly why you bought the model of car or mobile phone you did." — Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 21, 2010
9/10 91% Knocked Up (2007) " Knocked Up is possibly the best comedy of the year." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jul 6, 2010
6/10 93% Iron Man (2008) " If this is a taster for something even more impressive in the sequel touted for 2010, there is already a reason to get excited as the more we see of Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark, the better." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jul 6, 2010
4/10 26% Ghost Rider (2007) " Cage needs to produce something special next to make up for crimes against cinema." — Future Movies UK
Posted Jul 6, 2010
7/10 78% Sukai Kurora (The Sky Crawlers) (2008) " The aerial action has been carefully crafted for excitement and offer impressive scenes of skylines full of fighter planes: the mix of CGI and 2D animation give depth and a gloss that would make Michael Bay proud." — Future Movies UK
Posted May 13, 2010
7/10 86% Twin Warriors (Tai ji zhang san feng) (The Tai-Chi Master) (1984) " To see Li in his prime, this is a must." — Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 28, 2010
6/10 58% The Invention of Lying (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 2, 2009
6/10 48% Taking Woodstock (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 28, 2009
5/10 35% G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) " If G. I. Joe was a Saturday morning television cartoon lasting 45 minutes it would be far more palatable, but as a full-length feature film it's too much of a no-brainer." — Future Movies UK
Posted Aug 7, 2009
6/10 66% Dead Snow (Død snø) (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Jun 19, 2009
9/10 81% Bakjwi (Thirst) (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Apr 30, 2009
6/10 72% Sunshine Cleaning (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Mar 13, 2009
5/10 60% In the Electric Mist (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Mar 3, 2009
6/10 74% Banlieue 13 - Ultimatum (District 13: Ultimatum) (2009) Future Movies UK
Posted Feb 5, 2009
4/10 21% The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Future Movies UK
Posted Dec 12, 2008
8/10 92% Frost/Nixon (2008) Future Movies UK
Posted Dec 5, 2008
3/10 12% Saw V (2008) Future Movies UK
Posted Oct 24, 2008
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