Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Mike Edwards's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): What Culture

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/5 64% Tomorrow, When the War Began (2012) "Headline 'serious teen issues' are crammed down our throats in the most inane and unbelievable way imaginable. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
1/5 23% Sucker Punch (2011) "Thanks for nothing Zack Snyder. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
4.5/5 96% WALL-E (2008) "This film deserves the Oscar. It deserves every Oscar. And a Nobel Prize for brilliantness. And I bet it would win it too if I hadn't just made it up... " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
4/5 100% Man on Wire (2008) "The pains of the public eye are acknowledged just as much as the joy this artistic endeavour brought people. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
4/5 86% Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008) "Style over substance, no doubt, but when you've got this much style who cares? " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
2.5/5 82% Buda as sharm foru rikht (Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame) (2007) "Stretching this to feature length was a sad detraction from a clever and emotionally effective story. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
2/5 64% Baby Mama (2008) "This is one of those terrible terrible creations that just leaves me feeling a little uneasy about the way the film industry works. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
1/5 14% The Love Guru (2008) "Do you remember Mike Myers? Well I suggest that you hold on to that memory and lock it tight inside you, because The Love Guru wants to destroy it. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
2/5 22% Make It Happen (2008) "Another dance movie this year? Seriously, where the heck do they keep coming from? " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
3.5/5 59% Izgnanie (The Banishment) (2007) "For all of its ingenuity, and the incredible, drawn-out events that conclude the film, there is a high risk that this film alienates its audience. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
3/5 51% Get Smart (2008) "There's enough packed in there to warrant a viewing if you fancy a bit of fun. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
3/5 50% Angel (2007) "The sumptuous visuals make it eminently watchable. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
4/5 92% Gomorrah (Gomorra) (2008) "It is a full and frank indictment of a system that has not just failed but utterly decayed and is breeding more and more criminals. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Apr 8, 2011
2.5/5 39% The Eagle (2011) "This stilted view of 'Roman honour' is one big, phony cliché. Still, the fight sequences are good... " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
1/5 15% Anuvahood "People wet themselves, and messily eat or ironically endorse the carefully placed products, plus a woman from Big Brother has ketchup sucked off of her feet. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
4/5 84% The Good, the Bad, and the Weird (2010) "The most amazing silliness I've seen in ages. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
4/5 68% Synecdoche, New York (2008) "An important and intriguing film that must be seen to be believed. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
4/5 78% Burn After Reading (2008) "Sure Burn After Reading is disjointed, fragmented and frustrated. But that's the point. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
5/5 96% Waltz with Bashir (2008) "Every scene fizzes and crackles with creative charisma as we are carried on an emotional journey of epic proportions. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3.5/5 43% Blindness (2008) "Give this one a go guys, you'll see the world anew. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3/5 54% Body of Lies (2008) "Russell Crowe has finally realised he's just an ordinary fat guy now, and taken a role he can accurately portray. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
2/5 69% Rivals (Les Liens du sang) (2009) "Why remake a decade? " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
2/5 86% Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson (2008) "This movie has confirmed my suspicion that people need to leave Hunter S. Thompson's story alone for a while. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
4/5 66% Che: Part One (The Argentine) (2009) "The quality of the film is more than a testament to Mr Del Toro's acting skills, it is a reminder that Hollywood can make great films without 'selling out'. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
2.5/5 55% Australia (2008) "A funny frankenstein that's worth seeing just to point and laugh at. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3/5 85% Dean Spanley (My Talks with Dean Spanley) (2008) "A witty and watchable period drama, but in danger of being remembered more for its service to O'Toole than for the impression it leaves on audiences. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3.5/5 94% Milk (2008) "A little more sour to go with the sweet would have made Milk one of the greats. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3.5/5 61% The Reader (2008) "A film that will haunt you for months with its fleeting and subtle examinations on morality, love and guilt. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 24, 2011
3.5/5 79% Chalet Girl (2011) "Archetypal, feel-good fluff at it's best. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 14, 2011
4/5 57% My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009) "I'm absolutely convinced that the pickaxe is the ideal weapon for a 3-D horror. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 14, 2011
3.5/5 74% Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) "I don't know about you all but I think this is a welcome change from pensises in pies and boob gags - I hope the trend continues. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 14, 2011
3/5 79% Gran Torino (2009) "This would be a fitting conclusion to a long and illustrious career. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 14, 2011
3.5/5 80% Che: Part Two (Guerrilla) (2008) "As a standalone film this is far less enjoyable than the first, but there is enough in here to engage and entertain for the duration. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 14, 2011
2/5 30% The Tempest (2010) "As a re-imagining, particularly by a director so well renowned, The Tempest is depressingly pedestrian. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
2.5/5 69% American Teen (2008) "It pains me to say it, but as far as I can see it's an extended and slightly better crafted example of those fake 'reality TV' shows. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4/5 65% Watchmen (2009) "This is not just a great superhero film, it's an important political debate. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3/5 54% Surveillance (2009) "This strange thriller mixes a penchant for grittiness with the surreal and very very dark stylings of David Lynch, who happens to be the father of the director... " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3/5 35% The Burning Plain (2009) "Deep-seated emotional problems are examined in a complex movie that, as ever with Arriaga, refuses to fit into a straightforward narrative. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3/5 64% Duplicity (2009) "Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are reunited for the first time since Closer, and they're a messed up couple again. But this time they're secret agents, which is cooler. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4/5 94% Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008) "If you don't already love the underground world of masochistic movies, this will be a real eye-opener. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3.5/5 52% Martyrs (2008) "Some call it torture porn, others might call it aggressive moralising, more still have say it's boring and pointless. In my view this level of dissent marks it as worthwhile. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
1/5 82% Two Lovers (2008) "Please, don't be fooled by this. It's all showboating scenes, pretentious ideals and NO realism whatsoever. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3/5 64% Traitor (2008) "If it doesn't succeed in challenging you perception of the war on terror, it might challenge your view on Steve Martin. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4/5 72% Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) "As a child who loathed the wholesomeness of Disney and wholeheartedly embraced the madcap antics of Bugs Bunny, Wile E. Coyote and Daffy Duck this film was perfect for me. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
3.5/5 86% Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008) "A 'war on terror' thriller set in Ireland? Surprisingly, it works. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4.5/5 94% In the Loop (2009) "Avoid the latest Apatow/Rogen template trash and give this a go, I promise you will not be disappointed. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
2/5 32% The Uninvited (2009) "Take a 'concept', strip it bare of all layers of meaning, remake it with added genre cliches and scantily clad American teens in order to a 'wider audience'. Voila. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4/5 95% Star Trek (2009) "Star Trek is a welcome return to the flippant, big-budget bonanza that exists purely for the spectacle, " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 13, 2011
4/5 96% Animal Kingdom (2010) "Writer/director David Michôd pumps the plot full of tension through layers of increasingly dangerous and volatile characters until it's almost unbearable. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 1, 2011
1.5/5 38% X-Men Origins - Wolverine (2009) "I haven't been this disappointed by a film since the new Indiana Jones. " ‐ What Culture
Posted Mar 1, 2011
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