Nick Hilditch

Nick Hilditch

Agrees with the Tomatometer 87% of the time.

Nick Hilditch's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 88% Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1995) "Terry Gilliam's most mature film to date demands rigorous analysis from the viewer. Add to this the director's grotesquely comic hallmarks, and the resulting film is a complex and rewarding fantasy. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Nov 4, 2002
5/5 99% Metropolis (1927) "Essential viewing. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2002
5/5 98% The Conversation (1974) "The Conversation is an intricate and unsettlingly subtle character study, with a very strong performance from Hackman. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Mar 4, 2002
5/5 100% Toy Story (1995) "Shot through with an exuberant and enviable sense of its own brilliance, Toy Story will continue to impress long after its technical virtuosity has been upstaged. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Dec 10, 2001
5/5 100% Toy Story 2 (1999) "Much work has gone into the 'story' as into the 'toy', making this a rewarding return to an indisputable visual treat. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Dec 10, 2001
3/5 73% For Your Eyes Only (1981) "Director John Glen took care of Bond for most of the 80s, arguably the agent's weakest decade. That said, his debut showed promise in its restraint. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 11, 2001
3/5 78% Star Trek III - The Search for Spock (1984) "All the old Enterprise personnel carry the film, as it is more concerned with character re-animation than development. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 11, 2001
4/5 68% Point Break (1991) "The hinted spirituality of the film is plainly silly, but it's quickly swallowed by the undertow of crashing spectacle. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 10, 2001
4/5 82% GoldenEye (1995) "A bold attempt to reinvent the character itself, one that tied in with the post-cold war era. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 10, 2001
3/5 51% The World Is Not Enough (1999) "Has all the makings of a classic Bond film plus a more original plot than usual. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 10, 2001
2/5 62% Moonraker (1979) "Frivolous, yes, but never dull. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Aug 1, 2001
4/5 85% Thunderball (1965) "In this, the fourth instalment in the series from the original team, you have a classic Bond film that wants for nothing but a trim. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
4/5 55% Con Air (1997) "It's silly, but it's also free from pretensions to be anything else. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 12, 2001
4/5 90% The Day of the Jackal (1973) "Zinnemann's tale of an extremist faction's plot to kill the celebrated French leader and the authorities' efforts to capture the mercenary assassin hired for the job achieves a dignified tone and compelling pace seldom seen in latter-day thrillers. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 100% Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari. (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari) (1920) "It is difficult to imagine the film done better with the benefit of sound, colour, or any innovation since. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 88% Brief Encounter (1945) "Less cynical souls will weep buckets. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 88% Ben-Hur (1959) "Opening with a full overture played against Michelangelo's ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, you know that you're in for something unembarrassed by its own grandiosity. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 83% Scarface (1983) "This is very much a film of the 80s in its portrayal not of moral decline (there is little declining left to do) but of unstoppable ego-centrism. With guns. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 90% Rain Man (1988) "The film's greatest achievement is successfully framing the plot around a character incapable of emotional development. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 100% Battleship Potemkin (1925) "If you are at all interested in the history of cinema, or the influence of 20th century politics on the medium, then this film is a must-see, although over an hour of Soviet propaganda is likely to test the patience of modern viewers. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 90% Planet of the Apes (1968) "A magnificently indignant Heston ... wrestles with the imponderables of a topsy-turvy world in which apes reign over humankind. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 92% Parenthood (1989) "Director Ron Howard combines this multi-generational suburban soap almost effortlessly, considering the number of parents or would be parents we're expected to care about. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 86% Heat (1995) "Taken altogether, Mann doesn't do anything particularly new, but with a subtly used supporting cast he combines everything into an unusually articulate action thriller. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
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