Rhett Bartlett

Rhett Bartlett

Agrees with the Tomatometer 68% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
73% American Sniper (2015) " Amongst all the praise and criticism of the film, one thing that is certain - Bradley Cooper succeeds in bringing Chris Kyle's patriotism and private battles to the screen. A career defining performance " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
99% Selma (2015) " My naivety of SELMA was that it was to be about 'I Have a Dream'. So the voting-rights focus was a deserving hard slap to my face. Yes, SELMA and David Oyelowo's performance is powerful. The medley of traditional songs particularly impressionable " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Feb 12, 2015
53% The Interview (2014) " Will forever be known as the film North Korea wanted stopped. And with good reason, Franco and Rogen are abysmal. The star is Randall Park's turn as Kim Jong-Un. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Feb 11, 2015
No Score Yet Roundhay Garden Scene " The most important surviving 2 seconds of film. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Feb 7, 2015
No Score Yet Mad Dog Morgan (1976) " Dennis Hopper is mesmerising. One of the finest performances in an Australia film. His monologue at the piano is one of Aussie cinema's finest moments. Must see. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Feb 7, 2015
1/5 96% The LEGO Movie (2014) " The Lego Movie is woeful, forgettable and one of the great film disappointments of this decade. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Apr 5, 2014
97% Gravity (2013) " Gravity is about letting go, despite the film's poster proclaiming not to. It's a very good film technically. Nothing more. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Oct 7, 2013
3.5/5 No Score Yet La casa Emak Bakia (The Search for Emak Bakia) " It is truly a nostalgic atmosphere, at times haunting, always intriguing. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Aug 22, 2013
3.5/5 31% The Lone Ranger (2013) " Without a doubt, Depp's performance of Tonto is one of finest of his career. It's a movie of great adventure and humour. Sorrowful and nostalgic. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 24, 2013
3.5/5 94% A Story Of Children And Film " Cousins manages to unearth a shelf of films we've never heard of, and then teases us with gorgeous scenes. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 11, 2013
2/5 56% Man of Steel (2013) " A poster child of what blockbuster films have become. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 11, 2013
3.5 / 5 95% The Act Of Killing (2013) " I'll never forget the final ten minutes of this documentary. Film begins to take revenge. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 23, 2013
1/5 68% World War Z (2013) " The final act is actually the strength of the film. Apart from that, World War Z is a mess. A complete mess. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2013
3.5/5 93% Stranger by the Lake (2014) " Confronting. Explicit. Eerie. Nightmarish. Its atmosphere lingers long in my memory, rolling over the haunting images and spectral sounds. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted May 31, 2013
2/5 73% The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) " The Amazing Spiderman completely dilutes any remaining interest and excitement in the franchise. Move onto another character, Marvel Entertainment. Don't look back. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 17, 2012
2.5/5 50% Picture Me: A Model's Diary (2010) " There are glimpses in the film of moments that are surprising and confronting. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
4/5 29% O Fantasma (2001) " The performance of Ricardo Menese (as Sergei) is outstanding " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
4/5 74% Heartbeats (2011) " The film is a dream bubble, fragile and precious, that lingers over your head and heart, until bursting with the final scenes. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
3.5/5 No Score Yet Ici on noie les AlgĂ©riens: 17 Octobre 1961 (Here We Drown Algerians: October 17th, 1961) " a shattering expose of evil and human right violations on the highest scale. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
5/5 92% Senna (2011) " Senna is not only one of the best films of this year, or of the last 10 years. It is one of the best films of all time. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
2.5/5 100% Wild Bill (2011) " The direction by Dexter Fletcher to illicit the very strong performances by the juvenile actors, is a testament to his current strengths as a director " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
3/5 76% The Ambassador (2012) " Eccentric and powerful documentary that could unravel at any moment, with serious and deadly consequences. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 30, 2012
1.5/5 78% Brave (2012) " After a strong start introducing the main characters, in particularly the wonderfully animated Merida, Pixar's Brave stumbles and tumbles through an appalling screenplay. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 24, 2012
2/5 64% Curling " Curling begins strongly, with visually striking imagery, but ultimately never reach the potential which is hinted at in the opening scenes. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 No Score Yet The Bengali Detective " Don't be fooled by the sequin wearing, gun-posing promotional clips - this film is serious, and sad. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
2/5 73% You Are Here (2012) " It is tough going at stages, but contains some splendid ideas. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
1/5 84% The Tree of Life (2011) " Malik's vision and deeply powerful imagery outlives its welcome after 20 minutes, leaving a film that meanders along trying to impress with concepts and ideas. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 85% Rundskop (Bullhead) (2012) " The only reason to see this film is for the performance of Matthias Schoenaerts. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
4/5 82% Super 8 (2011) " As much as we speak about E.T in glowing reflective terms, this generation in future will think back to the way that Super 8 touched them, scared them and made them laugh. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 49% Sleeping Beauty (2011) " Sleeping Beauty is an atmospheric gem which intrigues and delivers in almost every scene " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
2.5/5 94% A Useful Life (2011) " Yet the first 40 minutes of 'A Useful Life' is a deep, rich love letter to cinema and loss, that still resonates in my mind and heart long after its viewing. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 86% King of Kings (1961) " And there are moments within King of Kings that are quite beautiful and striking , deliberately intended to stand out from the norm. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3.5/5 96% Wrinkles (2014) " Wrinkles is a lovely and rewarding achievement. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
2.5/5 42% Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) " But Journey 2 delivers a flashy and eye opening adventure product, with each cast member stepping forward to steal particular scenes. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
2.5/5 No Score Yet A Genesis Found " Combined with outstanding musical cues 'A Genesis Found' should be an influential example to emerging filmmakers on the importance of attention to visual and auditory elements " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
4/5 No Score Yet The Tsunami And The Cherry Blossom " It is heartbreaking on an unimagineable scale. Through the survivors own words, through the dying of the blossoms to the ground, something stirs within the viewer. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3.5/5 No Score Yet Incident in New Baghdad " Filmmaker James Spione delivers a compelling short documentary, which pushes you deep within the psyche of an ordinary U.S Soldier, during an unnecessary and tragic moment. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
2.5/5 79% Shame (2011) " Fassbender and Mulligan give some of their finest work. The execution of this explicit film could however, have been handled smarter. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3.5/5 98% The Artist (2011) " There appears to be one last goodbye, one last spotlight, for an industry that should never have left us in the first place. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 No Score Yet God Is The Bigger Elvis " The final moments of the documentary delivers one of the finest endings you will see in a film all year. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
4/5 46% Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2012) " It is the best of the 9 films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 73% Prometheus (2012) " Prometheus is 2 parts magnificent, 1 part disastrous. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
3/5 No Score Yet Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) " Tomorrow is Forever is one of my favourite films of 1946. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
1/5 92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) " The overlong, stale experience barely raises a fast pulse, as the movie quickly stumbles into a standard film structure and doesn't even try to break free. " ‐ Dial M For Movies
Posted Jun 21, 2012
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