Richard Kuipers

Richard Kuipers

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Publications:
Urban Cinefile , Variety
Total Reviews:
134

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
95% Housebound (2014) " A marvelously entertaining combo of haunted-house thriller, murder mystery and domestic comedy, Housebound marks a mighty impressive feature bow for Kiwi scripter-helmer-editor Gerard Johnstone. " ‐ Variety
Posted Oct 13, 2014
80% Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014) " Though it bogs down at times, Yoon Jong-bin's kimchi Western is a rousing, lavishly produced delight. " ‐ Variety
Posted Sep 22, 2014
100% Starry Eyes " Though it's a tad overcranked in the final furlong, the sheer energy on display and a devilishly compelling plot ultimately win the day. " ‐ Variety
Posted Aug 18, 2014
83% Patrick: Evil Awakens (2014) " This well-crafted remake of 1978's 'Patrick' is rich in gothic trappings and features a terrific central performance by Sharni Vinson. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 14, 2014
No Score Yet Quick Change " Eduardo Roy Jr.'s well-crafted drama explores Manila's transgender community with docu-like authenticity. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 6, 2014
34% Swerve (2013) " Staple pulp ingredients -- a girl, a gun, a stranger, a crooked cop and a suitcase full of hot cash -- are neatly moved around a dusty outback town in the juicy Aussie thriller Swerve. " ‐ Variety
Posted Dec 2, 2013
84% 100 Bloody Acres (2013) " A gory and funny riff on the trusty standby of city kids being menaced by rural types. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jun 21, 2013
88% The Gardener (2013) " With their civilized discussion and amusing asides about the making and marketing of docus, the Makhmalbafs succeed in entertaining and engaging auds who are interested in the question of why people seek religion. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jun 10, 2013
No Score Yet The Warped Forest Variety
Posted Jun 6, 2013
85% Graceland (2013) " A potent combo of hostage thriller and high-impact morality play. " ‐ Variety
Posted Apr 26, 2013
No Score Yet Love Story " Although the pace tails off just slightly toward the end, the pic never loses its charm, and Habicht emerges as the funniest and most lovable Kiwi to hit New York since Flight of the Conchords. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 25, 2013
40% Mental (2013) " Much of the humor is driven by a savage near-hatred of everything suburban, which frequently undermines its own effectiveness, and poses a barrier to auds engaging emotionally with the central character. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 25, 2013
No Score Yet Black & White & Sex Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
No Score Yet When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
No Score Yet Gyeongui-seon (The Railroad) (2007) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
81% I Am Eleven (2014) " Docu's only slight blemish is some repetitive testimony. Tech aspects are fine. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
33% Buffalo Girls (2012) " Tthe burning question of child safety and long-term physical effects of fists-and-feet Muay Thai boxing is all but absent. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 14, 2012
100% The King Is Dead Variety
Posted Jul 13, 2012
67% Despite the Gods " A penetrating, highly entertaining portrait of Lynch as an artist and single mother living through the despairing lows and exhilarating highs of filming on the subcontinent. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jun 26, 2012
94% Lore (2013) " Offers a fresh, intimate and mostly successful perspective on Germany's traumatic transition from conqueror nation to occupied state. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jun 14, 2012
No Score Yet Agent Vinod (2012) Variety
Posted Apr 4, 2012
92% My Year Without Sex (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Shuga (Chouga) (2007) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet The Balanda and the Bark Canoes (2006) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet The King Maker (2005) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
83% The Snowtown Murders (2012) " The result is a movie that can be admired in many respects from a distance but is progressively less emotionally engaging. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Agrarian Utopia (2011) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Wu zhi xia nian (Year Without a Summer) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Modern Love (2010) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Donoma Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
50% Hi-so " This artsy romancer is well performed but suffers from muddled, meandering plotting. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Rain of the Children (2008) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Trái Tim Bé Bong (The Little Heart) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Lou (2011) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Closed for Winter (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet The Woman in the Septic Tank (2012) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Cedar Boys (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Cold As Summer (2002) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Chaiya (2007) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Intruder (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
27% The People I've Slept With (2010) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Voices (Boses) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Boxing Day (2008) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
55% Mao's Last Dancer (2010) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet 12 Lotus (2008) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Linda & Ali: Two Worlds Within Four Walls (2005) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet War of the Arrows (Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon) (2011) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
50% Fighting Fear Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Munk, Lemmy et compagnie (2011) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
No Score Yet Fireball (2010) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
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