Robin Clifford

Robin Clifford

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Robin Clifford's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
C+ 56% Paper Towns (2015) ""Paper Towns" is a case where the supporting characters are more likable than the two young leads. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 29, 2015
B- 58% Southpaw (2015) "You feel the punches as cinematographer Mauro Fiore brings you in close to the fight action between Billy and his opponents, culminating in the expected Big Fight to wrap things up. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 25, 2015
C- 54% Boulevard (2015) "I wanted Williams to go out with a bang, not a whimper. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 21, 2015
A- 87% Mr. Holmes (2015) " this is the kind of film that you should go into cold and let the beautiful and touching story unfold afresh. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 17, 2015
A- 85% The Tribe (2015) "The many characters introduced as "The Tribe" may be nameless, but you get to know all of them and their motivations, criminal and otherwise. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 16, 2015
B 94% Tangerine (2015) ""Tangerine" is about Sin-Dee's revenge but is also an odyssey for the young transvestite as she traverses LA on her Christmas quest. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 16, 2015
B No Score Yet La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur "Guillaume Canet gives a fine one man performance as the mentally unbalanced policeman bent on destruction - for others and, eventually, him. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 16, 2015
B 75% Jimmy's Hall (2015) "Loach's latest (and hopefully not last) is a progressive new millennial look at a past time. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 15, 2015
A- 100% Li'l Quinquin (2015) "It may sound weird for a film about brutal murders, but maestro Bruno Dumont gives us a charming and often funny story, too. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 14, 2015
B 81% Batkid Begins (2015) "This is the kind stuff that you cannot make up. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 11, 2015
B+ 92% Respire "I did not see the climactic ending coming but let us leave it to the viewer to enjoy. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2015
B- 72% Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2015) "It is a sobering look into a bureaucratic system that puts the patients second and the bureaucracy first. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2015
C+ No Score Yet On a failli être amies "The relationship between Carole and Marithe... does not seem one of genuine friendship. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2015
B- 62% Dark Star: HR Giger's World (2015) " "Dark Star" is really aimed at an audience interested in Giger's work. For the rest of us, it s interesting and educational as a good documentary should be. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2015
C+ 38% Max (2015) "Older kids and anyone who loves dogs will get something from "Max" but not quite enough. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 29, 2015
B 40% A Little Chaos (2015) ""A Little Chaos" is a little fish in a big pond of summer blockbusters but it is a film worth seeing for its story, characters, especially Sabine, and period production. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 27, 2015
C- 86% Eden (2015) "An old film critic like me, who loathes the music of the 90s, is the wrong audience for "Eden" " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 19, 2015
B 89% When Marnie Was There (2015) "The film's obvious audience is young girls everywhere because of its message of love and friendship. But, anyone who loves animated feature films (like me) will take pleasure, too. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 4, 2015
B 81% Results (2015) "Andrew Bujalski, who also wrote the script, does an excellent job in playing out his oddball romantic comedy and creating fully formed characters " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 4, 2015
A- 74% The Connection (2015) "It is a modern look at a real life crime drama that took place four decades ago and gives it life in the new millennium. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 4, 2015
B+ 90% Love & Mercy (2015) " "Love & Mercy" will attract Beach Boys fans for sure, but director Pohlad has created a work that will appeal to a much broader audience - like, anyone who loves music. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Jun 4, 2015
D 19% Aloha (2015) "There is virtually no chemistry between the lead characters, something that dooms "Aloha" to be less than mediocre. Well, at least everyone got a paycheck. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 30, 2015
B- 76% Good Kill (2015) ""Good Kill" has its heart in the right place in questioning the morality of the indiscriminate use of killer drones. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 15, 2015
B 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "I wanted get my socks knocked off but they were still on my feet as I left the theater. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 15, 2015
B+ 53% 5 Flights Up (2015) "the film and its main characters struck a chord within me. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 7, 2015
C+ 43% The D Train (2015) "In the end, though, I did not have any sympathy for lying Dan (Black) or narcissistic Oliver (Marsden), making "The D Train" less than likable " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 7, 2015
B+ 85% Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) "The newest "Far from the Madding Crowd" is a modern feeling film that is a showcase for the talented Carey Mulligan. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 7, 2015
B+ 84% I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2015) "The main thing I got out of "I Am Big Bird" is this: Big Bird = unconditional love. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 7, 2015
B+ 97% About Elly (2015) "The ensemble cast is excellent with all giving solid performances and imbue their characters with believable depth and complexity. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 6, 2015
B 96% Iris (2015) "[Albert] Maysles has a rich subject matter and tells the story of Iris Apfel's remarkable career, her marriage to husband Carl, who celebrated his 100th birthday during the making of "Iris," and her lasting influence on the fashion business. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted May 6, 2015
A- No Score Yet The Doll (Lalka) (1969) " "Lalka" is a near masterpiece and Has deserves the belated attention to a great filmmaker. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 28, 2015
B 79% 24 Days (2015) "...a powerful family drama that has marked political and social overtones. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 24, 2015
B 63% The Water Diviner (2015) "...tells a moving tale of a man's love for his sons and the lengths he is willing to go to return his boys home. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 24, 2015
B 67% 5 to 7 (2015) "there is a likable quality to "5 to 7" that had me charmed from start to finish " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 23, 2015
C+ 44% True Story (2015) "...never developed any sympathy for the two key players. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 17, 2015
B 94% Monkey Kingdom (2015) " The filmmakers bring us to places and creatures we would never see otherwise, so we get education along with the entertainment " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 17, 2015
B+ 87% Lambert & Stamp (2015) ""Lambert & Stamp" is a niche film, but it is a big niche with generations of Who fans that have been loyal to the band for decades. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 16, 2015
B 92% Ex Machina (2015) "The best thing about "Ex Machina" is the robotic depiction of Ava, a sleek humanoid that exudes sex appeal. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 13, 2015
B 9% Kill Me Three Times (2015) ""Kill Me Three Times" is a true ensemble film that gives all of its many characters equal shrift in a comic book way, with Simon Pegg's Charlie the glue that binds the stories. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 9, 2015
A 92% The Saragossa Manuscript (1999) "I do not hesitate to call "The Saragossa Manuscript" a masterpiece in every way. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 9, 2015
A 96% The Salt of the Earth (2015) "The combination of talents and temperaments of two great artists makes for a work of such beauty and depth that is, indeed, breathtaking. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Apr 9, 2015
B+ 87% Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015) "What should be a tragic story has so many upbeat turns that it charming and effective. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 24, 2015
B 78% Danny Collins (2015) "Dan Fogelman has proven to be an effective scripter and shows maturity in his first time at the helm. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 20, 2015
C+ 17% The Gunman (2015) ""The Gunman" does not hold up well to scrutiny as it rehashes subjects done better in other films, including Morel's first two features. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 20, 2015
C+ 85% Merchants Of Doubt (2015) "strikes home the incredible power of corporations to institute change for their own aggrandizement. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 12, 2015
B+ 92% The Hunting Ground (2015) "While the nauseating statistics about rape and sexual abuse are prominent in the film, it is the dedication of the growing numbers of victims coming forth that will cause change. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 12, 2015
B+ 100% GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2015) "Though there is no action, there is vibrancy to the dialog that enthralls for the duration of the film. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 12, 2015
B 97% '71 (2015) ""'71" is a well-crafted, tense film and an excellent debut for its authors. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 12, 2015
C- 31% Chappie (2015) "For what it is, "Chappie" has its entertaining bits and will appeal to the younger crowd - not too young since it is rated "R" - but it is too clichéd and redundant for me. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Mar 11, 2015
C 20% Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015) "[Anthony Hopkins] uses his usual ticks and mannerisms but gives the only fully dimensioned performance in the film. " ‐ Reeling Reviews
Posted Feb 27, 2015
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