Ron Wilkinson

Ron Wilkinson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

Ron Wilkinson'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
5/10 92% Ex Machina (2015) "A B-movie that tried to be something better but stayed a B-movie. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015
5/10 98% About Elly (2015) "This pot-boiler takes the viewer by surprise after a slow start, but the start is too long and the surprise too short. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015
8/10 49% True Story (2015) "Ripped from the headlines, it is not as good as "Capote," but close enough. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015
7/10 84% While We're Young (2015) "A great performance by Ben Stiller makes this an easygoing Sunday afternoon movie, if not one of Baumbach's best pieces of self-examination. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 13, 2015
8/10 97% Black Souls (2015) "A real life interpretation of the "Godfather" series that strips away the glamour and leaves only despair. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 13, 2015
8/10 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) "The werewolves you can accept, the humans you can tolerate, but the Christians? " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 13, 2015
7/10 99% Leviathan (2014) "Change the things you can, accept the things you cannot, and go to jail and die either way. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 21, 2015
8/10 76% Match (2015) "Stripped down and heartfelt essay on what it takes to love and be loved. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 5, 2015
8/10 97% Two Days, One Night (2014) "A lean, no nonsense film crafted in the most brutally honest style of the Dardennes with a stellar performance by Marion Cotillard. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 5, 2015
7/10 13% Mortdecai (2015) "Johnny Depp as an updated Baron Munchausen. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 5, 2015
2/10 11% The Boy Next Door (2015) "A thrown together collection of hackneyed and screwball soft porn, toilet humor and predictable violence. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 5, 2015
8/10 93% The Duke Of Burgundy (2015) "A deliciously deviant romp into sexual adventure grounded in the real life struggle for enduring intimacy. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Feb 5, 2015
8/10 90% A Most Violent Year (2015) "Not as violent as the title would imply, this is a sterling essay in inner strength. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 27, 2015
8/10 49% Cake (2015) "Jennifer Aniston does something completely different in this potboiler of a psychodrama and succeeds marvelously. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 27, 2015
8/10 73% American Sniper (2015) "Although the book paints a better picture of Chris Kyle as a man, this is one RPG of a war story. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 20, 2015
5/10 34% Blackhat (2015) "James Bond grows a brain but the audience is not buying it. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 20, 2015
9/10 84% Predestination (2015) "Put the time-travel gibberish into the background and the result is a great, gritty Aussie noir flick not to be missed. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 9, 2015
8/10 73% Inherent Vice (2015) "Ignore the stoner humor and hackneyed clich├ęs and appreciate the mood and setting of this most neo of the neo-noirs. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 9, 2015
8/10 89% The Imitation Game (2014) "A rich performance with the pathos and drama of a new age of technology set within the hardships of war. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 5, 2015
9/10 88% Foxcatcher (2014) "An oft told story is given stirring insight through first rate performances and production. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 5, 2015
5/10 27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "Walk on the bland side in a comic book of biblical proportions. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 5, 2015
9/10 82% The Homesman (2014) "A rich slice of hardship and redemption from the unforgiving frontier. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Dec 5, 2014
8/10 83% Zero Motivation (2014) "Starting off as a great military/industrial complex send-up, the story flounders in the home stretch when it grasps at the serious and ends up in slapstick. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Dec 5, 2014
7/10 94% Bad Hair (2014) "A tight knit and brutally honest essay on familial conflicts and the complications of living a Western dream in an environment of limited possibilities. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 26, 2014
7/10 100% The Yes Men Are Revolting (2015) "Then, again, so are many corporations. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 26, 2014
8/10 72% Interstellar (2014) "A combination of spectacular special effects, marginal physics and grindingly slow treacle, McConaughey pulls this one out of the fire. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 14, 2014
7/10 No Score Yet Sulemani Keeda "Screenwriting bromedy that shows Bollywood is not that much different than its American counterpart. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 14, 2014
8/10 72% Camp X-Ray (2014) "A lean and mean essay on human bondage, a minimalist examination of living life to the least. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 14, 2014
5/10 36% Before I Go to Sleep (2014) "A lot of emotion but not enough screenplay to keep things moving even for the spare 92 minute run time. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 4, 2014
7/10 94% The Heart Machine (2014) "A disturbing love story set in the unforgiving world of the Internet. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 4, 2014
95% Nightcrawler (2014) "Whether it is just coincidence that Bloom's character fits Gyllenhaal like a glove, or whether it is testimony to his profound acting skill, he takes his role, and what otherwise would have been a lightweight film, to dizzying heights. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 31, 2014
9/10 93% Diplomacy (2014) "A friendly discussion of life and death passes the time as the Allies storm the last Nazi defenses of the City of Lights. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 27, 2014
5/10 81% The Canal (2014) "Spirits in restrooms, blood from the walls and a hand cranked camera add up to something, but we are not sure what. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 27, 2014
9/10 98% Citizenfour (2014) "Enter the real life world of spy craft and believe the truth is stranger than fiction. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 27, 2014
7/10 67% The Decent One (2014) "Home movies juxtaposed with horrific Nazi footage paints the picture of the sleeping monster in us all. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 27, 2014
7/10 86% The Blue Room (2014) "Lacking in originality and nearly devoid of sunlight, this elegant psychological study is nine parts caution for every one part closure. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 27, 2014
7/10 85% John Wick (2014) "A fun film and one that delivers what it promises, if little more. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 24, 2014
7/10 67% Fishing Without Nets (2014) "Piracy on the high seas up close and personal. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2014
9/10 100% Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border (2014) "A scary and stirring reporting of the reality of life on the Mexican / US border. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2014
8/10 38% The Liberator (2014) "The lavish war epic comes back to life is this swashbuckling tale of treachery and charisma. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2014
9/10 96% Ida (2014) "A brutal and unapologetic investigation into the heart of darkness of the holocaust. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 19, 2014
8/10 78% The Green Prince (2014) "A real life spy thriller proving the truth is stranger than fiction. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 9, 2014
7/10 74% The Congress (2014) "A great cast gives it their all but are sampled one time too many by Ari Folman's sci-fi monster. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 9, 2014
9/10 95% Last Days in Vietnam (2014) "Emotion packed thriller of America's Southeast Asia Dunkirk. " ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 4, 2014
7/10 11% Heatstroke (2014) "An uneven but entertaining look at the animal in all of us. " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jul 15, 2014
7/10 14% Rage (2014) "A thoroughly average Cage-a-thon for followers of The Nick. " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jul 15, 2014
6/10 76% The Hornet's Nest (2014) "Great live action footage fails to make up for poor narration and organization. " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jul 8, 2014
65% The Rover (2014) "If Guy Pierce is as good as ever, it is the startling performance by Pattinson that nearly steals the show. " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jul 7, 2014
8/10 93% The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014) "A cautionary tale about the power of entrenched financial interests in an era of unlimited information access. " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 25, 2014
6/10 63% Rigor Mortis (2014) "What is probably an acceptable horror flick for Eastern audiences offers subtleties that are lost on us poor Westerners. Glutinous rice? " ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 25, 2014
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