Ron Wilkinson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Publications:
It's Just Movies , Monsters and Critics
Critics' Group:
Online Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
720

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
8/10 97% The Last of the Unjust (2014) " A glimpse into the horrific life of an unlikely statesman chosen to destroy his people." — It's Just Movies
Posted Apr 15, 2014
8/10 91% Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2014) " A fascinating story of American ballet and one of the greatest ballerinas in the world." — It's Just Movies
Posted Apr 15, 2014
7/10 95% Particle Fever (2014) " Trouble in Boson City but the spunky brainiacs of the Hadron Collider right the ship and identify the illusive link to the beginning of the universe." — It's Just Movies
Posted Apr 15, 2014
8/10 76% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " Aside from the outrageous format, this film offers several powerful performances and sheds light on a subject that needs it." — It's Just Movies
Posted Apr 15, 2014
5/10 31% Crave (2013) " Psycho film noir in the crumbling inner city has the right idea but lacks depth." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2013
6/10 89% Frozen (2013) " Spectacular production and vibrant voices make this a classic piece of Disney eye and ear candy." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2013
6/10 95% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Echoes of past successes in creating the scary netherworld of the common unconscious fade as Llewyn Davis and the other characters in this movie fail to come alive." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2013
5/10 90% Nuclear Nation (2013) " A minimalist look at the destruction of the city of Futaba in the wake of the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plants." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2013
8/10 93% American Hustle (2013) " ABSCAM comes alive in this stereotype drenched, pratfall ridden but entertaining story of good people lost in the American promise." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2013
8/10 69% S#x Acts (2013) " It is a powerful and disturbing essay of exposure and vulnerability in the brave new world." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 18, 2013
8/10 90% Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky (2013) " At best the briefest introduction to Chomsky's world, Gondry pulls off the impossible with this playfully filmed interview." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Dec 3, 2013
8/10 88% The Wind Rises (2014) " The film starts strong, but by the end Miyazaki is still struggling to recapture the great feeling of fear and awe that pervaded "Spirited Away."" — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 3, 2013
7/10 91% The Great Beauty (2013) " Leave your iPhone at home for this one or you will buy a plane ticket to Rome before you can escape the theatre." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 1, 2013
5/10 60% Cut to Black (2013) " Shot in take-you-downtown-and-sweat-it-outta-you black and white, this noir took guts, and sometimes guts is all it takes." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 1, 2013
8/10 89% Narco Cultura (2013) " Mexico's drug war has spawned death and destruction rivaling the largest military conflicts and the show is just beginning." — It's Just Movies
Posted Dec 1, 2013
8/10 79% Aftermath (2013) " One of the new wave of holocaust expose's that probes beneath the surface to expose little known factors and factotums." — It's Just Movies
Posted Nov 17, 2013
5/10 73% The Motel Life (2013) " Love and loyalty often carry the day. But love and loyalty are not carrying the day now." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 17, 2013
7/10 94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " Great performances by McConaughey and Leto, important history and gritty realism save this screenplay from the mundane." — It's Just Movies
Posted Nov 17, 2013
4/5 79% Aftermath (2013) " An atmospheric triumph." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Nov 12, 2013
5/10 13% The Secret Lives Of Dorks (2013) " If you are ready for some laughs and almost inhumanly able to go along with the jokes, you will chuckle now and then in spite of yourself." — It's Just Movies
Posted Nov 6, 2013
7/10 36% Last Love (2013) " A story told too often highlights three great young actors, an emerging director and features a humorous and workmanlike performance by the master, Michael Caine, himself." — It's Just Movies
Posted Nov 6, 2013
9/10 100% These Birds Walk (2013) " Through [Edhi's] eyes, the viewer sees everything that is good and bad about the human condition." — It's Just Movies
Posted Nov 1, 2013
9/10 99% The Missing Picture (2014) " A story almost too terrible to believe told with the help of rare archival footage and claymation figures." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 29, 2013
8/10 100% Sweet Dreams (2013) " Making ice cream out of heartbreak. A testimony to courage and resiliency." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 29, 2013
7/10 100% The Square (2013) " In fact, the revolution will be televised." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 26, 2013
9/10 92% A Touch of Sin (2013) " An inside look at the mean streets of modern day China." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 19, 2013
8/10 —— K2: Siren of the Himalayas " The latest and greatest in a string series of films about the second highest mountain in the world and the pilgrims who try to climb it." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 19, 2013
7/10 67% The Network (2013) " Non-reality TV finds a place in war-torn Afghanistan in this insightful slice of life of the fledgling broadcast industry." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 19, 2013
7/10 78% Camille Claudel, 1915 (2013) " A touching, and sad, piece of history and a brilliant performance by Juliette Binoche." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 19, 2013
8/10 91% Le Week-End (2014) " Life and love on the rocks finds a way in The City of Light in this pleasing, light hearted romantic comedy." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2013
6/10 45% Morning (2013) " Too much of the same emotion and too little back-story doom this movie to tedium." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 6, 2013
8/10 33% Wedding Palace (2013) " A fresh and very funny look at the romantic comedy through the Korean-American lens." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 6, 2013
8/10 10% Jewtopia (2013) " A funny walk on the meshugener side for those who can still laugh at religious stereotypes." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2013
6/10 16% The Colony (2013) " Rote sci-fi dogma fails this flick well before the finish line." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 6, 2013
7/10 —— Dormant Beauty (2014) " The Vesuvius of social-psychological potboilers. All the screaming and twice the anguish of the average Italian movie." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 21, 2013
7/10 —— The Otherside " A high-energy music doc that will make almost anybody appreciate Hip-Hop." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 21, 2013
7/10 100% Out of the Clear Blue Sky (2013) " Closure or exploitation, you be the judge." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 21, 2013
4/10 0% Mission Park (2013) " This mission is a bit stilted from beginning to end." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 21, 2013
100% La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus (2013) " A short and easygoing film, this is a great movie to take in before dinner and one you should see when it comes to your local art house. Do not miss this bus." — It's Just Movies
Posted Aug 28, 2013
6/10 63% The Rise (Wasteland) (2013) " An inexperienced cast and crew try to rush this atmospheric heist flick and the result is a visually striking film noir that runs out of gas." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 18, 2013
8/10 49% Blood (2013) " Straightforward old school mental anguish combined with all the moodiness the Irish Sea can muster, a thoroughly professional crime thriller from start to finish." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 18, 2013
8/10 —— Charge (2013) " All the geeks, thrills and laughs, and double the technology, of the toughest motorcycle race in the world gone electric." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 18, 2013
7/10 —— Tutti i santi giorni (Every Blessed Day) " A lively and funny essay on the life in love and the survival of love." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 18, 2013
8/10 14% The Time Being (2013) " A riveting mystery drama about living, dying, illusion and reality." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 28, 2013
8/10 —— Le premier homme (The First Man) " With all the depression and twice the passion of Camus' final novel, this film comes as close as could be imagined to putting the impossible on the silver screen." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 28, 2013
7/10 —— Romanzo di una strage (Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy) " This is a cryptic film for those who do not know the story. Learn the story first and the film comes to life." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 28, 2013
5/10 86% Computer Chess (2013) " The sparks almost fly in this slow and tedious look at the, well, slow and tedious side of computers." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 22, 2013
7/10 94% A Band Called Death (2013) " A band call Death comes back to live in this hilarious and poignant peon to hard rock with a soft heart." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 15, 2013
9/10 92% Our Nixon (2013) " A collection of home movies so pathetic and shocking that the viewer cannot help but feel at least temporary sympathy for Richard M. Nixon." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 15, 2013
7/10 —— Tian mi mi " Charge up Amelie's cell phone, rev up the scooter, and we are off to save the world." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 15, 2013
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