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:
740

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
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 81% 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
66% 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 92% 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 58% 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
9/10 84% Coherence (2014) " Flighty but fun romp in a gravitation field built for eight." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 25, 2014
7/10 67% Beneath The Harvest Sky (2014) " A story that unfolds nearly as slowly as the potatoes ripen in the fields, the charismatic performances of the two young leads make all the difference." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
7/10 86% Bright Days Ahead (2014) " A lightweight but sincere glimpse at starting life when many are ending it." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
5/10 32% Anna (2014) " Sci-fi psychodrama that fails to deliver on the promise of a mysterious story of extra sensory perception." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
8/10 91% Jimi: All Is by My Side (2014) " A powerful look at the crucial years in an artist's trajectory when the thrill of success begins to yield to the curse of fame." — Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 19, 2014
8/10 —— Chilla " A minimalist investigation into Turkish women bearing the sins of the world." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
9/10 90% Dangerous Acts Starring The Unstable Elements Of Belarus " Not just another theatrical performance, Unstable Elements acts to live." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
8/10 82% Evergreen: The Road to Legalization in Washington (2014) " Although there is little new in this film, in either information or presentation, it is an accurate and detailed documentation of how the law works right." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2014
7/10 100% The Skeleton Twins (2014) " No history-making drama here, but a sincere journey into solidly founded fears that dog the parents of the new millennium." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 6, 2014
3/10 55% The Signal (2014) " New director William Eubank gives it a good try but fails to capitalize on a good idea." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 6, 2014
8/10 97% We Are the Best! (2014) " A coming of age frolic with lessons for all ages." — It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 6, 2014
8/10 89% Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors (2014) " This movie is an unmatched combination of an insider's view of the true, unvarnished underbelly of the largest city in America and a gritty essay on the nearly impossible task facing an undocumented Mexican family raising an autistic child." — It's Just Movies
Posted May 27, 2014
7/10 82% The Double (2014) " The reigning king of dark comedies for 2014, "The Double' picks up where "The Office" leaves off." — It's Just Movies
Posted May 8, 2014
7/10 69% No God, No Master (2014) " Great history and plenty of bombs and explosions but lacking the glitz to be a great crime thriller." — It's Just Movies
Posted May 8, 2014
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 89% 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 75% 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 94% 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 91% 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 89% 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 86% 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 71% 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 93% 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 30% 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 96% 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 93% A Touch of Sin (2013) " An inside look at the mean streets of modern day China." — It's Just Movies
Posted Oct 19, 2013
8/10 100% K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2014) " 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 82% 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 89% 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
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