Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie Monks Kaufman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Sophie Monks Kaufman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Little White Lies

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 86% Moomins On The Riviera (Muumit Rivieralla) "Long live the Moomins. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 27, 2015
3/5 96% A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) "Like a mosaic of shimmering fragments that do not compose a bigger picture, Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature brims with stylised qualities that have been prioritised over story and characters. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 27, 2015
4/5 100% The Supreme Price (2014) "It attains its power by rooting Hafsat's struggle against a crosshair of different forces, taking the time to attentively and vividly express their source. Using archive footage she tells the story of Nigeria's military political history. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 27, 2015
100% Inside Out (2015) "Pixar's delightful and sophisticated latest takes us on a dazzling journey into the mind of a child. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 18, 2015
2/5 83% A Royal Night Out "A Royal waste. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2015
2/5 63% Samba (2015) "Boring. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2015
2/5 62% We Are Monster "Noble ambitions, narratively discordant delivery. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2015
2/5 33% The Informant (Gibraltar) "This infuriating and convoluted French potboiler tells you everything while showing and suggesting nothing. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 28, 2015
4/5 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Age of Ultron [is] one of the most thoughtfully driven monster vehicles you are likely to see in a summer rammed with powerful, glossy, mechanised beasts. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 21, 2015
100% 45 Years "Haigh's skill is to make 45 Years feel like it's been cribbed from a story that was whirring long before he began documenting it, and that will continue long after the credits. In a sense, that's true. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 20, 2015
2/5 58% The Signal (2014) "Pity the poor actors trapped in a cinematographer's world. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
3/5 80% Dior and I (2015) "Pleasant but slight. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
4/5 71% The Voices (2015) "By playing with storytelling rules, almost to the point of madness, Satrapi has elicited sympathy for the devil. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 26, 2015
4/5 82% Difret "Misogyny, tradition, innocence and experience are among the themes given a sophisticated treatment herein. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/5 86% My Name Is Salt "A sleepy take on back-breaking labour. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
3/5 100% A Brilliant Young Mind "Bereavement, autism and maths are lightly combined in this formulaic but moving British drama starring Asa Butterfield. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2015
3/5 57% Hinterland "A distractingly contrived two-hander from newcomer Harry Macqueen boasts some robust lead performances. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 26, 2015
2/5 62% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) "A return to that sunny outpost for the elderly and infirm ushers lightly diminishing returns. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 26, 2015
1/5 35% Project Almanac (2015) "Group chemistry is moderately diverting but story offerings are as scanty as the shorts and skirts sported by the female leads. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 19, 2015
3/5 89% Love Is All: 100 Years of Love & Courtship "Leaves the faint impression of a pleasant dream. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
4/5 50% Snow in Paradise "A progressive reinvention of a tired genre. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3/5 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) "The book has a reputation for being a compendium of ridiculous lines. The film is entertaining because it understands the humour of the material and milks the exchanges with knowing delight. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 12, 2015
2/5 88% The Turning "There's much to admire in this compilation of Australian short films, but the run-time is far too punishing. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 5, 2015
4/5 100% I am Yours "Haq has the storytelling style of a lawyer calmly presenting the facts of a case leaving it to the audience to decide whether to focus judgment on Mina or unsympathetic circumstances. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 29, 2015
4/5 94% Bad Hair (2014) "With two combustible lead performances and a vibrant representation of the high-rise life among Venezuela's working poor, Rondón leads an assured dance through universal themes of poverty, family and sexuality. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 29, 2015
2/5 71% Trash "Stephen Daldry tries his hand at a realist fairy tale set in the slums of Rio, with mixed results. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 29, 2015
3/5 85% Kon Tiki (2013) "Enjoyable but not as exciting as it should be. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 19, 2014
4/5 60% Bringing Tibet Home "Brave and resonant artwork from Tibetans in exile. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 11, 2014
3/5 78% Electricity "A successful marriage of source material, artistic intent and Agyness Deyn. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 11, 2014
3/5 83% Mea Culpa (2014) "Handsome action nonsense. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 4, 2014
4/5 89% Concerning Violence (2014) "A timely and powerful exploration into the history of uprising in Africa as seen through the eyes of white liberals. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 28, 2014
3/5 100% Hockney "It's an enjoyable chronology spritzed with incomparable anecdotes and moments of melancholy but the director's storytelling is of the safe TV movie variety. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 28, 2014
3/5 88% Winter Sleep (2014) "Rich, beautiful, indulgent, frustrating. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 21, 2014
3/5 89% The Imitation Game (2014) "Amounts to less than it should but still worth a jaunt. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 13, 2014
4/5 65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "The power of emotions in filmmaking is at the heart of this beautifully constructed and self-aware blockbuster. Can't wait for Mockingjay 2. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 13, 2014
4/5 99% Leviathan (2014) "The cold beauty of setting and themes leave a lasting wonder. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 6, 2014
5/5 98% Mr. Turner (2014) "Leigh has earned this masterpiece through the Turner school of industrious application. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 30, 2014
3/5 91% The Way He Looks (2014) "Ribeiro builds a sweet mood but heart is only lightly warmed. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 23, 2014
4/5 66% Jimi: All Is by My Side (2014) "Flawed but fascinating in an off-beat, groovy, weird, wise kind of a way. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 23, 2014
2/5 84% Northern Soul "This passionate evocation of the '70s northern soul scene hits bum notes for character and story. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 16, 2014
3/5 42% Effie Gray (2015) "A marriage cut down by Victorian prejudice is at the centre of this intriguing, Emma Thompson-penned historical drama. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 10, 2014
4/5 100% Still The Enemy Within ""History is written by the victors," said Winston Churchill famously, but Still The Enemy Within shows you can lose big and still emerge with a voice. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 3, 2014
4/5 100% Night Will Fall "We wouldn't watch it again but we're glad we watched it once. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 18, 2014
1/5 23% Think Like a Man Too (2014) "Noisy claptrap devoid of all that is good about cinema. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 18, 2014
4/5 99% The Wizard of Oz (1939) "The central themes of illusions, dreams and going on an extraordinary adventure all the better to come home and appreciate what you have there are enduring. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 11, 2014
4/5 75% The Boxtrolls (2014) "A delightful, comic animation with sophisticated social themes from the makers of ParaNorman and Coraline. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 11, 2014
4/5 92% Pride (2014) "A dose of tolerance medicine that tastes good. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 11, 2014
2/5 65% Life Of Crime (2014) "Daniel Schechter ain't no Tarantino. He ain't even no Barry Sonnenfeld. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 4, 2014
1/5 50% White Settlers "Forgettable. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 4, 2014
3/5 77% Watermark (2014) "Stand out scenes would work as well as stills in a photography book. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 4, 2014
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