Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie Monks Kaufman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% 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
4/5 63% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "Magic Mike XXL might be tedious if gender-flipped because sexualised images are the norm when it comes to representations of women. They are not the norm for men. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 2, 2015
2/5 98% Amy (2015) "If only this film hadn't been so desperate to shoehorn in all the drama and had examined a more esoteric slice of her life, we might have come away with a more intimate portrait that merited such a familiar title. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 2, 2015
2/5 36% She's Funny That Way (2015) "It's entertaining enough and a fine showcase for all of its actors (it's nice to be reminded of Rhys Ifans' comic timing). Just don't come looking for anything new. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 26, 2015
3/5 74% Minions (2015) "Safe, silly fun. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 25, 2015
4/5 76% Love at First Fight (2015) "Adèle Haenel's ingenue allure elevates Thomas Cailley's sweet-natured survivalist romance. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 18, 2015
5/5 97% The Look of Silence (2015) "An anguished tribute to those that suffer brutal injustice abstractly and in the particular devastating scheme of this film. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 12, 2015
3/5 87% 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
98% 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 80% 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 64% 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 74% 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 81% 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 83% 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 (2015) "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 34% 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 (2015) "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 72% 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
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