Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie Monks Kaufman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 64% of the time.

Publications:
Little White Lies
Total Reviews:
81

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 100% We Are the Best! (2014) " A joyful bubble you'll want to re-enter." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 17, 2014
2/5 55% The Sea " Despite Ciarán Hinds' best efforts, The Sea is a dull-as-dishwater melodrama." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 17, 2014
3/5 47% Reaching for the Moon (2013) " Worth watching for the passionate, compelling and destructive central love affair." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 17, 2014
3/5 58% Half of a Yellow Sun (2014) " 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor is on top form in this Nigerian Civil War drama." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
3/5 —— Willow And Wind (Beed-o Baad) (1999) " Talebi manages to wring a lot of tension out of his concept." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
2/5 44% Pioneer " The Hunger Games' Wes Bentley treads water in this dull oceanic thriller." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 11, 2014
4/5 80% Tom à la ferme (Tom at the Farm) " The French-Canadian upstart, Xavier Dolan, comes of age with this blistering psychosexual fable which doffs a cap to Hitchcock." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 3, 2014
2/5 94% A Story Of Children And Film " Intrusive curation dominates in the rearview mirror." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 3, 2014
3/5 73% The Motel Life (2013) " Stephen Dorff excels as a luckless hobo in this bruised and booze-soaked adaptation of Willy Vlautin's 2007 novel." — Little White Lies
Posted Apr 3, 2014
4/5 99% 20 Feet From Stardom (2013) " A warm and fitting tribute to talented singers." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 27, 2014
1/5 81% G.B.F. (2014) " Chronic bubble-gum highschool farce in which gay characters are reduced to tokenistic social accessories." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 70% About Last Night (2014) " The haunting sounds emanating from Kevin Hart taint this watered-down and glossy reinterpretation of a 1974 David Mamet play." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 30% Svengali " Paper-thin music industry satire which is (almost) saved by the sweet chemistry between leads Jonny Owen and Vicky McClure." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 20, 2014
1/5 5% Paranoia (2013) " No-one brings anything close to their A-game in this chronically ham-fisted corporate sabotage thriller." — Little White Lies
Posted Mar 6, 2014
3/5 —— Bafta Shorts 2014 " There are gems among the short film shortlist from the 2014 BAFTA awards, which are soon to be screening in a cinema near you." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
2/5 79% Lamb Of God's As The Palaces Burn (2014) " A document of extreme heavy metal fandom goes south when the filmmakers fail to comprehend the gravity of their own material." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
2/5 18% Ride Along (2014) " The impression is very much that director Tim Story has shaken down the genre for its most hackneyed ingredients and whisked them carelessly together." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
5/5 100% A World Not Ours " Humour is a weapon for good in this heartbreaking and harrowing documentary about life in a social and political hinterland." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 20, 2014
2/5 —— Bette Bourne: It Goes With The Shoes " The witty and articulate drag queen subject of this documentary profile is stifled by its makers' natural recourse to hero worship." — Little White Lies
Posted Feb 13, 2014
1/5 22% That Awkward Moment (2014) " Moronic sex-pact shenanigans make up the flimsy back-bone of this mirth-neutral NYC farce." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 30, 2014
3/5 94% Dark Days (2000) " As superficial as Dark Days was, the subject is singular enough for the film to be memorable." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 23, 2014
3/5 80% Crystal Fairy (2013) " A trip worth taking." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 17, 2014
3/5 88% Tim's Vermeer (2014) " An important doc that quietly slips out of mind but that will always be an impressive achievement." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 17, 2014
2/5 86% Kiss the Water (2014) " An inventively told story without a human heart." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3/5 58% Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) " A worthy, if unadventurous biopic of the recently departed South African political icon." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 2, 2014
2/5 31% Age of the Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas " Not even the great Mads Mikkelsen can salvage this dull period drama." — Little White Lies
Posted Jan 2, 2014
3/5 93% All Is Lost (2013) " There's something powerful lurking in the deep." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 24, 2013
4/5 76% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " Lars von Trier's two-part psychosexual epic makes for invigorating, profound and occasionally baffling viewing." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 18, 2013
3/5 88% Fill the Void (2013) " A nuanced kitchen-sink depiction of an Israeli Hassidic community which zeroes in on the dilemma of an 18-year-old girl named Shira." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 12, 2013
3/5 69% Powder Room " An honest and unvarnished night of realisation on the tiles." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 5, 2013
3/5 86% The Patience Stone (2013) " A beguiling and perplexing piece of conceptual slow cinema from Iranian director Atiq Rahimi." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 5, 2013
4/5 38% A Long Way From Home " A mood piece on socially inappropriate lust with moments of real drama." — Little White Lies
Posted Dec 5, 2013
3/5 60% N.F.A. (No Fixed Abode) " The painful facts of how vulnerable people crash socially survives shonky craft." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 29, 2013
2/5 18% Free Birds (2013) " Surely Owen Wilson can do a lot better than a slipshod animation about time travelling turkeys?" — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 29, 2013
2/5 62% Day of the Flowers (2014) " This confusing Cuban/Scottish romantic roadtrip movie does offer some very modest pleasures." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 29, 2013
3/5 95% Gone With the Wind (1939) " The performances of eternally glittering movie stars Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable ... exist in a league of their own, demanding rapt attention in scene after scene." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 21, 2013
2/5 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) " Jennifer Lawrence sparkles once again, but this diluted sequel fails to ignite." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 21, 2013
3/5 87% In Fear (2014) " Spiky, semi-improvised Brit horror singles out director Jeremy Lovering as one to keep a beady eye on." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 14, 2013
3/5 100% Utopia " To see this is to engage with arguably the most shocking case of political and social oppression in an affluent country." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 14, 2013
2/5 99% How to Survive a Plague (2012) " This raw and passionate AIDS treatment doc suffers from a simple lack of focus." — Little White Lies
Posted Nov 7, 2013
3/5 75% La religieuse (The Nun) " This Isabelle Huppert drama starts promisingly, but sadly reveals itself as a piece of hackneyed nunsploitation." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 31, 2013
4/5 99% Gloria (2014) " This burnished gem from Chile is a rich and poetic character study of a woman on the look out for love." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 31, 2013
2/5 96% Cutie And The Boxer (2013) " This doc about a bickering husband-and-wife artist team feels like its drama has been forced by the filmmakers." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 31, 2013
1/5 42% Closed Circuit (2013) " Paranoia reigns on the streets of London in this drab, noir-tinged slog with Rebecca Hall and Eric Bana." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 24, 2013
3/5 96% Enough Said (2013) " Some films are a cold shower, others a warm bath. Enough Said is mainly a warm bath but bracing morality gives the romantic comedy an anchor in common relationship reality." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 17, 2013
1/5 37% The Fifth Estate (2013) " Anyone interested in WikiLeaks and Assange in their multi-threaded intrigue would do well to seek out Alex Gibney's The Story of WikiLeaks and forget that this dud ever existed." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 17, 2013
5/5 100% Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Times of Tim Hetherington (2013) " A stirring lament for the late, great photojournalist and some-time film director who was killed in action." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 10, 2013
4/5 96% The Crash Reel (2013) " The charm of director Lucy Walker's creation is she allows the sport that elevated Pearce to take the audience on a ride too. " — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 3, 2013
4/5 100% Camp 14: Total Control Zone " This harrowing and vital documentary examines life in a North Korean death camp." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 3, 2013
2/5 78% Metallica Through the Never (2013) " A bold attempt to pimp a Metallica concert film falls short of initial promise." — Little White Lies
Posted Oct 3, 2013
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