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Tim Brayton

Tim Brayton

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 92% A Simple Life (2012) "[Deannie Yip gives] one of those authoritative performances that can only come at the end of a very long career. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
4/10 48% Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) "A better-made, worse movie than its none-too-involving predecessor. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
20% The Perfect Guy (2015) "So very earnest in its incompetence that it's kind of sweet. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
9/10 85% Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) "So much fun to watch that the fact it's also quite ingenious and crafty can be surprisingly difficult to notice. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
10/10 100% The Lady Eve (1941) "One of the funniest movies ever made, and that is that. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
6/10 88% Straight Outta Compton (2015) "The opening act [has] a level of insight and exciting energy that the rest of the movie, bogged down in plotting, comes nowhere near replicating. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
2/10 15% Assassins (1995) "One of the worst big-budget action movies of its decade. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 89% The Year of Living Dangerously (1983) "Its flaws are unmistakable and some of its beats a little bit rote, but this is much more daunting and daring than it appears, maybe even more than it realises. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
6/10 91% The End Of The Tour (2015) "Better as the story of an average man admiring and fearing a genius, than as the story of that genius himself. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 89% A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2015) "Beyond doubt, the kind of material that appeals to a very particular audience. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
10/10 97% Breathless (1961) "Indisputably on the shortlist of Movies You Need To See if you're going to have a proper conception of cinema history and the potential of cinematic form. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
No Score Yet Taiyo no oji: Horusu no daiboken (Little Norse Prince)(The Great Adventure of Horus) (1968) "A truly great landmark in grown-up animation. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
6/10 92% The Last of Sheila (1973) "A bit chilly: the writers were so busy making sure the mystery was structurally airtight that they missed out on crafting rich, deep characters. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
7/10 76% 8 Mile (2002) "A refreshing way to build a story that is ghoulishly overfamiliar in nearly all its particulars. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
9/10 94% One, Two, Three (1961) "Not just a great attempt at caustic social commentary through the broadest of comedy, but also one the funniest movies of the '60s. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
3/10 9% Fantastic Four (2015) "Laboriously reworks one of the most well-known origin stories in superhero comics. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
1/10 25% Pearl Harbor (2001) "A tepid, wannabe-Titanic love story, under the stewardship of a man whose career has ranged from the emotional depth of an 11-year-old boy all the way up to a 13-year-old boy. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 92% A Bug's Life (1998) "An entirely beguiling little adventure that advancing technology and a vastly different marketplace haven't robbed of its merits. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
7/10 67% Reefer Madness (2005) "Threads the impossible needle of being deliberately bad in a way that's appealing and funny instead of just shrill. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
5/10 29% Fantastic Four "For all of its flaws, those forced by its outrageous poverty and those which were simple the result of sloppy B-filmmaking, it's still the best Fantastic Four feature in existence. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
9/10 95% Dog Day Afternoon (1975) "Presents a remarkable collection of human beings behaving under stress. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 99% Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) "An irresistible gem of sweetness and concision. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "Tightly paced, ambitiously conceived, superbly executed, and greatly enriched by the instincts and wits of its producer-star [Tom] Cruise. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
7/10 85% Escape from New York (1981) "A marriage of character, actor, and writer/director of the first order. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
4/10 57% Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) "The worst of John Woo's American films (though that is a competitive race). " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 80% Manon of the Spring (Manon des Sources) (1987) "The Gallic version of peak Merchant Ivory: it really seems like the thing that it is can't help but be awful, and instead it's really great. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
6/10 63% Mission: Impossible (1996) "The film tries to push against its genre, and the auteurist flourishes are unmistakable. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
7/10 69% Zombeavers (2015) "The funniest horror-comedy since, at the very least, The Cabin in the Woods. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
2/10 17% Pixels (2015) "There's literally not one thing about the plot, characters, tone, morality, or basic comprehensibility about the scenario in this form that works. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
8/10 87% Runaway Train (1985) "A terrific mix of tightly coiled action and psychoanalysis that has no place in a genre film from the '80s, but works splendidly regardless. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
6/10 72% The Last Exorcism (2010) "A bad 12 minutes before the credits is all it takes to undo the goodwill generated by a generally sturdy 74 minutes preceding. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jan 2, 2016
9/10 86% Trick 'r Treat (2007) "One of the only obvious instant classics of horror in the first decade of the 21st Century. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 30, 2015
2/10 26% The Wizard (1989) "An ad for video games that makes video games look like a peyote hallucination. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 30, 2015
7/10 77% The Time Machine (1960) "The effects work throughout the film is truly special (the film won an especially well-earned Oscar for them). " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 30, 2015
7/10 34% Final Destination (2000) "It commits hard to what it's depicting and how badly it wants to amuse & disgust the audience. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 30, 2015
10/10 100% The Conformist (1970) "The one and only quintessential all-time masterpiece that trades, extensively, on its ideal viewer's knowledge of the history of 20th Century interior design. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
4/10 39% Lake Placid (1999) "You either find the nasty-minded writing amusing or you don't, and there's nothing left for the film to draw on if you don't. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
6/10 81% Ant-Man (2015) "The most typical film yet made in the now 12-picture Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is up to the individual viewer to decide if that's a compliment or a vicious & lacerating criticism. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
10/10 96% Andrei Rublev (1973) "If cinephilia has a literal holy text, to be referred to and examined in times of joy and stress and sorrow, it is this. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
3/10 20% Urban Legend (1998) "The concept is sound, but it's gruesomely marred in the execution. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
8/10 89% The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) "A pretty terrific example of its genre, despite some rather obvious and avoidable flaws of story structure. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
6/10 44% Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) "Too caustic to be as funny as it easily should be with this scenario and in some cases these exact lines of dialogue. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
0/10 No Score Yet The Nail Gun Massacre (2004) "I have never seen such a reprehensible slasher movie in all my days, but that's not to say that it's not transfixing. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
5/10 55% Minions (2015) "The most impressively flavorless movie in many a long age. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
9/10 46% The Cell (2000) "Rewarding even beyond the shockingly bold images that almost exclusively make up the film's final hour and change. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
6/10 43% The House on Sorority Row (1983) "Easily the best slasher of 1983 (not a high bar). " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
7/10 94% Hope and Glory (1987) "The precision of the characters and the performances that John Boorman draws out of his actors make this a pleasure even when when it's a bit pokey and aimless. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
4/10 60% The Prowler (1981) "A film with these specific strengths ought to be at least worth it for the [slasher] genre faithful, and it is - but it is solely for the faithful. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
7/10 91% Love & Mercy (2015) "It's better than it has any right to be in virtually every capacity " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
6/10 86% The Omen (1976) "Much of the film is terrific, unnerving stuff; but much of it is kind of loopy and much too silly to take even a little seriously. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 25, 2015
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