Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

Biography:
Please see my bio at http://tonymacklin.net/about.php.
Favorites:
http://tonymacklin.net/content.php?cID=18
Publications:
Bright Lights Film Journal , Fayetteville Free Weekly , Las Vegas CityLife , Las Vegas Weekly , tonymacklin.net
Critics' Group:
Las Vegas Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
491
Location:
Las Vegas, NV

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 50 of 491
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
2.5/5 89% Calvary (2014) " Calvary is not your father's Calvary." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 25, 2014
1.5/5 10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) " The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is like a brilliant clown stumbling off stage accompanied by a kazoo." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 16, 2014
2.5/5 92% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) " Guardians of the Galaxy is the brave new world of cinema." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 4, 2014
2.5/5 65% Lucy (2014) " Lucy is trippy. It's Lucy in the Sky with Dimwits." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 29, 2014
3.0/5 48% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Magic in the Moonlight is a trifle. But it's a Woody Allen trifle, which means it twinkles." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 24, 2014
2.0/5 91% A Most Wanted Man (2014) " A Most Wanted Man is The Spy Who Came in from the Tepid." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 23, 2014
2.5/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " The National Rifle Apes organization loves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 16, 2014
3.0/5 97% Life Itself (2014) " Life Itself is a profile in criticism. It's a profile in courage. And it's a profile in ego." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 11, 2014
1.5/5 95% Snowpiercer (2014) " Snowpiercer is Throw Momma and the Kitchen Sink off the train." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 6, 2014
3.0/5 91% Venus in Fur (2014) " Is imagination more real than actuality?" — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jun 26, 2014
2.5/5 53% Jersey Boys (2014) " It could be called Paint Your Jersey Boys." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jun 22, 2014
1.5/5 33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) " The saddles aren't blazing; they're damp." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 31, 2014
3.0/5 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) " X-Men: Days of Future Past is full of sound and fury signifying box office." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 25, 2014
2.5/5 62% Million Dollar Arm (2014) " Million Dollar Arm could be subtitled The Best Exotic Marigold Pitching Mound." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 19, 2014
2.0/5 73% Godzilla (2014) " Godzilla is primordial pap." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 13, 2014
3.0/5 89% Locke (2014) " Director/writer Steven Knight has captured lightning in a bottle -- or at least a BMW." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 7, 2014
3.0/5 100% Cement Suitcase " Cement Suitcase is an indie with flair and heart." — tonymacklin.net
Posted May 3, 2014
2.0/5 86% Joe (2014) " Joe is a shaggy killer-dog story. It has the trappings of reality, but it fakes it." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 28, 2014
3.0/5 95% Finding Vivian Maier (2014) " Finding Vivian Maier is an intriguing study of Vivian Maier -- a woman who was part artist and part dumpster diver." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 19, 2014
2.0/5 62% Draft Day (2014) " Draft Day is a wobbly completion." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 12, 2014
3.0/5 92% Medora (2013) " Medora is a poignant gasp at the devastation of small town America." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 8, 2014
3.0/5 65% Bad Words (2014) " After seeing Bad Words, I'm trying to set up a swearing bee between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Bateman." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 3, 2014
1.5/5 75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " Nymphomania is not all it's cracked up to be." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 29, 2014
3.0/5 98% Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2014) " In the marvelous documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, the title figure is a pistol." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 9, 2014
2.0/5 60% Non-Stop (2014) " Non-Stop is Mistakes on a Plane." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 1, 2014
2.5/5 53% Jimmy P. (2014) " What grounds the film is the chemistry of the main performers." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 26, 2014
3.5/5 68% El artista y la modelo (The Artist and the Model) (2013) " It's a luminous exploration into art and the human condition." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 18, 2014
2.0/5 32% The Monuments Men (2014) " Despite the coy meanderings of The Monuments Men, I found the ending was heartfelt." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 9, 2014
2.0/5 —— Finnigan's War (2014) " The best qualities of Finnigan's War are when Timmis focuses on humanity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 7, 2014
3.0/5 56% The Best Offer (2014) " In The Best Offer, director/writer Giuseppe Tornatore feasts at the Hitchcock table." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 3, 2014
2.0/5 55% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) " In Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, actor/director Kenneth Branagh comes up with a new form: IMAX-EGO." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jan 22, 2014
2.5/5 75% Lone Survivor (2014) " In an age in which everyone who wears a uniform is called a "hero," it may be jarring to see a movie that is based on an actual heroic event." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jan 8, 2014
1.5/5 64% August: Osage County (2013) " It's two hours of bilious caterwauling." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 30, 2013
2.5/5 80% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) " Such is the world of Disneyfication." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 23, 2013
3.5/5 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) " Scorsese is the visionary wolf of cinema." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 19, 2013
2.5/5 93% American Hustle (2013) " American Hustle is Saturday Night Bluster." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 15, 2013
2.5/5 92% Nebraska (2013) " Nebraska is The Last Picture Show (1971) without the picture show." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 11, 2013
2.5/5 92% Philomena (2013) " It's one of those films that leave you wondering how much is "true," and what has been avoided." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 9, 2013
2.0/5 94% Her (2013) " Her is a romantic computer comedy. It's a rom-com.com." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 4, 2013
3.0/5 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) " What keeps The Hunger Games: Catching Fire alive and kicking is its transcendent strain of humanity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 1, 2013
2.0/5 71% Blood Brother (2013) " Blood Brother is an uneasy marriage between idealism and vanity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 26, 2013
1.5/5 76% Kill Your Darlings (2013) " Kill Your Darlings is more about the makers of the Bleat Generation than the Beat Generation." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 24, 2013
4.0/5 94% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Inside Llewyn Davis is a brilliant work of art." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 16, 2013
2.0/5 91% Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) " Hitchcock would like what director Abdellatif Kechiche did in Blue Is the Warmest Color. He made all of his audience into voyeurs." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 11, 2013
2.5/5 47% Last Vegas (2013) " In Last Vegas, Las Vegas casts a glimmer, but the one who shines is Steenburgen." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 6, 2013
2.5/5 97% 12 Years a Slave (2013) " 12 Years a Slave is not a game." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 3, 2013
3.0/5 93% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " What vaults Dallas Buyers Club out of indie hell and Lifetime purgatory is the splendid acting." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 30, 2013
2.0/5 93% All Is Lost (2013) " When did Robert Redford turn into the male Sandra Bullock?" — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 22, 2013
2.5/5 37% The Fifth Estate (2013) " The Fifth Estate is a film about audacity made without audacity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 19, 2013
3.5/5 93% Captain Phillips (2013) " Director Greengrass and writer Billy Ray turn the action/thriller genre full-speed on its head." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 11, 2013
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