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Trevor Johnston

Trevor Johnston

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Trevor Johnston's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film4, Radio Times, Time Out, Times [UK]

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 97% Welcome To Leith (2015) "A thought-provoking offering that asks timely questions about the legal status of those espousing unpalatable ideologies, although the subject matter does involve extreme opinions some may find offensive. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Feb 11, 2016
3/5 81% Oddball and the Penguins (Oddball) "A likeable, traditional family movie. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 9, 2016
3/5 92% I'll See You in My Dreams (2015) "Avoids the obvious, delivering a bittersweet observational drama which pulls the heartstrings. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 9, 2016
96% Rams (Hrútar) (2016) "To find another film whose straightforward, almost homespun simplicity masks a director in truly confident control of his material you'd probably have to go back to David Lynch's The Straight Story. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Feb 4, 2016
2/5 No Score Yet Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise "So entranced with Perry's ramblings that it neglects the musical context. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Feb 1, 2016
4/5 88% Innocence Of Memories "A fascinating portal into Pamuk's world, where history, fiction and memory swirl in a melancholy vortex. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jan 25, 2016
2/5 9% Dirty Grandpa (2016) "Tinged with the sadness of watching a beloved elderly relative making a bloody old fool of himself. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jan 25, 2016
4/5 88% A War (Krigen) (2016) "Lindholm's film has few easy answers to deliver, just strong performances, and a gripping, engaged approach to thorny contemporary issues. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jan 7, 2016
3/5 81% Bolshoi Babylon (2015) "What a dynamite situation for British director Nick Read and his team to walk into. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jan 6, 2016
4/5 100% The Show of Shows "An eye-popping compilation of archive footage of travelling circuses and old-school spectacle. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Dec 2, 2015
3/5 100% All About Them (A Trois, On Y Va) "Light yet not insubstantial, in part because Demoustier is so easy to sympathise with. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 24, 2015
4/5 93% Min lilla syster (My Skinny Sister) "Josephson gives one of the most captivating young performances since 'Little Miss Sunshine'. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 24, 2015
3/5 21% The Perfect Guy (2015) "A superficial, yet effective time-killer. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 20, 2015
4/5 92% The Fear Of 13 "A fascinating, compelling and ultimately very moving true story. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 12, 2015
1/5 33% A Christmas Star "This dismal film is enough to put a dampener on your Christmas before it's even started. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 10, 2015
3/5 98% Brooklyn (2015) "There's a basic emotional truth about the material which stays with you. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 9, 2015
3/5 100% The Closer We Get "Other people's families are, of course, endlessly fascinating, and the Guthrie saga is certainly a dramatic one. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 5, 2015
4/5 71% He Named Me Malala (2015) "A communicative, accessible and ultimately inspiring picture of a young woman who's an unlikely icon of hope for our times. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 5, 2015
96% Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015) "As unassuming as it is inspirational. " ‐ Sight and Sound
Posted Oct 30, 2015
3/5 81% Paper Planes (2015) "Kudos to this bright and breezy half-term Aussie kids flick for realising that competitive paper plane flying can unleash young imaginations. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Oct 20, 2015
4/5 92% The Lobster (2016) "Appreciation for the sheer conceptual confidence of the film gathers momentum once you think back over it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 15, 2015
4/5 100% Palio (2015) "If the film is understandably intoxicated by the multi-coloured spectacle on offer, it's under no illusions as to the insidious corruption and insane brutality unleashed on the path to the prize. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 29, 2015
3/5 80% Letters To Max "The dreamlike visuals cast a spell. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 29, 2015
4/5 71% Fidelio, Alice's Journey (2015) "A remarkably assured first feature. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 29, 2015
4/5 100% A Syrian Love Story "This intimate, essential doc captures the experiences of a single family battered by truly daunting circumstances. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 17, 2015
3/5 46% A Walk In The Woods (2015) "A pleasant-enough account of two shambling old geezers taking on the grandeur of nature. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 17, 2015
4/5 94% The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier) "It's a real family crowd-pleaser that's well worth seeking out. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 11, 2015
2/5 17% The Transporter Refueled (2015) "While Skrein has the physical attributes to carry off the hand-to-hand confrontations, he does rather lack the latent sense of threat and deft comic timing exhibited by his predecessor. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 3, 2015
2/5 63% Buttercup Bill "Blows its chances by keeping us waiting way too long for revelations. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Sep 1, 2015
4/5 83% The Forgotten Kingdom (2014) "The resolution proves heartfelt and touching, and if the script sometimes waxes too mystical for its own good, the film's ultimately so genuine it's hard to resist. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 20, 2015
2/5 16% Strange Magic (2015) "Ultimately, the impressively ornate visuals don't make up for a lack of genuine emotional impact. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 20, 2015
3/5 10% Good People (2014) "A fairly standard white-people-in-peril thriller. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 17, 2015
4/5 82% Mistress America (2015) "Both hilarious and poignant, this is a richly rewarding treat from a film-maker and his muse at the top of their game. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 13, 2015
3/5 56% Paper Towns (2015) "There are some useful insights into the downside of youthful romantic obsession. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 13, 2015
2 No Score Yet Captain Webb "Some feats of courage and endurance don't necessarily translate well to the big screen. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 10, 2015
4/5 96% Theeb (2015) "A truly memorable first feature. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 10, 2015
4/5 93% Hard to be a God (2015) "If you're a fan of 'Andrei Rublev' and 'Stalker', don't miss this monumental film. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 3, 2015
4/5 86% 52 Tuesdays (2015) "Brings deft emotional nuance to the seemingly inexhaustibly complex relationship between individual identity and family ties. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Aug 3, 2015
5/5 97% Chelovek s kino-apparatom (Man with a Movie Camera) (1929) "Fascinating enough as a social document, but genuinely thrilling in how its multifarious technical trickery whips up an ecstatically cinematic delirium. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 31, 2015
2/5 30% Ruth & Alex (2015) "Typically amenable performances from the leads make all this watchable up to a point, but the material is decidedly stretched out over feature length. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 23, 2015
1/5 No Score Yet The Last Sparks of Sundown (2014) "Celluloid purgatory somewhere between seriously uneventful and utterly pointless. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jul 20, 2015
4/5 100% Li'l Quinquin (2015) "Heavyweight French auteur Bruno Dumont demonstrates his gift for deadpan comedy. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jul 6, 2015
3/5 94% The Wrecking Crew (2015) "The fact it's directed by the son of guitar ace Tommy Tedesco adds a defining sense of purpose, and a bit more heart. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jun 25, 2015
3/5 33% Ardor (2015) "Fendrik conjures startling images from the local flora and fauna, and carries off the climactic Sergio Leone-inspired stand-off with some aplomb. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jun 18, 2015
2/5 7% Accidental Love (2015) "Catherine Keener's Machiavellian senator is a comic standout, otherwise the film is strained and messy - but bonkers enough to keep you watching. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jun 18, 2015
3/5 86% Natural Resistance (2015) "Nossiter luxuriates in his film's casual construction, as unkempt and unruly as the old vines on the hillsides. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 15, 2015
3/5 83% Lagerfeuer (West) (2014) "Historically illuminating, if a notch below the likes of 'The Lives of Others'. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 8, 2015
1/5 0% Age Of Kill "An ineffectual muddle of would-be ticking-clock suspense and blustery, ill-focused comment. " ‐ Time Out
Posted Jun 8, 2015
4/5 82% Second Coming (2016) "Overall this is a British film of rare ambition and imagination, which builds to a final image of heart-stopping grace. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 83% Results (2015) "Its charm is a matter of getting to know and understand the marvellous key cast, Corrigan's self-styled "podgy and mellow" vibe playing adeptly against the hints of vulnerability displayed by the buffed-up Pearce and Smulders. " ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 28, 2015
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