William Gallagher

William Gallagher

Agrees with the Tomatometer 96% of the time.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Absolutely Fabulous - The Complete Collection: Series 1-3 (1996) BBC.com
Posted Apr 4, 2002
3/5 45% Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) " Nothing in this first Trek film moves above a glacial speed. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 11, 2001
3/5 69% Adventures of Felix (2001) " While you may not guffaw long and loud, the film will get a laugh out of you at intervals and you're rarely without a smile. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jun 6, 2001
4/5 80% Fame (1980) " Alan Parker manages to make this a fairly horrible story even while it remains entertaining. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 98% Annie Hall (1977) " It's a slight story but what makes this film significant in Allen's long career is that it's really the first time he wrote adult characters. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 88% When Harry Met Sally (1989) " The writing and direction plays with the [romantic comedy] form and your expectations alike throughout, and with such good performances the film makes for a deliciously prickly ride with laugh-out-loud moments and scenes that resonate through the story. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 97% The Princess Bride (1987) " Children can see it as a bright, frothy adventure while adults will appreciate the subtlety and the sheer wit. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 97% Play It Again, Sam (1972) " This is very much one of Allen's earlier, funnier films. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 81% Sneakers (1992) " This is an energetic, fun, almost enchanting thriller with genuine moments of tension and a good few thrills too. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 77% The Mask (1994) " Exuberant fun. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
1/5 21% The Flintstones (1994) " It's just a series of nicely shot and over-bright sets with the cast blocking your view of the background. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 71% The Fifth Element (1997) " Bruce Willis is good in an average role, Milla Jovovich is acceptable in a terrible role, but as ever Gary Oldman is terrific in how he seems to find just the right note for the film and threatens to take it over. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 97% Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) " You may never see a more beautiful movie - and certainly no more majestic film has yet been made. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 16, 2001
4/5 90% In the Mood for Love (2001) " A beautifully-tailored, low key (but always dramatic) story. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Feb 7, 2001
5/5 97% Chicken Run (2000) " It's The Great Escape as performed by chickens and is every bit as good as you could imagine. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 73% Back to the Future Part III (1990) " Not as tremendous as the first movie but it is thrilling, funny and very exciting. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 46% Cherry Falls (2000) " It becomes a balance between gory and very silly. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 100% Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) " It's a treat to have a comedy as involving as a drama. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 88% Tootsie (1982) " It's jaunty, witty, and somehow satisfying despite being simple. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 66% Stuart Little (1999) " This is really a series of set pieces with the logic of seeing what scrapes the makers can get Stuart into next. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 85% Billy Elliot (2000) " Engrossing, funny, very sad, very moving and very uplifting. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 71% Wilde (1998) " Fry never appears to be acting at all, so perfect is his performance in the central role. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 82% Love and Basketball (2000) " A little treat of a tale that is exciting, touching and even moving. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 61% Mission: Impossible (1996) " A superior story. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 57% Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) " The film continually halts the action to repeat the plot to us, sometimes word for word. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 96% Back to the Future (1985) " It's undeniably formulaic but so outstandingly executed that it vindicates the formula. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 64% Back to the Future Part II (1989) " The idea and the execution is so good that you could applaud. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 84% Chariots of Fire (1981) " Now, 20 years later, it's dated. In some ways that actually benefits the film as its true age somehow helps its 1920s setting but other aspects suffer. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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