Flix Capacitor - Rotten Tomatoes

Flix Capacitor

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 84%

Testament Of Youth ()

" Testament Of Youth won't convert those who are fundamentally opposed to British period dramas, but it is beautifully shot and elevated by a striking lead performance. "

Posted Jan 16, 2015

Stephen Carty

2 81%

The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

" The Fault In Our Stars is unlikely to win over the cynics, but Woodley has a smile that lights up the screen, and you believe in her even when the film's plausibility is stretched. "

Posted Jan 6, 2015

Stephen Carty

3 43%

The Face of Love (2014)

" The story's plausibility is stretched in places, but it is held together by Bening and Harris, both of whom are wholly convincing at all times. "

Posted Dec 11, 2014

Stephen Carty

4 89%

The Imitation Game (2014)

" The Imitation Game - aka The Great British Codebreak Off - is formulaic and predictable, but it is enjoyable nonetheless. "

Posted Dec 3, 2014

Stephen Carty

5 80%

Get On Up (2014)

" Get On Up hops between time periods in such a haphazard manner that it can't help but feel disjointed. Thankfully, though, Chadwick Boseman is outstanding in the lead role. "

Posted Nov 20, 2014

Stephen Carty

6 89%

The Drop (2014)

" A simmering crime drama that doubles as a melancholic character piece. And the award for the most adorable man-and-puppy double act goes to... "

Posted Nov 19, 2014

Stephen Carty

7 11%

Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey? ()

" Everything about Nativity 3 feels amateurish and half-hearted, from the tiresome musical numbers to the casually preposterous plot. "

Posted Nov 12, 2014

Stephen Carty

8 87%

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

" The Skeleton Twins follows a fairly predictable trajectory, but it is littered with affecting moments and joyous sequences. "

Posted Nov 7, 2014

Stephen Carty

9 88%

Gone Girl (2014)

" The final third is too twisty for its own good, but on the whole Gone Girl is in impressive piece of work. An adult crime thriller that doubles as a cynical (realistic?) commentary on modern-day marriage. "

Posted Oct 11, 2014

Stephen Carty

10 99%

Starred Up (2014)

" Young British actor Jack O'Connell delivers a star-making performance, and the film itself is utterly authentic. "

Posted Sep 27, 2014

Stephen Carty

11 86%

Night Moves (2014)

" Impatient viewers are likely to complain that Night Moves is too slow and subdued for their tastes, but those in the market for an alternative thriller will find much to enjoy. "

Posted Sep 12, 2014

Stephen Carty

12 44%

Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

" A Dame To Kill For is as one-note as the first film, but Eva Green is a perfect femme fatale, while there's a bigger role for Powers Boothe - and more Powers Boothe is always a good thing. "

Posted Aug 27, 2014

Stephen Carty

13 68%

World War Z (2013)

" World War Z is far from perfect, but Marc Forster generates enough tension to compensate. "

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Stephen Carty

14 53%

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

" Andrew Garfield is note-perfect, and the chemistry he shares with Emma Stone is reason enough to watch, but The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is too cartoony and childish for its own good. A disappointing backwards step for the series. "

Posted May 15, 2014

Stephen Carty

15 97%

Game of Thrones: Season 2 (TV, 2012)

" The second season has more fantasy elements than the first, but otherwise it's largely more of the same. "

Posted Apr 8, 2014

Stephen Carty

16 78%

Sons of Anarchy: Season 6 (TV, 2013)

" The plot dictates that we see less of Ron Perlman than usual, and as you might expect his presence is missed. But Charlie Hunnam continues to anchor the show in impressive fashion, while CCH Pounder makes for a worthy opponent. "

Posted Mar 13, 2014

Stephen Carty

17 100%

Breaking Bad: Season 5 (TV, 2012-2013)

" Breaking Bad delivers a final season that is as gripping and rewarding as we've come to expect. It's the show that knocks. "

Posted Jan 16, 2014

Stephen Carty

18 52%

Hello Ladies: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014)

" Fans of Merchant's usual schtick will find much to like, but this brand of cringe comedy has grown dated and predictable. Still, the lanky funnyman has terrific comic timing and delivery, and the show gets a pass. Just. "

Posted Jan 14, 2014

Stephen Carty

19 84%

Homeland: Season 3 (TV, 2013)

" There are one or two questionable developments along the way, but the second half of the season offers a surprising return to form. Plus, the performances and Saul's beard remain as compelling as ever. "

Posted Dec 27, 2013

Stephen Carty

20 69%

The Newsroom: Season 2 (TV, 2013)

" Finding its feet thanks to a compelling ongoing storyline, the second season of Aaron Sorkin's politically-charged HBO drama is an improvement over the first. "

Posted Nov 29, 2013

Stephen Carty

21 60%

Dexter: Season 8 (TV, 2013)

" One of the main problems with the final season of Dexter is that it rarely feels like a final season. "

Posted Nov 22, 2013

Stephen Carty

22 96%

Psycho (1960)

" The shower sequence, the shrieking score, Anthony Perkins, that twist ending... Psycho remains a stone-cold classic. "

Posted Dec 8, 2012

Stephen Carty

23 95%

Star Trek (2009)

" The character work is consistently ace, but Star Trek 2009 doesn't offer the high-minded, underlying ideas that the show was known for. "

Posted Sep 30, 2012

Stephen Carty