Adam Solomons

Adam Solomons
Adam Solomons's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Little White Lies HeyUGuys AwardsWatch

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Hold Me Tight (Serre moi fort) (2021) Adapting a play for the screen in sparer, more introverted terms than the original production is a bold move, but Amalric has more than enough experience in the director's chair to pull it off. - Little White Lies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
B+ 96% Red Rocket (2021) [Red Rocket] Baker's breeziest and funniest movie yet, has plenty of beautifully shot colour to wow audiences with, while staying close to the moral greys he has always fixated on. - AwardsWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
4/5 94% Titane (2021) Julia Ducournau's visceral follow-up to Raw is not for the faint-hearted - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
100% A Hero (2021) A soulful reflection on the morality of crime. - Little White Lies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
3/5 69% Where Is Anne Frank (Où est Anne Frank !) (2021) Ari Folman's striking Holocaust animation is impressive but doesn't quite know who it's for. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
3/5 100% Drive My Car (2021) Ryûsuki Hamaguchi's Chekhov-inspired Murakami adaptation is stellar yet frustratingly obtuse. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
A+ 100% The Worst Person In The World (Verdens Verste Menneske) (2021) The kind of movie which reminds you just how beguiling top-tier cinema can be, Joachim Trier's The Worst Person in the World is a triumph. - AwardsWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
B+ 77% Bergman Island (2021) Hansen-Løve has made a good film about the strains of creativity as well as a guide to good meta filmmaking. Anyone interested enough in movies to enjoy her latest won't be disappointed... - AwardsWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
A- 81% After Yang (2021) If Columbus was a bold attempt to resurrect slow cinema with a Gen Z-friendly storyline and progressive ideas, After Yang feels like Kogonada challenging himself to apply those same methods in a more dynamic genre. He succeeds, and then some. - AwardsWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 35% Flag Day (2021) Sean Penn directs himself in this moving but messy old-fashioned crime film. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
5/5 84% Benedetta (2021) A sultry adventure with divine themes, Benedetta is another chance for Paul Verhoeven to show he's still got it. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
4/5 92% Val (2021) A24's Val Kilmer documentary is a poignant and sometimes laugh-out-loud funny look at a fascinating leading man's life and career. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2021
4/5 89% Annette (2021) Annette is a beguiling, provocative adventure through the quirky minds of Leos Carax and Sparks. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2021
2/5 70% Land (2021) Drab, uninspired directorial debut doesn't offer anything in the way of excitement. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2021
2/5 45% Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021) Michael B Jordan's immense star power can't save this uninspired Tom Clancy adaptation - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2021
5/5 98% The Father (2021) With mesmerising performances from Hopkins and Colman, The Father excels in creating a compelling and heartbreaking narrative. Florian Zeller's film capably conveys the quiet hell of the disease, while never losing the human touch. A must-see film. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 87% THE GODFATHER, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone (1990) A triumph of a revisitation -Coppola's recut breathes new life into his final Godfather film. While it does not elevated to the quality of its predecessors there is a weight, a gravitas to this new film, which makes it finally worthy of the name. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
3/5 98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Boseman is brilliant and bewitching in his final role, even if the film around him doesn't quite come together. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
3/5 77% Shadow in the Cloud (2021) Roseanne Liang's WWII action-horror flick is ambitious and admirable,if a little silly - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2020
4/5 98% Time (2020) Garrett Bradley's arresting documentary does justice to its subjects where America cannot - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2020
2/5 78% The Water Man (2021) A radiant Rosario Dawson can't salvage David Oyelowo's well-intentioned but weak directorial debut - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2020
3/5 67% Penguin Bloom (2021) This moving but somewhat stilted true-story drama is led by a predictably formidable Naomi Watts - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
3/5 38% Joe Bell (2021) Reinaldo Marcus Green's father-son drama is poignant and intelligent, if not memorable - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
4/5 75% The Boy from Medellín (2021) Matthew Heineman wisely returns to non-fiction with a personal and occasionally riveting glimpse at one of the world's biggest pop stars - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2020
2/5 49% Monday (2021) Charismatic turns from Sebastian Stan and Dominique Tipper can't save this swollen romantic dramedy. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2020
4/5 88% Les Misérables (2020) A nuanced, timely, and well-crafted social drama. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
4/5 90% Moffie (2019) Full Metal Jacket meets Moonlight in this punchy, stylish look at a gay conscript in eighties South Africa. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
4/5 88% Onward (2020) Dan Scanlon's winning Pixar fantasy adventure is a big step in the right direction for a studio that thrives on new ideas - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
4/5 95% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) The Peanut Butter Falcon is a life-affirming odyssey with an incredible dynamic between the lead actors. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 67% My English Cousin (2019) A competent and occasionally poignant slice-of-life depiction of an anxious life in an indifferent world. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
2/5 21% Lucy in the Sky (2019) Noah Hawley's feature debut stutters at lift-off, despite a strong if muddled leading performance by Natalie Portman. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
5/5 94% Marriage Story (2019) Take: Scarlet Johannson and Adam Driver are effortlessly brilliant in Noah Baumbach's Netflix divorce drama. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
4/5 83% Proxima (2019) Take: Eva Green soars in this sensitive space drama from Alice Winocour, which delves deep into the human consequences of being an astronaut - and a mother. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
5/5 97% Knives Out (2019) One of the funniest films of the year, this tale of deception and intrigue packs an all-star cast at their very best and some theatrical filmmaking from a technical master - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
5/5 93% Bad Education (2019) Cory Finley returns after an acclaimed debut to tell the story of one of America's greatest public school corruption scandals, taking advantage of a sharp script and drawing out memorable performances from a stellar cast - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/5 89% The Two Popes (2019) Anthony Hopkins and Johnathan Pryce lead this buddy comedy-cum-personal drama about the two most famous religious icons of our time. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
3/5 68% Joker (2019) Light on the laughs and lacking in moral backbone of its own, Joker settles for its decent performances and some stylish filmmaking - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/5 85% Just Mercy (2020) Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx are the standout performers in this affecting but largely systematic telling of Bryan Stevenson's work on death row. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) A world-beating performance from Tom Hanks and inspired direction from Marielle Heller combine to deliver a surprisingly complex and utterly accomplished film. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/5 92% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) David Copperfield is an ode to creativity and a different kind of coming-of-age story, centred on a writer finding his voice as much as a boy finding his purpose. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/5 79% Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) And yet, by being so absorbed in the soap opera of the lives at its centre, Marianne & Leonard becomes intimate and unflinching, as thoughtful and caring as its subjects. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
3/5 90% Diego Maradona (2019) An effective, if not enlightening, documentary from one of the modern masters of the form. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
82% High Life (2019) (Written by Adam Solomons) A triumph of human exploration, in all its colour, confusion, depth and beauty. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019