Alasdair Bayman

Alasdair Bayman
Alasdair Bayman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): CineVue
Publications: CineVue

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Chained for Life (2019) Schimberg and his creative team achieve an intricate blend of fine indie filmmaking, one that is proudly humane towards correct representations on screen. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
5/5 100% Bait (2019) Through its filmmaking craft, this debut remarkably operates in a timeless space. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
5/5 98% Notorious (1946) Hitchcock's most emotionally nuanced and most adult depiction of relationships feels as vital as ever. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
3/5 80% Holiday (2018) Adding her unique spin on this unique period of supposed relaxation, Isabella Eklöf's directorial debut Holiday is an assured feature brutal gaze at the assertive nature of masculinity upon a toxic feminity. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
2/5 53% The Lion King (2019) One cannot fault the African vistas on screen... However, judging this book by its cover, passion and flair lack from the mouths of these creatures. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2019
4/5 100% The Edge (2019) The Edge offers a unique gaze into the dizzy heights of greatness. Although specific to cricket, in this case, emotions as fear are universal to us all. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
5/5 99% Varda by Agnès (2019) Rendering the passage of time as a painful yet serene experience, Varda by Agnès comprehends what it means to be a human with a natural flair for creative output. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
5/5 97% Don't Look Now (1973) The term masterpiece and classic are regularly thrown around in an age of grabbing headlines and timeless. However, the term cannot be more true for Roeg and Don't Look Now. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
5/5 99% Apollo 11 (2019) Sitting at a neat 93 minutes, its balance of wonder towards our scientific achievements, whilst maintaining a present tense format, leaves one feeling you have witnessed it all in a wondrous experience. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
3/5 75% Halston (2019) Becomes rather long, even in its 105-minute runtime. ironically reflecting the state of the heavily laborious manufactured world of fashion, this film is better left in the warehouse than being made for mass consumption. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
3/5 91% Gloria Bell (2019) The whole affair feels perfectly adequate -- nothing more or nothing less. As always, Moore delivers a nuanced portrayal of a middle-aged woman that is as sumptuous to watch as her graceful ageing on screen over decades worth of work. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
4/5 96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego's depiction of their native country is compelling, one that weaves its magic to leave a rather impressionably wonderous film. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
4/5 75% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) Absent of the eccentric qualities that led Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99 to be so well-received, Zahler's latest outing feels a mature step forward. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2019
3/5 93% Wild Rose (2019) The fierce passion from the performer, Buckley, creates tangible electricity... Wild Rose fits the bill for a British indie, yet apart from Buckley's radiance it sadly does not offer anything more or less. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
4/5 96% Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (2019) Reflecting the tireless energies of the titular man, it is a film that equally emits joy and heartache. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
5/5 95% Ray & Liz (2019) A symphony of cinema, Ray & Liz possesses an undeniable level of artistic expression on memory. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
4/5 100% Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018) Unveiling personality traits previously unknown, alongside footage that's captivating to observe, this lovingly constructed documentary will leave you with a fresh appetite to revisit Bergman's filmography in as much detail as presented throughout. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
4/5 97% The Rider (2018) What rests beneath this authenticity of modern America is a tender tale of striving for one's dreams, even amongst the harshest conditions imaginable. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
4/5 86% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) The life blood of The Miseducation of Cameron Post is compassionate towards its subjects, evidently a reflection of Akhavan and Danford's being. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2018
3/5 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Delivering clear big screen moments, of which will leave audiences itching to return and experience it all over again, you simply cannot deny that this eccentric mix of ABBA and cinema still holds magic. - CineVue EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018