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Allan Hunter

Allan Hunter
Allan Hunter's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): London Evening Standard, Screen International, Daily Express (UK), The List

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Butterflies (Kelebekler) (2018) The story of three siblings reunited by a call from their long estranged father is told with an unpredictable blend of rueful regrets, home truths and bursts of absurdist comedy.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
No Score Yet The Cleaners (2018) It is the starting point for a wide-ranging examination of complex issues surrounding freedom of speech, censorship and corporate responsibility.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2018
88% Time Share (Tiempo Compartido) (2018) Bunuelian in its brash satire of corporate ambition, Time Share can be as blackly comic as a Coen brothers screenplay ...‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2018
No Score Yet Rust (Ferrugem) (2018) Intriguing throughout, Rust unfolds with assurance as [Aly] Muritiba carefully places his camera to direct the focus of our attention, or lingers on a close up as if to confirm the importance of a particular moment or speech. ‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
No Score Yet And Breathe Normally (2018) Understated and confidently judged, it becomes a testimony to the old-fashioned virtues of social-realist storytelling rooted in ordinary lives and timely concerns.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3/5 58% The Commuter (2018) It is nonsense but it is slick, highly entertaining nonsense.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 88% The Post (2018) It couldn't be more relevant in our era of spin doctors, fake news and cyber attacks.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 79% Lover For A Day (L'amant d'un jour) (2018) Shot in lustrous black and white, Lover For A Day is an elegant reflection on the meaning of fidelity, revealing the characters in what could be their true colours.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 86% The Final Year (2018) An intelligent, absorbing documentary.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3/5 40% Attraction (Prityazhenie) (2017) Simplistic, unsubtle but never dull.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 97% Coco (2017) A sumptuous, expressively animated film, as dazzling as fireworks.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 79% Lover For A Day (L'amant d'un jour) (2018) It may evoke the cinema of Éric Rohmer and the spirit of the nouvelle vague, yet there is also a timelessness as it confronts the fickle nature of desire and the resilience of the human heart.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
3/5 94% Tempestad (2016) [A] disturbing, experimental work.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
3/5 80% A Woman's Life (Une vie) (2017) It is an ambitious production but requires a fair amount of patience.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
3/5 67% Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (2017) The fact that Clapton survived and eventually found happiness provides an upbeat ending to this story of his often tortured, tormented life.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
4/5 86% Darkest Hour (2017) Generally this is a rousing, immensely entertaining crowd--pleaser with a thoroughly mesmerising performance from Oldman in one of the finest hours of his career.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
5/5 93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) McDonagh has written a clever, gripping story brilliantly performed by McDormand whose expressive eyes show every thought and capture the depths of her pain.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
No Score Yet Pikadero (2015) Jose Usabiaga's silent, stoical Gorka seems an unlikely partner for the adventurous, ambitious Ane but in the end they are both victims of the times, clinging to each other in the fragile hope of better days.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2018
3/5 80% A Woman's Life (Une vie) (2017) A gruelling, testing drama, that's carried by an impressive, heartfelt performance from Chemla, who confidently runs the gamut from light, carefree youth to the careworn figure of bitterly disillusioned middle age.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2018
4/5 81% Brad's Status (2017) Often perceptive and funny as it explores one man's existential crisis.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
4/5 77% All the Money in the World (2017) A polished, fast-moving thriller, All The Money In The World is a testimony to the skill and professionalism of director Ridley Scott, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday and shows no signs of slowing down.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
2/5 0% Renegades (2017) The kind of gung-ho malarkey you don't often see these days.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
4/5 93% Glory (2017) An honest man becomes a thorn in the side of a corrupt, callous society in the gripping political drama Glory.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3/5 46% Jupiter's Moon (Jupiter holdja) (2017) Jupiter's Moon may be a bit of a muddle but it is never dull.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3/5 82% Walk With Me (2017) A sincere, serene documentary, but it requires a healthy amount of patience.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
4/5 73% Hostiles (2018) A sincere, thought-provoking drama.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3/5 46% Jupiter's Moon (Jupiter holdja) (2017) Endlessly provocative and strikingly well made, Jupiter's Moon is undoubtedly a bit of a muddle. Although overstuffed with ideas and too long, its scope and verve are often bracing.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
4/5 73% Hostiles (2018) A sincere, thought-provoking drama that rewards the patient viewer and features an understated Bale as a man finally coming to terms with a past steeped in hatred and slaughter.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
100% Wajib (2017) Naturalistic, nicely paced and well played by the lead actors, Wajib succeeds at making us invest in its fragile father/son relationship and willing them to acknowledge that there is more that unites them than threatens to drive them apart.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017
3/5 54% The Greatest Showman (2017) It is a little clunky and cheesy but when it works, it really does bring a song to your heart and a tear to your eye.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
3/5 81% Molly's Game (2018) It is a dynamic, quicksilver insight into a life that feels stranger than fiction.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
2/5 31% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) It feels as if this party is over and it is time to call it a day.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
3/5 76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) More than 20 years after the Robin Williams original, the sequel finds clever ways to return to the mysterious board game, making it fresh and engaging.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
4/5 100% Sanctuary (2016) Sweet, smart and funny.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
3/5 70% Ferdinand (2017) Ferdinand is sweet and amusing ...‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
3/5 63% Shot Caller (2017) If you like your thrillers grim and violent, then Shot Caller certainly delivers the goods.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
4/5 100% The Prince of Nothingwood (2017) By the end, you come to admire the man and his indomitable, infectious spirit.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
2/5 54% The Unseen (2017) A sincere effort but it all feels entirely predictable and underwhelming.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
3/5 82% Bingo: The King of the Mornings (Bingo - O rei das manhãs) (2017) A true story of sex, sleaze and celebrity, it has a freewheeling and unfaltering energy.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
4/5 96% Mountain (2017) What matters most here are the views of lofty peaks, daredevil skiers in full flight and free climbers grappling for the tiniest foothold on a sheer cliff face.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
4/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) In short it is a dynamic, action-packed addition to the 40-year-old series that no self-respecting fan will want to miss.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
4/5 96% Mountain (2017) Mountain is such an immersive experience that you can feel your palms start to sweat ...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
4/5 92% Mountains May Depart (Shan he gu ren) (2016) Mixing classic melodrama with futuristic speculation, it captures the changing face of modern China through the lives of three friends over a quarter of a century.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
4/5 92% Stronger (2017) In many respects, Stronger is a by-the-book inspirational tearjerker but the performances are undeniably effective and the emotions so raw that every one of those tears has been earned.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
2/5 No Score Yet Les hommes du feu (2017) The film is well acted but everything feels a little too neat, tidy and obvious. It would make a good television series though.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
3/5 80% Brigsby Bear (2017) A fey, low-key charmer where you have to take an awful lot at face value.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
4/5 85% Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no jûnin) (2017) Overlong but stylish and arresting.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
97% Menashe (2017) A modest tale inspired by the lead actor's own experiences.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
2/5 46% The Dinner (2017) It feels stagey, contrived and overcooked.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
2/5 46% The Dinner (2017) The question of what the children did and how they should all respond seems to diminish as the night unfolds, adding to the air of redundancy around a film that seems to have lost its way.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017