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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
2/5 No Score Yet Monster Island (2017) Manic, simplistic and never especially funny, Monster Island is a plucky attempt that is unlikely to cause any sleepless nights for Despicable Me 3 or Captain Underpants.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
3/5 78% The Beguiled (2017) The candlelit interiors and misty forests make the film look inviting and the acting is fist rate with Farrell winning our sympathy and Dunst capturing all the longing and heartache of Edwina.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
4/5 75% To the Bone (2017) Thoughtful in its approach the film feels authentic in its depiction of individuals for whom food is an enemy.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
4/5 84% The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV) (2017) It is a gruelling film but one that weaves a sombre spell.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
4/5 88% David Lynch: The Art Life (2017) If you want to understand the mind behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet then David Lynch: The Art Life is probably essential.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
4/5 84% The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV) (2017) Uncompromising, challenging and deeply felt.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
1/5 43% Song to Song (2017) An insufferably pretentious affair that feels like a selection of improvised rehearsals rather than the finished article.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) The notion of an immature, untrained Spider-Man brings a fresh feel and the always reliable Michael Keaton makes a sinister but strangely sympathetic villain as The Vulture.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 88% It Comes At Night (2017) An eerie tale that is all the more effective for its restraint.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 91% The Midwife (Sage femme) (2017) The two women could not be more different but their budding friendship makes for a very touching, endearing film.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
3/5 35% The Last Word (2017) A tear-jerking affair that feels like a modern version of Scrooge.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 90% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) A beautifully animated tale that is often more appealing than some live-action blockbusters competing for your attention this summer.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
5/5 94% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) It unleashes an action-packed story underpinned with moral dilemmas, life and death decisions, social commentary and real emotional heft.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 90% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) The animation is impressive throughout, but it is the balance of visual spectacle and heartfelt emotions that cuts deeper ...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2017
2/5 16% All Eyez on Me (2017) Even with an epic running time of close to two-and-a-half hours, All Eyez On Me never gets to the heart of a man described as a "walking contradiction".‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
3/5 59% Alone in Berlin (2017) The stars invest the characters with a quiet dignity but a melodramatic final scene seems out of place in this otherwise low-key film.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
4/5 89% A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2016) A lovely charmer of a film.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
3/5 85% Okja (2017) A strange cross between a Lassie film and a radical, campaigning documentary.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
4/5 98% Kedi (2017) A leisurely and surprisingly engaging oddity.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
4/5 94% Baby Driver (2017) Baby Driver is often very entertaining but brace yourself for the violence.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
3/5 35% The Last Word (2017) You can't help but respond to the sense of poignancy that MacLaine brings to the role.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
3/5 15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) The Last Knight is epic in length and filled with enough car chases, gunplay and carnage to please die-hard fans and exhaust everyone else.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
2/5 23% The Book of Henry (2017) The film is well acted and good looking but it is ultimately badly misjudged.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
3/5 43% Hampstead (2017) There is nothing remotely challenging in the roles but Gleeson is charming and understated and there is a real spark of chemistry with Keaton.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Summer in the Forest (2017) This tender-hearted documentary presents fond memories of the elderly residents and celebrates this gentle haven of compassion.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
2/5 80% Souvenir (2016) A sentimental fairy tale of a film, Souvenir is perfectly pleasant but entirely forgettable.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
5/5 91% The Graduate (1967) One of the finest films of the 1960s remains just as clever, witty and relevant today as it captures the doubts and uncertainties of a generation questioning the values of their parents.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
5/5 87% Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017) A sad film in many ways but when Whitney sings you only remember the good times.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/5 45% Rock Dog (2017) Modestly entertaining Rock Dog should satisfy young children.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/5 79% Stockholm, My Love (2016) Filled with beautiful sights and plaintive music that includes Cherry's own compositions this is a melancholy symphony of images and emotions.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/5 62% Slack Bay (Ma loute) (2017) Long, repetitive and not especially funny Slack Bay looks fantastic but is more of a chore than a delight.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
4/5 100% Destination Unknown (2016) Destination Unknown is a moving account of a generation with precious memories of the best and worst of humanity.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/5 69% Gifted (2017) A glossy, tearjerking family melodrama that marks a welcome change of pace for Captain America's Chris Evans.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/5 49% Churchill (2017) Churchill would probably make a very good night at the theatre with its verbal skirmishes and larger-than-life characters.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/5 76% Ballerina (2016) Any aspiring Darcey Bussell should appreciate the incessantly perky, animated feature Ballerina even if it is never as charming as it seems to think.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2017
3/5 79% Stockholm, My Love (2016) Doesn't felt quite as personal or sharply focused as I Am Belfast, but it will still leave you longing for someone to take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of Stockholm.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2017
100% A River Below (2017) Exploring the consequences of well-intentioned actions and providing a sense of the much bigger picture transforms A River Below into an unexpectedly compelling proposition.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
100% The Work (2017) This intimate, intensely emotional documentary pushes against restrictive definitions of masculinity and addresses wider issues of punishment and rehabilitation within the penal system.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
3/5 46% Wilson (2017) Very funny in places, Wilson runs out of steam as it heads towards a sentimental finale.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3/5 32% From the Land of the Moon (Mal de pierres) (2017) Sincere performances and beautiful photography save the film from descending into cheap romantic fiction and eventually you discover there is more going on than first meets the eye.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
5/5 89% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) (2017) Remains very engaging thanks to a melancholy, deeply sympathetic performance from Gere and a strong supporting cast that includes Michael Sheen, Dan Stevens and Steve Buscemi.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
4/5 76% Berlin Syndrome (2017) Not recommended to anyone backpacking this summer but everyone else will be perched on the edge of their seats.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
4/5 76% My Cousin Rachel (2017) It is handsomely crafted and filled with intrigue, leaving you constantly guessing whether the mysterious Rachel is a victim of narrow, twisted minds or a scheming minx whose wickedness knows no bounds.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3/5 92% The Shepherd (El pastor) (2016) This lean, lyrical drama veers towards melodrama but remains absorbing.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3/5 53% Dough (2016) A warm-hearted, old-fashioned hug of a comedy that gets by ...‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
5/5 100% My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017) It is funny but conveys important sentiments about trauma, survival, the kindness of strangers and our shifting sense of what a loving family can be. Highly recommended.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
4/5 96% After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2017) A poignant, award-winning drama.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
1/5 19% Baywatch (2017) Witless, crude and deeply disappointing.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
4/5 92% Wonder Woman (2017) There is an engaging, old‑school feel to Wonder Woman, a film that has some of the sincerity and charm of the early Christopher Reeve Superman epics.‐ Daily Express (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
80% You Were Never Really Here (2017) A brutal, unforgiving 21st century Taxi Driver with an awards-worthy performance from Joaquin Phoenix as a hammer-wielding, blood-soaked avenger in search of salvation.‐ Screen International
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017