Almar Haflidason Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Almar Haflidason

Almar Haflidason

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Almar Haflidason's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 73% Rocky II (1979) "While cruder than the first film, Rocky II successfully drives its hero back to the underdog status needed to make the final fight as exciting and satisfying as it is. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 63% Rocky III (1982) "Another return to the ring for Rocky Balboa sees Stallone ditch drama for all-out adrenalin-fuelled entertainment. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 93% Rocky (1976) "The memorable combination of the torturous gym workouts, the runs through the streets of Philadelphia and the carcass-beating in the abattoir all combine beautifully as Balboa trains 'to eat lightning and crap thunder'. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 62% Red Heat (1988) "If you still pine for the 80s where East vs West dominated action films, then this is an essential part of your education. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 89% The Quiet Man (1952) "Wayne and O'Hara create a fine rapport, with good performances that build to a truly satisfying climax. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 100% North by Northwest (1959) "A thriller so improbable that it becomes quite brilliant in evading even the most fantastic of audience guesses. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 100% Local Hero (1983) "Once over, the mood of the film hits home and a longing develops to visit once again the characters of this warm and deceptively slight comedy. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 84% The Jerk (1979) "An early watered down version of the crude comedy the Farrelly Brothers would later take to new extremes. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946) "It's a Wonderful Life achieves a fine balancing act between pathos and feel-good that is delivered by an outstanding cast. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 94% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) "[Kaufman] weaves an increasingly sinister cityscape through prowling camerawork and a highly effective stereo score. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 57% Free Willy (1993) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 69% Cliffhanger (1993) "One of the best action thrillers of the '90s. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 69% The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) "It all turns out to be quite touching as Muppet movies go. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 70% Shaft's Big Score! (2000) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 90% Reservoir Dogs (1992) "Tarantino exploits audience savvy, preferring to build anticipation, mesmerise, and then cut away at the climax. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 68% Night of the Living Dead (2000) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 0% Top Dog (1994) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 56% Legends of the Fall (1994) "Just like quality loo roll, it's long in duration and strong on technical quality. Unfortunately it's also soft on plot and characterisation. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 80% Seven (Se7en) (1995) "The pace is fast and the shocks build beautifully. The actors within it all reel with convincing horror. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 50% Shaft in Africa (1973) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 61% Miracle on 34th Street (1994) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 94% Pulp Fiction (1994) "It's hard to over sell a movie that is so supremely confident in writing and direction. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 81% Jude (1996) "...as modern British historical films go, this is visually one of the most impressive. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 67% The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) ""The Long Kiss Goodnight" was ahead of its time, and remains one of the best action films of the 90s. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 90% Trainspotting (1996) "a movie that dares to challenge the audience " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 72% The Game (1997) "Douglas disintegrates beautifully against the pressure of a constant and unknown threat, played out by a deliciously sinister support cast. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 60% A Civil Action (1998) "A fine script from director Steven Zaillian gives all involved plenty to chew. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 92% Saving Private Ryan (1998) "This is an important film that deconstructs war machines into separate, frightened men as it so likely was. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 76% Amistad (1997) "Brief moments of visceral fire allow glimpses into the rousing movie this could have been. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 88% Titanic (1997) "Despite its failings it's hard not to become swept up in the sheer grandeur of Titanic. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 83% Free Enterprise (1999) "A witty comedy that glows with self-deprecating humour. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 43% Ravenous (1999) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 22% The General's Daughter (1999) "Travolta wins hands down with his accent in a pleasingly intense performance that helps propel the story along. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 60% Behind the Lines (1999) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 82% Tumbleweeds (1999) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 79% Fight Club (1999) "Its effectiveness lies in the timing of shock moments that invariably threaten to make you laugh, despite the political incorrectness of it all. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 17% The Haunting (1999) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 17% Bats (1999) "You might be surprised at the tension that pervades this enjoyably cheesy movie. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 98% Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes) (1972) "The powerful and near demonic screen presence of Klaus Kinski, combined with the very real danger of the nature that surrounds him and Herzog's gift for making every shot count, is quite remarkable. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 67% Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) "More enjoyable than the first film, offering audacious dark humour and a lot of knowing 'in-jokes'. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 20% Inferno (Pilgrim) (2000) BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 86% Shivers (They Came from Within) (The Parasite Murders) (1975) "Despite all the nastiness there is a compulsive nature to this film that makes it very hard to switch off even when in full gory swing. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Apr 11, 2001
5/5 94% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) "Its triumph lies in its scope of cinematic splendour and the attempt to marry some of man's most beautiful music to the infinite mystery of space. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 66% 2010 (1984) "The build-up to this and the initial moments on board are racked with a tension that's superbly handled by Hyams. He maintains the forbidding atmosphere well and his skills as a cinematographer are evident. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 97% Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 60% Asylum (1972) BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 73% Barbarella (1968) "A nutty film that boasts at times beautiful photography of some cheap but truly epic sets of PVC and everything that clings. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 86% Blow-Up (1966) "Michelangelo Antonioni's first English language film is as maddening to watch as it is absorbing. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 98% Chinatown (1974) "Amounts to an amazing achievement of cinematic storytelling. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 100% The Dam Busters (1954) BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 91% The Dirty Dozen (1967) "[Marvin's] acid tongue and rigid discipline sets an unbreakable rod against which a top-rate cast get to flex against in this highly entertaining film. " ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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