Almar Haflidason Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Almar Haflidason

Almar Haflidason
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
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
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5/5 90% The Quiet Man (1952) Wayne and O'Hara create a fine rapport, with good performances that build to a truly satisfying climax.‐ BBC.com
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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3/5 57% Free Willy (1993) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 69% Cliffhanger (1993) One of the best action thrillers of the '90s.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 69% The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) It all turns out to be quite touching as Muppet movies go.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 70% Shaft's Big Score! (1972) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 90% Reservoir Dogs (1992) Tarantino exploits audience savvy, preferring to build anticipation, mesmerise, and then cut away at the climax.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 68% Night of the Living Dead (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 0% Top Dog (1994) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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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
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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
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3/5 50% Shaft in Africa (1973) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 61% Miracle on 34th Street (1994) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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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
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4/5 81% Jude (1996) ...as modern British historical films go, this is visually one of the most impressive.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 68% 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
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5/5 90% Trainspotting (1996) a movie that dares to challenge the audience‐ BBC.com
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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
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4/5 60% A Civil Action (1998) A fine script from director Steven Zaillian gives all involved plenty to chew.‐ BBC.com
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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
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3/5 76% Amistad (1997) Brief moments of visceral fire allow glimpses into the rousing movie this could have been.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 88% Titanic (1997) Despite its failings it's hard not to become swept up in the sheer grandeur of Titanic.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 83% Free Enterprise (1999) A witty comedy that glows with self-deprecating humour.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 45% Ravenous (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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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
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5/5 60% Behind the Lines (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 82% Tumbleweeds (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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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
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2/5 17% The Haunting (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 17% Bats (1999) You might be surprised at the tension that pervades this enjoyably cheesy movie.‐ BBC.com
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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
Read More | 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
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3/5 20% Inferno (Pilgrim) (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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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
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2001
3/5 39% Rocky IV (1985) While this derivative and shallow sequel might weaken the credibility of the series, there's no denying the satisfaction of watching a fight of such seemingly impossible odds.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 No Score Yet Double Platinum (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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5/5 97% Jaws (1975) A film that sealed Steven Spielberg's talent as a master entertainer.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 63% Muppets From Space (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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1/5 No Score Yet New World Disorder (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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5/5 97% Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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5/5 71% The Towering Inferno (1974) The all-time classic disaster movie.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 52% Jaws 2 (1978) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 70% Phantasm: Remastered (2016) Ideal for Halloween viewing or a dark night, there's plenty of creepy fun to be had here, not least from the fabulously demented Tall Man.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 11% Jaws 3 (1983) The shark gets more time on screen than before only it's not a wise decision, as it remarkably looks cheaper than in the last film.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 0% Jaws: The Revenge (1987) The only jaws to watch out for in this film are yours, hitting the floor.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000