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Andy Lea

Andy Lea
Andy Lea's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Daily Star

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 84% Star Trek Beyond (2016) It's witty, spectacular and expertly paced by action specialist Linn who has managed to recapture the spirit of The Original Series. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jul 21, 2016
3/5 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) If you can handle shonky special effects, cheesy dialogue and African deities who sound like they grew up in Paisley, this should be a lot of fun. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jun 16, 2016
2/5 28% Warcraft (2016) Grim, over-stuffed and barely comprehensible, the ambitiously titled Warcraft: The Beginning could be bad enough to double up as Warcraft: The End. ‐ Daily Star
Posted May 29, 2016
3/5 48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) It's pacy and sporadically spectacular but after the inventive First Class and the mind-bending Days of Future Past, it does feel disappointingly formulaic. ‐ Daily Star
Posted May 14, 2016
3/5 87% The Peanuts Movie (2015) Schultz's flat artwork doesn't really suit 3D and the dual stories feel a bit thin stretched over 90 minutes. But the characters are still hard to resist. ‐ Daily Star
Posted May 9, 2016
5/5 86% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) Linklater has crafted another star-free, period drama that perfectly recreates the spirit of a year and the age of its characters. ‐ Daily Star
Posted May 7, 2016
3/5 15% The Wild Life (2016) There's more than enough here to keep younger children quiet over a rainy bank holiday weekend. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Apr 30, 2016
4/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) A near-perfect blend of humour, drama and action. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Apr 30, 2016
4/5 95% The Jungle Book (2016) The four-legged stars are more Discovery Channel than Disney Channel but it's the old school art of voice casting that makes this astonishing spectacle really sing. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Apr 13, 2016
2/5 17% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) This handsome follow-up seems to have been meticulously designed to please nobody. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Apr 9, 2016
3/5 83% Midnight Special (2016) After keeping his cards close to his chest for the brilliant opening half, Nichols fumbles badly on the home stretch. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Apr 9, 2016
4/5 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) If Hitchcock had ever directed an episode of The Twilight Zone, it might have looked something like this. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Mar 26, 2016
2/5 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Dour, disappointing and shockingly incoherent. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Mar 26, 2016
4/5 25% London Has Fallen (2016) The dialogue is cheesy, the acting creaky and the plot preposterous. London Has Fallen is everything I hoped it would be. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Mar 5, 2016
3/5 63% The Finest Hours (2016) This old-fashioned yarn takes on some water at the beginning but when the rescue begins, it steams ahead. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 15, 2016
2/5 23% Zoolander 2 (2016) A misguided retread of some of the least amusing elements of the original. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 12, 2016
4/5 95% Creed (2015) Stallone delivers a touching and wonderfully understated performance. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 6, 2016
3/5 76% Goosebumps (2015) A pacy, quirky and thoroughly entertaining family adventure. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 6, 2016
1/5 10% Dirty Grandpa (2016) If there's a worse film scheduled for release this year, I really don't want to see it. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 6, 2016
3/5 30% Dad's Army (2016) The plot is thin and the gags are patchy but the expert timing of some of Britain's finest comedy actors has got our Home Guard heroes marching again. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 6, 2016
4/5 84% Deadpool (2016) Anarchic, outrageous and filthily funny, this tongue-in-cheek X-Men movie tears up the superhero rulebook from within. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Feb 6, 2016
3/5 31% Daddy's Home (2015) The broad comedy is sporadically funny, although watching the humiliations being heaped on nice-guy Brad does get a bit exhausting. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Dec 21, 2015
4/5 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) Director JJ Abrams has delivered the Episode 4 fans were looking for in 1999. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Dec 16, 2015
4/5 91% The Lady In The Van (2015) [A] lovely little film. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 18, 2015
5/5 97% Brooklyn (2015) What sets this apart from lesser romances is the minor characters. Nick Hornby's script (working off Colm Tóibín's best-selling novel) gives the supporting cast plenty to do. Every face fits the part perfectly. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 18, 2015
4/5 86% Steve Jobs (2015) Brainy, brilliant and intensely frustrating -- the latest Steve Jobs movie is a lot like the man himself. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 18, 2015
3/5 29% Under Milk Wood (2015) Welsh hats should be doffed at Rhys Ifans for producing, voicing and starring in this brave second attempt to bring Dylan Thomas's radio "play for voices" to the big screen. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 18, 2015
2/5 25% Kill Your Friends (2016) At no point did I give a monkey's about what happened to Nicholas Hoult's murderous, vacuous A&R man in this muddled Brit flick. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 18, 2015
3/5 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) A proficient but largely forgettable action flick. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Nov 17, 2015
2/5 71% Crimson Peak (2015) Sadly, while this gothic throwback is big on design it's shockingly short on actual scares. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 31, 2015
3/5 45% Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Traditionally zombie movies are valued for their clever satire. This gross-out zom-com aims a bit lower. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 30, 2015
5/5 65% Spectre (2015) This may be the longest Bond film ever made, but it's so entertaining those 148 minutes fly by faster than Bond's new gadget-laden Aston Martin DB10. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 21, 2015
3/5 56% Brahmin Bulls (2014) It's a slight film but an unfussy one that offers warmth, wisdom and gentle comedy. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 7, 2015
4/5 62% The Intern (2015) A touching, insightful and amusing drama based on believable characters and clever ideas. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 2, 2015
4/5 92% The Martian (2015) A witty, gritty survival flick that happily sacrifices good science for great entertainment. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Oct 2, 2015
2/5 73% Everest (2015) This horribly realistic disaster movie may be set at the highest point on the planet but the drama feels surprisingly flat. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Sep 17, 2015
2/5 61% Legend (2015) Helgeland delivers no new revelations in this puddle-deep and fatally familiar retelling of the Krays' careers. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Sep 6, 2015
5/5 98% Inside Out (2015) Like Pixar's best movies -- Up, Toy Story and Wall-E -- this blazingly original coming-of-age story achieves greatness by refusing to talk down to audiences of any size. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 31, 2015
3/5 26% Vacation (2015) Unless you're watching through rose-tinted 80s glasses you should find this a worthy sequel to Chevy Chase's original. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 23, 2015
3/5 8% Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) I think there's just enough in this action-packed reboot to warrant the price of a cinema ticket. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 23, 2015
5/5 87% Straight Outta Compton (2015) Films that are this sharply written, expertly directed and brilliantly acted don't come along too often. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 23, 2015
3/5 13% Sinister 2 (2015) The kids are great and the change of perspective does offer some different chills to the claustrophobic first movie. But there is no big twist to look forward to. And now the ghosts have stepped out of the shadows, they just don't seem that scary. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 21, 2015
4/5 93% The Gift (2015) Like Cape Fear or Fatal Attraction, the chills here come from lines being crossed and waters muddied. It's a small film but surprisingly accomplished one. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 15, 2015
2/5 16% Pixels (2015) James and Sandler just look bored playing the same buffoons they've been playing for years. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 15, 2015
4/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) Funny, stylish and knowingly preposterous, this Sixties-set adventure is just a safari suit away from a Roger Moore era Bond movie. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 15, 2015
3/5 13% Return to Sender (2015) You can probably guess the twist from the trailer, but that doesn't detract from Pike's performance. In fact, with the suspense hobbled, the ball is entirely in her court. She plays it beautifully. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Aug 10, 2015
4/5 61% Southpaw (2015) Jake Gyllenhaal is becoming one of the most interesting actors in Hollywood. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jul 29, 2015
5/5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) As a blockbuster, this comes pretty close to perfection. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jul 27, 2015
80% Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) It's simply an old-fashioned good-versus-evil yarn. And it's all the better for it. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jul 14, 2015
4/5 86% X-Men: First Class (2011) Summer blockbusters don't get much better than this. ‐ Daily Star
Posted Jul 14, 2015