Anthony O'Connor

Anthony O'Connor
Anthony O'Connor's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): FILMINK (Australia)

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
10/20 68% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) ....a whole lot of noisy nothing. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
16/20 59% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) ...enjoyable from start to finish and exciting and wide-eyed in a way that should liven even the most jaded and black-hearted audience member. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2019
15/20 69% Lords of Chaos (2019) ...pretty bloody entertaining... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
12/20 47% Escape Room (2019) ...the biggest puzzle of Escape Room is why they didn't spend a little more developing such a promising idea. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
15/20 70% The Mule (2018) ...part old man wish-fulfillment fantasy and part amiable cinematic victory lap. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
12/20 37% Glass (2019) ...well made, well acted, gorgeously shot film that is worth a look, but for audience members invested in these stories, in these characters, it may prove a somewhat sluggish and deflating experience. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
15/20 71% Piercing (2019) ...a quirky, sometimes nasty, two-hander. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
15/20 26% Mortal Engines (2018) ...imaginative fun and escapist adventure. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2018
14/20 60% The House That Jack Built (2018) It can happily sit among the ranks of extreme cinema like Cannibal Holocaust, Salo and A Serbian Film as movies very few people will be able to sit all the way through, much less enjoy. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
17/20 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) a two hour-long explosion of joy and colour, brimming with laughter and heart... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
13/20 77% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) ...a zom com that attempts to gnaw on something a little different. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2018
16/20 81% Overlord (2018) ... a cracking yarn that meshes the war and horror genres and comes up with an absolute belter of a flick. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
9/20 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) ...sort of fun at the start, kinda agreeable at the end, but will suck your whimsy dry for most of its runtime. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
8/20 40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) ...relentlessly mediocre... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
14/20 65% Suspiria (2018) ...a gorgeously shot art film with striking imagery and solid performances... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2018
15/20 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) The performances are superb, the direction sublime, and the soundtrack to kill for. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
16/20 79% Halloween (2018) ...breathes new life into a much-abused franchise. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
5/20 29% Venom (2018) ...a couple of moderately entertaining moments aside the flick is a dud, making bafflingly poor decisions at almost every turn. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
26% The Nun (2018) Some striking images aside, there's little to thrill or engage here... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
23% Mile 22 (2018) ...wince-inducing in the extreme... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
3.5/20 23% The Happytime Murders (2018) ...like being shot in the face with an icy cold blast of humour-retardant chemicals. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
9.5/20 49% Superfly (2018) ...super average... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
90% The Breaker Upperers (2018) ...a film that's absolutely worth dating, but is unlikely to be "the one". - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) ...an easy film to recommend to adventurous genre lovers. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
16/20 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) ...a joyous, violent, profane and occasionally quite sweet cinema experience worthy of the original. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
32% Super Troopers 2 (2018) ...basically a thin premise to provide context for the chaps of Broken Lizard to indulge in lengthy, often very funny, sketches... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2018
15% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) ...an overlong, uneven, occasionally unintentionally funny, weirdly toothless horror flick... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) ...while it never becomes eye-rollingly awful, it rarely attains a level much higher than mildly interesting. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
91% Phantom Thread (2018) ...a sumptuous, elegant, exquisite creation of the finest quality, stitched together by a master of the craft. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2018
13/20 35% Jigsaw (2017) Despite containing elements of sequel, prequel and reboot, Jigsaw feels very much like business as usual. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
72% Happy Death Day (2017) Ultimately Happy Death Day isn't quite the film it could have been. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
4% Flatliners (2017) ...the kind of film you'll forget even exists in five years so why not cut out the middleman and just forget it now? - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
53% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) ...manages to be sporadically engaging but is too bloated and unwieldy to hit the mark like its predecessor. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
85% It (2017) ...a big, ballsy, crowd-pleasing monster movie with wonderful characters, creative scares and a sense of style... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
10.50/20 54% 47 Meters Down (2017) It's tense, edge-of-your-seat stuff... for a while. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2017
16% The Dark Tower (2017) The Dark Tower is a bad film, certainly, but even worse it's a profoundly ordinary one. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
100% Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D (2017) Terminator 2: Judgement Day was a great film when it was released 26 years ago and remains a great film today. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
70% Annabelle: Creation (2017) Annabelle: Creation is the first Conjuring spin-off that actually feels worthy of its source material. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
87% It Comes At Night (2017) It Comes At Night is a slow-burn family drama with thriller moments and a tone more in keeping with apocalyptic feel-bad flick, The Road. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2017
16/20 93% Wonder Woman (2017) A bright, exciting film that manages to meld the more epic "gods among us" DC-style with moments of levity and pathos. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2017
66% Alien: Covenant (2017) Alien: Covenant lays on the gore and ratchets up the shocks to eye-popping extremes. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2017
98% Get Out (2017) Get Out is an effective, thought-provoking, slow-burn thriller - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
80% T2 Trainspotting (2017) T2 Trainspotting is about the comedown and facing the consequences - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
13.5/20 37% Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2017) Genuinely enjoyable popcorn entertainment that's dumber than a sack of monkey trousers but fun nonetheless. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
8/20 17% Assassin's Creed (2016) ...an exercise in joyless frowning and desperately unconvincing drama. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
3/20 20% Underworld: Blood Wars (2017) ...you'd be better off staying home and doing literally anything else. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2016
16/20 87% The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) ...an effective and engaging mystery with some unexpected twists and turns... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2016
16/20 49% 31 (2016) It's bloody and noisy and super stylish... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2016
11/20 82% Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) ...an exercise in pedestrian storytelling with minimal tension... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2016
15/20 74% Wiener-Dog (2016) ...an engaging, albeit slight, adventure that toys with the absurdity of mortality. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2016