Cara Nash

Cara Nash
Cara Nash's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): FILMINK (Australia)
Publications: FILMINK (Australia)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
46% How To Be Single (2016) It's not exactly subversive, but How To Be Single is still an admirable step forward for the genre. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2016
13% Ride Along 2 (2016) While he's a delight to watch, there's also something exhausting in watching Hart exert himself for a film offering him very little in return. He deserves better, as does the audience. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2016
23% Zoolander 2 (2016) Like its predecessor, the best bits of this sequel are in the isolated moments... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2016
No Score Yet Alvin's Harmonious World Of Opposites (2015) An offbeat, challenging little gem that you'll be turning over in your head for days. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2016
67% The Danish Girl (2015) Tom Hooper transforms this story into the most gorgeous and accessible film that you could make given the subject. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2016
67% The Night Before (2015) It's an entertaining romp and one of the funniest Christmas comedies we've seen for years. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2015
48% Freeheld (2015) Despite all the pros, Freeheld can't help but feel underwhelming. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2015
17% Now Add Honey (2015) Now Add Honey is the best kind of feel-good film: one that's genuinely uplifting, but also has something worth saying. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2015
56% The Dressmaker (2016) There's a wickedly deranged streak running through this film, but it's also a deeply humane piece of storytelling. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2015
82% Mistress America (2015) It seems that Gerwig, Baumbach's real-life partner, has brought a welcome warmth to the director's work, but his wry humour and observations remain just as sharp. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2015
87% The Lobster (2016) For all the absurdity at play, the genius of The Lobster is its depiction of a society and world view that's unsettlingly not all that unfamiliar. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2015
28% Burnt (2015) Cooper never makes his character likeable, but he makes him something better than that: raw and compelling. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2015
67% UNindian (2015) The storytelling feels a little wholesome, but this is ultimately big-hearted fun. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2015
83% The Walk (2015) Whimsically told, the story has the feel of a modern fairytale, and it's clearly an affectionate tribute to the daredevil artist at its centre. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2015
71% Miss You Already (2015) It's a flawed but touching tribute to female friendship and the fierce love that can exist between women -- and that's a rare thing on screen. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2015
46% Irrational Man (2015) The storytelling may come wrapped in Allen's biting wit, but the performances ensure that there's more than satire and irony on display here. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2015
No Score Yet Unity (2015) It may be easy to scoff at Unity on paper, but it's a daring, stirring piece of cinema that isn't afraid to tackle the big questions head-on. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2015
84% Far from Men (2015) Writer/director David Oelhoffen has crafted a soulful, slow-burning western with Far From Men, which is as morally rich as one would expect given its source material, but also considerably more compassionate. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2015
66% Magic Mike XXL (2015) Like Mike and his posse of men when they hit the stage, Magic Mike XXL is a film all too eager to please. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
60% Ruben Guthrie (2015) It's an entertaining trip, but one that's also thought provoking and appropriately sobering. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
89% Women He's Undressed (2016) It's a fitting tribute to a true cinematic trailblazer, and an often under-appreciated artform. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
42% Strangerland (2015) A provocative and powerful look at grief and the strange ways we can react in times of crisis. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2015
90% Clouds of Sils Maria (2015) Pitting Binoche against Stewart is a smart move, as we're literally watching the push and pull of two generations of talent... It's a fascinating relationship that lingers in the mind -- just like this film. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2015
65% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) ...sticks pretty close to the formula of its predecessor, but it's saved by its sly humour, with digs flying thick and fast. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2015
84% While We're Young (2015) While Stiller's Josh may be worried about losing his edge, Baumbach should have no such fears. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2015
61% Samba (2015) Despite its urgent and topical subject matter, this story comes cloaked in charm and humour. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2015
47% A Little Chaos (2015) It's admittedly a gorgeous crowd-pleaser, but one that could have set its sights higher. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2015
68% That Sugar Film (2015) While one never expects this experiment to turn out well, the results are still alarming. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2015
81% Infinitely Polar Bear (2015) Wrapped in a comic playfulness, some may accuse Forbes of trivialising the realities of living with a mentally ill individual, but the storytelling always feels rooted in honesty. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2015
28% Insurgent (2015) "It's disappointing that the script doesn't match the spectacular special effects on display, but it's still a compelling ride." - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2015
86% Top Five (2014) Top Five plays like a great stand-up routine: shambling, honest and packed with laughs - and laughs that stick. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2015
86% Night Moves (2014) Reichardt has crafted a mesmerising, unsettling film about the ripple effects of our decisions and how we live with them. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2015
51% The Interview (2014) While Rogen and Goldberg's stance is clearly anti-North Korean government, the duo don't exactly wave the American flag high either, with the film throwing some hits the way of its own country. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2015
25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) What's troubling and somewhat dangerous is that underneath the twisted sex, this story contains the same template of every aspirational romance. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2015
83% Me, Myself and Mum (2014) Any self-pity is outweighed by a healthy dose of self-deprecating humour. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2015
85% Paper Planes (2015) A rich, imaginative, big-hearted adventure. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2015
100% Folies Bergère (2014) Middle-age restlessness and marital infidelity are hardly untapped topics, especially when it comes to French cinema, but in Marc Fitoussi's gently comedic Folies Bergere, these subjects are explored with a deft, bittersweet touch. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2014
70% 1,000 Times Good Night (2014) It's a rich, fascinating and provocative film that never takes sides or opts for easy answers. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2014
37% Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014) In another actor's hands, Hector -- a self-absorbed psychologist with a superficial understanding of the world around him -- could be a disaster. But Pegg invests his larger-than-life character with genuine heart and soul. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2014
46% Wish I Was Here (2014) Underneath its mawkish layers -- and there's a few to unpack -- Wish I Was Here is an honest, funny, and touching attempt by Braff to tackle serious and relatable themes. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2014
16% Sex Tape (2014) Rather than exploiting its raunchy premise to offer up something honest, this evolves into a pretty textbook comedy. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2014
92% Frank (2014) "The question of why Frank's wearing a giant mask becomes deftly overshadowed by a host of potentially richer questions that turn the mirror on the audience." - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2014
88% Like Father, Like Son (2014) It's a set-up that's the stuff of sensationalist headlines, but under Kore-eda's measured watch, it becomes a tender, thoughtful and moving look at the complex bonds that underpin families - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2014
42% Divergent (2014) If one can push past the fact that its world feels a little too familiar, this is a deftly executed slice of teen sci-fi. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2014
91% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Often lazily and unfairly accused of crafting works that trump style over substance, Anderson's painstaking attention to detail here beautifully serves the story. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2014
95% The LEGO Movie (2014) At its core, The Lego Movie is an ode to imagination, creativity and busting outside the status quo, so it's wholly fitting that the film itself - from its storytelling through to its superb animation - embodies these qualities beautifully. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2014
22% That Awkward Moment (2014) A slick, smug film about three guys, who we slowly, slowly watch get their act together. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2014
63% One Chance (2014) Yes, this plays as sentimental and inoffensive as a winner's first record, but it's also packed with genuine heart. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2014
47% The Book Thief (2013) This handsomely made adaptation plays to its YA audience, but while simple, it's a stirring look at WW2 from the perspective of normal German families. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2014
92% Mistaken for Strangers (2014) Mistaken For Strangers is a documentary about the documentary process itself, as well as a scruffy, but resonant portrait of a younger sibling breaking from the shadow of his older brother. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2014