Carey-Ann Pawsey

Carey-Ann Pawsey
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Orca Sound

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 100% Aloners (2021) Aloners is Hong Sung-eun's first film and it announces her as a voice to be listened to in the film world. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
1.5/5 No Score Yet Gunfight at Dry River (2021) There has got to be better ways to spend money and utilize the talents of people. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 100% Attica (2021) Stanley Nelson undertakes a fresh look at the largest prison uprising in U.S. history. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 82% Violet (2021) Bateman shows herself to be a filmmaker with a precise idea of what she wants to communicate and the vision to pull it off. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3.5/5 92% The Power of the Dog (2021) Only in the skilled hands of a director like Jane Campion could the ambitious project be brought forth in such an impactful way. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 75% The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021) This is a film bursting with imagination. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3.5/5 24% Lakewood (2021) This one is a race against time for a mother who goes through a roller coaster of emotions. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 93% The Good House (2021) It is a great role for Sigourney Weaver. Allows her to show sides of her talent she hasn't often been able to. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 39% Joe Bell (2021) It is a film which aims for and packs an emotional punch. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 77% Surge (2020) Heavy on atmosphere and often surreal, the film hinges on the performance of Ben Whishaw. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 83% This Is the Year (2021) Filled with laughs, crushes and heightened emotions. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet With Drawn Arms (2020) Racial and social injustice continues today and makes documentaries like this one relevant and necessary. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2021
3/5 80% The Mayberry Effect (2021) Film is a doc that explores the long time popularity of the Andy Griffith Show and it has influenced pop culture. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3/5 87% Superhost (2021) There are no layers here. Brandon Christensen's film is just meant to be entertaining and occasionally scary. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3/5 88% Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) Bottom line is that they have returned to the things that made the series so successful for so long. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3.5/5 93% Mogul Mowgli (2021) Riz Ahmed is on a hot streak. Everything he touches or acts in seems to turn to gold. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
2.5/5 No Score Yet The Fatal Raid (2019) This is a film that really doesn't know which direction it wants to go in. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3/5 75% Powder Keg (Krudttønden) (2021) An interesting aspect of the film is how it looks at the radicalization of those who were involved in the terrorist act. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
2.5/5 No Score Yet The Land of Owls (2021) What we have here is a niche film. Meaning it will take a certain kind of viewer to be willing to sit through a film of this sort. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3/5 53% Finding You (2021) Yes, the romantic comedy is like many others you have probably seen before. Totally predictable. Yet inoffensive. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
3.5/5 86% The Card Counter (2021) It has that inner dialogue heavy script as well as themes like loneliness and troubled people. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2021
88% Rushed (2020) A powerful film with a a clear message regarding the tragedy of it all and how that can sometimes snowball into further violence. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
No Score Yet Battle for Afghanistan (2019) Often heartwrenching reminder of a past war in the war torn country of Afghanistan. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
80% Paper Tiger (2020) It is great to find a film in which the important topic of mental health is dealt with in a serious and respectful way. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
No Score Yet The Legend of Tayos (2021) Who was telling the truth here? The further you get into the watching of The Legend of Tayos the more questions crop up. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2021
50% Baby, Don't Cry (2021) Bai, as an actress and writer, demonstrates a unique vision and way to tell a story. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2021
2/5 No Score Yet Rollers (2021) Heart is in the right place, but at the end because of the cheesy dialogue, poor vision and uneven acting it never really is fleshed out. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 79% Black Widow (2021) Too bad that, unlike DCs Wonder Woman, they did not give Black Widow a good story when away from the boys. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 56% Broken Diamonds (2021) Tells the tale of mental illness but not told from the perspective of the person afflicted rather from those who take care of them. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 76% North Hollywood (2020) While the film does have its flaws, you cannot help be somewhat won over by its enthusiasm. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
2.5/5 89% The Nest (2021) Relies on anxiety and attempting to unsettle those watching. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 97% The Boy Behind the Door (2020) What you have here is a solid horror film. Horror and not gore. High on tension. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
1.5/5 20% Nemesis (2021) Not really a complete, coherent body of work, rather it feels like a bunch of scenes stitched together. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 59% The Last Mercenary (2021) This is pretty much a satire of all the special agent type films. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 81% Super 8 (2011) Really recreates childhood and that over emphasis on simple occurrences.. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
2/5 No Score Yet Destination Marfa (2021) Hard to follow. Not because it was complex, rather it was confusing. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
2.5/5 59% John and the Hole (2021) Filled with dark humour it explores the issues of freedom and adulthood with a twist. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3.5/5 88% Dream Horse (2021) The film by Euros Lyn is not a tricky one in that it gives you exactly what it promises to. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2021
3/5 40% Silent Night (2020) All kinds of fun in the form of dark humour, great cinematography, gritty dialogue, cool music, and solid performances from the cast. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 100% Black Conflux (2019) Mature work which features an eye catching look. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3.5/5 87% Shirley (2020) Moss once again demonstrates that she is more than up to the task of carrying a film on her shoulders. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet American 965 (2021) No matter how you feel about Loraine's biases you do have to acknowledge that much research went into the making of this doc. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 71% The Winter Lake (2021) A mystery to be revealed. Revealed it will be piece by piece. Getting more and more ominous as the film advances. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 90% Rock, Paper and Scissors (Piedra, papel y tijera) (2019) Though it is a rather slow in pace film, plenty of tension runs throughout. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 95% Marathon (2021) Lots of fun here. Laughs combined with a couple of surprises. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3/5 71% Love Type D (2019) An interesting addition to the romantic comedy lore filled with likable characters, laughs, heartfelt moments, and...well, love. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
3.5/5 100% Lift Like a Girl (2020) A documentary which takes a look at a community within the sports world which we don't often hear about or even know about. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
4/5 91% A Quiet Place Part II (2021) The perfect example of a film which was made to be seen in a movie theatre is A Quiet Place Part II. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2021
90% Les nôtres (2021) Though at times a difficult watch it is still compelling. It is not only the story which sucks you in but the acting of Bierre and Farley. Both act the hell out of their characters and show that evil can exist even in the quiet. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2021
100% Father of the Cyborgs (2021) Even though science is far from my wheelhouse I really found this documentary interesting. - Orca Sound EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021