Dave Calhoun Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Dave Calhoun

Dave Calhoun
Dave Calhoun's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Sydney Morning Herald, Time Out, Time Out Sydney

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 93% Fences (2016) Washington is very good, but it's Davis - hurt, proud, determined - who's the star of this show.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
4/5 76% T2 Trainspotting (2017) It has just enough of those two ingredients that made the first film such a gem: style and soul.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
4/5 73% Sing (2016) The animation itself might not be the most inventive out there (this isn't Pixar), but where Sing soars is in its one-by-one attention to its ensemble of beasts and its obvious passion for music‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2016
3/5 18% Assassin's Creed (2016) The relentless gloom can feel oppressive, but there's plenty of ambition here, especially in the layered storytelling and woozy sense of time and place, with plenty of soaring aerial shots that nod quietly to the all-seeing eye of a computer game.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
4/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) A punchy standalone action tale about a spunky Rebel Alliance resistance group.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
3/5 90% Uncle Howard (2016) A testament to lives cut short and stories half-told.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
4/5 100% Things to Come (L'avenir) (2016) It echoes Hansen-Løve's previous films in her delicate approach to the passing of time and her sensitivity toward life's expectations and disappointments.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
4/5 95% Moana (2016) There's not a prince or potential husband in sight; Moana's future is entirely defined by her leadership and ability to fend off the mansplaining know-it-all Maui. As messages go, we'll take it.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
4/5 100% The New Man (2016) A playful, painful film, artful and honest.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
2/5 82% Indignation (2016) A mildly interesting coming-of-age tale, nothing more.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2016
4/5 97% 13th (2016) The film is both a powerful work of history and a lucid argument for change.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
3/5 90% Courted (L'hermine) (2015) Fitfully entertaining, with some grabby trial scenes.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2016
4/5 91% Southside With You (2016) A small, successful sketch of now-great lives.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2016
4/5 76% The Lovers And The Despot (2016) Compelling as a Cold War thriller.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2016
4/5 90% The Clan (El Clan) (2016) Pablo Trapero recalls the case in gruesome, macabre detail, exploring it with energy and elan.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2016
4/5 95% The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016) A sparky, moving and funny film about John, Paul, George and Ringo, whose own youthful words provide the film's best moments.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2016
3/5 83% The Bleeder (2016) One for forgiving fans of macho nostalgia fests.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
5/5 100% One More Time With Feeling (2016) A deeply personal film, uncomfortable to watch at times. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
3/5 78% Frantz (2017) Slightly over-polite, but the sense of festering postwar anger and pain is strong.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
4/5 86% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) There aren't many shades of grey in 'Hacksaw Ridge', but it follows through its purpose with vigour, confidence and swagger‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
4/5 93% La La Land (2016) Breaking into song and dance can be both deadly serious and a whole lot of fun.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2016
2/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Feels almost unbearably cruel and cynical. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2016
3/5 94% Arrival (2016) Plenty of smart ideas and bravura visuals.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2016
4/5 89% The Childhood of a Leader (2016) This is not always a subtle film, but its spooky mood leaves a strong impression.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2016
4/5 93% Swallows and Amazons (2016) It's a charmingly old-fashioned family adventure - one that you can imagine several generations of a family gathering to watch on a rainy grey Sunday afternoon.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2016
4/5 26% Suicide Squad (2016) A twisted B-side to some of the slicker comic book movies. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2016
3/5 63% The Killing$ of Tony Blair (2016) If you need a nauseating reminder of why so many Brits feel alienated from the political centre, here it is.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2016
3/5 92% Summertime (La Belle Saison) (2016) A sensitive and moving tale.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2016
4/5 100% The Hard Stop (2015) An essential watch if you want better to understand the city and people around you.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2016
3/5 36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) This isn't quite the jungle VIP - but it's got a little swing.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2016
4/5 93% Notes on Blindness (2016) The depiction of early 1980s Britain - dark, rainy, almost entirely brown - is especially vivid. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2016
4/5 93% Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) (2016) What role can cinema play in making sense of Europe's migrant crisis?‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2016
3/5 72% My King (Mon roi) (2016) Maïwenn is unafraid of grand gestures and big emotional moments.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 24, 2016
3/5 30% Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) Barely leaves you time to think.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 23, 2016
3/5 57% The Neon Demon (2016) Gorgeous, obvious, vapid, beautiful, a bit boring.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
5/5 93% Toni Erdmann (2016) A sly evocation of the absurdities and banalities of modern life. Just brilliant. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
3/5 89% Loving (2016) A sensible, compassionate but nigglingly uncomplicated drama.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
3/5 79% American Honey (2016) A bold film, full of energy and spunk, but a patchy, half-formed, rambling one too.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
3/5 61% The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue) (2016) Lacks the clarity and parable-like meaning of the brothers' best films.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
5/5 90% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) A brutally honest movie.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
4/5 84% Julieta (2016) A sombre, ravishing study of grief, guilt and burden.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
4/5 75% The BFG (2016) The giant that Spielberg has created with Mark Rylance is testament to how fast technology is moving: he's a fleshy marvel, full of personality, flaws and life.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 14, 2016
4/5 93% I, Daniel Blake (2016) A spare film, muted in colour - and all the more powerful and urgent for it.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
4/5 94% Sieranevada (2016) A claustrophobic, quietly absurd family portrait.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
3/5 57% Money Monster (2016) 'Dog Day Afternoon' for dough-brains.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
2/5 70% Café Society (2016) A pretty, rambling, minor distraction.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
4/5 71% Our Kind of Traitor (2016) Reveals our world to be run by snakes. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 11, 2016
4/5 93% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) An intimate, warm embrace of a film.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2016
4/5 100% I Am Belfast (2015) A boldly messy and impressionistic film.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2016
3/5 100% Couple In A Hole (2015) Story is thin on the ground, but there's mystery and unease in spades.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2016