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David Jenkins

David Jenkins
David Jenkins's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Total Film, Film4, Time Out, thelondonpaper, Little White Lies, Time Out Sydney

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 100%

The Dreamed Ones (2016)

"A film with much more to it than meets the eye." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Dec 2, 2016
5/5 94%

Blue Velvet (1986)

"Every viewing yields new insights. A berserko modern classic." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Dec 2, 2016
3/5 70%

Bleed For This (2016)

"A journeyman effort that's satisfyingly light on melodrama." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 30, 2016
2/5 23%

Bad Santa 2 (2016)

"Once seen, instantly forgotten." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 23, 2016
3/5 60%

Allied (2016)

"The film, like Pitt's performance, is all surface and no feeling." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 21, 2016
3/5 97%

Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2016)

"At least it's ambitious, even if it doesn't quite nail it on the cogent entertainment front." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 18, 2016
3/5 82%

Indignation (2016)

"It's very solid and admirable, if hardly a fun time at the flicks." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 17, 2016
4/5 95%

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

"The film's dutiful thriller mechanics are far less important than its politics - it has passed the test of time more for the small gestures and the iconic lines of dialogue." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 16, 2016
3/5 44%

Dog Eat Dog (2016)

"Instantly forgettable, and there's nothing wrong with that." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 14, 2016
4/5 85%

Francofonia (2016)

"In praise of art, but also a reminder that we need to treasure what we have." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 11, 2016
2/5 93%

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (2016)

"Poorly made, riding on hyperbole rather than insight." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 4, 2016
1/5 73%

You've Been Trumped Too (2016)

"It doesn't help that Baxter himself is ineffectual as both a journalist and a filmmaker, always trying to place himself within the eyeline of his of lens or emphasise what he's doing rather than what Trump is doing." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Nov 2, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet

Further Beyond (2016)

"Covers an insane amount of ground. Multiple viewings are a must." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 26, 2016
4/5 96%

Boyz n the Hood (1991)

"It feels like it should be cheesy and manipulative, but the utter sincerity lifts it immeasurable." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 26, 2016
3/5 92%

Queen of Katwe (2016)

"A set of solid performances power this underdog flick to victory." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
2/5 92%

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

"A realist melodrama that offers little to no nuance." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
4/5 100%

Sonita (2015)

"A clever, engaging and inclusive way to tackle an extremely depressing and complex subject." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 20, 2016
4/5 84%

Kate Plays Christine (2016)

"Greene's humane form of inside-out documentary isn't just interested in technical questions about the medium - it offers a whispered reminder that we're all out there on our own, and perhaps we should try and embrace that." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 12, 2016
95%

The Love Witch (2016)

"It's a neo-sexploitation movie with subtle feminist underpinnings." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 11, 2016
1/5 20%

Inferno (2016)

"If you excised all the shots of people running in Ron Howard's Inferno, the film's entire run time would amount to roughly four minutes." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 11, 2016
3/5 64%

The Greasy Strangler (2016)

"Those who like this will love it. Those who dislike this will want the negative fired into the sun." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 6, 2016
2/5 44%

The Girl on the Train (2016)

"A crushingly perfunctory literary adaptation." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 5, 2016
3/5 100%

The Vanquishing Of The Witch Baba Yaga (2014)

"The film plays a single note, but it's satisfyingly off-key and is delivered in a range of volumes and textures." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 30, 2016
3/5 98%

Under The Shadow (2016)

"Though ostensibly a horror movie, Babak Anvari's Under the Shadow is also a bluntly effective screed on everyday female suppression." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 29, 2016
3/5 83%

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

"Some good stuff in here, but it never really gets better than good." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 21, 2016
4/5 96%

De Palma (2016)

"Riveting and highly entertaining." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 19, 2016
5/5 No Score Yet

El Sur (The South) (1988)

"Perfection." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 16, 2016
3/5 63%

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

"It's a really solid, really fun classical shoot 'em up." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 15, 2016
2/5 69%

The Infiltrator (2016)

"Unlike its undercover hero, plays it very safe." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 13, 2016
2/5 No Score Yet

Theo and Hugo (Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau) (2016)

"It's downhill after the first half." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 9, 2016
2/5 82%

Captain Fantastic (2016)

"Lots of mixed messages, little in the way of excitement." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 9, 2016
4/5 88%

The Blue Room (2014)

"Bursting with melancholy insight." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 8, 2016
3/5 70%

Café Society (2016)

"Ponderous and light, though it comes into its own with the heartening climax." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 30, 2016
4/5 100%

Things to Come (L'avenir) (2016)

"If you like Isabelle Huppert, you might want to block out a week in the diary for this one." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 30, 2016
2/5 59%

War Dogs (2016)

"Hard to imagine a less imaginative rendering of this story." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 26, 2016
5/5 79%

Julieta (2016)

"Almodóvar back to his very best." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 25, 2016
2/5 77%

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

"When the biggest laugh of your entire movie is a Ringo Starr ad-lib, you know it's time to go back and hit that drawing board real hard." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 23, 2016
4/5 100%

Behemoth (Bei xi mo shou) (2015)

"Rich, deep and eventually very moving." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 18, 2016
3/5 95%

Tickled (2016)

"A stranger-than-fiction voyage into that cultural abyss known as the internet." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 18, 2016
2/5 60%

Black (2015)

"El Arbi and Fallah will be back, and probably with something stronger than this." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 18, 2016
5/5 85%

Cosmos (2016)

"Not by any means for the faint of heart, Cosmos is nonetheless a juddering cloudburst of pure visual and aural energy, a rare instance of deep intellectual enquiry buoyed by unexpected jolts of pulsing emotion." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 17, 2016
2/5 74%

Valley Of Love (2016)

"Promises much, but ends up feeling strangely underpowered and insincere." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 12, 2016
3/5 86%

Sweet Bean (An) (2016)

"No pretension or faux-poeticism - just a well-made domestic drama." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 5, 2016
3/5 89%

Sid and Nancy (1986)

"Well put together, but something of an ordeal to get through." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 2, 2016
2/5 81%

The Commune (Kollektivet) (2015)

"The wait continues for Thomas Vinterberg to prove that Festen wasn't a fluke." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 28, 2016
3/5 82%

Chevalier (2016)

"It's fun but testing. Intentionally infuriating, perhaps." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 20, 2016
1/5 13%

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)

"It's hard to think of how an animated feature could be more insultingly lazy than Ice Age: Collision Course." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 15, 2016
3/5 92%

Summertime (La Belle Saison) (2016)

"A gentle piece of romantic escapism with Hollywood-sized emotions." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 15, 2016
3/5 72%

Ghostbusters (2016)

"Candy floss cinema of the highest order." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 10, 2016
4/5 85%

A Poem Is A Naked Person (2015)

"A down and dirty mash-up of colourful sound and imagery." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Jul 8, 2016
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