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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
2/5 60% War Dogs (2016) Hard to imagine a less imaginative rendering of this story.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2016
5/5 84% Julieta (2016) Almodóvar back to his very best.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
4/5 100% Behemoth (Bei xi mo shou) (2017) Rich, deep and eventually very moving.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2016
5/5 81% 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
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2016
2/5 72% Valley Of Love (2016) Promises much, but ends up feeling strangely underpowered and insincere.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
3/5 84% Sweet Bean (An) (2016) No pretension or faux-poeticism - just a well-made domestic drama.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2016
2/5 79% The Commune (Kollektivet) (2015) The wait continues for Thomas Vinterberg to prove that Festen wasn't a fluke.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2016
3/5 82% Chevalier (2016) It's fun but testing. Intentionally infuriating, perhaps.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2016
1/5 15% 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2016
3/5 73% Ghostbusters (2016) Candy floss cinema of the highest order.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2016
4/5 86% A Poem Is A Naked Person (2015) A down and dirty mash-up of colourful sound and imagery.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2016
5/5 92% Queen of Earth (2015) A lifetime pass for Perry - anything he makes from here on in will be of interest.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
2/5 78% From Afar (Desde Allá) (2016) All signs point to director Vigas going on to make something much better.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
3/5 93% Notes on Blindness (2016) A mature, respectable, gently moving discussion that lacks a killer hook.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2016
4/5 57% Poor Cow (1967) Moody, poetic and artful. Another side of Ken Loach.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
2/5 22% Ma ma (2016) A hugely charismatic turn by Penélope Cruz is wasted.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2016
2/5 90% Suburra (2015) Might as well be titled Misc Gangster Film #78253.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2016
2/5 92% The Violators (2015) An unfocused and overly convenient story, but there are some glimmers of promise.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2016
2/5 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) Dazzling in the moment, but instantly forgettable.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2016
3/5 83% The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015) The film runs out of steam by about the half way mark, where matters of unequivocally passed through the gates of Hell.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2016
4/5 93% Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) (2016) Mixes political and observational documentary to profound effect.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2016
2/5 7% Mother's Day (2016) Quality levels are dangerously low, yet entertainment value is rather high.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2016
3/5 100% Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach (2016) Hardly revelatory, but Ken seems like a nice fellow.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2016
4/5 100% Only Yesterday (2016) A(nother) animated marvel from one of cinema's unsung maestros.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2016
4/5 96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) It's a big ol' mess of a movie, but an extremely lovable one.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 25, 2016
2/5 58% Journey To The Shore (Kishibe No Tabi) (2015) A neat concept, but dull as all hell.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 19, 2016
2/5 96% Sing Street (2016) Like a tie-in soundtrack album in search of a movie.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2016
3/5 93% The Seventh Fire (2016) A thematically familiar, yet involving debut feature by Jack Pettibone Riccobono.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
3/5 71% Our Kind of Traitor (2016) The petition to secure Susanna White directing duties on the next Bond movie starts right here.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
1/5 57% Money Monster (2016) It's a film with absolutely nothing going on.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 12, 2016
3/5 90% Green Room (2016) It's all put together with great skill, but never quite manages to deliver more than its modest, stripped-back story will allow.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 10, 2016
3/5 20% I Saw the Light (2016) One of the better music biopics.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
2/5 87% Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) This feels like a very sad story that's been reconfigured to feel buoyant and charming. We're invited to point and laugh at Jenkins.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2016
5/5 46% Knight of Cups (2016) It's Terrence frickin' Malick... Stand up and pay attention.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted May 3, 2016
1/5 13% Special Correspondents (2016) Dubious, unfunny, protracted wish-fulfilment. Quite, quite awful.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2016
4/5 87% Heaven Knows What (2015) Lasts 90 minutes, but you could happily spend hours in the dangerous company of Harley.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2016
3/5 100% A Flickering Truth (2015) A fascinating study on a specific situation which speaks of the wider world.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2016
2/5 46% The Take (Bastille Day) (2016) Fine. Nothing more.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2016
5/5 89% Arabian Nights: Volume 3, the Enchanted One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado) (2015) A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
5/5 100% Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 2, O Desolado) (2015) A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
5/5 97% Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto) (2015) A glowing lovesong to Portugal performed by a man who has mastered a range of exotic instruments.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 97% Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016) Certainly a higher tier of artist profile doc.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
3/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Calling this 'the best Marvel movie' is equivalent to proclaiming 'this is the best Dorito I've ever tasted.'‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2016
4/5 72% Louder Than Bombs (2016) Tells a familiar story in a new and vital way.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2016
2/5 59% Eisenstein In Guanajuato (2016) Formally dazzling, emotionally empty.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2016