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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
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
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 73% Ghostbusters (2016) Candy floss cinema of the highest order. ‐ Little White Lies
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
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
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
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
Posted Jun 28, 2016
4/5 57% Poor Cow (1967) Moody, poetic and artful. Another side of Ken Loach. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 26, 2016
2/5 22% Ma ma (2016) A hugely charismatic turn by Penélope Cruz is wasted. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 24, 2016
2/5 90% Suburra (2015) Might as well be titled Misc Gangster Film #78253. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted Jun 17, 2016
2/5 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) Dazzling in the moment, but instantly forgettable. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted Jun 10, 2016
4/5 93% Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) (2016) Mixes political and observational documentary to profound effect. ‐ Little White Lies
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
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
Posted Jun 2, 2016
4/5 100% Only Yesterday (2016) A(nother) animated marvel from one of cinema's unsung maestros. ‐ Little White Lies
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
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
Posted May 19, 2016
2/5 96% Sing Street (2016) Like a tie-in soundtrack album in search of a movie. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 18, 2016
3/5 92% The Seventh Fire (2016) A thematically familiar, yet involving debut feature by Jack Pettibone Riccobono. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted May 13, 2016
1/5 57% Money Monster (2016) It's a film with absolutely nothing going on. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted May 10, 2016
3/5 20% I Saw the Light (2016) One of the better music biopics. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted May 4, 2016
5/5 46% Knight of Cups (2016) It's Terrence frickin' Malick... Stand up and pay attention. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 3, 2016
1/5 13% Special Correspondents (2016) Dubious, unfunny, protracted wish-fulfilment. Quite, quite awful. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 30, 2016
4/5 86% Heaven Knows What (2015) Lasts 90 minutes, but you could happily spend hours in the dangerous company of Harley. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted Apr 27, 2016
2/5 47% The Take (Bastille Day) (2016) Fine. Nothing more. ‐ Little White Lies
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
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
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
Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 97% Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016) Certainly a higher tier of artist profile doc. ‐ Little White Lies
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
Posted Apr 20, 2016
4/5 72% Louder Than Bombs (2016) Tells a familiar story in a new and vital way. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 18, 2016
2/5 59% Eisenstein In Guanajuato (2016) Formally dazzling, emotionally empty. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 15, 2016
4/5 93% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) A film that whispers its message, which is nice sometimes. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 13, 2016
3/5 93% The Last Man On The Moon (2016) A biographical tale that captures more than just the story. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 10, 2016
3/5 90% Dheepan (2016) Dheepan is, for most of its runtime, a satisfyingly even-handed and non-judgmental story of culture shock. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 6, 2016
2/5 17% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) Please, please, please: no more Huntsman movies. Thanks! ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 4, 2016
3/5 84% Victoria (2015) Sebastian Schipper's sensational single-take thriller is an ode to the art of filmmaking. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
2/5 75% Mammal (2015) Griffiths is good and she does what she needs to do, though the film never for a moment feels emotionally or psychologically credible. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
2/5 64% Black Mountain Poets (2015) In its blind search for profundity, it's a film which loses sight of what makes it interesting in the first place. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 31, 2016
3/5 73% Disorder (Maryland) (2016) Lots of good stuff here. Winocour will go on to make even stronger films. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
2/5 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) For Snyder, it's among his better films, even though it doesn't offer a single memorable image or idea. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
3/5 89% Speed Sisters (2017) It's a scrappy piece of work, but all the more fascinating for it. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2016
1/5 9% Rock the Kasbah (2015) Unfunny, and also casually offensive. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 18, 2016
5/5 86% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) A marvel. The 'best film of 2016' race starts here. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 12, 2016