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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 No Score Yet The Song Keepers (2017) While there are problems here (and a lack of real tension), the ladies themselves are engaging and their singing is beautiful.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
6/10 75% The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) Offering something of a Downton Abbey reunion, this is an ensemble piece with good work from the whole cast.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
5/10 81% The Party (2018) Adding up to not very much and looking very pale in an age of two-hour-plus, actually cinematic blockbusters, this also throws in a series of easily guessable twists that prove more annoying than gleefully blackly comic.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
5/10 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Anderson's latest is nevertheless all a bit twee, and there's really something very dubious about the whole thing, no matter how glorious the voice cast might be, or how cute the dogs are. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
No Score Yet Have You Seen The Listers? (2017) It's a story we've heard before but the honest and upfront nature of Lister's narration keeps you watching, while director Eddie Martin imbues it all with a quietly powerful sense of regret and a sweetly Aussie melancholia. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
7/10 93% Walking Out (2017) This battle-for-survival-type drama treads familiar territory and offers some warmth but never seems quite as powerful as it should be.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
7/10 95% A Quiet Place (2018) Krasinski and screenwriters Bryan Woods and Scott Beck ensure that this is as much about the family as it is the monster stuff, and therefore it's surprisingly moving at times.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
92% Love, Simon (2018) Often funny in a decidedly wry and even dark fashion, this isn't sexually explicit but instead proves to be more about the pain and uncertainty of coming-out at a time when people think they're so accepting - but aren't really.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
6/10 93% This Is England (2007) Nevertheless a must-see for Smiths' devotees willing to be deprived of just about everything Smiths.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Oh-so-awkward and irksomely pompous.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
96% The Death of Stalin (2018) Iannucci's fondness for chat does overwhelm certain scenes, but this is still ruthlessly funny, if not quite knockabout hilarious, which makes you wonder if something more subversive and satirical is going on.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
42% Mary Magdalene (2018) Everyone looks way too clean, they endlessly pontificate in a variety of accents and it's awfully hard nowadays to take any biblical movie seriously since Monty Python's Life Of Brian.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
5/10 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) This one could well have bored the tusks off Gamera.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
5/10 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Tomb Raider's back and rebooted with grit and more human designs, but this outing proves as predictably silly as its forebears.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
8/10 91% Human Flow (2017) Ai Weiwei's epic study of the ever-worsening refugee crisis was shot in 23 countries over the course of a year, and while it differs from many this is nevertheless among the most moving and devastating chronicles of life you'll see in 2018.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
5/10 54% 12 Strong (2018) Oddly wanting to be a Western at times (only with tanks, machine guns and lots of bloody and burning corpses), it's full of iffy racial profiling, simplistic politics, soapbox speeches and distortions of the truth.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
7/10 73% The Mercy (2017) Firth's tremendous and certainly shipshape performance ensures that we understand and feel for him.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Quite the odd couple, they nevertheless seem perfectly suited, and Bening and Bell play them with plenty of heart, horny humour and a powerfully realistic, anti-Hollywood pain.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
7/10 84% The Square (2017) There's much here to enjoy, from Moss' funny performance to some gags during a virtual cameo by Dominic West...It's a sometimes lushly cinematic saga that makes heavy (if sometimes awkward) points about all sorts of pressing contemporary topics.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
99% Timbuktu (2015) Obviously made on a low, low budget with many non-actors, this is nevertheless often visually gorgeous and feels painfully real.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
14% Winchester (2018) Simultaneously the Spierigs' most elaborate (and surely expensive) film and their most disappointing, this is still probably worth persevering with for Mirren lovers and diehard devotees of paranormal pics.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) A Fantastic Woman is toplined by a beautifully-controlled performance by Daniela Vega.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
7/10 69% Finding Your Feet (2018) [Its flaws] hardly matters for this one's target audience, who'll love all the performances, tap their toes to a soundtrack that veers from Glenn Miller to The Big Bopper to Chic, and happily tear up at all the sad stuff.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
7/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) This is strongly-acted throughout but really held together by Ronan.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
7/10 96% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther gives the eponymous hero a whole epic to himself and the complicated story of his long-hidden homeland with some pseudo-Shakespearean power struggles.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
5/10 25% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) [Casting the subjects is] risky move that occasionally makes proceedings seem awfully real - but, more often, really awkward.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
8/10 67% Happy End (2017) [Happy End] is study of estrangement, dehumanisation and dread.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
5/10 41% Den of Thieves (2018) There are a few tricks and tropes that aren't quite what you're expecting into the final act here, but in order to get to them you need to trudge through oodles of potty-mouthed he-man nonsense and characters who you'd cross the street to avoid.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
7/10 91% Phantom Thread (2018) Multi-tasker Anderson's ruthlessly exacting handling of the material here (the finicky historical period, the gorgeous dresses, the lovingly semi-old-school camerawork) is rather mirrored in the anal-retentively precise way that Reynolds carries on.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2018
8/10 94% Sweet Country (2018) Sweet Country [has a] palpable sense of quiet sadness - and anger - sure to move any audience.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
7/10 90% I, Tonya (2018) This offers fine work from Robbie, Janney, Stan, Hauser and Bobby Cannavale.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
8/10 82% Molly's Game (2018) Molly's Game is very impressive, at times ruthlessly funny and, despite a 140 minute running time, awfully gripping.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
8/10 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Shannon, Jenkins, Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg all turn in fine work here, but this is still all about Jones and Hawkins.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
7/10 85% Mary and The Witch's Flower (2018) With this English-dubbed version personally supervised by the director, Yonebayashi's film also offers non-computer animation that's mostly lavish, lovely and only occasionally shuddery. There's also plenty of fantastical, even surreal inventions.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
6/10 76% Swinging Safari (2018) While there's plenty here to enjoy it's also so loud, fast and eye-wateringly garish that you'll probably need a Bex and a good lie down afterwards.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
7/10 85% Darkest Hour (2017) It's a remarkable performance, any way you look at it, and one of the unreliable Oldman's best.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
8/10 87% The Post (2018) This has very strong work from Streep and Hanks alongside a large cast.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
7/10 78% All the Money in the World (2017) Anything too iffy is mostly offset by a strong cast and some tense and gripping scenes, especially into the second half.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
9/10 92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) It's a portrayal of great power yet moving stillness, and heartfelt humour combined with a ferocious will, as Mildred will not give up and will not stop.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
7/10 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Too long at 132 minutes, Guadagnino's Call Me By Your Name still has much that impresses, from the beautiful, sometimes sun-struck cinematography to the occasionally cutting humour to Timothée's spot-on portrayal of surly teenage awkwardness.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
7/10 66% Breathe (2017) It looks like the much-loved character actor-turned-debut director got all his starry mates to appear too and they're all pretty splendid.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
8/10 97% Coco (2017) Coco features intriguing tensions between the need to love your nearest and dearest yet be ready to say goodbye, and the need to understand and respect the past.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
6/10 100% Paddington 2 (2018) With the expected soft-heartedness, a few glorious gags, a nod to the Paddington TV series and especially funny turns by Gleeson and Grant, this is surely the best option for a Christmas movie for the whole family.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
5/10 71% Ferdinand (2017) This is still going to have a hard time charming most silly season crowds because, again, it's all about the whole barbaric business of bullfighting - no matter how you try and sugarcoat it.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
7/10 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) With deft direction by Johnson and his script that has its ominous and mythical moments but never quite feels over-the-top or silly, this features strong work from Hamill, Ridley, Driver and Boyega.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
7/10 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) Franco's performance as Wiseau is an extreme, frightening, hair-tearingly bizarre and almost always hilarious feat of daring. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
98% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) Katabuchi's saga of course lacks the monstrous nature of so much manga, instead telling a very human - if still sweeping - tale with few traces of the fantastic.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
7/10 85% Wonder (2017) Wilson is very likeable here and Roberts delivers one of her best characterisations in years, but this is all about the kids.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
7/10 63% Shot Caller (2017) Featuring a cast of serious blokes, ugly violence and a creeping sense of danger and doom, it's still a fairly modest offering that could well slip through the cracks, although diehard fans of Game Of Thrones will surely be rushing out to catch this one.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
7/10 88% The Untamed (La región salvaje) (2017) Braver and broader-minded punters who can handle its head-scratching aspects and wild raunchiness should find much to enjoy. Others, however, might be seriously alienated.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017