David Michael Brown

David Michael Brown
David Michael Brown's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Empire Magazine Australasia

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 90% Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2013) A fascinating, if workmanlike, insight into the life of a legend. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2013
3/5 51% The Man With the Iron Fists (2012) A vacuous but fun exercise in chop-sock style over substance. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2012
4/5 79% Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) Bright, colourful and fun. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2012
4/5 87% Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) A visually sumptuous, thematically astute, heartwarming triumph. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2012
3 67% Les femmes du 6e étage (The Women on the 6th Floor) (2011) A frothy French fancy with a warm heart at it's core. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
3 80% The Innkeepers (2012) An enjoyable chiller that isn't afraid to show less. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
4 95% The Muppets (2011) Marvellous. The Muppets manages to revitalise the family classic to create a hilarious and life-affirming delight. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
3 54% Dr Seuss' The Lorax (2012) Bright and breezy and slightly preachy, this modern Lorax entertains but never soars. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
3 45% American Reunion (2012) A nice slice to finish the pie. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
3 37% Swerve (2013) A solid Aussie thriller that doesn't quite live up to its early promise. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
60% Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) If Downey Jr and Law team up for further adventures, it'd be a smart move to emphasise the shadows over the games. - Radio Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2011
3 66% Insidious (2011) For all its creaky-old-dark-house cliches, Insidious is a fun ghost-train ride, full of truly terrifying moments. But once it's over, it's forgotten. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
3 63% Here I Am (2010) Here it is, a solid and heartfelt debut. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
3 76% The Last Circus (2011) A one-of-a-kind experience that will confound, befuddle and amaze. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
3 48% Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) Feathery fun, you know, for kids. And penguins. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
4 89% The Trip (2011) Rejoice, Coogan and Brydon fans. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
5 81% Super 8 (2011) Super 8 is an unapologetic joy from beginning to end that will thrill and engage kids, both old and new. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2011
4/5 70% Somewhere (2010) Ever wanted to know what it's like to be an actor? Somewhere is the intoxicating answer. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2010
4 73% Monsters (2010) Intelligent sci-fi with a monster-sized heart. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2010
4 98% The Loved Ones (2012) Growing pains have never been this excruciating. The Loved Ones is an instant horror classic. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2010
4 88% Let Me In (2010) Let Me In is one of the finest American horror films of recent years. It may be a remake but, when it's this good, who cares? Bloody great! - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2010
3 36% Eat Pray Love (2010) Preaching to the converted, fans of the book should be sated. Julia Roberts is easy to love. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2010
4 53% I'm Still Here (2010) The truth doesn't hurt. Despite the fact we now know that Phoenix hasn't lost the plot, I'm Still Here is still an amazing piece of cinema. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2010
4 87% Boy (2012) Boy is the feel-good film of the year. This boy's life is a hilarious and bewitching reminder of what it's like to be young. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2010
3/5 64% Tomorrow, When the War Began (2012) Action-packed and thrilling to the max but TWTWB is let down by its inexperienced cast and surprisingly clunky dialogue. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2010
3 69% Matching Jack (2010) Beautifully played and powerfully moving, despite the sugary clichés. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2010
5 81% Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) In a cinematic battlefield full of Inceptions and Expendables, Scott Pilgrim vs The World takes on all comers and kicks ass. One of the best films of the year so far. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2010
3/5 67% South Solitary (2010) Barrett returns in ship-shape fashion with an enjoyable tale of loneliness and remorse. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2010
4/5 69% The Runaways (2010) A hugely enjoyable trash fest. The perfect way for Runaways virgins to pop their Cherry Bomb. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2010
3/5 65% Predators (2010) Gory, action packed and full to the brim with rampant Predator action. What more could you want? - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2010
3/5 10% Grown Ups (2010) An Adam Sandler movie with a heart? Almost! This is no Punch Drunk Love or Spanglish but waft aside the flatulence and there is an adult film crying to grow up. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2010
1/5 37% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) Says a lot about a film when a balaclava-clad suicidal ostrich is one of its only highlights. For Gyllenhaal and Arterton completists only. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2010
3/5 51% Alice in Wonderland (2010) The challenge of reinventing Alice in Wonderland sees Tim Burton reinvigorated and refreshed. Visually stunning and filled with a delightfully deranged group of inhabitants, Burton's immensely enjoyable Wonderland is well worth a visit. - Empire Magazine Australasia EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2010