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Doug Whelan

Doug Whelan
Doug Whelan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Irish Independent

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 90% The Imitation Game (2014) The Imitation Game is a gripping and satisfying film which occupies dual genres, featuring a stunning performance from Cumberbatch. Another one to watch on Oscar night, for sure.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
4/5 71% Interstellar (2014) The result is a flawed but highly engaging experience that is as frustrating as it is astonishing.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet Out of Here (2013) This neat little film from director Donal Foreman captures modern Dublin with naturalistic, engaging performances from an unknown cast and a captivating visual style.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2016
4/5 80% Standby (2014) A sweet little movie that will have you rooting for the leads and stay with you once they've moved on.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2014
3/5 24% Dracula Untold (2014) Evans handles the dramatic scenes as well as he does the action later on, but ultimately this is a story nobody asked to be told.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2014
5/5 87% Gone Girl (2014) Clocking in at almost 150 minutes, there's a lot of story to tell here and the supporting cast all hand in strong performances.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2014
37% Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014) Pegg's easy charm and likability is put to good use, as are the supporting cast.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2014
4/5 66% The Rover (2014) The Rover is an impressively staged and remarkably acted drama; while it might not hit the same heights as Michôd's debut Animal Kingdom, it's another fine film out of Australia and one all involved can be proud of.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2014
41% Step Up: All In (2014) Dazzling choreography and colourful 3D visuals attempt to make up for a patchy script and some incredibly wooden acting from the cast of real-life professional dancers in this fifth instalment of the series.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2014
4/5 91% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) By playing with sci-fi and comic book clichés and assembling a charismatic and likeable cast, Guardians of the Galaxy is a welcome return to form for Marvel.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2014
3/5 56% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) In the best tradition of sequels, writer-director James DeMonaco opts to escalate proceedings rather than repeat them.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2014
5/5 97% Boyhood (2014) The meandering nature of Boyhood may not be for everyone, but it's a unique and emotionally affecting film with a huge heart.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2014
18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) [Bay's] skill is in proving that, in cinema, nothing is impossible in terms of spectacle. It's just that when it comes to coherent plot and compelling characters it falls short.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2014
4/5 53% Jersey Boys (2014) [Jersey Boys] has two things going for it that no other musical has before: the words Clint and Eastwood.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2014
90% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) With Edge of Tomorrow, Tom Cruise proves he's still got the action and acting chops to carry a summer blockbuster, plus the eye for a quality role that's more than just guns-blazing, balls-out action.‐ Irish Independent
Read More | Posted May 30, 2014