Eddie Harrison

Eddie Harrison
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Eddie Harrison is a BAFTA-winning screenwriter, producer and jounalist with several decades of experience writing for Associated Press, The List, and broadcasting on the BBC.
Location: UK

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
1/5 14% Over Her Dead Body (2008) the audience are acquainted in no uncertain terms with the environs of hell... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
3/5 35% Battlestar Galactica (1978) ...delivered the high-concept space-action required at the time... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
3/5 52% Coming 2 America (2021) Coming 2 America is very much a reprise of the first film, but struggling for laughs with Murphy cast as the straight man rather than the comic... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2021
4/5 88% American Woman (2019) ...(Sienna) Miller digs deep to light up the screen and make the role her own, showing a woman forced to mature by circumstances, but refusing to give in to bitterness or isolation... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2021
4/5 76% Wander Darkly (2020) ...somewhere between Ghost and Jacob's Ladder, but more blurred, adult and agonising than either... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2021
4/5 93% About Endlessness (Om det Oändliga) (2020) ...a perfect coda to a storied career... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet 11 Harrowhouse (1974) ...this whole film has wit, panache, and bonhomie to spare; the surprising thing is that critics and audiences didn't take to this romp... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
3/5 40% The Manitou (1978) ...sets up one strange scene after another to deliver a battered package of horror goods... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
3/5 53% Audrey Rose (1977) ...a fairly weedy entry in the demonology cycle... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
4/5 85% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) ...lazer focused on exposing the divided, race-baiting, intolerant canvas of today's America... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
4/5 90% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) ...builds tension through a series of finely-tuned arguments and monologues en route to a big, sweeping, rousing Hollywood pay-off... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet The Bridge at Remagen (1969) ...those still living WWII in their heads will find much to enjoy; with Segal, Gazzara and other in lockstep with the tough-guy, 'war makes a man of you' theme, this is one for aging boys to savour - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
3/5 59% Raising Cain (1992) ...feels like the final scene of Psycho, expanded to feature length, with cod-psychology constantly used to provide context for crazy, disturbing visuals... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2021
4/5 32% Holy Lands (Les terres saintes) (2018) ...whenever Caan and Hollander are on-screen, they show a great chemistry, ideal for the philosophical ruminations of the script... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
4/5 88% Standing Up, Falling Down (2020) ...Matt Ratner's debut film is an enjoyable star vehicle for old favourite Billy Crystal... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
4/5 80% Restless Natives (1986) ...one of the better examples of the brief rush of Scottish movies in the 80's... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
1/5 23% Leap Year (2010) ...so painfully contrived that it drains the spirit and disturbs the soul; rarely has a film strived for laughs to so little effect... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet The Medusa Touch (1978) ...fondly remembered for it's cheesy, wayward quality, there's a surprisingly outré film buried within... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2021
4/5 88% The Dig (2021) ...this well-acted, carefully constructed film is a pleasant, crowd-pleasing, word-of-mouth surprise... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Ordeal by Innocence (1985) Ordeal by Jazz would be a better title for this wintery Agatha Christie adaptation... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 54% Heartbreakers (2001) ...a better genre film that Ocean's 8, and shows that Weaver really has what it takes to hold a comedy together... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 80% The Face of Fu Manchu (1965) ...racist in the same way as referring to 'the China virus', picking up on decades of distrust and disinformation, attitudes that seem to still be with us today... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 66% Solomon Kane (2012) ...action is ferocious and bloody, but light on CGI...the film looks spectacular without over-doing the fantasy worlds... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet Memoirs of a Survivor (1981) ...demonstrates an identifiable political and feminist slant that's highly persuasive... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 37% The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) ...all Fast and Furious films deliver the goods to their spiralling core audience, Tokyo Drift is the best stand-alone film in the franchise... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 68% Morgan! (Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment) (1966) ...there's always something going on here, and the politics are often confounding... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 93% Village of the Damned (1960) ...raw nightmare fuel in its believable depiction of normality collapsing... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 40% Irresistible (2020) ...something of a time-waster, with an absurd 'money-solves-everything' motif... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Man at the Top (1973) ...an Aga saga, with foxes, hounds, diaphanous negligees and plenty of "Dammit Marjorie' dialogue... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 26% The Doorman (2020) ...will certainly do the business for a late-night, undemanding, satisfying watch... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 32% Looker (1981) ...Finney looks uncomfortable running around with an accessorised time-stopping gun and glasses combo... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 71% Silent Running (1972) ...a sombre, often pompous story, but it's also got offbeat charm... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 78% Dark Star (1974) ...a must-watch for anyone who dug Star Wars, Alien, Halloween or The Thing... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet The National Health, or Nurse Norton's Affair (1973) ...a stone-cold history lesson, and one of the most neglected British films of all time... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 86% Lilo & Stitch (2002) ...a great moral, fun gags, and a slew of Elvis songs to keep the mood sky high from soup to nuts... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Privates on Parade (1982) ...a faithful record of a play which was something of a time-capsule, and has some merit as a historical document... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
4/5 87% The Lookout (2007) ...unexpectedly menacing and with a palpable tension throughout... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 68% Code of Silence (1985) ...a good cop movie about a good cop... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
5/5 88% The Masque of the Red Death (1964) ...a revelation in this restoration... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
2/5 No Score Yet Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980) ...astonishing in all the wrong ways... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 28% Blithe Spirit (2021) ...a screwball revival with a good cast, which might work for older audiences keen to see a bit of Olde English farce... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 71% Jack's Back (1988) ...an odd, amusingly hokey film that offers a few points of interest, namely the lead performance by James Spader as identical twins... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet The History of Time Travel (2014) ...the budget isn't there for a big pay-off, but if you can handle your sci-fi in the form of pure ideas... has some mind-blowing twists and turns to enjoy - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 76% Audrey (2020) ...a film made with reverence and love, and likely to connect with a wide audience who remember Hepburn as one of the great film-stars of the 20th century... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
3/5 42% Proximity (2020) ...wide-eyed credulous attitude, ingenious effects and home-spun values make for some fun family fare... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 77% Sunday Girl (2019) ...a warm and caring insight into a distant and yet easily accessible character... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 57% Emma Peeters (2018) ...not only deals with suicide, but getting old and feeling lonely; to turn such subjects into an assured comedy is alchemy of the highest order... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
5/5 No Score Yet Cronofobia (2018) ... the gleaming visuals, choice musical cuts and edgy mood have an energy all of their own, and the central performances are striking... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 75% The Last Photograph (2017) ...Huston is immense in this role, angry, grieving, but without an outlet; as a director, he's sensitive to the portrayal of a complex, nuanced character... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet The Best of Dorien B (2019) ...this kind of careful, observational film is increasingly rare; watch ...and ask yourself when you last saw a British or American film so in tune to a female central character... - film-authority.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021