Emily Maskell

Emily Maskell
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Bylines include Little White Lies, Girls On Tops, Screen Queens, Flip Screen, Digital Fix, Dear Movies etc.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
49% Tell It to the Bees (2019) Tell It To The Bees is buzzing with desire and dances to the tune of humming bees - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
100% Celebration (2019) The Last Collections feels as though it plucks a loose thread and the documentary itself becomes untied - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
100% Circus of Books (2019) Crucially, Circus of Books remains honest to the intentions of the Mason family. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
58% Matthias and Maxime (2019) Life-long companions, they are magnets repeatedly being drawn back together; no matter how hard they try to fight it, it is almost impossible to resist. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
100% Our Ladies (2019) With matching tartan skirts and knee-high grey socks, Our Ladies walks hand in hand with the small-town girl hitting the big city - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
93% Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) Ask Dr. Ruth is instantly and continuously charming which is all down to Westheimer herself. A documentary that, above all, is an ode to this inspiring woman, a trailblazer and an activist who deserves this recognition. - The Digital Fix EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
96% Hail Satan? (2019) Hail Satan? is a wonderful example of a documentary that makes the effort to challenge the preconceived notions of what is expected, an enjoyable film that holds time for both laughter and contemplation. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
No Score Yet Life in the Doghouse (2018) Touching and heartwarming, this is a sincere film that is one of the gems in Netflix's catalogue. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
90% Bull (2019) Perhaps not as memorable as some alternative films that offer a similar presentation of the modern western, Bull finds itself viewing this world through a unique perspective. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
99% Apollo 11 (2019) Apollo 11 manages to be an outstandingly rare film about space travel that invests in real heart-stopping tension. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
100% Kingdom of Us (2017) The film is an extraordinary insight into a family coming to terms with suicide, a topic that, understandably, opens up difficult but necessary conversations. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
No Score Yet As Happy As Possible (Rêves de jeunesse) (2019) Tackling the idea of young people forging their own way in life, As Happy As Possible is a lovely indie film that embarks on a tale of friendship, and the journey of pondering the future. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
94% Tucked (2018) Tucked nestles itself within the category of LGBTQ+ cinema as an overall optimistic film. Endearing humour is an essential element that prevents the film falling into a thematically dark space. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
100% United We Fan (2018) United We Fan is heartfelt in how it allows interviewees to be vulnerable on camera and share their personal experience of how their fandoms have changed their lives. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
98% Iris (2015) Iris is a wonderful reflection on the legacy of an individual who has lived an exceptional life. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
85% Beach Rats (2017) [Eliza] Hittman has created a poignant film about the yearning frustrations of identity that is well worth a watch. - Screen Queens EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
No Score Yet Battle (2018) The film moves to a rhythm that has been heard before, but Battle still offers an enjoyable insight into a heartfelt story. - Screen Queens EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
92% Burn Burn Burn (2015) While Burn, Burn, Burn may not be a perfect road-trip movie, it does achieve a dry humour that is well executed with its lead women. - Screen Queens EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
76% Dreams of a Life (2012) Dreams of a Life is a poignant reflection on the value of relationships and the necessity of connection. [Carol] Morley presents a reminder that the smallest act of re-connection may turn out to have a much bigger effect. - Screen Queens EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
95% Outside In (2018) [Lynn] Shelton's film may have a very intentional focus upon just character but this does contribute to Outside In's measured narrative. A film that captures the raw conflict of life with great honesty. - Screen Queens EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
99% Varda by Agnès (2019) A beautiful tribute to a remarkable woman - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2019
92% Sauvage / Wild (2019) Lying bare, exposing all, Leo's world is introduced in an abrupt manner which comes to define the matter-of-fact nature of this film - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
94% And Then We Danced (2020) [Levan] Gelbakhiani and [Bachi] Valishvili share palpable chemistry that ensures the raw affection of their characters' magnetic connection to be at the heart of this film. - Flip Screen EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019