Frank Hatherley

Frank Hatherley
Frank Hatherley's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Screen International
Biography:
Screen International film critic.
Publications: Screen International

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
98% The Loved Ones (2012) It's an impressive debut feature from writer/director Byrne who spills blood, boils brains and cannibalises naked teens with wicked energy. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
94% Charlie's Country (2015) David Gulpilil crowns his career with a mesmeric portrait of stubborn, baffled pride in his third major movie for maverick filmmaker Rolf de Heer. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2015
47% Maya The Bee Movie (2015) Maya herself is voiced by nine-year-old Gillies who does a jolly, infectious job as an innocent heroine. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2015
61% The Water Diviner (2015) It's a solid and engrossing adventure with some humour and an unlikely love interest, a fast-moving quest with a touch of Indiana Jones and a pinch of Lawrence of Arabia. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2014
98% The Babadook (2014) An engrossing Australian ghost story. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2014
33% My Mistress (2014) The fact that My Mistress looks out of place, set as it is in suburban Queensland, doesn't detract from the director's ambition and obvious promise. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2014
96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) The tight 85 minutes has been ruthlessly pruned from many hours of improvisations. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2014
80% Patrick: Evil Awakens (2014) The newly capitalised PATRICK is as spookily Gothic and look-out-behind-you! crazy as the original. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2014
49% Wolf Creek 2 (2014) With very little plot to worry about, audiences can revel in the guaranteed mayhem, the slurping stabbings and the boneheaded goofiness of our invincible, redneck sociopath ... - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2014
94% Lore (2013) The deep-feeling Rosendahl makes a major impression as an intelligent girl learning the power of her sexuality and resolve under maximum stress. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2014
59% The Eye of the Storm (2012) The production is ravishingly designed and, beside a full-on Rampling, features a collection of Australian actors at the very top of their game. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2011
84% The Snowtown Murders (2012) The entire large cast -- many of them local first-timers -- are superbly believable. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2011
94% Samson and Delilah (2010) The honest naturalism of the two young leads is the main reason for the film's intense grip and power. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2009
55% Australia (2008) Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman effortlessly don the mantles of Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable here; the screen is crammed with ravishing images. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2008
88% The Black Balloon (2008) The youth-oriented movie introduces a glowing young Australian actress with true star potential -- the international model Gemma Ward. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2008