Grant McAvaney

Grant McAvaney

Agrees with the Tomatometer 92% of the time.

Grant McAvaney's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): MovieFIX

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 89%

Le Week-End (2014)

"Le Week-End takes a subject looked at by many, and presents an engaging and original story that many who come before have failed to achieve. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4.5/5 95%

20,000 Days on Earth (2014)

"Like his live performances and recorded works, the tortured dark figure and the aesthetics of the film bring together an intriguing three-dimensional mythological scrapbook." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4/5 88%

Gone Girl (2014)

"The performances all round are of a high calibre, with Pike impressively handling the burden of some very difficult scenes." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 67%

The Railway Man (2014)

"The film adaptation of Eric Lomax's autobiographical The Railway Man delivers a superbly acted and impactful true story." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Dec 23, 2013
4/5 87%

Frankenweenie (2012)

"Despite the gothic elements and macabre adult themes, Frankenweenie is more light than dark and more humorous than droll, with Burton cleverly tempering cold colouring with a warm soundtrack." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Oct 25, 2012
3.5/5 74%

Killing Them Softly (2012)

"While partially empty and mostly cynical, Killing Them Softly is still a solidly produced and visually enjoyable film. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Oct 12, 2012
3.5/5 64%

The Campaign (2012)

"The Campaign won't change the world, but it gets my vote as a solid commercial comedy that will give you a few laughs. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Aug 10, 2012
4/5 64%

Cosmopolis (2012)

"Don't listen to the haters -- this linguistically complex and eloquently dark film is much more clever than pretentious." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Aug 2, 2012
4/5 72%

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

"The Amazing Spider-Man proves that modern-day mythology is alive and well, and will be enjoyed by comic-book nerds - I mean, aficionados - and other punters alike. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Jul 5, 2012
3.5/5 57%

The Dictator (2012)

"The Dictator is a genuinely funny and entertaining film. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted May 17, 2012
2.5/5 34%

Battleship (2012)

"Think 'Kaboom!' (or any generic explosion descriptor) and you'll accurately epitomise the latest Hollywood end-of-the-world big-screen blockbuster, the two hours of noise known as Battleship. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Apr 11, 2012
3/5 84%

Contagion (2011)

"Contagion presents a frightening reality, and leaves you with something to think about. " ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Oct 20, 2011
2/5 59%

Real Steel (2011)

"I was left with an uncomfortable feeling that Real Steel is stranded somewhere between a children's film and a violent action film." ‐ MovieFIX
Posted Sep 30, 2011