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Harry Guerin

Harry Guerin
Harry Guerin's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): RTÉ (Ireland)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 76% Split (2017) [McAvoy] is an actor at the top of his game, flipping all the switches when it comes to the audience's emotions. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jan 19, 2017
3/5 34% Live By Night (2017) An offer you can refuse. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jan 10, 2017
2.5/5 31% Passengers (2016) At two hours, Passengers needed to shave the flight time by 30 minutes in its examination of our big questions. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 22, 2016
3/5 72% The Birth of a Nation (2016) There are powerful scenes and strong emotional connections but while as relentless as Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, Parker's film is not its equal in other respects. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 9, 2016
3/5 42% Office Christmas Party (2016) It's no Trading Places or Home Alone in terms of quality, but there is stuff for the grinch and gooey-eyed alike under this tree. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 7, 2016
4/5 95% Moana (2016) Don't be surprised if you're singing -- badly -- all the way home. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Nov 30, 2016
4.5/5 94% Arrival (2016) When it comes to welding audiences to their seats, Denis Villeneuve is on one almighty run. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Nov 10, 2016
3.5/5 72% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Those narrative notions ultimately prove to be Nocturnal Animals' undoing, but from performances to tension, it has its moments. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Nov 7, 2016
4/5 98% The Babadook (2014) It's brilliantly acted, beautifully shot, has loads of tension and announces newcomer Jennifer Kent as a writer-director of real class and depth. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Oct 5, 2016
4.5/5 83% Deepwater Horizon (2016) The sense of dread is stomach-churning and when the well testing turns into full-blown terror Berg is relentless. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 30, 2016
3.5/5 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) If you've already seen Hell or High Water and the itching and scratching of waiting for the galactic gun-slinging of Rogue One and Guardians II is still proving too much, give this a go. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 23, 2016
1/5 36% Blair Witch (2016) [A] profanity-provoking session of found footage bingo. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 16, 2016
5/5 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Growing up, growing old and the grief that's part of both is beautifully handled here with a quirky mix of humour and heart. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 14, 2016
4/5 100% The Young Offenders (2016) When The Young Offenders is pedalling to the max it's very, very funny. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 12, 2016
5/5 98% Hell or High Water (2016) It really would be a crime if Hell or High Water didn't get some recognition come awards time. It'll definitely leave its dust in your bones, and something in your eye. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 9, 2016
4.5/5 87% Don't Breathe (2016) To reveal any more plot-wise would spoil your immersion in a movie that has nods to the masters but still manages to deliver real terror from the tropes and has a few tricks up its sleeve too. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 8, 2016
4/5 70% Café Society (2016) Initially, Cafe Society feels like it's going to be powered by gags but the fun of the early stages gives way to a more poignant second half as Allen ruminates on grief and guilt. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 31, 2016
3.5/5 59% Bad Moms (2016) Writer-directors Jon Lucas and Scott Moore have cast their movie perfectly and there's a wonderful energy between Kunis, Bell and Hahn. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 26, 2016
3.5/5 54% The Purge: Election Year (2016) Anyone on the hunt for the kind of 80s thrills that came with living vicariously through VHS will find that Election Year ticks many boxes. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 25, 2016
2/5 76% Lights Out (2016) Having done a good job with the casting of his central trio, it's a mystery why Sandberg didn't play to his screen strengths and give Bello more to get her teeth into. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 19, 2016
3/5 66% Nerve (2016) Compared to the Michael Douglas-starring head-melter The Game, Nerve is really only a warm-up, but it is fun and it will keep you off your own phone for a bit. Maybe. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 12, 2016
1.5/5 35% Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) This is one invitation you really should decline. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 10, 2016
3.5/5 78% The Shallows (2016) It's a lean and fast genre movie which shows that some superhero franchise really should give Blake Lively something decent to chew on in the future. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Aug 9, 2016
4/5 79% Time Out Of Mind (2015) George's plight is both heartbreaking and chilling and his time spent in waiting areas, hostels and subway trains inspires a greater sense of both tenderness and thankfulness. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
3.5/5 53% Triple 9 (2016) If you like your crime flicks grim and gritty you'll be able to fill your boots here. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
4/5 90% A War (Krigen) (2016) [The] performances, and the flawed humanity they so expertly convey, stay with you long after the closing credits, as does the question of what you would do if placed in the same situation as their characters. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
4/5 95% Creed (2015) Creed is a special film that pound for pound competes with the best heartstring-pulling of Rocky Balboa's 40-year screen odyssey but, crucially, looks to what's ahead in a very exciting way. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
4/5 74% Youth (2015) Here gorgeous visuals and great music - no spoilers - do wonders for eyes and ears while Caine and his co-stars prove the best of visitors to both head and heart. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
3/5 76% Goosebumps (2015) Chances are Goosebumps will prove to be a little too scary for those born after 2008 - fun for three-quarters of the family, if you will - but they'll grow into liking it. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
3.5/5 56% Jason Bourne (2016) That finale is a bit too Fast and Furious, while the Las Vegas location doesn't lend itself to being a Ludlum locale. Still, by that stage more than enough has been done to justify another sequel. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 26, 2016
2.5/5 31% Daddy's Home (2015) A chocolates-out, phone-off binge of Ted, Old School and The Other Guys will give you more satisfaction. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 25, 2016
3.5/5 33% By The Sea (2015) There is no doubt that this drama is a half-hour too long and slow-moving, but Jolie and Pitt do some of their best work in scenes here -- and they don't hold back. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 25, 2016
4.5/5 94% Finding Dory (2016) Time to clear some shelf space beside The Godfather Part II, The Empire Strikes Back and Aliens -- this will be watched just as often. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 25, 2016
4/5 52% Demolition (2016) A flawed yet deeply moving meditation on grief from Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 20, 2016
4/5 95% The Jungle Book (2016) Awesome jobs all-round in a blockbuster that's so, so worthy of a sequel. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 20, 2016
4/5 100% My Name Is Emily (2015) An adapt-to-your-own-life story about mental health, memory and loss that offers something different across the generations. To say it's a dry-eye challenge is quite the understatement. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 20, 2016
4.5/5 90% Green Room (2016) Fists up, knives out and guns cocked -- one of the films of 2016. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 20, 2016
4/5 61% High-Rise (2016) Wheatley's creation of a world within a world is superb and High-Rise's production design puts many of the Hollywood blockbusters to shame. Immersion in these surroundings is absolute, with the building as much of a character as Hiddleston and co. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
3/5 75% Traders (2015) Hampering that good work is the fact that Traders becomes far too repetitive as the plot unfolds. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
1.5/5 39% The Other Side of the Door (2016) Even the most forgiving of horror fans may find it hard to locate something good in this turkey. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
3.5/5 63% The Finest Hours (2016) If you or someone you know can reel off even one of Gene Hackman's lines from The Poseidon Adventure or Steve McQueen's from The Towering Inferno, then these two hours, while not being the finest, will pass very quickly. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
2/5 24% Victor Frankenstein (2015) Look for your esprit de corpse elsewhere. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
3/5 16% The 5th Wave (2016) The film feels rushed, the parallel storylines aren't equally satisfying and the CGI looks a bit too, well, CGI. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
4/5 96% The Survivalist (2015) Fingleton proves himself quite the man for doing doomsday on a shoestring and taking his cast to some very dark places. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
1.5/5 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) Return yourself to the mind of a seven- or eight-year-old and Gods of Egypt's action sequences are diverting but not even in the same universe as the as-good-second-time-around Captain America: Civil War. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
4/5 80% The Conjuring 2 (2016) If the weather is a bit too warm for you right now, this should chill the blood just right. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
4/5 75% The BFG (2016) As Spielberg approaches his 70th (!) birthday The BFG shows just how young at heart he is -- this feels like a 35-year-old filmmaker with the bit between his teeth. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
3.5/5 65% Spectre (2015) SPECTRE doesn't quite measure up, but it's still a good night out. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 19, 2016
2/5 73% Ghostbusters (2016) McCarthy, Wiig and co remain game throughout, but you end up feeling more for them than you do for their characters. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 15, 2016
4/5 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) The Secret Life of Pets is perfectly cast, serves up the laughs and life lessons in equal measure and comes up with so many great characters that a sequel is imperative. ‐ RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jun 20, 2016