Herman Eloff

Herman Eloff
Herman Eloff's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.
Publications: Channel24 (South Africa)

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T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 17% Baywatch (2017) The only highlight really was the villainous Priyanka Chopra as Victoria Leeds. She's actually too good for this cheeseball failure of a flick. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
4/5 82% The Founder (2017) Yes, The Founder is a film about a hamburger joint but it's actually much more than that. It's got more heart and soul than the plastic fast food giant will ever have. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
4/5 31% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) Yes it's fast, loud and in your face -- but ain't nobody got time for boring. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
3/5 68% The Fate of the Furious (2017) It's a bit like an old engine that needs a few jump starts before it powers up and kicks into gear. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
2/5 43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) It's undeniable that this film is just a shell of its former self. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
5/5 67% Life (2017) It's a thrilling intergalactic sci-fi film that evolves almost as fast as its extra-terrestrial antagonist. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
3/5 44% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) Lee had good intentions but this adaptation just didn't live up to its well-written literary counterpart. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
5/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) With his directorial debut in A Single Man, Ford proved from the get-go that he was a master craftsman no matter the field he works in. Nocturnal Animals cements this fact. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
5/5 61% Allied (2016) Allied is exactly the type of film I absolutely love. It's got spies, romance and suspense all wrapped up in old school cinematic perfection. Like something from the golden age of Hollywood. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
5/5 80% Patriots Day (2017) Patriots Day is not a voyeuristic look into the pain and suffering of Boston's people. Instead it's a brave and heroic tale of their noble spirit and ability to come together in the darkest of times. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
4/5 30% Passengers (2016) Once you've accepted the fact that this isn't an intellectual space film that you need to puzzle together, it actually makes for some great viewing pleasure. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2016
5/5 86% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) The film might not be an easy choice for some relaxed viewing this weekend but is definitely one you simply can't afford not to see. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2016
3/5 39% Why Him? (2016) Don't think too much about this one or expect a masterpiece. Accept it for what it is and you'll like it just fine. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2016
4/5 89% Blood Father (2016) If you're in the mood for a lekker action flick with lots of blood splatter and FML moments then grab some popcorn and a Coke and enjoy this wild ride. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
4/5 61% Desierto (2016) Desierto comes to cinemas at the right time. The harrowing look at a group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States is not an easy watch. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2016
3/5 82% Indignation (2016) Everything about Indignation is done right. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
4/5 38% The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016) The 9th Life of Louis Drax is a beautifully dark mix of fantasy and reality that will have you guessing until the very end. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet Dis Koue Kos, Skat (2016) The film will leave you feeling satisfied and happy -- like when you've just devoured your mom's delicious homemade Sunday roast. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2016
3/5 36% Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) I can hardly remember when last I laughed so much in a flick. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
3/5 55% Jason Bourne (2016) The undeniable highlight of the film is its climatic ending that plays off in the streets of the infamous Sin City. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2016
4/5 46% Free State of Jones (2016) The Free State of Jones is a must-see and definitely worth the time and trip to the cinema. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2016
3/5 53% Genius (2016) Book lovers, history fanatics and art movie fans will leave the cinema satisfied but the film certainly won't make any "must watch" lists. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2016
4/5 72% Youth (2015) t's a beautiful symphony of stories that dance together gracefully until the very end and beyond. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2016
4/5 58% Money Monster (2016) This flick is worth your bucks. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2016
4/5 48% The Take (Bastille Day) (2016) I'm an Idris Elba fan so I knew it would be watchable... I wasn't prepared for just how much I would enjoy it. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet Uitvlucht (2016) The talented cast combined with the beautiful cinematography and the aesthetic of the Eastern Cape setting makes this film worth the watch. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
4/5 63% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) The writers, which included Seth Rogen, do a fine job at capturing the essence of a millennial-generation that's not confined by conservative convention. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2016
2/5 18% Queen of the Desert (2017) Queen of the Desert could have been a stunning film and surely had everything counting in its favour. But alas this desert tale is dry, lifeless and fails to impress. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2016
5/5 52% Demolition (2016) It's a wonderful story about being human. I truly loved everything about this film. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet Blood and Glory (Modder en Bloed) (2016) The film is truly packed with some of SA's top acting talent -- each giving one great performance after another. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2016
4/5 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) 10 Cloverfield Lane is clever, creepy and will scare the crap out of you! Go watch it! It's so much fun. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2016
3/5 79% Macbeth (2015) This Macbeth is strikingly powerful, absolutely action-packed and undoubtedly a must-see. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2016
5/5 No Score Yet Sink (2016) A heartbreakingly beautiful film. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 88% The Big Short (2015) Director Adam McKay does a great job at tackling a difficult subject and the cast delivers a comedic performance that steers the movie clear of all the boring business clichés. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2016
4/5 84% Testament Of Youth (2015) It's a graceful film that delicately explores dark themes and the real-life hell that robbed a whole generation of their one chance to experience the beauty, freedom and joy of being young. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
3/5 44% Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Scouts Guide is an awesome zombie flick that doesn't take itself too seriously and is great fun to watch - but probably not if you're like an old person without a sense of humour. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
4/5 67% Wolf Totem (2015) The Chinese language film, based on the best-selling novel by Lu Jiamin, is a thrilling cinematic experience that will take you on a journey like few other films can. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet Vir Altyd (2016) This local romantic comedy ticks all the right boxes, is well-made and delivers what it promises. Vir Altyd is definitely worth the watch. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
4/5 86% Hail, Caesar! (2016) Each joke delivered with pizzazz and executed immaculately by a dream cast that never once fails to impress. - Channel24 (South Africa) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2016