Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins
Jack Hawkins's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): HeyUGuys Battle Royale With Cheese
Biography:
Jack Hawkins is a film critic based in south London. He?s interested in films from every genre and every era, but his favourite work comes from the world of neo-noir and the New Hollywood auteurs.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 97% The Dissident (2020) Anyone who cares about free expression should watch this detailed and damning film. The Dissident isn't just a documentary, it's a call to action. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
3/5 64% Willy's Wonderland (2021) Willy's Wonderland's high concept silliness is just about kept afloat by Nicolas Cage's knowing self-parody. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
96% Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Shaka King and Daniel Kaluuya bring Fred Hampton to a mass audience, in a well-paced popular history that explains but does not enthrall. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2021
2/5 65% Wrong Turn (2021) Wrong Turn blends political commentary with Neolithic carnage in a tonal shift that's absurd even by the low standards of this flogged franchise. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2021
90% Rams (2021) Rams may delight a senior matinee audience, but for everyone else it will lack all edge. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2021
4/5 93% The Furnace (2020) This latest 'Meat Pie' Western amplifies a footnote of colonial history while mixing timeless themes and a stark revisionist aesthetic. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
4/5 97% Two of Us (Deux) (2021) This tragic love story is delivered with restraint by director Filippo Meneghetti, and it is all the more powerful for it. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
3/5 100% Acasa, My Home (2020) Ciorniciuc extractsa seamless narrative with his compelling cinema verite style, yet he fails to fully explore the toxic patriarch at the story's heart. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
2/5 26% The Doorman (2020) The Doorman is proverbial boilerplate that's about as engaging as a LinkedIn post. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2021
2/5 77% 12 Hour Shift (2020) Goofy humour and cheap production values turn this Dixie horror into frothy, throwaway farce. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2021
4/5 94% One False Move (1992) One False Move is a very satisfying discovery, for it is a film of vicious force and emotional depth that has no flaw worth mentioning. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2021
4/5 100% Away (2019) Gints Zilbalodis deserves big kudos for realising this awesome three-year passion project, which weaves an acutely personal metaphor into an epic open-world adventure. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2021
5/5 100% Bad Boy Bubby (2005) A proverbial cult classic that's as wild and unpredictable as its primitive central character. Please, watch this instead of Forrest Gump. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
5/5 89% In the Company of Men (1997) Ultimately, In the Company of Men may be a meditation on personal evil. And on a note as dour as that, I'd urge you to watch In the Company of Men, a 90s indie that's truly deserving of 'hidden gem' status. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
5/5 90% Kinsey (2004) Historical films should serve to reanimate the past with honesty, insight and a certain degree of entertainment,Bill Condon's Kinsey is a preeminent example of this, and it also has the uncommon distinction of real, unadulterated accuracy. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
5/5 91% A Simple Plan (1998) It's a bona fide thriller that will cause your teeth to grind, your toes to curl, and your brain to consider, "What would I do?" - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
2/5 36% Schemers (2019) The shallow script and hackneyed influences compromise Conor Berry's devil-may-care performance. However, fans of the era may find something in it. - HeyUGuys EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
64% Cup of Cheer (2020) It may lack the twinkle in the eye of Leslie Nielson or the grizzled misanthropy of Bad Santa, but Cup of Cheer may well find an audience with its knowingly twee and absurd shenanigans. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2020
100% Muscle (2019) Johnson has proved himself as a director of real force, intelligence, and explicit reality. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2020
100% Make Up (2020) It is a minor yet accomplished debut feature from Clare Oakley. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2020
67% New Order (Nuevo orden) (2020) Where Parasite had wit and nuance, New Order just has gunshots and screaming. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
93% Herself (2021) Unfortunately, though, cheese and contrivance will prevent an otherwise very watchable drama from joining the new women-led oeuvre of social realism. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2020
92% Relic (2020) Ultimately, Relic has taken the A24-style horror to a point of lifeless inertia - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2020
90% Stars and Strife (2020) Stars and Strife is a compelling 97 minutes with a message that's as cautionary as it is optimistic. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2020
88% Monsoon (2020) Indeed, Lewis and Kit's experiences can be seen as a microcosm of the Vietnam story, representing the past, present and future of that beautiful, exciting country. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2020
No Score Yet Neon Days (2020) Unfortunately, a contrived, lackluster script and sophomoric production values causes Neon Days to be a misfire. - Battle Royale With Cheese EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2020