James Whitbrook

James Whitbrook
James Whitbrook's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): io9.com
Publications: io9.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
95% Lupin III: The First (2020) It's an absolute blast and a faithful iteration on the style and scope of these characters in a medium that allows their zany hijinks to dazzle brighter than ever. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2020
90% My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (2020) On a primal level, it is still an absolute blast to watch these characters come into their own as heroes and unleash their powers in glorious, bonkers action time and time again. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) What Birds of Prey is, is loud, bright, and fun as all hell. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
91% Weathering with You (2020) Despite the fact that it struggles to stand on its own two feet at times, there's a lot to love... From the earnestly beautiful simplicity of its protagonists' plight to its tender, touching examination of Tokyo, it is a film that revels in intimacy. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
43% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) If you're fine with some incredibly stupid people playing second fiddle to glorious kaiju moments, King of the Monsters will provide one of the best popcorn blockbusters of the summer. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
68% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Detective Pikachu gets away with a lot thanks to the cute critters that populate its world-which, in many ways, is a lot like Pokémon as a franchise at large. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
82% Batman Ninja (2018) In less loving hands it would be an unholy mess, but the passion behind the sheer audacity of what Batman Ninja lays down transforms it into an utterly joyful experience. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
89% Doctor Strange (2016) Strange is pretty much the same sort of movie we've seen from Marvel Studios ever since Robert Downey Jr. snarked his way through the first Iron Man and into our hearts all those years ago, and the same style of origin Marvel has been delivering since. - io9.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017