Jamie Russell

Jamie Russell
Jamie Russell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com Total Film Film4 thelondonpaper Radio Times

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 60% Delbaran (2001) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2002
3/5 41% The Scorpion King (2002) Has just enough charm (not to mention a sense of its own ridiculousness) to stay afloat. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2002
4/5 92% Summer (Le rayon vert) (1986) French New Wave director Eric Rohmer has always had a particular talent for transforming even the most inconsequential stories into fascinating portraits of the difficulties of choice and the moral complexity of making decisions. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2002
2/5 No Score Yet Super 8 Stories (2001) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2002
4/5 91% Dinner Rush (2001) It's as insubstantial as a plate of linguini, but very, very tasty. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Officer's Ward (2001) Haunting and emotive viewing. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2002
3/5 56% Sidewalks of New York (2001) While it may not have anything new to say about love, life, or even New York, it's entertaining enough to keep you occupied while you're waiting for Woody to return to form. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2002
1/4 47% Life as a House (2001) As a drama it's insipid, maudlin junk that'll have you reaching for the sick-bucket rather than the Kleenex. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2002
4/5 20% Comédie de l'innocence (Comedy of Innocence) (2000) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2002
4/5 97% If.... (1968) A true British classic. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2002
4/5 89% The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Welles' technical brilliance shines through, securing the film its classic status. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2002
1/5 18% Saving Silverman (2001) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2002
5/5 100% Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) Combining some wonderful song and dance routines with a cast of memorable characters, Meet Me in St Louis is certainly one the best Hollywood musicals ever. It's also one of the least ostentatious. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2002
3/5 86% Metropolis (2002) Brings together some of the biggest names in Japanese anime, with impressive results. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2002
4/5 93% Funny Girl (1968) In any other hands this might seem like paper-thin stuff, but Streisand's a consummate professional with the Midas touch. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2002
3/5 18% Long Time Dead (2003) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2002
5/5 100% The Hidden Fortress (kakushi-toride No San-akunin) (1958) The Hidden Fortress effortlessly intertwines action, drama, and comedy. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2002
4/5 85% Open Your Eyes (Abre los Ojos) (1999) One of the most thought-provoking thrillers of recent years, a film that really does challenge its audience's expectations and suppositions at every turn. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2002
5/5 82% Ocean's Eleven (2001) Raises the benchmark for all future blockbusters and is guaranteed to put a grin on your face from ear to ear. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2002
3/5 47% The Fluffer (2003) Glatzer and West's entertaining film mixes comedy with a more serious, if slightly unconvincing, end message about infatuation. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2002
3/5 78% ABC Africa (2002) Helps to remind the First World that HIV/AIDS is far from being yesterday's news. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2002
3/5 34% Mean Machine (2002) It's guaranteed to make you laugh... but whether that's at it or with it is a matter of taste. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2002
5/5 98% Throne of Blood (1957) Throne of Blood spectacularly transforms the source play -- turning it into a terrifying journey through darkness, evil, and despair. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2002
4/5 81% The Longest Yard (1974) The lengthy football game is one of the most enjoyable sporting events ever put on film. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2002
2/5 4% Soul Survivors (2000) Blatantly cannibalising every horror movie it can think of in the attempt to produce some patchwork Frankenstein's monster. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2002
4/5 76% Black Hawk Down (2001) It gets top marks for the action; zero marks for the message. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2002
4/5 88% Roozi ke zan shodam (The Day I Became a Woman) (2001) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2001
5/5 90% The Wicker Man (1973) A movie that'll burn its way into your unconscious and give you nightmares for many years to come. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2001
2/5 14% American Outlaws (2001) The kind of film that will have you throwing your popcorn at the screen in disgust. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2001
5/5 94% Blue Velvet (1986) It's the only one of Lynch's works to marry his nightmarish concerns to a story that (very nearly) makes sense. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2001
5/5 83% The Believer (2002) Making American History X look like a shallow MTV commercial, The Believer is first class film-making. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2001
3/5 No Score Yet Women Talking Dirty (2004) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2001
2/5 20% Disco Pigs (2003) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2001
5/5 66% Heist (2001) Mamet's cerebral thriller is a joy to watch -- this is easily the director's toughest, grittiest drama to date. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2001
5/5 97% The Road (La Strada) (1954) A marvellous film. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2001
4/5 91% Eureka (2001) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2001
4/5 73% The Score (2001) Oz courts first-rate performances from each of his stars. - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2001
5/5 96% The Full Monty (1997) - BBC.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2001