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Jarrod Walker

Jarrod Walker
Jarrod Walker's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): FILMINK (Australia), FilmFocus

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
97% Little Men (2016) a wonderful film ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Dec 5, 2016
8/20 No Score Yet Spirit Of The Game (2016) ...hampered by banal scripting and characterisation. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Nov 29, 2016
16/20 93% Sand Storm (Sufat Chol) (2016) Quietly intense... ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Nov 27, 2016
74% Youth (2015) Youth functions effortlessly on a hypnotic ebb and flow, and climaxes in a final sequence that is resonant and moving. We watch films in the hope that we get to have experiences like this. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jan 1, 2016
81% Man Up (2015) On the face of it, it does seem like Man Up is going to be another banal rom-com that flaccidly meanders from trope to trope, but this low key charmer is a refreshing surprise. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Nov 5, 2015
61% Legend (2015) It's undermined by an ill-fitting score and a puzzlingly structured third act, but there's real pleasure in Hardy's bold, intense, and utterly compelling lead performance. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Oct 14, 2015
46% A Walk In The Woods (2015) A fun time spent in the company of great characters. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Sep 2, 2015
83% I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2015) Spinney is well-deserving of the attention, and from a standpoint of sheer curiosity and fascination, knowing more about this man who created a character that we loved as children and that our children now love, is a gently poignant experience. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jul 30, 2015
95% Amy (2015) Despite the bittersweet irony of the story of her life being constructed from the news media's and her acolytes' cataloging of her self-destructive nosedive, there's a heartbreaking immediacy and authenticity in its telling. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jul 2, 2015
83% Testament Of Youth (2015) Testament Of Youth is hampered by a failure to effectively convey exactly what made it such an important work for the post-war generation. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Apr 23, 2015
60% Run All Night (2015) Brad Inglesby's script is serviceable but it's the casting that gives the whole exercise gravitas. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 26, 2015
63% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) A haunting meditation on love and loss. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 13, 2015
18/20 91% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) It's a beautifully executed jolt of darkly funny, smart-arsed sci-fi adventure. Welcome back Tom. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jan 5, 2015
71% Interstellar (2014) Tthe film falters at minor points as the script creaks under the weight of its own ambitions but there are a great many moments in this film where it transcends its genre conventions and achieves a pure cinematic profundity and sense of overwhelming awe. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Oct 30, 2014
67% Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014) Sea exploration is his passion, and Cameron's technical proficiency and deep sense of curiosity and adventure are profoundly impressive. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Aug 21, 2014
23% Need For Speed (2014) Does high octane Grand Theft Auto-style racing carnage and leeringly pornographic shots of exotic sports cars screaming along at top speed really make up for a poorly written script? Why, yes...yes it does ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 11, 2014
29% Grudge Match (2013) It's wise not to underestimate the sheer guilt-plated fun of watching these two old pros from different sides of the acting spectrum verbally and physically spar with one another while hauling their geriatric carcasses around a ring. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Feb 7, 2014
14% 47 Ronin (2013) Ignore the poor reviews. The story's a cracker, the action is deftly executed and it's largely, a fun ride. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jan 15, 2014
55% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) The under-utilised 3D adds little to this prequel, which only serves as a sore reminder of the brilliance of the original films. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Feb 6, 2012
0% Big Mamma's Boy (2011) While director Franco Di Chiera seems desperate to make the comedy work, it never does due to a derivative script and stilted performances. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jul 25, 2011
57% The Lost Bladesman (Guan yun chang) (2011) While the action is impressive, the human drama and characterisation of the potentially fascinating warrior General Guan Yu is sadly one-dimensional. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Apr 27, 2011
30% Sanctum (2011) At times Sanctum is surprisingly ambitious and refreshingly smart and despite all its flaws, an entertaining yarn. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jan 31, 2011
11% Killers (2010) The script is ludicrously overcooked, with too much unnecessary exposition at the expense of laughs, while Heigl's habitual decision to play each role as a nostril-flaring, wild-eyed, squealing shrew is growing tiresome. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Jul 27, 2010
64% Harry Brown (2010) While Michael Caine delivers a terrific performance, the film's predictable script and poorly developed characters result in an unengaging work ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted May 18, 2010
58% She's Out of My League (2010) An enjoyable ride with a cheerfully funny and realistic edge. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Apr 1, 2010
34% Knowing (2009) Despite burning his credibility card with a chorus line of cinematic crap, Cage seems to have (finally) picked decent material, and he turns in a solid performance here. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 27, 2009
100% Two Fists, One Heart (2009) Two Fists, One Heart is an audacious, big-hearted genre piece; it punches above its weight at times, but by the final rounds of its inevitable denouement, it's firing on all cylinders. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 20, 2009
25% Friday the 13th (2009) It's almost pantomime in its "He's behind you!" stupidity, but for all its goofiness, there's still an all-encompassing enjoyment in watching a bunch of reckless, hedonistic morons being axed to death. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Mar 13, 2009
59% The International (2009) The tepid script doesn't quite live up to Tykwer's taut direction. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Feb 20, 2009
35% Pride and Glory (2008) As a drama, Pride and Glory is too glum, and worse, it doesn't convince. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Feb 5, 2009
11% Big Stan (2009) If you're not a fan, then this won't do much to convert you, unless you, like Schneider, have a dubious obsession with anal rape jokes. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Dec 1, 2008
43% Death Race (2008) While not being the most awful filmic experience available, it's certainly one of the dumbest. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Oct 31, 2008
37% How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) No bad thing, really, but a fair distance from the barbed humour of Young's book. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Oct 24, 2008
4/5 78% Overnight (2004) Quote not available. ‐ FilmFocus
Posted Oct 18, 2008
16% Max Payne (2008) There simply has yet to be a decent film adapted from a video game. Why studios persist is a testament to the lobotomised throngs who encourage them by paying to see this type of gleet. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Oct 17, 2008
61% Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) It's all curiously uninvolving, and it's only Fraser's goofy grin and slapstick physicality that hold any character interest whatsoever. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Sep 26, 2008
53% Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) Just make sure that you're really stoned when you see it. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Sep 5, 2008
85% Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008) At times the creaky dialogue can be cliched, but it can't change the fact that Hellboy II is a hoot, aided considerably by star Ron Perlman's wisecracks and laconic surliness, and Del Toro's imaginative storytelling and intricate Faberge-egg visuals. ‐ FILMINK (Australia)
Posted Aug 28, 2008