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Joanne Soh

Joanne Soh
Joanne Soh's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The New Paper (Singapore)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 100% Paddington 2 (2018) Action and laughs are aplenty, but it is the film's overall tenderness and charm that will keep you smiling throughout the 104 minutes.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
2/5 58% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) There are attempts at 1930s upper-class lushness - lots of art deco touches on the train, period-accurate fashion and shots of European scenery in winter - but it is garnishing on a mediocre dish.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2017
3/5 80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) A visually impressive and heartwarming tale befitting the festive season. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2017
2/5 18% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) Sure, the first film in 2015 was a global box-office success, but that does not mean it warrants a sequel - and a lame one at that.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2017
3.5/5 86% Battle of the Sexes (2017) Stone is a marvel, drawing you in as a crusader. You also feel her strains and internal struggles.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
4/5 87% Wind River (2017) The plot is straightforward but tense, and the characters well-drawn and excellently fleshed out by Renner and Olsen.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
2.5/5 29% All I See Is You (2017) There are some issues in this erotic thriller that director Marc Forster wants to address, but the execution is wanting.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
3.5/5 97% Coco (2017) Pixar has another winner on its hand.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
2.5/5 28% Suburbicon (2017) The issue may have some relevance in the current US political scene, but it somehow comes across as very dated.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3.5/5 82% Brad's Status (2017) There is no better person to play an inadequate and anxiety-filled worrywart than Ben Stiller.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/5 41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) The idea of pairing Winslet with Elba certainly is attractive. Being acclaimed actors, you know they can make anything work. They definitely give their all, even though the plot treads on thin ice when it cannot decide which genre it wants to be in.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/5 64% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Be prepared to turn into a weeping mess at the end. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
0% Sky Hunter (2017) Sky Hunter has all the bells and whistles for an action blockbuster, but is actually an ultra-patriotic propaganda film that showcases the country's latest high-flying arsenal.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
34% American Assassin (2017) Plot holes aside, the film seems to justify revenge killing and condone violence, and that cannot be good in this day and age.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
89% Only the Brave (2017) The performances are noteworthy, but what really stands out are the fires, majestic and horrifying at the same time.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2017
4/5 100% Mary and the Witch's Flower (Meari to majo no hana) (2018) What deserves much applause is how endearing Mary is, the stunning visuals and lush backgrounds that are painstakingly hand-painted, a Ghibli trademark. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
1.5/5 31% Home Again (2017) If Meyers-Shyer is determined to follow in mum's footsteps, she has long way to go. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
3.5/5 No Score Yet Chasing the Dragon (2017) Yen gives a fine performance of a man willing to do whatever it takes to survive.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2017
3/5 61% The Foreigner (2017) It is always nice to see [Jackie] Chan doing a serious action film, and this is definitely one of his better ones of late.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
2.5/5 54% The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) If only the movie's many writers - more than 10 - picked up some tips from the cartoons and kept the plot engaging.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
3/5 66% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) Actress Elizabeth Banks, who was a producer on the first movie, makes her directorial debut here and does a decent job following the same formula.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 17% Pixels (2015) For those of us whose childhood was spent on these games, this comedy will rank high on nostalgia. But that's about it, because this is an Adam Sandler movie after all.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 55% Woman in Gold (2015) [Simon Curtis] must really thank the great Dame Helen [Mirren] for keeping this drama afloat.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 19% Absolutely Anything (2017) [Simon] Pegg's goofy charm is on overdrive, elevating this silly comedy where the best scenes are between Neil and his talking dog Dennis (voiced by the late Robin Williams).‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 66% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) Guy Ritchie should moonlight as a fashion stylist.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 30% Criminal (2016) Criminal can get rather one-note, but Costner and the other stellar cast, including Reynolds, deliver fine performances that elevate the material.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
1/5 22% The Boss (2016) Someone please tell Melissa McCarthy to stop working with her writer-director husband Ben Falcone.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 25% Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016) Thankfully, the actors who play Pele - Leonardo Lima Carvalho as kid Pele and Kevin de Paula as young Pele - are so genuine and have such nifty footwork that they make the proceedings fun and beautiful.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 73% Black Mass (2015) It's such a treat to see Johnny Depp in a serious role again.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 65% The Visit (2015) But this 'found footage' thriller is an improvement on [M. Night Shyamalan's] last few projects. At least the story is relatable and not too crazy and he's aided by a strong cast. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 57% Money Monster (2016) There is initial tension but halfway through, Foster takes a wrong turn, and what ensues is a meandering thriller disguised as social satire. What a waste of her all-star cast.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 71% Pawn Sacrifice (2015) Tobey Maguire puts up an intense performance as Fischer.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 27% Pan (2015) The real star is newcomer [Levi] Miller, who displays all the qualities one would expect from a boy hero. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 52% Boulevard (2015) [The] Boulevard becomes predictable, despite [Robin] Williams' strong, controlled performance.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 92% The Nice Guys (2016) Who would have thought that Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling would have such great comic chemistry?‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 87% Straight Outta Compton (2015) This biopic serves as a good crash course on the explicit world of gangsta rap.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 81% The Family Fang (2016) Bateman and Kidman have an easy chemistry, while Walken and Plunkett deliver strong performances.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) On paper, this based-on-true-events drama reads like a bore. But under the skilful hands of director-producer Steven Spielberg working on a script by Matt Charman and the Coen brothers, this is one intriguing thriller.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 84% The Walk (2015) Thankfully, [Joseph] Gordon-Levitt is skilled enough to perform the balancing act between drama and excitement to keep you riveted to the very end. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Distance (2016) Each section has its own strengths and weaknesses and there are some pretentious moments, but it is an accessible arthouse film.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 70% Miss You Already (2015) There is nothing apologetic about the way [Catherine] Hardwicke depicts Milly's vanity and neediness. The Twilight director delivers a realistic portrait of someone who fears losing everything.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 90% Apprentice (2017) This beautifully shot film lets you dwell on the relationship between Aiman and Rahim, which is well played by the two actors.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) It's hard to believe that Bill Murray can be annoying.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 31% Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) The two young actors sorely lack the chemistry and sass Goldblum and leading man Will Smith shared in the original.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 44% Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) You can't have high expectations with a title like this.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 61% The Program (2016) There is never a moment that makes you understand Armstrong's motivations. Every plot point is dealt in a business-like manner.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/5 47% The 33 (2015) For a movie about trapped miners, there is a shocking absence of tension.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 42% In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Director Ron Howard tries to cram in too much material, resulting in bite-sized exposition.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
4/5 87% The Peanuts Movie (2015) The Peanuts Movie not only brings joy to those like me who grew up reading Schulz's comic strips, but it will also win new fans among the younger generation. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 60% Concussion (2015) Director-writer Peter Landesman could have done more to give this drama more depth, but fortunately, his leading man compensates by dialling up the emotions and driving the movie forward.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017