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John Higgins

John Higgins
John Higgins's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Starburst

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6/10 38% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) There is a nice virtual-reality gag that is well worth the price of entry and the film sells well on the strength of Atkinson, who is at his level best here. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Blood Child (2018) A gem of a genre piece.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
8/10 98% Lucky (2017) A worthy coda to a great career.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
7/10 86% Diane (2018) Stylistically dark and broody at times, Diane is a contrast from other films in the genre... Good performances from Smith and Avers heighten the film.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Frightmare (1983) Stylistically, it is reminiscent of some of those classic Hammer House of Horrors and Phantasm, and it does retain some good old cultish charm throughout. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
8/10 80% What Keeps You Alive (2018) It holds your attention for much of its ninety-nine minutes duration and the performances from Allen and Anderson make this a highly-effective two-hander.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
9/10 83% Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires (2018) The plot and idea are simple and predictable and if - like this writer - you have seen any number of those classic Joel Silver and Steven Seagal flicks, then this is right up your dark alley.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Rokuroku: The Promise of the Witch (2017) If you buy into the cross-cutting of the various tales, then this is quite an effectively creepy yarn. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
8/10 100% What Still Remains (2018) Josh Mendoza's post-apocalyptic drama What Still Remains taps into the same dystopian elements that helped to heighten the likes of The Hunger Games franchise and The Road.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
7/10 100% One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) (2017) Its key strength is to take the zombie genre and tip it on its side. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet The Nightshifter (Morto nâo fala) (2018) It is the skill of the film-makers and the style of this Brazilian gem that should enable it to find an audience out of the festival and domestic circuit.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet The Saint Bernard Syndicate (St. Bernard Syndicate) (2018) St. Bernard Syndicate is an adequate film for what it is.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
8/10 83% Rondo (2018) A cult classic in the making.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
7/10 74% Five Fingers for Marseilles (2018) Five Fingers For Marseilles is well worth the ride for the visual landscape as well as its music and sound, and is a worthy addition to Southern Hemisphere film-making.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
9/10 63% Tokyo Vampire Hotel (2017) Fans of Draculas and Twilights past are going to have an absolute ball, as this writer did, watching Sion Sono's new film Tokyo Vampire Hotel. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
7/10 86% Knuckleball (2018) This is a slow-burner that will draw you in, with an eerie sense of atmosphere and style coupled with some excellent cinematography by Jon Thomas. One to be applauded for trying something different with conventional horror themes.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
6/10 64% Dolemite (1975) To concentrate on the negatives would be going against what makes this film so special. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
7/10 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) A fun and mildly diverting film.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet The Brink (2017) The film is elevated thanks to some well-choreographed action fights and sequences which progress towards a climax that wouldn't look out of place in The Perfect Storm.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2018
7/10 100% The Outlaws (2017) The Outlaws is a taut and tight piece of police drama, as bloody, brutal, profane and violent as anything to have emerged in the last ten years. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Black Magic II (1976) Black Magic 2 is a delight for the majority of its ninety-one-minute running time.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet The Axiom (2018) The overall idea behind the film does border on the far-fetched, but works fair enough as a hook on which to base the effective gore and shocks. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
8/10 97% Yellow Submarine (1968) This remains as it has done for the last five decades a hugely enjoyable experience, with an innovative animation style that is in turn both unique and strikingly realised.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
7/10 85% My Friend Dahmer (2017) Overall, this is more in keeping with more mainstream high school dramas, but doesn't have the vicious comic tone of films like Heathers and Mean Girls, both of which hit the mark in their respective ways.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
5/10 No Score Yet Jake Speed (1986) As such, it is a movie that takes a little too long to get going, before the real nitty-gritty of the action arrives in an admittedly pacey climax.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
4/10 14% The Little Vampire 3D (2017) It's a limp affair throughout, drained of any substance.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
8/10 67% Downrange (2017) Downrange certainly delivers and holds the attention, especially when the film moves into the second half towards a climactic and satisfying pay-off.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
6/10 44% Grizzly (1976) Marked as a rip-off of Spielberg's classic Jaws, Grizzly certainly and desperately fails in its intent and overall, you can spot the similarities throughout. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
7/10 63% Every Day (2018) If you enjoyed The Fault in Our Stars, you will find much to focus and appreciate here. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2018
7/10 100% Infra-Man (Zhong guo chao ren) (1975) If you see the film cold without reading the booklet, be prepared for one of the wackiest, spectacularly silly and cheerfully tongue-in-cheek films to come out of the Shaw Brothers studio. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
9/10 95% A Quiet Place (2018) A winner in every way.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet The Man Who Was Thursday (2016) Newcomers to the source will certainly enjoy this one, as I did.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
5/10 59% Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) A lot of the scenes are stylishly spot-on but don't appear to have the same comedic impact as they did back in the day.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet Dogs (1975) Dogs suffers from sloppy editing and expectation which renders the key moments more silly than shocking.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
7/10 48% My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) As it stands, this is a pretty bog-standard animation adventure, with a tradition well rooted in classic Disney fare like 101 Dalmations and The Rescuers. ‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
9/10 95% November (2018) November is a multi-faceted genre masterpiece, taking a stylish blend of classic supernatural horror and blending it with a tender tragedy to create a superior work of Eastern European Cinema.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet Scars of Xavier (2017) The film certainly whets the appetite at the outset.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet The Ninth Cloud (2014) The Ninth Cloud is a watchable piece that will provoke constructive conversation amongst British indie film fans.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
7/10 33% Inoperable (2017) Much of the appeal of the film is down to horror fan favourite Harris, who continues to impress in a genre that has defined her career - after her early childhood acting work in films with Bruce Willis and Steven Seagal.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
7/10 100% Diverge (2016) Sandomire is very good in the lead role and holds the film together.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown (2016) Jerry Lewis - The Man Behind the Clown is a perfectly enjoyable watch, but one feels that there is so much more to Lewis.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
8/10 88% The Road Movie (2018) This is a very real and occasionally shocking experience that deserves a look.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) It is Martine Beswick who steals the show.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
7/10 56% The Horror of Frankenstein (1971) It's a faithful tribute to the Shelley characters and legacy and follows the plot line of other adaptations of the novel.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet Straight on Till Morning (Dressed for Death) (The Victim) (Til Dawn Do Us Part) (1972) It does feel rather dated now, but the very heart of the piece reveals some suitably shocking moments.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
8/10 44% To The Devil A Daughter (1976) To the Devil a Daughter is a fitting tribute to a legendary horror production slate and one that fans new and old should seek out.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
7/10 92% The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) The film is still enjoyable enough, with good support from Christopher Lee as Holmes' brother Mycroft and a criminally brief appearance by Irene Handl as Mrs. Hudson and it is the performances throughout that maintain the interest.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
9/10 70% Angelica (2017) It is a rare treat to encounter a period horror film which says a lot about the relationship between man and woman and man-versus-nature, whilst providing a satisfyingly eerie psychological drama.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
7/10 78% Sweet Virginia (2017) The film's key strength is in Jessica Lee Gagne's cinematography, a very stylish pallet of greys and blacks.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
8/10 No Score Yet Demons of the Mind (Blood Evil)(Nightmare of Terror)(Blood Will Have Blood) (1972) Demons of the Mind is a welcome contribution to the series of films and deserving of a new Blu-ray release.‐ Starburst
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017