John Marriott

John Marriott

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

John Marriott's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Radio Times

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 63%

Never Say Never Again (1983)

"The plot, which owes much to Thunderball, lurches badly at times, but the wild action set pieces, decked out in gals, gadgets and glib lines, are there to be cherished." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 9, 2015
4/5 95%

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

"Should your front room be in need of redecoration, then Elizabeth Taylor's performance here is guaranteed to strip the paint off the walls with just one verbal volley." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Mar 10, 2015
4/5 85%

Bugsy (1991)

"While avoiding the usual gangster film clichés, director Barry Levinson also insists that Warren Beatty does more than coast through this movie on matinée idol looks and easy charm." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Oct 29, 2014
2/5 6%

Mobsters (1991)

"It is extraordinary that, with gangster-era America providing such a natural source of drama, director Michael Karbelnikoff should turn gritty reality into such an empty tale." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 25, 2014
1/5 16%

The Karate Kid, Part III (1986)

"The script takes leave of reality at an early stage, and it all becomes increasingly daft and humourless with each scene." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 15, 2014
3/5 46%

The Babe (1992)

"John Goodman perfectly captures the hero's commitment, enthusiasm, insecurity and weaknesses, and helps distract from the fact that the film is episodic, not cinematic." ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 9, 2014
1/5 4%

Wired (1989)

"This crude low-budget exploiter is one of the most grotesque character assassinations ever put on film." ‐ Radio Times
Posted May 4, 2014
4/5 93%

Rocky (1976)

"This triple-Oscar-winning boxing drama is shot through with genuine impassioned commitment, born of the fact that Sylvester Stallone realised that this was his best hope of stardom." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Feb 25, 2014
5/5 98%

Annie Hall (1977)

"Although Woody Allen had still to acquire great technical strength as a film-maker, this was the movie where he found his own singular voice, a voice that echoes across events with a mixture of exuberance and introspection." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Feb 10, 2014
4/5 84%

Lethal Weapon (1987)

"Implausibility is a large part of the entertainment in this romp par excellence, with each overblown set piece becoming ever more ludicrous." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Dec 6, 2013
4/5 97%

Bull Durham (1988)

"A smart, witty character piece that eschews the stale sports flick formul" ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 29, 2013
5/5 83%

Chariots of Fire (1981)

"Unfairly dismissed by some as an empty exercise in cheap schmaltz, this has an old-fashioned innocence that celebrates the human spirit with a lot of careful detail." ‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 12, 2012