John Noonan

John Noonan
John Noonan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): FILMINK (Australia)
Publications: FILMINK (Australia)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
14/20 70% Death Drop Gorgeous (2021) Think Whatever Happened to Baby Jane with a higher body count. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
13/20 42% The Ice Road (2021) ...emotional self-sacrifices to moustache-twirling baddies and seemingly invincible hitmen, we've seen these tropes a thousand times... if you can plug into that part of your brain, then a fun time is on the cards. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2021
100% Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) For a lot of people, Scream, Queen will be a comfort as it reinforces how important something like Freddy's Revenge can be for those in the LGBTQIA+ community. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
13/20 100% An Old Lady (2019) ...a distinctly human film about a difficult subject. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2020
16/20 95% The Mortuary Collection (2019) ...rides a fine line between the macabre and the humorous...deserves a spin on anyone's Halloween playlist. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2020
14/20 73% The Cleansing Hour (2019) ...about as subtle as a brick...if you let the film tempt you, then you're in for a good time. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2020
12/20 66% The Public (2019) ...it's all well intentioned, it just overeggs the pudding. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
18/20 96% Thunder Road (2018) ...a brilliant piece of work that paints the portrait of an all too human response to tragedy building upon tragedy... an absolute treat of a movie. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
15/20 100% An Impossible Love (Un amour impossible) (2018) ... a love story... slowly revealing a bleakness underneath the picturesque French scenery and fashion. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2019
14/20 90% John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection (L'empire de la perfection) (2018) ...at times the film feels like every character in a Wes Anderson movie got up and made a documentary on tennis. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2019
16/20 98% Night Comes On (2018) ...a tough but rewarding watch - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
15/20 96% Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle (Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo) (2017) Charming and poignant... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2019
12.5/20 94% Kusama: Infinity (2018) ...a great introduction to a world famous artist who is likely still a stranger to some. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
60% One Less God (2017) Worthington's intentions are clear and having dragged his audience through the mire, it's apparent he wants us to take a good long look at where we've come a decade after the dust has settled. You can't fault him for that. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
100% United Skates (2018) ...an emotional film that will boil the blood. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Between Land and Sea (2016) ...like surfing itself, you must adapt and change to suit your environment. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
No Score Yet Inseparables (2016) There's no denying that Inseparable wears a large heart on its sleeve. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
92% The Devil's Candy (2017) ...a short, sharp shock of terror... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
50% Three Summers (2017) ...uses the microcosm of a WA folk festival to pick at the scabs of Australia's political climate... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
18% The Time of Their Lives (2017) The strength of the film is Dame Joan Collins who plays to type wonderfully, encapsulating perfectly someone who longs for their glory days and refuses to give up without a fight. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2017
94% Glory (2017) At times, Glory will slap you with gallows humour that will make you feel terrible for laughing. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2017
14/20 83% Handsome Devil (2017) A warm blanket of a film that manages to tackle sexuality and homophobia with a surprisingly light, but not ineffectual, tone. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
50% Sky (2016) Those wanting something that breaks the Eat Pray Love mould will find something amongst the introspection. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017
50% House On Willow Street (2017) From a House on Willow Street is a sharp, succinct dip into horror. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017
86% Barbecue (2017) Barbecue is a fascinating sociological document. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
52% Porto (2017) Two ex-pats living in Portugal share a sexually charged night of introspection in the second film from film critic turned filmmaker, Gabe Klinger. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
92% Raw (2017) goes outside the norm of what we would consider body horror - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2017
91% Frantz (2017) a captivating piece of work - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2017
100% Under the Gun (2016) heartbreaking and infuriating, Under the Gun is a definite must see - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
13% Get the Girl (2017) Glossy, noisy and a little bit dull, Get the Girl is the kind of the film you'd thought they'd stopped making - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
70% XX (2017) ...something refreshing and new to say about the genre. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
78% The Eyes of My Mother (2016) More arthouse than horror... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2017
71% The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue) (2017) ...less 'whodunit?' and more 'Who was the victim?' - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2017
69% Trash Fire (2016) Tonally vicious and nihilistic throughout - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2017
15/20 78% Jasper Jones (2016) ...almost effortlessly swings between the summer fuelled frivolity of youth and the oppression of adulthood. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2017
17/20 69% Operation Avalanche (2016) ...impresses with its humour, depth and numerous salutes to Kubrick. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2017
15/20 26% The Duel (2016) Ambiguous in its morality... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
15/20 75% Five Star (2015) ...worth pursuing. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
15/20 62% The Mind's Eye (2016) ...a lot of fun... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
16/20 No Score Yet Nice Package (2014) ...this low budget affair sparkles when it matters... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
18/20 77% London Road (2016) ...a haunting piece of work that is often all too real. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
16.50/20 67% EMO the Musical (2016) In terms of hitting that sweet spot between acknowledging the seriousness and ridiculousness of a teenage social circle, Emo: The Musical gets it right. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2016
15/20 29% Golden Years (2016) ...a gentle comedy with something to say... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2016
17/20 93% Dearest Sister: Nong Hak (2016) ...chilling... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2016
8/20 9% Stonewall (2015) ...the execution is wholly wrong-headed. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
3/20 No Score Yet Sniper: Special Ops (2016) ...the kind of film that Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus would have released under the Cannon label. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
12/20 No Score Yet Christmas Eve (2015) There's simply too much going in such a short running time... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
10/20 20% Billionaire Ransom (Take Down) (2016) ...a bloodless 80s throwback that never really goes anywhere. - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
17/20 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) ...every aesthetic choice is specific and considered... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2016
12/20 88% Neon Bull (Boi Neon) (2016) ...hypnotic... - FILMINK (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2016