Kirsty Leckie-Palmer

Kirsty Leckie-Palmer
Kirsty Leckie-Palmer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Skinny
Publications: The Skinny

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 76% Perfect Blue (1999) In today's social media-reliant society, Perfect Blue's questions of selfhood, construct and celebrity hold more significance than ever before. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
2/5 77% Split (2017) The latest from The Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan, Split has as many fractured identities as its main character - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/5 94% The Mermaid (Mei ren yu) (2016) Chow habitués will be primed for hyperbolic acting, ludicrous wirework, ugly CGI and outlandish action sequences. Rest assured, those points will be satisfied. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2016
4/5 100% Dragon Inn (Long men ke zhen) (1966) What sets Dragon Inn apart is the deadly precision of its dialogue - nimble wit that stalks, pounces and often prevails in tandem with the action - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2015
1/5 51% The Interview (2014) Demonstrates an abject carelessness which is more offensive than any other wrongdoing of which The Interview has been accused. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) Waititi and Clement pry open the coffin lid and unleash a box-fresh, fang-sharp comedy which goes straight for the jugular. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2015
5/5 97% Intolerance (1916) Intolerance is undoubtedly cinematic paradigm, but more than this, it's a window through which we can peer 100 years into the past. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2014
4/5 88% Cheap Thrills (2014) These characters are achingly familiar, a reminder that all of us are willing to play our own private, primal games of commerce and sacrifice to get what we want from life. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2014
3/5 82% Drinking Buddies (2013) It finds its groove with sincere, nuanced performances and a realistic attitude to romance as refreshing as a fistful of Citra hops. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2014
4/5 63% Future My Love (2012) Flicks gracefully between documentary, road trip and love story. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2013
2/5 85% From Up On Poppy Hill (2013) From Up on Poppy Hill's protagonists emerge as unexpectedly facetless, especially from a studio with such a vibrant and morally complex back catalogue. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2013
4/5 56% Breathe In (2014) It's a simple refrain, and familiar, but played this well it resonates like a symphony. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2013
4/5 86% Much Ado About Nothing (2013) Whedon's inventive framing, delicate means of shifting focus and glowing, ethereal use of light make for a stylish and absolutely credible vision, of which much ado would be well-earned. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2013
3/5 86% Rundskop (Bullhead) (2012) Between Nicolas Karakatsanis's agile camerawork and an uncanny deployment of silence, Roskam teases open bare, fluid spaces in which Schoenarts' intense performance can really writhe. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2013
3/5 72% Dwae-ji-ui wang (The King of Pigs) (2013) Backgrounds smoulder, and a kinetic manipulation of space facets The King of Pigs' frames. Its characters, however, remain flat. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2013
5/5 84% Gremlins (1984) Director Joe Dante tells a simple story with anarchic spirit, rabid humour and painstaking puppetry to delightfully messy effect. - The Skinny EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2012