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Liam Maguren

Liam Maguren
Liam Maguren's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Flicks.co.nz

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 100% Mirai (2018) Animation has the unique ability to present surrealism to kids... It's great to see Mirai keeping this tradition alive and with purpose...‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
3/5 81% The Party (2018) It's not memorable, but it's short-lasting fun.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
4/5 97% Black Panther (2018) The true knockout stars are Lupita Nyong'o as Wakandan spy Nakia and Danai Gurira as Dora Milaje general Okoye.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 50% Downsizing (2017) A disappointing film made watchable thanks to solid performances and some constantly polite chuckles.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
3/5 87% Mary and The Witch's Flower (2018) Enough to sweep audiences up in a journey that poses some good simple questions about science and ethics.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2018
4/5 96% Menashe (2017) Menashe wants to be a good single parent so badly, and his earnest intentions are sympathetic, but the film does a stupendously cruel job making you question if he ever could be. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
4/5 97% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) It's a celebration of those who continued everyday life over the sound of death knocking on the door. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
3/5 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) A simple exchange feels colossal from Branagh's mouth and thank his godly facial fuzz for that because there's a LOT of blunt exposition Poirot dishes out. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2017
2/5 36% Jigsaw (2017) Disappointingly, most of the traps feel more like remixes of the past than anything drastically new.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
2/5 13% Geostorm (2017) If you're the kind of person who hunts for a "good bad movie" then beer yourself up because this is the most entertaining two-star film of 2017.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2017
4/5 100% Waru (2017) Chances are, you've never witnessed anything like Waru.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2017
3/5 41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) It's a love story first and foremost, doing a better job serving that crowd than most Nicholas Sparks bollocks adapted to screen.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
2/5 47% Another Mother's Son (2017) The sets and costuming are era-appropriate, but director Christopher Menaul's no-frills approach usually boils down to 'point cameras at actors'.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
3/5 55% The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) There's a giant robot that shoots sharks yelling "nom nom nom nom nom nom" - this is objectively funny in any language.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
5/5 99% God's Own Country (2017) For anyone who can remember their young heart being soothed and captured for the first time, it is as intense as that experience.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
4/5 87% Wind River (2017) A great sombre thriller that circles you like a pack of wolves before it pounces.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
3/5 78% Atomic Blonde (2017) I can guarantee you at least one moment of ass-kicking amazement that will make the whole film feel like it was worth seeing. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
5/5 87% A Monster Calls (2017) A Monster Calls explores the darkest of grey areas experienced at a tender age, creating a cinematic masterwork in visualised empathy.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
1/5 60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Exists only to sell out.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
3/5 96% Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde) (2016) Yeah, Long Way North is basically a Russian Moana. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) This Spider-Man isn't about the big moments; it celebrates the small ones. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
3/5 68% Cars 3 (2017) Has a trick up its glovebox that makes this film the best of the series.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2017
3/5 45% Rough Night (2017) A solid laugh machine...‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
3/5 61% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) It doesn't rewrite Schindler's List, but Caro delivers enough compassionate hugs and kicks to the gut to make the story worthwhile.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
4/5 83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Not only does Gunn make the galaxy look like a rainbow exploding in slow motion, his still framing of particular action sequences soak in like a comic panel in motion. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2017
4/5 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) This movie is the non-stop chuckle machine Warner Bros. needed, though not necessarily the one it deserves. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
4/5 100% One Thousand Ropes (2016) One of the most intelligent films to come out of New Zealand and Samoa.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
2/5 46% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) [The] team get about 50% there, which might be good enough for some. But one person's "glass half full" is another person's "fully half assed."‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
4/5 94% The Innocents (Les innocentes) (2016) An utterly graceful film about an almost graceless time.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
3/5 100% Free in Deed (2017) Mahaffy's visual melancholy will melt into your skin.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
2/5 26% Fist Fight (2017) The middle hour takes such a laughless nosedive that you'll wish they just cut out that 60 minutes and slapped the remaining 30 on TV.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2017
4/5 93% Fences (2016) You need to go into this for the love of great acting and superb writing. Do that and you'll be rewarded.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
3/5 93% Hidden Figures (2017) Looking for an entertaining film starring women of colour dominating an intellectual field? Then skip this review and watch Hidden Figures right bloody now. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
2/5 36% Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2017) It's like the cameraperson shot all [the action] scenes one-handed while balancing on a unicycle during an earthquake, then edited it with a NutriBullet.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
4/5 98% Moonlight (2016) With the precision of a cinematic diamond cutter, filmmaker Barry Jenkins has crafted a great three-chapter chronicle...‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
2/5 18% Assassin's Creed (2016) It's only a few quick cuts and a camera shake shy from being Taken 3.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2017
3/5 74% Trolls (2016) A repeating joke with James Corden's troll never hits while the auto-tuned T-Pain troll is always - ALWAYS - funny.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2016
4/5 97% Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017) Shinkai unfolds this carefully-plotted origami of a story in a way that's mightily impressive and immensely satisfying to watch. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2016
3/5 82% The Founder (2017) Michael Keaton slides into the role of Kroc like a greasy weasel, wriggling through the world of business with a slimy smile and a sober slur. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
4/5 74% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Redmayne makes for a tender, unique, heart-warming hero who can sometimes seem more Time Lord than wizard (complete with Tardis-like luggage). ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2016
5/5 93% I, Daniel Blake (2017) The common person's masterpiece.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2016
3/5 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) What The Secret Life of Pets lacks in story, it makes up for in character.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2016
4/5 86% Sully (2016) The soul of the film resides in Hanks' flawlessly tuned performance.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2016
2/5 24% Ben-Hur (2016) I've got to give credit to this new version for being entertaining in parts, even though it still can't justify its own existence.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
4/5 97% Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) This film throws every synonym for 'beautiful' in a blender and makes a new dictionary.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2016
3/5 53% Demolition (2016) Prevents an entertainingly intriguing character study from being engrossingly fascinating.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
2/5 17% Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) Doesn't really know - or, perhaps, care - what was gold and what needed to be cut.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2016
4/5 94% Finding Dory (2016) Does it reach the emotional heights of its original? No. Is it funnier? Surprisingly, yes.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2016
2/5 48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) If you're just in it to see mutants scrap it out, Dragon Ball Z-style, you'll probably leave satisfied. That won't stop Deadpool 2 from drawing stuff on this film's forehead.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted May 19, 2016
4/5 93% Tickled (2016) It's funny, it's compelling, and - as Farrier loquaciously states - "it's actually f--king creepy as f--k." ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted May 19, 2016