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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 98% 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 58% 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 34% 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 43% 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 54% 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 88% 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 76% 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 91% 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 No Score Yet 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 44% 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 92% 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 17% 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 83% 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 25% 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 52% Demolition (2016) Prevents an entertainingly intriguing character study from being engrossingly fascinating.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
2/5 16% 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
4/5 91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) As overwhelming as all this seems, the story stays incredibly focused on what defines Steve Rogers...‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
3/5 63% The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016) Appropriately by-the-numbers, for the true story probably doesn't lend itself to Oscar-worthy grandeur.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet 25 April (2015) Coming from the figurative mouths of actual ANZACs grants 25 April a fresh, harrowing, intimate perspective.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2016
3/5 86% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) We're treated to less of the same, and while that is disappointing, it doesn't deny this trilogy from being one of the best franchises to come out of DreamWorks Animation Studios.‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2016
4/5 98% Zootopia (2016) Threatens to blow away Shane Black's The Nice Guys for Best Buddy-Cop Film of 2016. ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2016
2/5 37% The Brothers Grimsby (2016) I've got to give Grimsby props for making me think: "Wow, they went THERE..."‐ Flicks.co.nz
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2016