Louise Keller

Louise Keller
Louise Keller's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Urban Cinefile
Biography:
Louise Keller is Deputy Editor and Co-Publisher of Australia?s award-winning online movie magazine Urban Cinefile, established in 1997. She co-hosted a weekly prime time movie segment for Ovation and World Movies Pay TV Channels (2004 & 2005) with her publishing partner and husband Andrew L. Urban. With more than 20 years publishing experience, she and Andrew previously published print publications Encore Magazine, Event and Sydney Diary. Born in India and educated in French-speaking Belgian Congo (Zaire) in Africa, she formerly ran her own Public Relations Company, was a professional singer for 14 years and a television hostess.
Publications: Urban Cinefile
Location: Sydney, Australia

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
94% Us (2019) In an audacious conceit, director Jordan Peele has concocted a humdinger of a tale that is intense, scary, funny and thought provoking in equal measures. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
70% The Happy Prince (2018) In the role of his career and his directing debut, Rupert Everett shines brightly as the troubled literary genius, Oscar Wilde during his final years. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
70% Galveston (2018) There's a sadness that permeates throughout this gritty tale about a hitman heading for Galveston in search of redemption. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
73% Destroyer (2018) Damaged LAPD detective in search of redemption is the theme of this gritty thriller in which Nicole Kidman strips her physical veneer in what is certainly the most unglamorous role of her career. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
56% Swimming with Men (2018) Like The Full Monty and Calendar Girls, the protagonists of this gentle British comedy are unlikely heroes, especially in the context of baring flesh. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
73% Hotel Mumbai (2019) The imagery is intense, brutal and disturbing. Volker Bertelmann's percussive heavy score is powerful, adding effectively to the build up of tension and fear. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2019
100% Pimped (2018) Sex, murder and dark secrets are the ingredients of David Barker's psychological thriller that starts with promise but spirals into no-man's land when credibility becomes stretched. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2019
57% Pimp (2018) Sex, murder and dark secrets are the key ingredients of the tale that begins when Sarah (Ella Scott Lynch) meets Lewis (Benedict Samuel) for a potential night of passion. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
78% Captain Marvel (2019) A new kick-ass heroine, a cat called Goose and Samuel L. Jackson as a young Nick Fury are the best things about this spectacular action-packed adventure from the Marvel cinematic universe. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
55% Greta (2019) A cracker of a psychological thriller that is both creepy and scary. Don't watch this film alone! - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
99% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) Conceptually simple, yet emotionally complex, this gripping morality tale will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2019
77% Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) (2019) A wedding, a kidnapping and a secret that everybody knows is the focus of this involving film by Asghar Farhadi in which the characters form part of an intricate jigsaw puzzle. It sings with authenticity. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2019
86% Sometimes Always Never (2018) Don't lose sight of what you already have when searching for the elusive dream is the moral of this drama that explores the complex relationship between father and son - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
93% Stan & Ollie (2019) Casting is perfect: Coogan and Hardy are wonderful. It's warm, funny and poignant. Take a tissue - you may need it! - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
70% Cold Pursuit (2019) True to its Norwegian filmic origins, Hans Petter Moland's remake of his 2014 thriller Kraftidioten is blackly funny, overtly violent and filled with a snow plow of quirky elements. And it has Liam Neeson. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
70% The Mule (2018) There is a mischievous slant and plenty of heart in this fish out of water tale in which Clint Eastwood plays an elderly war veteran who inadvertently becomes a drug mule. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
88% Arctic (2019) A harrowing tale of survival, Arctic relies on visuals of crisp white snow and vast landscapes to lure us into the reality in which Mads Mikkelsen's pilot is stranded. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2019
37% Glass (2019) You've got to hand it to M.Night Shyamalan for sheer chutzpah but ultimately the grand scale concept dissipates in a puff of its own self-importance. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2019
81% Ben is Back (2018) In one of her best performances, Roberts' emotional journey can be gauged by watching her beautiful, expressive face - often shown in tight close up. She displays concern, relief, revulsion, dismay, pity, regret, fear, determination, desperation and love. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2019
99% Eighth Grade (2018) Buoyed by a breakout performance by Elsie Fisher, who exhibits all the uncertainty, angst and trepidation of the awkward teen, Eighth Grade is an endearing and insightful glimpse into the dark recesses of a young mind on the brink of adulthood. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
50% Storm Boy (2019) Simply unforgettable! With its themes of nurturing, love and survival, this beautiful film is one you must not miss. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
63% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie dazzle in this powerhouse of a film. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
78% Green Book (2018) Honesty, dignity and courage are the themes of one of the best films of the year - an odd couple road movie in which Viggo Mortensen delivers a performance that is note-perfect. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
93% Bumblebee (2018) It's the charming relationship between Hailee Steinfeld's 18 year old protagonist, Charlie and the alien robot she names Bumblebee, that makes this Transformers prequel into a heartwarming fantasy. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2018
59% The Front Runner (2018) The paradox of ethics, the press and politics comes under scrutiny in a fascinating recount of the sensational circumstances of Gary Hart's failed 1988 run for presidency. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
65% Aquaman (2018) Visually spectacular with an exquisite aqua colour palette, the film is an inventive and immersive underwater fantasy firmly anchored by its larger than life star, Jason Momoa. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
78% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) It's a joyous, uplifting film that soars under the London sky and inspires a whole new generation to the Mary Poppins magic. If you're looking for a film that personifies happiness, this is it! - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
66% Vice (2018) It's bold, brilliant and totally unnerving. Dense, thought provoking and blackly funny, this cutting satire will keep you awake at night. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
93% The Favourite (2018) A wonderfully acerbic piece on a sumptuous backdrop of regal decadence, The Favourite is salacious, savage and hypnotic. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) As bleak as it is beautiful, Pawel Pawlikowski's melancholy film is an ode to love. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2018
44% Second Act (2018) Honesty and taking chances are the themes of this enjoyable rom com in which relationships, careers, secrets and lies all jostle for a place. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2018
81% Boy Erased (2018) The taboos between faith and homosexuality are canvassed in this sensitively directed and shocking expose about conversion therapy. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) It's a great story (true of course) and the idea of a renegade biographer with a religion of caustic wit embellishing letters of famous literary figures in line with their personalities, is irresistible. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
28% Night School (2018) The energy and laughs of this low-brow comedy come from the upbeat banter between the irrepressible Kevin Hart and the splendid Tiffany Haddish. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2018
94% RBG (2018) Her tireless work advocating women's rights and gender equality may have put her on the map, but there is much more to 85 year-old US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - as this fascinating and inspiring documentary reveals. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The story's dark psychological heart plays second fiddle to the action - to the film's detriment. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2018
92% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Uplifting, amusing and profoundly moving on multiple levels, this is a film for the discerning... the perfect role for Robert Redford. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2018
58% The Grinch (2018) http://www.urbancinefile.com.au/home/view.asp?a=26227&s=Reviews - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2018
95% Night School (2017) 'If you want something you have never had, you have to do something you have never done,' says one of the three high school dropouts, whose journey this inspiring documentary follows... Be inspired! Watch this doco and take the first step. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
77% Jirga (2018) Redemption and forgiveness are the themes of this potent drama in which a man is driven by his conscience...Unforgettable and powerful, this is a unique work with a pulsating heart. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
93% Journey's End (2018) The horrors of war are on display in this tense and affecting film in which we are taken in the trenches and into the lives of the men who wait for the inevitable. Director Saul Dibb has made a sensitive film... - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
91% Widows (2018) Violent and hard-hitting, the emotional timbre of Steve McQueen's heist movie is like a piercing scream. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Queen's seductive music and Rami Malek's scene-stealing performance as Freddie Mercury make Bohemian Rhapsody into epic cinematic poetry. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
42% Someone Like You (2001) A sassy, romantic comedy about the battle of the sexes, Someone Like You is a delight. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
45% The Portrait of a Lady (1996) The beauty of Jane Campion's film lies not in what is said, but what is not said. The understated is beautifully captured in this stunning period piece. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
89% A Star Is Born (2018) Electric, compelling and tender, the film is a knockout creatively and emotionally, offering a raw glimpse into today's world of celebrity. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) A priest who can't remember, a hippy with a hostage and a soul singer with a metronome are some of the colourful characters in this badass mystery thriller that plays like a surreal jigsaw puzzle in which time flits about like a hyperactive dragonfly. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
22% Mile 22 (2018) Frenetic action and unbridled chaos is the name of the game in this espionage action thriller in which Mark Wahlberg reunites with director Peter Berg for 94 minutes of high-octane thrills. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
29% Venom (2018) It would be true to say that the tongue and Tom Hardy are the making of Sony's venture into the Marvel Universe. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
87% First Man (2018) The film is evocative, spectacular and affecting. It's like being there... I sat on the edge of my seat throughout this superb film, thoroughly engaged, inspired and moved. - Urban Cinefile EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018