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Louise Keller

Louise Keller
Louise Keller's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Urban Cinefile

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Roman catacombs, classic artworks, neon-lit nightclubs and a mesmerizing hall of mirrors are the stunning backdrops for a sublimely choreographed, sophisticated ballet of brutal killings in this John Wick sequel. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 20, 2017
87% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) (2017) Everyone uses everyone in Norman, a beguiling portrait of a man who uses people as stepping-stones for his life's journey. It is a wonderful showcase for an Richard Gere... a haunting glimpse of human behaviour and its interactions‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
71% Alien: Covenant (2017) Continuing to address the philosophical big questions about where we come from, Ridley Scott's prequel delivers on all counts with substantial terror offerings that involve slime and squirting blood to ensure gleeful cinematic repulsion. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) The runaway hit of the year - this is a must-see film. Don't see it alone!‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
37% Snatched (2017) Seeing Goldie Hawn again on screen after an absence of 15 years is the greatest pleasure of this mindless, crude comedy in which there are few laughs and much cringing. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: Amadeus (2017) Brilliantly conceived, Michael Longhurst's production of Peter Shaffer's 1979 play Amadeus (through the National Theatre) is a musical and theatrical spectacle. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 7, 2017
78% Viceroy's House (2017) A moving tale about the tragic partition of India, Gurinder Chadha's immaculate production glistens with authenticity, but the film is stilted and the tokenistic, central love story lacks both passion & credibility‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
61% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) Courage, duplicity, loyalty and survival are the key themes of this gripping drama that offers a unique and refreshingly different perspective of the Holocaust.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted May 2, 2017
83% Denial (2016) Denial plays out a bit like the English: understated, with its explosions of the intellectual kind.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
24% Table 19 (2017) The wedding from hell has possibilities but there is a fatal flaw with the screenplay. Nothing is credible.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2017
81% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Visually stunning, the film is a blast: a joyous sci-fi fantasy outing filled with weird and wonderful characters, cheeky humour and a plot that offers just the right blend of emotional glue. It soars on the wings of imagination.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2017
55% Rules Don't Apply (2016) Set in 1958 Hollywood, Warren Beatty's polished film about a starlet, her driver and billionaire Howard Hughes starts with promise but fizzles into a drawn out, tedious disappointment. There are some wonderful moments, though. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
87% Their Finest (2017) Authenticity and optimism is the brief for a film to inspire a war-torn England in this charming and funny film from An Education's Lone Scherfig. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Fantasy, reality, dreams & memories propel this visually stunning live action version of the cult manga to great heights, with Scarlett Johansson striking as the deadly weapon whose human brain is in sync with her curvaceous synthetic body. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
79% Personal Shopper (2017) If you liked Clouds of Sils Maria, chances are you will be interested to see Olivier Assayas' latest film Personal Shopper, which offers Kristen Stewart once again a plum role, albeit in a film that struggles to make the grade. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2017
52% The Boss Baby (2017) It may lack the finesse of Pixar, but the film has some inspired & imaginative touches as the exposition takes us on a journey that is a mix of conspiracy theory, sibling rivalry and importance of family. As for Alec Baldwin, he steals the film..‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2017
90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Propelled by a hilarious and witty screenplay, the film is an explosion of colourful visuals & high-energy satire, all rolled into a clever superhero spoof. It's inventive, super-fast, highly sophisticated. I want to see it again!‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2017
89% Loving (2016) It is refreshing to find a film with no emotional manipulation, prompting us to allow our gut instincts to guide us. the two central performances by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga are subtle and underplayed - beautifully.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) It's simply enchanting. A wonderful music score, dazzling magical effects, scrumptious humour and a great cast make this classic fairy tale a winner. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2017
92% Logan (2017) For Jackman, Logan is a triumph: a vulnerable portrayal of a tortured character coming to terms with his plight & humanity. As a gritty western about redemption, the film is also effective...‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2017
76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts injects just the right tone - the perfect combo of humour, action and character, although it is no surprise that the ape at the film's centre is the ultimate scene-stealer. It's a perfect B-Movie‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
74% Miss Sloane (2016) Dialogue heavy but astute in its observations of the world of political lobbying, Miss Sloane is a formidable platform for the talents of Jessica Chastain, whose Elizabeth Sloane pops pills, pays for sex and does whatever it takes to win.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2017
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) There are no contrivances, no manipulations, no false notes. Lonergan's film rings true as the complex relationships and multi-layered intricacies of grief find a compass that points to calmer waters. Prepare to be moved. This is one of the year's best. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
93% Hidden Figures (2017) It's a great, uplifting story filled with 'firsts' at a time in the 60s when segregation was rife, women's roles were compromised and the NASA space program was keenly competing against the Russians ... Three delightful performances bring the women to life‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
9% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Like a holiday page-turner, the film is a big tease.. Perfect for a girls' night out. Or a date night, if the man is willing!‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
92% Toni Erdmann (2016) A highly lauded and awarded comic drama that has many scratching their heads wondering what the fuss is all about ... If you can persevere through the film's often frustrating first half, there is a pay off‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2017
98% Moonlight (2016) While the muffled dialogue and slang may stop you from understanding every word, one thing is sure, there is no mistaking the powerful statement this exploration of the Afro American male makes.... The subject matter is tough; the experience is touching‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2017
93% Fences (2016) As hard hitting as a baseball whose game acts as a metaphor for the protagonist's life, Fences is a potent drama about survival, family and dreams - with sublime performances ...This is an emotional experience you will not want to miss!‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2017
34% Live By Night (2017) Set during the Prohibition era, Ben Affleck's slick, beautifully directed gangster story offers a real sense of time and place, but stops short of delivering the complete package‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
82% Perfect Strangers (Perfetti sconosciuti) (2016) Relationships falter and friendships are shredded in this techno-relevant Italian comedy of errors in which the mobile phone is revealed to be 'the black box of our lives'‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
75% Split (2017) A terrifying psycho thriller, an acting showcase for James McAvoy, and a return to form for M. Night Shyamalan, whose body of work since his brilliant The Sixth Sense has otherwise been a mess‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
43% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) Short on thrills with action sequences that for the most part feel perfunctory, the return of xXx is a bit of a let down; it might please the fans but could be so much better. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2017
89% Jackie (2016) Natalie Portman's central multi-layered performance is unforgettable for many reasons. Beyond the physical illusion... her portrayal is both internal and external‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2017
86% Lion (2016) Loss and belonging are the themes of this incredible true story; it is the simplicity of the storytelling that brings it to life. Most crucial is the establishment of the Indian reality‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2017
95% Paterson (2016) Poetry, cup cakes and an English bulldog are some of the unlikely ingredients of the film, whose existential themes weave an indelible, rich tapestry‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2016
83% A United Kingdom (2017) It's a fascinating film but I couldn't help but wonder how much more potent it might have been in the hands of another director‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
100% Red Dog: True Blue (2016) With Bryan Brown and the stunning Pilbara region as its greatest assets, True Blue is a sweet film, although it lacks the completeness of the 2011 original‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
100% Rosalie Blum (2016) Delicately blending drama and romance with a comic touch, the film is a beguiling jigsaw puzzle in which lives intersect, connections are made and secrets revealed‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
60% Allied (2016) Love and betrayal are the themes of this sweeping love story in which star power and intrigue keep us on tenterhooks throughout‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
93% La La Land (2016) Buoyed by the charm and charisma of its talented stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, the film is a whirlwind of unbridled happiness that sweeps us away with music and colour. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2016
41% Office Christmas Party (2016) It's all pretty silly but the script works, the characters are fun and I had a good time. What else can you ask for of an Office Christmas Party?‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2016
36% Up for Love (Un homme à la hauteur) (2016) Two charming lead performances are wasted in this misconceived comedic romcom whose one-joke premise quickly wears thin and is adversely tainted by the wrong tone‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2016
74% Trolls (2016) A candyfloss rainbow of colour, song and enchantment, this eye-popping family film is an undiluted hit of happiness.... A joyous, uplifting film that reminds us about the essence of fun‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2016
96% The Fencer (Miekkailija) (2015) Inspiration is the life-affirming theme of this charming story in which a fencer in Soviet occupied Estonia inspires the children he teaches to learn a new skill and face new challenges‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2016
46% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) An affecting and meticulously made film that provides much food for thought about life, war and the world in which we live‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2016
84% The Founder (2017) A ripper of a story in which persistence and determination forge the pathway to success, this is an enthralling film filled with surprises‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2016
91% I, Daniel Blake (2017) There's a sense of despondency about Ken Loach's latest film as it describes the plight of a decent man whose self-respect is throttled by bureaucracy. ‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
57% War on Everyone (2017) The witty, sharp dialogue between Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena's renegade cops flies faster than bullets in this black and wildly incongruous action thriller, although to its detriment, the plot scatters everywhere‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Style overtakes substance in J.K. Rowling's new era of Wizarding Worlds, when an overload of special effects and confused storytelling hinders the film from soaring like the winged beasts of the title... of course there are some good things too.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Sublimely beautiful to look at and propelled by a soulful, expressive score quavering with anticipation, the film takes us on a devastating journey in which layers of superficiality are ripped away to reveal ugly violence at its most primal‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2016