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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
55% Body of Lies (2008) Lies and consequences form the heart of this bold, hard-hitting drama in which people are used as commodities, while Big Brother keeps a watchful eye -- both DiCaprio and Crowe inhabit their characters totally‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2008
88% Titanic (1997) Extravagant, exhilarating, devastating, poetic, romantic and totally unforgettable, Titanic is an extraordinary achievement in film making, where technology astounds, yet the human story shines even brighter‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2008
95% Strictly Ballroom (1992) Listen to the rhythm of your heart in Strictly Ballroom, where tears and laughter blend seamlessly in an extravagantly theatrical story about love, dreams and overcoming your fears.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2008
90% Le fils de l'épicier (The Grocer's Son) (2008) Much of the joy of Eric Guirado's beautifully judged film lies in the way he allows us to become part of the characters' lives‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2008
61% The Duchess (2008) It seems Princess Diana was not the only royal whose marriage comprised three people. This cinematic and emotionally potent drama set in the 18th century and based on a true story, looks at a menage a trois that is filled with compelling elements‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2008
40% Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) It's cute alright, with wild ideas, funny lines and a central premise that reinforces loyalty and being true to yourself. Beyond the obvious frivolity‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2008
43% The House Bunny (2008) Strictly for blondes who like pink, this ultra girlie chick flick meets the criteria for its target audience with likeable characters searching for acceptance as they are. If you take the film on its own level, it is a lot of fun, and teenage girls‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2008
61% Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Giant fossilised mushrooms, flying fish with massive teeth, glowing bluebirds, a rollercoaster ride on an underground mine railway and magnetic floating rocks are some of the ingredients of this 3D adventure take on Jules Verne's classic sci-fi novel . .‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2008
No Score Yet Suddenly (2008) A potent drama that tackles the subject of grief and turns it into a miracle of a film.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2008
54% Step Brothers (2008) Painful to watch, this Will Ferrell vehicle is crude, infantile and unfunny as it hovers around its one-tone premise in which two grown men behave like kids %u2013 and vile ones at that‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2008
60% Bitter & Twisted (2008) A film fuelled by emotions, this impressive debut by Christopher Weeks canvasses the heartfelt, tender, angry, frustrated and confused feelings of a family reeling by the impact of loss.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
92% Caramel (2008) This vibrant and intricate look at the lives of five women in Beirut is tantalisingly sweet as the title suggests. There are themes within the themes and the various stories intersect with compelling fluidity‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
50% Whaledreamers (2008) A thought provoking film that touches on issues of climate change as well as the killing of whales and includes compelling images of the great mammals themselves as they respond to the calling‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
38% Wild Child (2008) The film has an energy and honesty about it: it's lively, funny and smart and the characters are appealing‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
72% Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) Awkwardness, the first kiss, parents from the stone age and having a nose the size of Jupiter have never been so compelling as in this fresh and funny film‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
15% Illegal Tender (2007) This is a story that sizzles with its themes of corruption, infidelity, racism and power. But there's a vital flaw ...‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
96% WALL-E (2008) Wonderfully inventive, this whimsical sci-fi animation from the wizards at Pixar is topical in its environmental message and full of heart when it comes to its robot/ droid romance. Brilliant execution‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2008
48% My Blueberry Nights (2007) Wong Kar Wai's visual style with its evocative mood is the mainstay of this lament to love, although its rambling narrative detracts from the film as a whole.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2008
13% The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) I've really enjoyed The Mummy Franchise. Until now. By the end, even the most amazing stunt becomes a bit of a yawn‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2008
51% Funny Games (2008) There is something far uglier and dirtier below the surface: voyeuristic sadism in which Haneke implicitly involves his audience‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2008
96% Waltz with Bashir (2008) Pensive and melancholy, this haunting and remarkable film from Ari Folman hones in on memory and how stimulating triggers unlock a traumatic war-experience previously blocked by the subconscious. Mesmerising cinema‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2008
71% Salmonberries (1991) An unforgettable and haunting film about longing and loss, Salmonberries has a visceral energy that is as powerful as its isolated snowy Alaskan locations. The icing on the cake is an evocative soundtrack ..‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
53% Penelope (2006) Visually stylish, what might have been a cute fantasy becomes tedious due to its banal script and a relentless overload of pig-jokes.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
46% Cassandra's Dream (2007) The writing is terrific as are the performances by Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor who play brothers with dreams beyond their means.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
52% Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) There's an abundance of toilet humour, masturbation, oral sex and fantasies about threesomes with an oversized bag of weed ... The target market will no doubt be primed‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
84% In Bruges (2008) Brilliantly sharp screenplay oozes pathos, incongruity and comedy of the blackest kind ... hilarious yet tragic, unpredictable yet conventional, but always involving and surprisingly moving‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
74% Son of Rambow (2007) It may not all work but Son of Rambow is a totally original and really sweet film with an ultra soft heart‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
75% Welcome to the Sticks (2008) Thoroughly enjoyable and contagiously funny, this is solid French gold‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008
81% Hellboy (2004) High concept fantasy through the eyes of creative genius of Guillermo del Toro‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2008
81% Taxidermia (2006) Bizarre, disturbing, with gaggles of unwatchable elements‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2008
40% Bonneville (2006) While the premise of this roadtrip come buddy movie may be based on loss, the journey we take is a vibrant one‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2008
94% Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008) Mark Hartley's candid, funny and thoroughly entertaining documentary is not only a social document, but totally captures the essence of the time when life seemed less serious and cleavage was not smut but cheek with dimples.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2008
89% Son of a Lion (2007) It's a remarkable film and the melancholy face of the little boy in whose journey we partake, remains as a window of hope.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2008
65% Things We Lost in the Fire (2007) A Susanne Bier film guarantees us a potent emotional journey, and this, Bier's first English language film, dissects hearts and searches for truths.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
62% Grace Is Gone (2007) This heartfelt film is a bitter-sweet snapshot of a man and the special relationship he cements with his daughters as he takes them on a spur-of-the-moment road-trip.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
96% Persepolis (2007) A unique insight into life in Iran from the point of view of a young girl, this observant cinematic impression sears itself into our consciousness by its simplicity, both in storytelling and graphic representation; a feast of imagery‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
35% The Edge of Love (2008) Love, war and poetry swirl together to form this cocktail of a film, in which fantasy and reality are the main, but conflicting ingredients‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
64% Baby Mama (2008) There are plenty of laughs in this likeable and uplifting comedy that puts its own twist on life, love, relationships and babies.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
82% Tropic Thunder (2008) It's funny at times, brazenly over the top, crude, rude, cynical, satirical, politically incorrect, topical, tropical, self indulgent, often tedious and almost explodes by its sense of its own brilliance‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2008
No Score Yet The Lather Effect (2006) There are joyful reminiscences, casual confessions and loads of nostalgia as a group of best friends chill out together after a wild reunion party. Just as The Big Chill in the 80s captured the nostalgia of the 60s‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2008
8% Mama's Boy (2007) Ana Faris is the best thing in this predictable, often silly Jon Heder movie about a spoilt son trying to sabotage his mother's new relationship‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2008
No Score Yet Je Vais Bien, Ne T'en Fais Pas (Don't Worry, I'm Fine) (2006) Nominated for five Cesar awards and winner of two, this poignant drama about family relationships and secrets is both involving and surprising‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2008
81% Magnum Force (1973) An enthralling thriller which resounds like the boom of the Magnum force‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2008
40% Zombie Strippers (2008) Here's a title that lives up to its expectations; Jay Lee's schlockingly funny horror flick is filled with inventive ideas and delivers in spades for fans of the genre‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2008
45% The Strangers (2008) The cumulative effect of unexpected knocks at the door, creaking floors, shadows, noises and strange happenings is a heart-pounding experience‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2008
58% Taken (2009) non-stop action with Liam Neeson in devastating form as the former security agent who turns Paris upside down as he searches for his abducted daughter. Director Pierre Morel has a great eye for action...‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2008
89% The Visitor (2008) This is an exquisite and subtle character portrait and all the performances are wonderful.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2008
No Score Yet Heartbreak Hotel (2006) Joyous film about an unlikely friendship between two women trying to put zest into their lives.‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2008
12% College Road Trip (2008) There are a few funny ideas, but overall it's silly, schmaltzy and sentimental, as father and daughter take a road trip and discover love, trust and letting go are paramount to their relationship‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2008
65% Stop-Loss (2008) Stop-Loss is a tough film to watch and one that raises issues of concern that travel far beyond the war-torn regions. But whether its message is accurately targeted is for the viewer to decide‐ Urban Cinefile
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2008