Matt McKillop

Matt McKillop
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Filmcritic movie critic.
Publications: Filmcritic.com, MovieWeb

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 91% Red Cliff (Chi Bi) (2009) The most interesting and freshest part of Red Cliff is its emphasis on battle strategy - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2009
2/5 68% Synecdoche, New York (2008) sets out to encompass all of what makes us human but only finds room for what makes us unhappy. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2008
4/5 68% Redbelt (2008) good, smart, manly entertainment. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2008
2/5 11% Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008) works in much the same way as a Michael Moore documentary -- a raft of provocation and very little persuasion - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2008
3/5 54% Married Life (2008) a cleverly scripted film featuring fine actors doing solid work -- nothing more, nothing less. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2008
4/5 57% PU-239 (2006) a minor-key drama - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2008
2/5 32% Youth Without Youth (2007) incoherent and banal... like a clueless friend's stupid dream. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2007
4/5 57% Interview (2007) From its opening frame to its final revelation, Interview hums with life. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2007
4/5 57% Interview (2007) hums with life - MovieWeb EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2007
1.5/5 35% The Last Time (2007) exists to pad the resume of everyone whose name appears in the credits. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2007
1/5 19% Dead Silence (2007) Warming your hands over a burning ten-dollar bill is preferable to watching this film. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2007
3.5/5 68% Amazing Grace (2007) A movie for people who like uncomplicated, uplifting stories where good triumphs over evil. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2007
5/5 No Score Yet The Wire is quite simply the best show on television. Watch it at once. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2006
5/5 92% The Lives of Others (2006) In short, it's perfect. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2006
3/5 25% School for Scoundrels (2006) light fare at its lightest, a truly average movie. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2006
4/5 68% Point Break (1991) While it can accurately be described as an action film, a heist movie, or even simply a thriller, Point Break is also the first "extreme sports" movie - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2006
1.5/5 38% Wassup Rockers (2006) a bad story poorly told. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2006
4/5 36% Art School Confidential (2006) a minor work from the maker of off-kilter gems. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2006
3/5 84% Bukowski: Born into This (2003) there is plenty of conflict to be found in the Bukowski's life and work, yet little of it makes its way into Born into This - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2006
3.5/5 43% Don't Come Knocking (2006) surprisingly, it's the relatively obscure Mann who delivers the finest performance - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2006
4/5 90% Darwin's Nightmare (2005) an unforgettable film that ranks as mandatory viewing for anyone who's concerned with the plight of Africa - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2006
3.5/5 49% The White Countess (2005) a worthy entry in the duo's oeuvre and a solid end to Ismail Merchant's productive and successful career. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2005
4/5 96% Boyz n the Hood (1991) Singleton had his fingers on the pulse of South Central at a time when it desperately needed help. It's too bad we didn't listen to him soon enough. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2005
2/5 52% The Family Stone (2005) Sort of like Meet the Parents... at Christmastime... without the laughs. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2005
4.5/5 85% The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2006) ultimately affirms the value of all humans, privileged and poor, good and evil, all of us -- and that's quite an achievement - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2005
1.5/5 69% Christmas in the Clouds (2005) It's the type of independent film that makes you long for the market-tested pleasures of Hollywood. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2005
2/5 52% Transporter 2 (2005) sure to delight 13-year-old boys everywhere - and no one else. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2005
1/5 2% King's Ransom (2005) King's Ransom deserves to be bashed, burned, and have its ashes scattered over Hollywood - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 87% Broken Flowers (2005) In a film about a lonely eccentric's attempt to make sense of his alienation and bring order to his chaotic past, convention fits like a gray flannel suit. - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2005
2.5/5 4% Modigliani (2004) Modigliani's problems lie in its contentment with superficial clichés - Filmcritic.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2005
1/5 2% King's Ransom (2005) Achieves a rare form of badness. - MovieWeb EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2005