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Matt Neal

Matt Neal

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 98% Inside Out (2015) "Picking the greatest Pixar movie was already difficult, but the arrival of Inside Out just made it all the harder. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 13, 2015
3.5/5 72% Jurassic World (2015) "Bigger, faster, louder ... (but) the marvel and wonder of Jurassic Park can never be matched. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 11, 2015
3/5 33% Entourage (2015) "No effort is made to engage new fans. In fact, there's no real effort to make this anything more than a super-long episode of the series. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 4, 2015
2.5/5 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "It's kind of like an Apple Watch - a new invention that's flashy but isn't practical or as impressive as it should be. " ‐ The Standard
Posted May 28, 2015
3.5/5 54% Woman in Gold (2015) "This story has probably been better and more accurately told in at least three documentaries (but) none of those retellings had the marvellous Mirren. " ‐ The Standard
Posted May 21, 2015
4/5 97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "Despite the fact we didn't need another Max Max movie, we have one. Thankfully it's awesome. " ‐ The Standard
Posted May 13, 2015
3/5 66% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) "For all its flaws, Pitch Perfect 2 does all it needs to do to entertain those who enjoyed the original. " ‐ The Standard
Posted May 7, 2015
4/5 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Filled with plenty of laughs, great spectacle, and more cool characters than you can poke Loki's sceptre at. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Apr 22, 2015
1.5/5 5% Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015) "It's better than some of the other titles in the Kevin James back catalogue ... but that's like saying one bout of syphilis was better than another bout of syphilis. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Apr 16, 2015
2.5/5 30% The Longest Ride (2015) "Alda adds gravitas, it's beautifully shot, and Eastwood is destined for stardom, but that's not enough to redeem The Longest Ride. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Apr 9, 2015
3/5 80% Furious 7 (2015) ""Over-the-top" doesn't cut it as a descriptor for these movies any more - there needs to be an adjective for whatever is above "over-the-top", because that's what F&F7 is. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Apr 2, 2015
3.5/5 83% Cinderella (2015) "With all (the recent) twisting and sculpting of classic stories, it's refreshing to watch ... Cinderella because it remains largely faithful. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Mar 26, 2015
2/5 47% Home (2015) "...more than likely going into the DreamWorks pile of films you won't remember in five years time. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Mar 19, 2015
3/5 32% Chappie (2015) "Chappie the character is endearing enough to elevate Chappie the movie and help overcome some of the film's deficiencies. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Mar 19, 2015
3.5/5 56% Focus (2015) "Focus is great fun (if morally bankrupt). " ‐ The Standard
Posted Mar 9, 2015
2.5/5 35% Project Almanac (2015) "Project Almanac is certainly not a great movie, but at least it's a different take on the found footage genre. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Feb 25, 2015
2.5/5 26% Jupiter Ascending (2015) "Baffling... (but) a cult classic in waiting. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Feb 19, 2015
3/5 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) " I can't help but feel that if this was subtitled and in Polish or French or something, then critics would be losing their collective minds over it. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Feb 11, 2015
3.5/5 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) "A ludicrous guilty pleasure. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Feb 7, 2015
3/5 71% Into the Woods (2014) "No amount of good acting, quality singing and clever songs can cover the fact that it feels like ... two movies stuck together. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jan 23, 2015
3/5 52% Unbroken (2014) "... So focused on its events that it forgets to give us much in the way of characters. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jan 17, 2015
4/5 90% The Imitation Game (2014) "The Imitation Game is impressive, particularly due to Cumberbatch and Knightley and the highs and lows of Turing's truly remarkable life. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jan 7, 2015
3/5 73% Penguins Of Madagascar (2014) "Continues the Madagascar franchise trend of being pleasantly average. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jan 1, 2015
4/5 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) "There is much more to this film than hyper-powered individuals belting seven shades of snot out of each other. At its heart, it's a story about grief and loss. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Dec 27, 2014
3/5 60% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "...Five Armies falls short but still manages to be a rollicking good ride and a decent-enough farewell to the world of hobbits, orcs, elves and dwarves. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Dec 27, 2014
4/5 27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "Ridley Scott's best film since Gladiator. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Dec 4, 2014
2/5 17% Serena (2015) "ON paper, Serena looks like it should be great - what could possibly go wrong? The answer is "the script". " ‐ The Standard
Posted Nov 27, 2014
4/5 65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "DIVING back into the dystopian world of Panem and its arrow-firing heroine Katniss Everdeen continues to be a heady and exhilarating experience. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Nov 19, 2014
2/5 19% Let's Be Cops (2014) "...increasingly idiotic but sporadically humourous.... " ‐ The Standard
Posted Nov 13, 2014
3.5/5 71% Interstellar (2014) "The general feeling I'm left with after seeing Interstellar (is) a sensation of indecision. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Nov 8, 2014
1.5/5 8% The Best Of Me (2014) "I would be amazed to hear even the most ardent Sparks fan defend it as anything more than rubbish. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Nov 1, 2014
3/5 77% Fury (2014) "It's somewhat refreshing to ride along in the tank named Fury ... (but) as the clichés start to pile up like dead Nazis, this tank runs out of gas. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Oct 26, 2014
3.5/5 48% The Judge (2014) "Thanks to the efforts of the two Roberts and a solid supporting cast, The Judge is better than it should be, transcending its clichés and melodrama. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Oct 9, 2014
4.5/5 88% Gone Girl (2014) "Is Gone Girl on the same level as Fincher's flawless masterpieces such as Seven, Fight Club, and The Social Network? Not quite, but it's damned close. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Oct 5, 2014
4/5 75% The Boxtrolls (2014) "A great kids film should reveal extra layers as its audience ages, and The Boxtrolls has that in spades. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Sep 25, 2014
2.5/5 43% Step Up: All In (2014) "When you remove the popping, locking, crunking and breaking from the equation, what is left is ... melodrama, shorthanded plotting, and lame characterisation. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Sep 21, 2014
2/5 22% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) "IT'S hard to figure out what's the most annoying thing about this TMNT reboot. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Sep 11, 2014
2/5 52% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) "Magic In The Moonlight should be a dazzler, but instead it fizzles thanks to an undercooked script. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 28, 2014
3/5 69% The Inbetweeners Movie 2 "Thankfully the interaction of the four leads is still great because it's an incredibly flimsy film otherwise. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 21, 2014
2/5 33% The Expendables 3 (2014) "Watching these people together on the screen in 2014 reminds you how cruel the passage of time can be and how far some have fallen since their 1980s glory days. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 14, 2014
3.5/5 85% The Trip To Italy (2014) "The whole thing is a thin and flimsy travelogue but the banter between the pair makes it better and far funnier than it has any right to be. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 7, 2014
3/5 No Score Yet Monty Python Live (Mostly) (2014) "Like most reunions, Monty Python Live (mostly) is good at reminding you how great these guys were, with 'were' being the key word. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 6, 2014
4/5 91% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) "Sci-fi hasn't been this fun since Star Wars and it hasn't been this funny since Galaxy Quest. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Aug 1, 2014
3/5 67% Lucy (2014) "A cheap thrill masquerading as a philosophical discussion. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jul 31, 2014
2.5/5 60% Hercules (2014) "If you're looking for a Hercules film in which an oiled-up Dwayne Johnson punches a rabid wolf in the face, then step right up, you strange, strange person. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jul 24, 2014
1/5 17% Sex Tape (2014) "Chemistry is everything ... in those terms, Sex Tape is nothing. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jul 17, 2014
4/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) "Here's the sequel to that movie no one wanted and - surprise, surprise - it's also really good. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jul 9, 2014
3/5 52% Jersey Boys (2014) "Ultimately this is a two-star movie that gets an extra star for its excellent songs " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jul 6, 2014
1/5 18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) "The race to the title of Worst Transformers Movie has a new contender. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 25, 2014
3/5 85% 22 Jump Street (2014) "You're here (or should be here) for The Hill & Tatum Show, which worked so well first time around and is just as good this time. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 19, 2014
2/5 14% Blended (2014) "DREW Barrymore tends to bring out the best in Adam Sandler - so much so that their re-teaming almost saves Blended. " ‐ The Standard
Posted Jun 12, 2014
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