Matthew De Abaitua

Matthew De Abaitua

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Matthew De Abaitua's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Times (UK), Film4

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

The Last Samurai (2003)

"The more you think about it, the worse it gets. What begins as stirring twaddle ends with such absurd self-regard from Tom Cruise that there is not a dry pair of underpants in the house." ‐ Film4
Posted Jul 29, 2003

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

"We already know how this film turns out and no one at Lucasfilm has the wit to make the journey interesting." ‐ Film4
Posted Jul 22, 2003

Purple Rain (1984)

"Awesome musical performances and an enthusiastic if largely amateur cast make this more than just rock history." ‐ Film4
Posted May 24, 2003

Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003)

"A blood-stained love letter to exploitation movies that seems to be missing a few pages." ‐ Film4
Posted May 24, 2003
5/5 95%

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

"You could open an entire can of hyperbole over this film, and still run short of adjectives to praise its majesty." ‐ Film4
Posted May 24, 2003

Hulk (2003)

"A nerdish scientist unleashes his monstrous inner child in this thoughtful superhero movie from director Ang Lee." ‐ Film4
Posted May 24, 2003

Under the Cherry Moon (1986)

"For a preposterous vanity project and notorious cinematic turkey, Under The Cherry Moon is actually rather charming, rakish and amusing." ‐ Film4
Posted May 24, 2003
2/5 37%

Star Trek - Nemesis (2002)

"A cheapo space battle that has all the cool allure of a disco-dancing Dad." ‐
Posted Dec 25, 2002
3.5/5 69%

Red Dragon (2002)

"For all the director's shortcomings, the material survives." ‐
Posted Oct 13, 2002
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