Matthew Thrift

Matthew Thrift

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Matthew Thrift's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Little White Lies

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 96% Hard to be a God (2015) "A monumental work from a monumental talent. Unmissable. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 7, 2015
4/5 97% Iris (2015) "A love letter to individualism, and the love that fuels it. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 31, 2015
2/5 31% Welp (Cub) (2015) "Not much adventure. Not much horror. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 31, 2015
3/5 97% Housebound (2014) "Housebound winningly sticks two fingers up to tired genre persuasions, effecting a barnstorming crowdpleaser populated by people you want to root for and tension you can chew. It's the stuff Friday nights at the movies were made for. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 2, 2015
1/5 77% Danny Collins (2015) "Return to sender. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 28, 2015
5/5 100% Only Angels Have Wings (1939) "Pure cinematic catnip. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 15, 2015
2/5 30% Insurgent (2015) "Maybe you had to read the book? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 19, 2015
3/5 70% What If (2014) "A pleasant surprise. Radcliffe shines. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 21, 2014
2/5 49% Maleficent (2014) "Jolie nails it, but she deserves better than this CGI sinkhole. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 28, 2014
1/5 54% Fading Gigolo (2014) "The great John Turturro comes a-cropper in this tin-eared comedy of male sexual mores. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 22, 2014
5/5 100% Roma, città aperta (Open City) (1946) "Roberto Rossellini's benchmark 1945 work of abrasive political realism presents a crumbling Rome that's been ravaged by war. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 6, 2014
3/5 85% We Are What We Are (2013) "This social-realist take on the cannibal sub-genre makes for a surprising lyrical and quietly profound piece of filmmaking. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
3/5 46% The Book Thief (2013) "A frank and adventurous portrayal of love in the margins. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2014
99% Lawrence of Arabia (1962) "Of all miracles readily apparent on screen, perhaps the greatest is that the film even got made in the first place. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 26, 2014
2/5 53% Out of the Furnace (2013) "A strong first half gives way to genre predictability. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 30, 2014
2/5 64% August: Osage County (2013) "This star-studded shout-off generates none of the heat and intensity of Tracy Letts' stage play. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 23, 2014
3/5 96% Muscle Shoals (2013) "Exceptional music, unexceptional documentary on the swampy sounds of the famous Tennessee backing band. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 24, 2013
1/5 13% R.I.P.D. (2013) "So generic a cut-and-paste job is the film's every aesthetic cue, it's surprising to even find a director's name surface in the closing credits. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 19, 2013
3/5 88% Dial M for Murder (1954) "Second tier Hitch perhaps, but no less enjoyable for it, and still a marvel of cinematic technique. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 25, 2013
3/5 52% Cleopatra (1963) "Melodramatic, and camp as Christmas, but nothing like the disaster its reputation suggests. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 11, 2013
1/5 21% The Seasoning House (2013) "If only the dialogue and camera work were as good as the make-up effects. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 20, 2013
1/5 70% The Croods (2013) "Oh crud... " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 21, 2013
4/5 83% Babeldom "Invigorating, challenging and extremely provocative. And extremely articulate to boot! " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 7, 2013
5/5 95% Gangs of Wasseypur (2015) "A star is born in Anurag Kashyap. Blistering, audacious and if anything... just too darn short. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 21, 2013
2/5 64% Unfinished Song (2013) "Too emotionally manipulative, but not without its moments of real tenderness and warmth. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 21, 2013
1/5 41% Midnight's Children (2013) "Lacks soul, imagination and even basic logic. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 26, 2012
5/5 100% Lawrence of Arabia (Restored Edition) "Still astonishes. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 22, 2012
4/5 71% Husbands (1970) "Husbands may not be structurally perfect, but it's an unsentimental dissection of ego, fear and masculinity nonetheless. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 27, 2012
1/5 40% The Possession (2012) "Hang on, did Raimi actually have anything to do with this? " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 30, 2012
2/5 69% The Hunter (2012) "Unfocussed and thematically overburdened. More could have been said with less. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 5, 2012
3/5 93% The Apartment (1960) "Wilder has made some truly great movies, but this one is not the masterpiece we thought it was. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 14, 2012
5/5 88% The Turin Horse (2012) "A magnificent, towering achievement. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 31, 2012
4/5 93% Beauty and the Beast (2012) "Unsubtle perhaps, but never fails to hit the right notes. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 3, 2012
1/5 41% Silent House (2012) "Ludicrous and offensive in equal measure. Avoid. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 3, 2012
3/5 73% The Monitor (Babycall) (2012) "The ending may not entirely add up, but a minor complaint with so much else to keep us on our toes. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 29, 2012
5/5 100% Laura (1944) "Not only one of Preminger's greatest, but one of the great noirs. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 23, 2012
1/5 29% The Vow (2012) "Duff beyond words, with some appealing performances wasted. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 9, 2012
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