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Matthew Turner

Matthew Turner
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 12% Collateral Beauty (2016) Leaving aside the distastefully unethical central set-up (they are supposed to be his friends, after all), the film completely fails to convince on an emotional level.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
4/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) The movie the prequels should have been. Perfectly captures the spirit of the original trilogy and delivers a genuinely thrilling Star Wars film. ‐
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
3/5 93% I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016) Christopher Lloyd delivers his creepiest performance since Roger Rabbit's Judge Doom in this intriguingly off-beat indie thriller.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
4/5 61% Snowden (2016) Compelling and relevant drama that will have you nervously sticking tape over your laptop webcam.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
3/5 67% Jet Trash (2016) Former Misfit Robert Sheehan and rising star Sofia Boutella (Star Trek Beyond) co-star in this engaging British crime thriller from Edinburgh-born director Charles Henri Belleville.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2016
4/5 95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) Clueless, Ghost World, Sixteen Candles and The Diary of a Teenage Girl are all teen classics. And now you can add this outstanding debut to that list.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2016
4/5 85% Sully (2016) What sticks with you is Eastwood and Hanks' surprisingly unsentimental approach to what is an extraordinary act of heroism.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2016
5/5 95% Paterson (2016) A perfectly constructed, beautifully acted and utterly charming indie drama that will make you see the world around you in a different way. It is, in a word, unmissable.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
2/5 60% Allied (2016) There's such a total absence of chemistry between Pitt and Cotillard it's a wonder the Nazis don't rumble them immediately. The film falls painfully flat.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2016
2/5 46% Dog Eat Dog (2016) This is an unholy mess, but the unhinged performances make it enough of an oddity to be worth a look. Just don't say you weren't warned...‐
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
5/5 98% Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017) An unmissable treat for animation fans.‐ SciFiNow
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2016
4/5 73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rowling's script is thrillingly immersive, plunging us into a world of wizarding that's instantly familiar to die-hard Potter fans yet dizzyingly inventive at the same time.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
4/5 93% La La Land (2016) Stylishly directed and beautifully acted ... this is a gorgeously romantic modern-day musical that will have you grinning from ear to ear.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2016
5/5 93% Arrival (2016) A profoundly moving, beautifully made story that presents a timely message about the importance of communication and understanding.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
4/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Stylishly directed, smartly written and superbly acted, this is a hauntingly dark revenge tale that exerts a powerful emotional grip.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2016
4/5 73% You've Been Trumped Too (2016) Draws a chilling parallel between Donald Trump's behaviour towards a small Scottish community, and his likely treatment of the American people if elected. ‐
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2016
4/5 83% Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Stylish, spooky and superbly acted, this is a supremely entertaining horror prequel that confirms writer-director Mike Flanagan as a serious horror talent to watch.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2016
4/5 90% Doctor Strange (2016) Like Inception mashed with M.C. Escher: the richly imaginative visual design is endlessly entertaining in its depiction of astral planes, mirror dimensions and multiverses.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2016
4/5 94% Ethel & Ernest (2016) Blethyn and Broadbent bring Ethel and Ernest to life with a pair of wonderful voice performances that convincingly capture the couple at every stage of their lives, with warmth and humour.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2016
3/5 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Cruise fully commits to the character, portraying Reacher as a man of few words and even fewer smiles.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2016
5/5 91% I, Daniel Blake (2017) Filled with tender moments and warm humour, but shot through with righteous fury over social injustice, this is a passionate and vitally important film that demands to be seen.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
3/5 19% Keeping Up With The Joneses (2016) Keeping Up with the Joneses sustains a breezy pace and delivers a passable amount of action and humour, even if it never quite lives up to its full potential.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
3/5 72% The Birth of a Nation (2016) Despite the occasional flaw in its execution, this is a powerfully moving film that feels especially timely.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
4/5 67% Free Fire (2017) A stylish, gripping and darkly funny thriller that owes a debt to Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2016
3/5 44% The Girl on the Train (2016) A serviceable adaptation that won't disappoint fans, though it ends up amplifying the book's problems.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
4/5 69% Swiss Army Man (2016) Wildly imaginative, emotionally engaging and laugh-out-loud funny, this is given must-see status by Daniel Radcliffe's extraordinary performance.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
4/5 84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) A gripping account of a terrifying real-life disaster, heightened by strong performances, solid direction and a commitment to realism.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2016
4/5 84% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) An engaging and provocative zombie flick, with a stand-out debut performance from Sennia Nanua.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2016
3/5 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) As remakes go, Fuqua's version is perfectly entertaining in terms of action and character. But it is unlikely to replace the original in anyone's affections.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2016
3/5 35% Blair Witch (2016) Wingard's sequel-slash-remake delivers some decent scares, but it falls short of inducing the abject terror of the original.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2016
4/5 97% Hell or High Water (2016) A gripping cops-and-robbers thriller with a strong sense of place, and a timely thematic undercurrent that packs a powerful emotional punch.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2016
4/5 83% Captain Fantastic (2016) Laugh-out-loud funny and quietly moving, this is a sharply written and superbly directed comedy-drama anchored by an awards-worthy performance from Viggo Mortensen. ‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2016
4/5 76% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) Laugh-out-loud funny, emotionally engaging and superbly acted, this is a welcome return for one of Britain's best-loved comic characters. ‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2016
4/5 97% Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) Kubo generates serious kudos for LAIKA, combining humour and emotional story-telling with breath-taking animation.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2016
3/5 40% Morgan (2016) An enjoyably tense sci-fi thriller, bolstered by superb performances and stylish direction.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2016
4/5 83% Sausage Party (2016) As laugh-out-loud funny as it is jaw-droppingly offensive, this is hugely enjoyable comedy that actually has something to say.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2016
4/5 54% The Purge: Election Year (2016) DeMonaco couldn't possibly have foreseen the insanity of the current political situation, but all the issues he raises take on an added level of topical resonance.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2016
7.5/10 94% The Trouble with the Truth (2012) Hemphill's assured direction, coupled with some skillful editing, allows the sharply written dialogue to flow naturally, without the material ever feeling too stagey.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2016
4/5 70% Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (Astérix: Le domaine des dieux) (2014) The appealing character animation perfectly captures the distinctive look of the source material, while co-directors Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier maintain a snappy pace throughout ...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2016
4/5 87% Pete's Dragon (2016) A stand-out in 2016's summer of reboots, this is a charming fantasy adventure that will make you wish you had a dragon of your own. ‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2016
4/5 77% The Shallows (2016) This delivers pretty much everything you could possibly want from a film featuring Blake Lively being menaced by a shark.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2016
3/5 72% The Carer (2015) An engaging and sweetly observed comedy-drama, where Brian Cox seizes the opportunity to turn the twinkly-eyed factor up to eleven. ‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2016
2/5 25% Suicide Squad (2016) Messy, derivative and nowhere near as cool or edgy as it thinks it is.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2016
4/5 56% Jason Bourne (2016) Suspenseful, thrilling and packed with action, this is a welcome return for the Bourne series.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2016
4/5 85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) A return to form for the franchise, thanks to note-perfect performances, thrilling action and a script that strikes exactly the right balance between homage and reboot.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2016
4/5 75% The BFG (2016) An instant children's classic, full of charm and wonder.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
3/5 77% Keanu (2016) Key and Peele's unbeatable comic chemistry will have you giggling throughout. And the kitten is a proper star in the making.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2016
4/5 73% Ghostbusters (2016) Sticks a cheerful two fingers up at the haters, and then kicks them in the balls for good measure.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2016
4/5 57% The Neon Demon (2016) Whether you love it or hate it, this is Refn at the top of his game. As beautiful as it is ridiculous.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2016
2/5 36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) The CGI animals already look dated beside the wonders of the recent Jungle Book movie, and it's not nearly as much fun as it should have been.‐ WOW247
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2016