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Neil Soans
Neil Soans's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Times of India

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 86% Darkest Hour (2017) Darkest Hour is pretentiously flawed in its obvious award-baiting, but well produced and rousing enough thanks to Gary Oldman in one of his most impressive performances.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
4/5 100% Paddington 2 (2018) This sequel is funnier, more charming and heartwarming than the original; one you'll enjoy tremendously, with or without kids in tow.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
4/5 88% The Post (2018) The Post goes beyond chastising clickbaity media sensationalism and serves as a stark reminder of the purpose of the press in any democracy. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
3.5/5 77% All the Money in the World (2017) The main reason to watch All the Money in the World is the last-minute character revamp by Christopher Plummer that makes this film worthwhile.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
4/5 76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) The chemistry between the lead cast is evident and the script makes the most of this by giving each actor moments to shine and showcase their skills while they clearly enjoy playing their characters.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
4/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi is everything a Star Wars film should be, and so much more. Johnson weaves an emotionally rewarding tale while balancing all the essential sci-fi action expected.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2017
3/5 34% Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Unfortunately, while their performances are intriguing at best, they all appear to be misplaced in this biographical drama. Blame it largely on shoddy writing and direction by Peter Landesman, who appears to be out of his depth.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
4/5 85% Wonder (2017) There are points when you will reach out for some tissues but they're peppered with enough laughs along the way to make it well-balanced, extremely relevant and combined with a strong message.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3.5/5 40% Justice League (2017) Replace your skeptical lens with 3D glasses, and cheer along with your childhood heroes; Justice League is made for the fans, and if you're one, you'll have a lot of fun.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
3.5/5 83% Tumhari Sulu (2017) The essence of this story is 'Main Kar Sakti Hai', and with such a refined and affable actress as Vidya Balan in the lead, it is lovingly captured in Tumhari Sulu making it an entertaining watch for the whole family.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3.5/5 83% Loving Vincent (2017) Aided by a fine score courtesy Clint Mansell, your patience will be rewarded as long as you focus on the presentation beyond the slow pacing and all the conjecture.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
3.5/5 86% Qarib Qarib Singlle (2017) As long as you don't expect fireworks, enjoy this sweet film that will leave you smiling.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
2.5/5 29% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) The less said about the performances, the better. The three main leads seem to be going through the motions with barely any investment into their characters. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
4/5 95% Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (2016) Resorting to mostly practical effects helps maintain a degree of realism that serves the movie well and yet, the inevitable violence isn't nauseating.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
4/5 90% Doctor Strange (2016) Doctor Strange elevates yet another relatively unknown Marvel character to top tier status, making it well worth a dizzying watch in 3D.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
3.5/5 74% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) All in all, audiences new and old alike are treated to an endearing adventure with the promise of more to come from J.K. Rowling.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
4.5/5 94% Arrival (2016) The true purpose of these intelligent extra-terrestrial beings is a jaw-dropping reveal that warrants a repeat viewing to find all the breadcrumbs left in the lead up to the crescendo.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
2/5 20% Underworld: Blood Wars (2017) [There is] apparent lack of interest written on the face of the lead star Kate Beckinsale - she's not even the most interesting character in a series built around her, and it's obvious she's simply going through the motions to collect another pay check.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
3/5 41% Office Christmas Party (2016) Watch it, but unless you'd like to get fired, or even arrested for criminal behavior, don't follow its examples at your upcoming office party.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
4/5 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) It is now a great starting point for someone new to this franchise. To quote one of the familiar lines from this space opera - "the Force is strong with this one"!‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
3/5 45% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) There are enough crowd-pleasing moments to distract you from a predictable plot and departure from logic.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Flight Crew (2016) The Crew lands somewhat short of hitting the emotional mark as some of the beats are lost in translation (read 'dubbing'), yet top-notch effects and an uncompromising second half puts it on par with some of the best action-adventure flicks.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
2.5/5 16% The Space Between Us (2017) As 'The Space Between Us' resorts to generic pandering by catering to its core demographic of teens and young adults looking for a date movie around Valentine's Day.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
4/5 84% Silence (2017) Bound to result in polarizing opinions, Silence is one of Scorsese's most intimate works that cannot be ignored.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
4/5 75% Split (2017) If Shyamalan continues to bring his A-game to the big screen, he's more than welcome to jump on the franchise bandwagon.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
3.5/5 67% Life (2017) Fortunately, the writers are well aware of their inspirations; enough to avoid certain clichés. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3/5 45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) The world of 'Ghost in the Shell' is truly a sight to behold, with an amalgamation of a neo-noir landscape along with a gritty, greasy cyberpunk underbelly.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3.5/5 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) There's much to enjoy when cars are flying around the screen, even if logic takes flight with them.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Needless to say, it's an absolutely essential and thoroughly enjoyable spectacle to watch!‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3/5 68% Alien: Covenant (2017) Clearly there's not much left to explore in this 'Alien' world and fans would be better off revisiting the first two classics to find their screams again.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 51% War Machine (2017) Don't be surprised to hear about award nominations on this one, and make sure to add it to your watch-list as soon as it's out.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3.5/5 87% The Lost City of Z (2017) Gorgeous cinematography and inspired performances are thrown off by clunky editing to make 'The Lost City of Z' an unbalanced, but fascinating watch.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 92% Wonder Woman (2017) This is undoubtedly the strongest DCEU outing till now, one that will add a new world of (female) fans to the franchise, and for all the right reasons.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 No Score Yet Poorna (2017) [Rahul] Bose is as comfortable in front of the camera as he is behind it, allowing for an ebb and flow to the narrative that keeps you totally engrossed during its taut runtime.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Clearly, third time is a charm for Thor as Ragnaro is the best film on the Asgardian till date, and another entry from Marvel you simply cannot miss!‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3.5/5 68% Cars 3 (2017) Owen Wilson is cheerful as Lightning McQueen, enough to watch him running around in circles on and off a race track.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3/5 16% The Mummy (2017) The first entry in Universal Pictures' monster franchise comes across as a desperate attempt by the studio to capitalise on Hollywood's current world-building frenzy. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War for the Planet of the Apes is a thought-provoking and emotionally resonant film that balances action and special effects well enough to make it stand out from all the blockbusters seen so far this year.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4.5/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) If nothing else, it is yet another landmark achievement by one of the most important and skilled storytellers in the present generation of filmmaking.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) The visual sugar-high never killed anyone, and as far as escapist blockbusters go, Valerian and The City of A Thousand Planets is as imaginative and spectacular as they come. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 77% Atomic Blonde (2017) Charlize Theron has created her own version of 'James Bond' - one that could easily last a few more rounds down the line.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 40% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) If only it was a tighter story - Hitman's Bodyguard would be a crisper and much better film. But don't let that detract you from checking this out and enjoying it for what it is.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 85% It (2017) Rest assured - King's nightmare is alive, freaky and endearing at the same time. If you're a horror fan, don't miss It!‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 92% Logan Lucky (2017) Even if it doesn't raise the stakes of the genre, there's enough potential to turn this funny and smartly written caper into another entertaining Soderbergh franchise.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 34% American Assassin (2017) What American Assassin lacks in originality, it makes up in breathtaking action that is often brutal.‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 51% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) The cast, and director Matthew Vaughn, seem to have had a lot of fun making this movie and that essence translates well on screen too. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4.5/5 100% Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D (2017) 'T2' truly stands the test of time with a great story combined with smart, and efficient special effects that complement the narrative‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Denis Villeneuve is fast approaching the upper echelons of modern-day directors, and his vision here is so well-defined and executed that it wouldn't be a far stretch to say he has already arrived. ‐ The Times of India
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017