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Nick Hasted

Nick Hasted
Nick Hasted's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Little White Lies, Uncut Magazine [UK], The Arts Desk

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 85%

Sully (2016)

"[Eastwood has] found a true story which demonstrates his beliefs, and tells it faithfully. Aged 86, he's made one of his most symptomatic films." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Dec 2, 2016
3/5 19%

American Pastoral (2016)

"Ewan McGregor has been judged unworthy of adapting Philip Roth in the US. But his directorial debut is finely crafted, and powered by visceral emotion embodied in one of his best performances." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Nov 11, 2016
4/5 92%

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

"Comedian Dave Johns is perfect for the dry, canny wit and foul-mouthed invective Loach's usual writer Paul Laverty gives Daniel." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Oct 21, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet

Souvenir (2016)

"It's a breezy romcom, full of gauzy romance, wish-fulfilment, a great faux-Eurovision soundtrack by Pink Martini, and a May-December romance that reverses genders to little comment." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Oct 14, 2016
5/5 95%

Paterson (2016)

"This is a sublime film about the democratic consolation of art, and of one another." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Oct 14, 2016
4/5 88%

Elle (2016)

"Funny and tense, it's a film that grows in the mind." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Oct 14, 2016
4/5 98%

Under The Shadow (2016)

"Its mixture of detailed realism and supernatural dread shows all the ways a society can drag a woman to hell." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Sep 30, 2016
2/5 36%

Blair Witch (2016)

"If unzipping a tent to brave whatever's making that horrible noise just outside isn't scary, then Blair Witch has fundamentally failed." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Sep 16, 2016
2/5 77%

Lights Out (2016)

" Starting full of dark promise, Lights Out becomes a mechanical, family action film made with kid gloves. It left me begging to be scared." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Aug 19, 2016
3/5 67%

David Brent: Life on the Road (2017)

"David Brent: Life On the Road is a brave character study of a depressed, delusional middle-aged man, thinly disguised as an outrageous comedy." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Aug 12, 2016
4/5 81%

The Commune (Kollektivet) (2015)

"Anyone who's shared houses, or lived looser than they do now, will recognise the strong bonds and stimuli The Commune recalls and yearns for." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jul 28, 2016
4/5 82%

Men & Chicken (Mænd & høns) (2016)

"Men and Chicken, though funny, isn't really nasty. It celebrates its misbegotten brood." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jul 15, 2016
4/5 97%

Cemetery of Splendor (2016)

"Like most Weerasethakul films, it's both deeply rooted, and transcendent." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jun 17, 2016
4/5 91%

Green Room (2016)

"Where Blue Ruin announced Saulnier, Green Room is his career breakthrough. " ‐The Arts Desk
Posted May 19, 2016
3/5 86%

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

"Linklater's non-judgemental observations of thoughtfully unpredictable characters do, though, make it linger in the mind." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted May 12, 2016
4/5 52%

Boulevard (2015)

"Robin Williams' final released film is built around one of his finest performances." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Apr 8, 2016
4/5 84%

Victoria (2015)

"You could know nothing about its background to still be thoroughly gripped by Schipper's film." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Mar 31, 2016
3/5 63%

High-Rise (2016)

"High-Rise is a highly sexy and violent look through a distorting lens at both that familiar past, and the way we live now." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 72%

The Ones Below (2016)

"It's best taken as a dark psychological fairy tale." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Mar 11, 2016
2/5 5%

Exposed (2016)

"Exposed is a film suffering from blunt force trauma to the head. " ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Feb 25, 2016
4/5 74%

Inherent Vice (2015)

"It's a generous, humble work: a soft hymn to a lost world." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 2, 2016
2/5 75%

Suite Française (2015)

"Dibb's tribute to the author is honourably meant. But his crude distortions do her novel a grave disservice." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 2, 2016
3/5 75%

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

"Avengers: Age of Ultron may drag and creak during its 2 1/2 hours. But it's still often thrilling, briefly moving cinema." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 2, 2016
4/5 94%

Best Of Enemies (2015)

"As this sharp, exciting film contends, many unpredictable genies smashed free of their bottles in 1968." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 1, 2016
3/5 93%

Ex Machina (2015)

"Ex Machina's subtlest sleight of hand is that our eventual horror at her treatment only makes sense if she has passed the Turing Test. If Ava didn't look and emote like Vikander, her plight would seem as tragic as a toaster's." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 1, 2016
4/5 92%

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

"Some with no memory of being swept away almost forty years ago will follow strong new heroes and villains. For those old enough now and young enough then to have childhoods consumed by this stuff, it's a satisfying new turn in a near life-long tale." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Dec 17, 2015
86%

Inception (2010)

"Inception is as lucid and heartfelt as summer blockbusters get these days." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jul 20, 2015
3/5 69%

The Wolverine (2013)

"Basically, it becomes another Wolverine yarn, and the energy and talent expended to find something worthwhile in that falls exhausted to the floor. It's enjoyable, even memorable. But comic-book lead can't be turned into gold." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3/5 52%

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

"Everyone has done an excellent job on director Marc Webb's exciting, well-crafted sequel to his first Spider-Man film. But it's impossible to reboot audiences' brains, and forget the same job was done even better, only the other day." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3/5 91%

Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

"Director Doug Liman has great fun with this just-go-with-it conceit." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jun 27, 2015
3/5 72%

American Sniper (2015)

"This is a film of Zen-balanced emotional weight, and a combat movie which would make the genre's master Sam Fuller proud." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted May 31, 2015
2/5 20%

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)

"Anthony Hopkins sleep-walks into his cell as a captive lager magnate." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Apr 14, 2015
4/5 95%

Wild Tales (2015)

"Six apocalyptic Argentine stories of revenge combine in this hugely enjoyable and extreme anthology." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Apr 14, 2015
3/5 80%

Human Capital (2015)

"The presence of another tremendous Italian actress, Valeria Golina, in a supporting role shows Human Capital's acting wealth." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 16, 2015
4/5 95%

20,000 Days on Earth (2014)

"This excellent documentary considerably deepens the Nick Cave we know." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 5, 2015
73%

Oculus (2014)

"The monster mirror which infects the Russells' unhappy home ends up as just another funhouse trick." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 5, 2015
3/5 86%

Willow Creek (2014)

"Willow Creek's mixture of quizzical documentary and gripping horror film is the effective result." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 5, 2015
83%

In Fear (2014)

"In Fear finally feels disappointingly conventional, losing faith in its primitive method." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4/5 90%

The Guest (2014)

"Dan Stevens puts Downton behind him to become a CIA-built killing machine laying low in a New Mexico small town, in Adam Wingard's bonkers new thriller." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 5, 2015
98%

The Babadook (2014)

"The Babadook frightens because it feels true." ‐The Arts Desk
Posted Jan 3, 2015
3/5 69%

Footloose (2011)

"Surprisingly enjoyable. Please don't remake Flashdance, though." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 13, 2011
3/5 88%

When China Met Africa (2010)

"Mundane misunderstandings and exploitation stick in the mind." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Oct 10, 2011
2/5 25%

Killer Elite (2011)

"Long, muddled, misguided." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Sep 28, 2011
4/5 93%

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2011)

"Its characters and conclusions both haunt." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Aug 15, 2011
3/5 71%

Loose Cannons (Mine Vaganti) (2010)

"Ozpetek takes these men and women as they are, revealing deep emotions in broad strokes. Everyone here is a disappointed misfit, not just the loose cannons in the clan." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Dec 16, 2010
2/5 19%

Gentlemen Broncos (2009)

"Veers from hilarious to unwatchable." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Apr 30, 2010
3/5 71%

Valhalla Rising (2010)

"The weirdest scenes here will stay with you for years. An admirable folly." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Apr 30, 2010
3/4 75%

John Rabe (2010)

"A great story that needs to be seen." ‐Little White Lies
Posted Apr 7, 2010
3/5 64%

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

"A cheerily irreverent memorial to Ledger. Ledger, meanwhile, immerses himself enthusiastically into the low-budget spirit of Gilliam's film." Uncut Magazine [UK]
Posted Oct 16, 2009
4/5 65%

Is Anybody There? (2009)

"Is Anybody There? lets the thought that helpless infirmity is where we're all headed sink in gently. Unassumingly wise, its jagged edges stick with you." ‐Little White Lies
Posted May 1, 2009
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