Nick Roddick Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Nick Roddick

Nick Roddick
Nick Roddick's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): London Evening Standard, Sight and Sound

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 70% Damsel (2018) Damsel manages to import any number of modern notions into a surprisingly traditional western structure, recognising the appeal of the genre while not being afraid to steer it into some distinctly modern channels.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
5/5 72% The Happy Prince (2018) Both moving and revealing.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) The result is always entertaining, at times life-enhancing.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
2/5 25% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) The hijacking of an Air France passenger jet on a flight from Tel Aviv to Paris in June 1967 has been celebrated and cross-examined in documentaries as well as left to Charles Bronson to resolve in a 1976 action film. Did we really need another version?‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
3/5 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) While Anderson's many fans will doubtless enjoy unpicking the film's visual delights, the rest of us may find Isle of Dogs delivering a lot of bark but not enough bite.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
100% Orange Sunshine (2016) Using still photos, modern-day talking heads and gorgeous re-enactments, the film is a jaw-dropping piece of social history. It's also a lot of fun, with some tears along the way. Did someone say 'trip'?‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2016
94% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) Slightly hampered by an episodic structure deriving from its source, Our Little Sister is nevertheless a seductive and engrossing celebration of family and community.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2015
74% Louder Than Bombs (2016) Louder than Bombs is emotionally intelligent and certainly holds the attention, particularly during the first 30 minutes, but ultimately fails to live up to its initial promise.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2015
4/5 92% Pride (2014) Loud, proud and glad to be gay (and lesbian), Pride winningly records an improbable moment of recent history.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2014
27% Baad el Mawkeaa (After the Battle) (2012) After the Battle is such a useful corrective to the romanticisation of the Egyptian revolution that forgiveness is easy. It deserves to be seen more widely.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted May 21, 2012
2/5 40% Nobody Walks (2012) An underwhelming comedy about the clash between East Coast edginess and laid-back LA which rarely rises above the formulaic.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2012
5/5 90% A Place at the Table (2013) The film explains with devastating simplicity why so many go hungry in a country with more than enough food to go round.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2012
65% This Must Be The Place (2012) Sorrentino's film asks you politely to believe in what it is doing. Buy in, and you'll have a great evening.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2011
90% Footnote (2012) Shows just what you can do with a carefully constructed plot and lovingly drawn characters - even if, in the end, neither of them is particularly lovable.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2011
100% The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011) The circumstances here, like the characters, are fascinatingly complex.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2011
96% The Kid with a Bike (2012) Intriguing, exciting, amusing, moving - and with a strong message about the way society treats the people at the bottom of the heap.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2011
95% Sing Your Song (2012) [It] does a lot more than celebrate a great entertainer: it charts Belafonte's ceaseless activism, which has seen him stand alongside both Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2011
94% Les géants (The Giants) (2011) If you want a refreshing coming-of-age comedy without any global pretensions set in the backwoods of Europe, you couldn't do better...‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2011
99% A Separation (2011) Will make you re-examine everything you thought you knew about Iran.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2011
74% The Conquest (2011) Neither hatchet job nor hagiography, it entertainingly lifts the lid on a period which changed France's political landscape forever.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted May 19, 2011
93% Midnight in Paris (2011) As cinematic froth, Midnight in Paris passes the time prettily enough. But neither its characters nor its sense of place really stands up in the light of day.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted May 11, 2011
73% Monsters (2010) An astonishing achievement for first-time British feature director Gareth Edwards.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2011
4/5 98% Up (2009) Vies with Monsters Inc and Wall-E as the best and most inventive of the Pixar films - with, as it were, added depth.‐ London Evening Standard
Read More | Posted May 13, 2009
67% Trilogia: To livadi pou dakryzei (The Weeping Meadow) (2004) Not necessarily 'a great film' (though I suspect it will come to be regarded as that), but the work of a master absolutely sure about what he wants to do, and fully capable of achieving it.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2005
54% Payback (1999) Both star and director seem to be more interested in playing off perceptions of Gibson's on-screen persona than in actually telling the story, which lurches along from one violent set piece to the next.‐ Sight and Sound
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2002