Nico Hines

Nico Hines
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
London Editor of the Daily Beast
Publications: The Daily Beast

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
65% Filth (2014) James McAvoy has pulled off a performance so searing and intense that he manages to imbue this drug-addicted, racist sociopath with just enough vulnerability to make the movie work. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
90% Philomena (2013) Give Dame Judi the damn Oscar - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
79% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) No wonder Mary Poppins needed a spoonful of sugar. This is a dark film that tells the heart-breaking true story behind one of the great characters in children's movie history. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
88% Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015) Enticed by the prospect of buried treasure, Kumiko sets off on an ill-fated odyssey in search of the loot. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
91% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) This might just be Wes Anderson's best film; it's certainly his most thrilling. The cult director has bolstered the whimsical humor with a raucous crime caper and it's a riot. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
76% Fury (2014) Anyone who thinks this movie is rollicking good fun belongs on some kind of watch list. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
88% Foxcatcher (2014) Carell is good in a brooding, atmospheric movie but Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo turn in career-best performances. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
94% The Fear Of 13 (2015) It could only make sense in the twisted world of American justice. A death row prisoner's life was saved because he wrote to a judge begging to be executed. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
98% Sherpa (2015) The Sherpas hit the cutting room floor in most Everest movies. Not this time. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
81% Elstree 1976 (2016) For hundreds of actors, bit-part players and costume-dwellers appearing in Star Wars in 1977 was the moment that would shape their lives-they were granted immortality. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
100% Destination Unknown (2017) The enduring question: why me? Continues to hound those who escaped the Nazi death machine. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
100% The Venerable W (Le Vénérable W.) (2017) A heart-stopping look at a man who has helped to push a community to the brink of collapse through nationalism and anti-Islamic hatred. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
79% No Stone Unturned (2017) This extraordinary film offers renewed hope to the survivors and victims of terrorist atrocities that have been left unsolved by authorities. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
86% Under the Wire (2018) A spectacular documentary that takes us inside a slaughter that killed at least 100 people in Homs, including one of America's greatest war reporters. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
No Score Yet All the Gods in the Sky (Tous les dieux du ciel) (2018) It's 'The Secret Garden' on LSD, and-just a few minutes into this mind-bending character study-it's obvious that this is going to be a very bad trip indeed. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
82% Putin's Witnesses (Svideteli Putina) (2018) An extraordinary documentary-using footage shot from inside the Kremlin-that explores Putin's uncompromising thirst for power. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
89% The Raft (2019) An extraordinary demonstration of the human spirit-including sex, furious arguments and deep friendship. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
93% CAM (2018) One of the hottest horror movies on this year's genre festival circuit. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
81% Brexit (2019) Some of the glaring errors in an early version of the script-which was leaked to The Daily Beast last summer-have been cut, but there are plenty of inaccurate and downright misleading scenes in the final production. - The Daily Beast EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019