Nicola Austin

Nicola Austin
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
I'm the creator and editor of We Have a Hulk, co-host of the site's podcast and contributor for film and TV reviews and interviews. Also a contributor for The GWW.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 69% Last Night in Soho (2021) Despite the somewhat disappointing final act, One Night In Soho is an effortlessly stylish and atmospheric trip through London, propelled by Taylor-Joy and McKenzie's captivating performances. - SciFiNow EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2021
4.5/5 84% No Time To Die (2021) With an impressive high-stakes mission and an emotional drive, No Time To Die is a truly fitting & heartfelt swan song for Daniel Craig - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2021
3/5 75% Malignant (2021) Malignant will certainly divide audiences, but if you defy all plausibility and go along with the wild ride - this might just be the most fun horror film this year. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2021
3.5/5 79% Everybody's Talking About Jamie (2021) Featuring a joyful & uplifting message of acceptance, along with a handful of infectious musical numbers, Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a fun adaptation. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2021
4/5 72% The Guilty (2021) The Guilty is an emotionally intense and utterly gripping crime thriller which will keep you on the edge of your seat. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2021
4/5 92% Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) With a stellar cast, impressively choreographed martial arts sequences and a fantastic lead performance from Simu Liu, this is a refreshing and exciting entry to the MCU. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2021
3/5 88% Zola (2021) However, despite the dreamy aesthetics, punchy pacing and whip-smart script, the final act disappointingly ends with a fizzle rather than a bang. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
3.5/5 80% Free Guy (2021) Free Guy is a hugely entertaining and surprisingly heartfelt game-inspired action blockbuster, with a fun turn from Reynolds and Comer. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2021
3.5/5 97% Pig (2021) An unexpected and compelling character study, Pig proves a highbrow springboard for Nicolas Cage's best performance in years. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2021
3.5/5 86% Vivo (2021) Sony Pictures continues to impress with their animated offerings, smartly teaming up with the in-demand Lin-Manuel Miranda for an infectious dose of musical delight. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2021
4/5 90% The Suicide Squad (2021) Gunn has dialled the comic book movie up to 11 with The Suicide Squad, in one of the most unabashedly bonkers, action-packed & surprisingly emotional DC flicks - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2021
4/5 62% Jungle Cruise (2021) An action-packed adventure full of heart, Jungle Cruise is the perfect Summer blockbuster for the whole family. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2021
3.5/5 79% Black Widow (2021) Although it's been far too long in the making, Scarlett Johansson finally has her time to shine in the solo action-packed spy thriller Black Widow - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2021
3.5/5 88% Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021) While it doesn't quite live up to the entertaining &inventive first instalment, 1978 is a darker and bloodier entry which should please fans of the sub-genre - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2021
4/5 85% Werewolves Within (2021) Werewolves Within is a rare howler of a horror-comedy which keeps you entertained & guessing throughout thanks to the brilliantly sharp script & fantastic performances. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2021
4/5 83% Fear Street Part One: 1994 (2021) Fear Street 1994 is an entertaining first instalment in the trilogy, with a number of strong performances & contemporary twists on the genre - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2021
3.5/5 59% F9 (2021) Fast and the Furious 9 is a bonkers and over-the-top thrill ride which marks a return to form, thanks to the return of franchise favourite director Justin Lin. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2021
4/5 52% The Tomorrow War (2021) Despite straying into predictable and contrived territory, The Tomorrow War is an engaging and entertaining sci-fi romp featuring a hugely talented cast. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2021
3.5/5 91% Luca (2021) With a sweet and simple tale of friendship brought to life by stunning animation, Luca is a joyful adventure for the whole family - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2021
2.5/5 27% The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) An insanely silly & brash thrill-ride around Europe lacking a fresh twist on the first instalment, but there's still fun to be had with the flick - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2021
3.5/5 84% Nobody (2021) Featuring viscerally violent set pieces and a surprisingly impressive action lead in Bob Odenkirk, Nobody is an absurdly fun thriller - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
4.5/5 94% In the Heights (2021) Bursting with infectious energy and brimming with life, the adaptation features plenty of heart and toe-tapping musical numbers - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
3.5/5 74% Cruella (2021) Cruella is a visually bold and fiendishly fun crime romp featuring a fantastic dynamic between Emma Stone and Emma Thompson. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
4/5 92% PG: Psycho Goreman (2021) Psycho Goreman is a riot of outlandish humour, brilliant practical effects and plenty of frigging gore from start to finish - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
4/5 91% A Quiet Place Part II (2021) A Quiet Place Part II is a completely immersive, edge-of-your-seat thriller which manages to build upon the world introduced in the first instalment. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2021
3/5 37% Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021) A gripping & often compelling entry in the Saw franchise, rooted much more in a police procedural than the twisted horror of previous instalments. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2021
3.5/5 81% Justice Society: World War II (2021) Justice Society: World War II is another fun and fast-paced outing from the DC Universe Movies series, with Matt Bomer's take on Barry Allen a real charming highlight. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2021
4/5 66% Wrath of Man (2021) While it's a departure from Guy Richie's typical comedic gangster flicks, the gradually unfolding non-linear structure...makes for a compelling and gripping watch. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2021
4/5 44% Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021) Featuring extraordinary big-budget action sequences & a hugely committed lead from Michael B. Jordan, Without Remorse is an impressive launch for Clancy's John Clark - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2021
5/5 98% The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021) Packed full of boundlessly creative energy, impressive artistry and emotional core...The Mitchells Vs TheMachines will undoubtedly prove a hit with all the family - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2021
5/5 90% Promising Young Woman (2020) Pairing a blistering social commentary and a career best performance from Mulligan, Promising Young Woman is definitely one of the most important films of the year. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2021
4/5 94% Love and Monsters (2020) Featuring a hugely likeable cast, plenty of action-adventure sequences and brilliant creature designs, Love and Monsters is a real fun flick for the whole family - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2021
2/5 21% Thunder Force (2021) While Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman provide at least some laughs, I really did expect more from Thunder Force. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2021
3.5/5 90% Jump, Darling (2020) With a fabulous combination of fierce routines and an uplifting central message encouraging you to be your true self, Jump, Darling is a touching festival opener. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
4/5 91% Cowboys (2021) With a beautiful central message of acceptance & loving a person's authentic self, Cowboys is a timely & moving drama lovingly brought to life by a wonderful cast. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet The Greenhouse (2021) The Greenhouse is an ambitious and deeply personal exploration of grief, family dynamics and the difficulties of accepting one's true self. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
4/5 100% Sweetheart (2021) Sweetheart is a hugely charming and fresh take on the well-trodden narrative, featuring a fantastically witty lead performance from Nell Barlow. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
3/5 21% Chaos Walking (2021) Chaos Walking is a fascinating but flawed dystopian adventure, with a fantastic central dynamic between leads Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley elevating the script. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
3.5/5 88% Violation (2021) Shudder's latest is a powerful and disturbing addition which will undoubtedly get under your skin and stick with you for a long time. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2021
5/5 92% Tina (2021) Tina is a real triumph of a documentary celebrating Turner's unbreakable spirit. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2021
2.5/5 52% Silk Road (2021) For a film that's based on a gripping real life crime, Silk Road should be a far more engaging and shocking affair. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2021
3.5/5 71% Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) Zack Snyder's Justice League is an ambitious & epic instalment full of heart & humanity which will undoubtedly be a sure fire hit with Snyder cut & comic fans - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2021
3.5/5 71% Steelers (2020) Steelers is a fantastic mix of empathy, humour and heartwarming journeys with individuals triumphantly overcoming adversity. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
3/5 78% Jumbo (2021) Noémie Merlant shines in Jumbo, an impressively unique modern fable exploring sexuality and rare connections. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
4/5 96% I'm Your Man (2021) I'm Your Man is an endearing and tender look at modern dating and relationships, with an oddly funny performance from Dan Stevens. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
4/5 80% The Columnist (De Kuthoer) (2020) Smart, stylish and subversive, The Columnist is a pitch black spin on revenge wish-fulfilment with a fantastic collection of performances. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
3/5 69% Moxie (2021) Idealistic and endearing, Moxie is a fun and well-meaning introduction to the feminist movement, with the talented young cast elevating the deep female friendships. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
3/5 75% The Mauritanian (2021) The Mauritanian is a thought-provoking but somewhat convenient drama which only really begins to question America's actions post-9/11 - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2021
5/5 94% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) Raya and the Last Dragon is a beautifully animated fantasy/action epic full of exciting adventure & entertaining world-building. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
4/5 96% Riders of Justice (2021) Featuring a brilliant ensemble cast, this Danish revenge thriller is a quirky and surprisingly poignant instalment from Jensen. - We Have a Hulk EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2021