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Patrick Peters

Patrick Peters
Patrick Peters's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Empire Magazine, Time Out

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 98% Beware Of Mr. Baker (2012) A juicy slice of rock history.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted May 12, 2013
3/5 93% First Position (2012) A touching look at ballet's battle-hardened youngsters.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2013
2/5 30% Reincarnated (2013) It features more weed than a pot-warming party at Bill & Ben's but offers little more than spliff-glazed promotion for Snoop's reggae reincarnation.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2013
3/5 91% Caesar Must Die (2013) [It] has plenty of wit and punch, although compared to the best of the medium - Man On Wire, for instance - it sometimes comes off as guileless and clunky.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2013
3/5 44% Breath Of The Gods (2013) An insightful look at a global phenomenon.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2013
3/5 100% Les géants (The Giants) (2011) It suffers from an implausible and contrived plot, but the charming performances from the teenage leads greatly improve this film.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2012
3/5 87% Polisse (2012) Unsparing in its portrayal of the seedier side of French society, only Polisse's loose focus keeps it from matching The Class for emotional punch.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2012
4/5 97% Monsieur Lazhar (2012) An Oscar nominee at this year's Academy Awards and for good reason, Falardeau's film is moving, smart and sensitive. Terrific stuff, in short.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2012
3/5 86% Khodorkovsky (2011) A documentary that takes fewer prisoners than Putin's KGB, Tuschi's study of Russian power politics is smart, scary and sobering.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2012
3/5 33% Red Light Revolution (2012) Voutas offers a sex comedy salted with satirical comment on Chinese society.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2012
4/5 72% Dreams of a Life (2012) This barely conceivable story of neglect and loneliness is given heartbreaking new life by Morley, with Zawe Ashton standing in effectively for the tragic young singer.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2011
3/5 91% Tabloid (2011) A compelling story told with Morris's usual flair.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2011
2/5 43% Broken Lines (2008) By no means totally broken, but it doesn't quite deliver the way it could.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2011
3/5 38% Beautiful Lies (Full Treatment)(De vrais mensonges) (2010) Undemanding if occasionally uneven stuff.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2011
3/5 73% The Tree (2011) An eerie and unsettling adaptation of Judy Pascoe's novel that impresses more for its atmospherics than its narrative.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2011
3/5 59% Film socialisme (2011) An interesting and often beautiful work that suffers the pangs of artistic condescension.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
2/5 14% Huge (2011) Not hugely funny.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2011
4/5 79% How I Ended This Summer (2010) With strong turns from its leads, this Russian drama will bury its way into your subconcious. Intense.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2011
3/5 88% A Small Act (2010) An understated doc that will inspire and move you.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2011
3/5 No Score Yet Life Goes On (2009) The acting isn't always up to scratch but Datta's highbrow approach to grief makes for cerebral viewing and there's plenty of pathos too. A touching, thoughtful film.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2011
3/5 100% Son of Babylon (Ibn Babil) (2011) A touching and tender road movie, although perhaps a little misty-eyed in the depiction of some of its characters.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2011
3/5 97% GasLand (2010) Josh Fox puts a fresh spin on a well-drilled - if continually relevant - story.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2011
3/5 100% Living On Love Alone (d'amour Et D'eau Fraiche) (2011) Julie's thrillseeking is occasionally contrived, but Demoustier is one to watch.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2011
4/5 100% Enemies of the People (2010) Intense and harrowing, Sambath's documentary will pin you to your seat.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2010
3/5 83% No Impact Man: The Documentary (2009) An intriguing documentary offering trial and experiment.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2010
3/5 52% Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2010) A beautifully designed but overly formal biopic that can't match the greatness of the artists it depicts.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2010
3/5 83% Frownland (2007) Uncomfortable but awkwardly compelling, it's a film that mirrors the qualities of its central character - alienating and oddly appealing in equal measure.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2010
2/5 14% H2Oil (2009) Walsh's documentary is shot with flair but its message and innovative touches just miss the mark.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2010
4/5 73% La Mujer sin Cabeza (The Headless Woman) (2008) Slow-paced and self-indulgent in places but a bravely intense use of camera work to explore the internal psychology of the characters.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2010
4/5 87% Treeless Mountain (2009) Wonderful performances from the two young leads and a gently heart-breaking narrative arc make this a slow winner.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2010
3/5 77% Examined Life (2009) The ones that work, Cornel West and Peter Singer for example, are intriguing and compelling but they don't all hang together so effortlessly.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2009
4/5 96% Tulpan (2009) Perceptive and humorous, this gentle drama is uplifting and resonant.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2009
4/5 94% Goodbye Solo (2009) Subtle and unflinching, this is genuine and charming.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2009
4/5 96% Les Plages d'Agnès (The Beaches of Agnes) (2008) Compelling and intriguing, this is the perfect director's autobiography.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2009
3/5 86% White Lightnin' (2009) Dominic Murphy's pseudo-biopic is as visually assured as it is audacious, but behind the slickly edited imagery, the debutant's storytelling is exposed by shallow characterisation.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2009
4/5 97% The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968) An intriguing mix of French New Wave and Hollywood Musical, this still succeeds in sweeping you off your feet.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2009
2/5 72% Kærlighed på Film (Just Another Love Story) (2007) High concept thriller which fails to captivate due to unsympathetic characters.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2009
3/5 23% Charles Dickens's England (2009) Whilst the tone and intention are admirable, the excess of facts and locations spread the message and cohesiveness a little thin.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2009
3/5 90% Wolke Neun (Cloud 9) (2008) This is a disarmingly tender human drama examining whether the elderly should prioritise lust or loyalty, shared memories or unforeseen adventures.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2009
3/5 96% BirdWatchers - La terra degli uomini rossi (2008) Having captured an authentic and compelling tone, the cliched story twists lets the film's down occasionally.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2009
3/5 73% Rudo y Cursi (2009) This is rarely anything more than an entertaining romp, going for belly laughs rather than satirical incisiveness.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2009
3/5 90% 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris (2007) At times fascinating, but De Felitta's presentation is sometimes a little skewed.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2008
4/5 92% Still Life (Sanxia Haoren) (2006) The despondent tone is lifted by moments of hope and, surprisingly, hilarity.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2008
4/5 42% Guta-yubalja-deul (A Bloody Aria) (2006) Won's critique of the abuse of power in South Korean society lacks trenchancy, but he subverts convention with an incisiveness lacking in much transatlantic horror.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2008
3/5 92% Shot in Bombay (2008) Liz Mermin chronicles the chaos of the shoot while painting Dutt as a charismatic, if flawed, figure.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2008
3/5 100% Heavy Load (2007) An engaging documentary.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2008
2/5 87% Unrelated (2014) Hogg stages some scenes with a sure sense of composition and dramatic tension but too often the film feels self-conscious and ponderous.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2008
4/5 80% Ashes of Time Redux (2008) Christopher Doyle's mesmeric compositions remain unaltered, his experiments with colour, light and texture giving the imagery an artistry that majestically survive the moments of clumsy viscerality attempted during the fight sequences.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2008
2/5 67% Never Apologize: A Personal Visit With Lindsay Anderson (2007) There's plenty of fascinating material here, yet many of the anecdotes fall flat.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2008
3/5 70% Sakuran (2006) The staging is sumptuous but the imagery is static and the anachronistic score is a major irritant.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2008