Paul M. Bradshaw

Paul M. Bradshaw
Paul M. Bradshaw's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Total Film Little White Lies Digital Spy NME

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T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Dialogue aside, this is a film that provides some supersized thrills. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
1/5 37% Spenser Confidential (2020) Boring action sequences, chemistry-free leads and punchline-less jokes... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Far more charming, coherent and less chaotic than expected, Sonic the Hedgehog succeeds where Cats failed and successfully reverses its pre-determined narrative set out by the Internet. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 65% The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2019) Terry Gilliam's barmy, baroque fever dream is the best version we could have hoped for...After three decades of delays, it's a miracle this bonkers epic ever got made. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Smith is Smith, Lawrence is Lawrence, and they both look really cool when they shoot people, which is exactly what you want out of a Bad Boys movie. Unless, of course, you want a load of rampant misogyny as well, in which case, go watch Bad Boys II again. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 30% Rising High (Betonrausch) (2020) Kross, Lau and Uhse all do a great job with what they have - Kross in particular standing out with a range that spans wide-eyed kid to slick city boy, through wannabe chancer and everything in-between - but the script isn't quite strong enough to keep up. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
2/5 25% The Main Event (2020) More bellyflop than powerslam... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
4/5 62% Radioactive (2020) Rosamund Pike plays Marie Curie in a meticulous biopic about the awesome power of science. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
2/5 20% The Jesus Rolls (2020) Ill-advised sequel has no idea what it is, why it exists or who it's for. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
4/5 76% Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill (2020) Seinfeld's angsty wordplay is perfect for an irritable lockdown audience - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
4/5 89% Ema (2019) Pablo Larraín's arthouse horror-dance flick will creep under your skin and stay there. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 67% Extraction (2020) Dumb, derivative and far too serious, Chris Hemsworth's latest is still a whole heap of fun... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
5/5 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) As anti-racism protests continue, the firebrand filmmaker returns with one of his best ever movies... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
2/5 48% A Rainy Day in New York (2020) If this is the once-celebrated auteur's final, widely-released movie, it's not how anyone would wish to go out... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
1/5 24% Inheritance (2020) Count yourself lucky that cinemas aren't open for you to waste your money on this. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 50% Feel the Beat (2020) Harmless, feelgood fluff for fans of Step Up. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 94% Dads (2020) Dads is basically just one big warm, sticky, slightly embarrassing hug for the Howard family that we all get to join in on. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 67% Unknown Origins (Orígenes Secretos) (2020) There's a weird amount of fun to be had in watching a film that tries to squeeze itself into five different pigeonholes instead of just one. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 100% Perfect 10 (2019) A socially realist drama in the mould of Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
5/5 95% David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020) The most important film of the year. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
2/5 70% Black Box (2020) This high-concept sci-fi horror has potential, but it lacks the guts to go full-weird. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 42% The Lie (2020) Joey King's Blumhouse horror is unseated by an ill-advised, late-game plot twist. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 89% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) A thrilling piece of angry social history. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 78% Eternal Beauty (2019) Craig Roberts' heartfelt indie is more than just good looks...the director blends stunning visuals with scenes of emotional intensity. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 98% Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds (2020) A lesson in intergalactic randomness from Germany's oddball film professor. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 100% His House (2020) First-time director Remi Weekes serves up plenty jump scares, but his real-world terrors are much more frightening. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 93% Possessor: Uncut (2020) Both at the top of their game, it's Riseborough's performance that really lingers - and her honest, human emotion that grounds the film in enough sanity... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
5/5 88% Supernova (2021) The star-studded dementia drama will leave you a blubbering wreck. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 74% The Rental (2020) An inauthentic cabin-in-the-woods thriller... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 87% The Dig (2021) There's a great film to be unearthed from John Preston's 2007 novel, but this isn't it. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 99% MLK/FBI (2021) Sam Pollard's Martin Luther King deep-dive unearths amazing contemporary footage and previously unseen government files. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 93% Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (2020) If you're missing the pub, this film will either make you feel much better or much worse... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
3/5 49% Coming 2 America (2021) It's nice to spend a bit of time back in the palace of Zamunda, but there's definitely still only one comedy classic that belongs on the throne. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
94% Nomadland (2021) Caught somewhere between gazing longingly at the past and squaring up to the future, Nomadland feels like the only film that stands a chance of saying all the right things. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 95% Stray (2021) The doc is a must-watch for mutt-lovers. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
2/5 52% Silk Road (2021) ...nothing but a bad trip. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 98% The Father (2021) The acclaimed actor's struggling retiree marks yet another milestone performance... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4/5 75% The Mauritanian (2021) Macdonald's solid, occasionally generic exposé still lands with weight thanks to Rahim - a name that really should have been on that Oscar list... - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
2/5 53% SAS: Red Notice (2021) SAS: Red Notice is so close to being fun that it's a real shame to see it let down by a lousy script, lazy directing and enough army cliches to fill a dozen Call Of Duty cutscenes. - NME EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2021
2/5 21% Thunder Force (2021) Running gags run for too long, with McCarthy leaning heavily into every cliché and Spencer wasted on straight-woman setups that never quite land. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2021
No Score Yet Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (2014) By the time the filmmakers and their entire families have brought the film to a close, you just feel sorry for them. - Digital Spy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
3/5 81% Tokyo Ghoul (Tôkyô gûru) (2017) The effects are a bit ropey, but everything else is just slick enough for a franchise. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Rise of the Footsoldier 3 (2017) Fans will enjoy 90 minutes of neckless spray-tans hitting each other with hammers (this time with an '80s soundtrack and a Shaun Ryder cameo), but most people have better things to do. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
3/5 18% Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) It may be grasping at plot straws, but it's still funny, still sweet and still starring your favourite squirrel-rat thing. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
3/5 70% A Hologram for the King (2016) Strand Hanks on a desert island, a pirate ship or in a well-intentioned film without much focus and he'll still find a way of turning it around. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
4/5 94% Next to Her (2014) It might leave you utterly traumatised, but this is one of the most daring, sensitive love stories in recent memory. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
3/5 87% The Mule (2014) Its a cheek-clenchingly tense waiting game that Sampson plays perfectly ... - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
2/5 25% The Benefactor (2016) All three stars are left adrift in a dull drama filled with good intentions and not a whole lot else. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
3/5 94% King Jack (2016) Its slight stuff, sure, but King Jack is a film thats executed with smarts and sensitivity. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
4/5 87% Oddball and the Penguins (Oddball) (2015) Lovely stuff. - Total Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017