Peter Martin

Peter Martin
Peter Martin's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): ScreenAnarchy
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T-Meter Title | Year
71% Wrinkles the Clown (2019) It's skillfully put together, and interesting from a sociological perspective. The film also provides a welcome balance to this month's cheerful devotion to frights in general. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2021
4.0/5.0 89% Rock, Paper and Scissors (Piedra, papel y tijera) (2019) An indelible nightmare that may discourage you from ever visiting home again. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2021
4.5/5.0 93% The Perfect Candidate (2020) Featuring finely-tuned characters and pitched to a degree of outrage that I found completely engaging - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
4.0/5.0 40% Finding Ophelia (2021) Strange, elusive, perplexing and often downright weird. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
4.0/5.0 100% A Crime on the Bayou (2021) Effective story about persistence and vigilance in the face of the uglier side of humanity. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
4.0/5.0 75% Enforcement (Shorta) (2021) It's a tough watch that twisted my insides into a knot that only released slowly and with time. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2021
3.5/5.0 61% 12 Mighty Orphans (2021) Revives a long-lost story of a team of undermanned young people coached by outstanding adults ... all told in a wholesome, upbuilding manner. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
3.0/5.0 47% Spirit Untamed (2021) Chooses to gently showcase people of color among its heroic cast, and that's not a bad thing for people like me who love animated films in the modern day. But we always want and deserve more. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2021
4.5/5.0 74% Cruella (2021) Outlandishly stylish and fiendishly clever, 'Cruella' upends expectations to demonstrate that origin stories can be roundly entertaining. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2021
4.0/5.0 89% High Ground (2021) "Compelling." - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2021
4.0/5.0 No Score Yet A Hard Problem (2021) Elegantly composed and thoughtfully paced...featuring performances that are warmly compassionate and kindly moving, especially by Catherine Haena Kim. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2021
4.0/5.0 95% Stray (2021) Allows a gaze into the eyes of living, breathing souls who want nothing more than food, water, a little affection, and room to run wild. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
4.0/5.0 100% Attack of the Murder Hornets (2021) A terrific, absorbing film that documents a real-life horror movie come to life. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
4.0/5.0 96% Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry (2021) Puts together an array of footage that capture feelings of raw immediacy and contemplative reflection, so that by the end of the film, my own emotions were swelling up. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
2.0/5.0 37% Cherry (2021) Without much in the way of fresh insights, and visual stylings that betray an over-reliance on tired tropes, such as slow-motion footage, Cherry becomes a chore to sit through, sadly. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
4.5/5.0 No Score Yet Leadbelly (1976) More of a rip-roaring adventure than a staid biopic, director Gordon Parks infuses the life story of Huddie Ledbetter with raw energy and a mindful perspective. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
4.0/5.0 100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Feels all too real. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
4.0/5.0 30% Earwig and the Witch (2021) The story follows a young girl and how she learns to exercise her sense of agency in new surroundings. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
3.0/5.0 49% A Nightmare Wakes (2020) Nora Unkel's feature-film debut thoughtfully dramatizes the moments before a classic story came to be, highlighted by Alix Wilton Regan's layered performance. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4.0/5.0 100% Breaking Surface (2020) Consistently surprises as it develops into a gripping story of survival. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
3.0/5.0 45% The Little Things (2021) Plays very much like it might have played were it made in the 1990s, except that the characters and narrative turns are far more familiar now. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
4.0/5.0 75% The Mauritanian (2021) As the story slowly develops, it becomes more and more gripping and infuriating - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
3.0 38% Haymaker (2021) Light on its feet and doesn't overstay its welcome. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
2.5/5.0 36% Savage State (2021) Features individual scenes that are gorgeous and intriguing, but it doesn't add up to more than its surface attractions. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
5.0/5.0 97% The Man Who Would Be King (1975) Director John Huston teamed [Sean] Connery with Michael Caine to bring Rudyard Kipling's 'The Man Who Would Be King' to magnificent life. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
4.0/5.0 No Score Yet The Flesh and The Fiends (1961) What makes Peter Cushing so terrifying in this historical horror picture is that he believes in what he is doing - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
2.0/5.0 14% Redemption Day (2021) Follows a wan path as it endeavors to craft a compelling narrative, which leaves only a few punchy action sequences to redeem the experience. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
3.0/5.0 95% Soul (2020) Preaching to a mismatched choir that deserves a sermon that's more thoughtful and allows for greater individual interpretation than what is offered. But the animation is terrific! - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
4.5/5.0 95% Girlfriends (1978) Fresh, timely, and relevant. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
2.5/5.0 73% Palmer (2021) Allows Justin Timberlake to show his evolution into a fine dramatic actor. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
100% Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) An essential document for all truth-seeking movie lovers. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
5/5 80% I'm Your Woman (2020) An extraordinary genre film. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2020
4.5/5 81% Over the Moon (2020) The film plays out with lush elegance and narrative simplicity. We don't always need to be told what to do. Sometimes, we just need to see it. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
3.5/5 92% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) A fresh and diversely cast comedy-drama with fantastic elements. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
80% Max Winslow and the House of Secrets (2020) Should play better to younger audiences who are still receptive to the idea that a movie can have something more on its mind than cheap thrills. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2020
96% The Pool (2019) To say the entire film is a series of risible, ridiculous contrivances is stating the obvious. Director and writer Ping Lumprapleong stages the action with finesse, though, and the tight pace enlivens the tension. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2020
3.0/5 63% Visions of 8 - The Olympics of Motion Picture Achievement (1973) A fascinating, though extremely ungainly, film to watch today. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
3.0/5 88% Volition (2020) Smarter than it needs to be, which is also what makes it so fascinating to watch and try to puzzle out. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2020
4.0/5 42% RAD (1986) Whooshing and swirling with mad abandon, Hal Needham's teen flick is a blast of nostalgic joy. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
4.0/5 100% Suzi Q (2020) Suzi Quatro's forthcoming personality wears very easily as she talks frankly about herself, her family, and her career. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
1.5/5 8% Artemis Fowl (2020) Resembles an irritating young child chasing a rapidly-deflating balloon. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
3.0/5 80% Hammer (2019) Bends and stretches its narrative boundaries so as to fit into the narrow constraints of a crime film. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
4.0/5 93% Be Water (2020) Absorbing, entertaining, and inspiring. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
4.0/5 93% And Then We Danced (2020) Easy to watch and difficult to ignore. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
3.0/5 82% Debt Collectors (2020) An old-school action flick with plenty of bashing and brotherhood. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2020
3.5/5 78% Blood Machines (2019) Primarily, this is a film that is told through its imagery. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
4.0/5 96% Escape From Alcatraz (1979) Displaying his subtle, supreme mastery of the craft of filmmaking, director Don Siegel employs superb control of the frame. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2020
3.5/5 38% Proximity (2020) Thoughtful, serious-minded and filled with visual delights; sci-fi fans of all ages should have a blast. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2020
4.0/5 99% Driveways (2020) Drawn from a well of genuine compassion, fellow-feeling, and strength ... authentic and moving. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2020
100% Blue Water, White Death (1971) Blue Water, White Death may not be as outwardly thrilling as Jaws or its progeny, but respect must be paid to the daring team of divers/photographers for the challenges they faced and the risks they took. And it's all real, kids. - ScreenAnarchy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2020