Ron Wilkinson

Ron Wilkinson
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
9/10 98% Honeyland (2019) One of the best docs of the year, and perhaps the decade, this tale has the hallmark of a simple story that took on a life of its own. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
9/10 100% Earth (Erde) (2019) Through the camera lens, man as force of nature gets a look at human impact, and at things to come. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
6/10 93% Wild Rose (2019) A safe starting point for an emerging cast and crew, but more audition than movie. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Holy Trinity (2019) The beds of a hundred lovers are nothing compared to the one with Baby chained to it. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
9/10 95% I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari) (2019) A slippery production of the Holocaust spirals nicely out of control. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
8/10 83% The Art of Self-Defense (2019) Finding the inner warrior might be more trouble than it is worth. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
7/10 93% Give Me Liberty (2019) Frenetic to a fault, bordering on sensory overload, this is a van ride to be remembered. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
8/10 100% Paris Is Burning (1991) Even better for last year's book release, if you did not get a chance to see this movie thirty years ago, do not miss it now. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
8/10 54% The Dead Don't Die (2019) World class silliness dominates the screen as some of the greatest names in film make the world safe for zombie movies. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
9/10 96% The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2019) Melding the hurtful and selfish extramarital affair with the explosive politics of the occupied West Bank makes this a great thriller for our time. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
5/10 74% The Spy Behind Home Plate (2019) James Bond before there was a James Bond, pro baseballer Moe Berg hit a few homers and made a few errors. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 10% The Professor (2019) An off-season ditty for Johnny Depp, this short story of a short life gives Depp the time to do a short performance. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 59% The Fall of the American Empire (La chute de l'empire américain) (2019) Flopping about on the screen, this good natured snarky look at the state of the world has its highs and lows. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 31% Red Joan (2019) It is not about spy craft; it is about saving mankind from itself. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 71% Instant Dreams (2019) The death of the Polaroid compares the photo to the mirage. Do we care most about the instant, or the dream? - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 100% School's Out (L'heure de la sortie) (2018) School's out for a very special band of hyperkids and the graduation party features all-you-can-eat destruction. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 100% Sophia Antipolis (2018) A technology center rotting from within by a slow burn neutron bomb of the soul. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 58% The Hummingbird Project (2019) A fiber optic line from Kansas to New York is a stretch. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
9/10 82% Dogman (2019) A film of the most beautiful of losers, too abstract for its own good. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 75% Sobibor (2018) Amongst the many successful images in the movie are the unity of the prisoners, even before the uprising, and the destruction of the camp staff by the emotional violence of their very positions of power. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
7/10 38% Donnybrook (2019) Rough and tumble violence in an uncaring world. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
5/10 70% The Changeover (2019) An easy going production with time-honored tropes fails to raise a ruckus. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
7/10 40% Who Killed Cock Robin (2017) At times overly complicated and frustratingly murky, this noir has all the twists and turns right up to a strong and unique ending. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
8/10 83% The Trouble with You (En liberté!) (2018) French humor that does the impossible, transcends the Atlantic humor barrier. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet When Margaux Meets Margaux (La belle et la belle) (2018) Doppelgangers a generation apart learn equally from each other's victories and mistakes. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
8/10 100% Among Wolves (2019) A hypnotic cinematic poem to survival in the aftermath of war. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
8/10 92% High Flying Bird (2019) Clever and subversive, a mutinous plan to upend the NBA. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
8/10 97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) A somber character study of two lifelong companions going separate ways. One for the better and the other, who knows? - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
7/10 81% Buffalo Boys (2019) Funny as it is, the viewer has a hard time deciding if it is cool neo-western or outright camp. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
9/10 94% Burning (Beoning) (2018) In a toxic new world, the only survivors are those with pacts with the devil. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet Speed Kills (2018) A screenplay with great potential fails to catch the wave. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 100% Detour (1945) One of the greatest noirs of all time, shot on an almost non-existent budget, lives again. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 94% Of Fathers and Sons (2018) The reigning champion of documentary access, director Derki shows us a future without a future, war in the Middle East. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
7/10 23% All the Devil's Men (2018) High in the bullets per minute ratings but low on the plot and acting scale, there are better things in store for this cast and crew. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 91% Widows (2018) The noir of the year. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
7/10 83% Distant Constellation (2018) A slow burn look at memory and reality, hope and forgiveness. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
7/10 100% Nigerian Prince (2018) A coming of age dramedy that loses its way in the mean streets of modern Africa. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
8/10 86% Fists in His Pocket (I pugni in tasca) (1968) Comedy at its darkest in this transfixing black and white beauty from the golden days of Italian cinema. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
7/10 31% Loving Pablo (2018) A thriller without a twist, the love affair that may, or may not, have brought a big man down. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
8/10 85% The Captain (Der Hauptmann) (2018) A super supporting cast of black comedy experts launch this tragedy solidly into the realm of powerful social commentary. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
7/10 30% Between Worlds (2018) Nick and Franka develop an off-beat chemistry in a light duty possession noir. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
8/10 98% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) Reality meets fantasy in this well-scripted, well-acted, cautionary tale about truth and lies. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
8/10 93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Brimming with rascally good cheer, Redford churns out another feel-good flick mostly for the old folks. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
5/10 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Lady Gaga gets her screen cred and Bradley Cooper chalks up his first directorial achievement. Otherwise, it's a wasteland out there. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
8/10 83% Puzzle (2018) Finally, a coming of age story for adults. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
5/10 38% I Am Vengeance (2018) Routine revenge flick offers little to the genre. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
8/10 95% An Elephant Sitting Still (Da xiang xi di er zuo) (2019) A well told yarn within a tightly synchronized day that changes the lives of a multitude. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
6/10 87% Museum (Museo) (2018) Just do it! But once you become famous, there is no turning back. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
8/10 98% Rodents of Unusual Size (2018) Eat, drink and be happy. Oh, yes, don't forget to cut off the tails. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
7/10 100% The Blood of Wolves (Korou no chi) (2018) If you think the yakuza is bad, just look at the cops. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2018