Sean O'Grady

Sean O'Grady
Sean O'Grady's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Independent (UK)
Publications: Independent (UK)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
5/5 No Score Yet The Murder of Jill Dando (2019) A tremendously sad, strange story then, and just as unfathomable today. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
5/5 60% Road to Brexit (2019) Easily the best thing to emerge from the whole brexit imbroglio. OK, not much competition, but still... - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
3/5 100% The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On (2019) All of the discussions led by Azhar about the affair's impact are balanced and measured - except at the end of the film, when things get a bit heated. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
5/5 No Score Yet Safe at Last: Inside a Women's Refuge (2019) Channel 4 scores a remarkable achievement, and one immensely in the public interest, with this unprecedented access to life inside a British women's refuge. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
5/5 100% A Year of British Murder (2019) There are silences, tears, seasonal scenes that place a gentle chronology on the cases - it's a fine piece of documentary-making. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Car Crash: Who's Lying? (2018) It's a mundane, if tragic, tale, but given such a suspenseful and delicate treatment that you just have to watch. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet The Bank That Almost Broke Britain (2018) A timely reminder of the events of a decade ago that saw RBS collapse and very nearly sent Britain bankrupt with it. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet The Flu That Killed 50 Million (2018) You'd need to have had a heart of stone, and a stomach of cast iron, not to have reacted in the appropriate way to The Flu that Killed 50 Million. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
2/5 38% Queen of the World (2018) In return for this nice but hardly revelatory footage, you behave yourself - an unspoken Faustian pact around which much of our world turns. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
No Score Yet Can You Rebuild My Brain? (2018) This was hard work for any viewer with intimations of mortality, let alone those with irrational fears, confronting as it did some of the most distressing of medical conditions originating in disability malfunction or injury to the most mysterious organs - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
No Score Yet Hotel for Refugees (2017) Hotel for Refugees was much the most touching television in a very long time. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
No Score Yet The Secret Lives of 5 Year Olds (2017) The Secret Lives of 5 Year Olds was enthralling enough, and a light dusting of child developmental psychology from a few talking heads was all that was required. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
No Score Yet Passions: Barry Humphries on the Music Hitler Banned (Sky Arts): The unexpected origins of Dame Edna Everage (2017) Humphries gave a vivid account of what these artists meant to him, and their value to the world, and the scale of the crimes against humanity that were committed in the Holocaust. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
No Score Yet Diana: In Her Own Words (2017) Was Channel 4 right to broadcast what have become notorious tapes of Diana speaking candidly - and privately - about her life? The pragmatic answer to that has to be, on balance, yes. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
4/5 58% David Brent: Life on the Road (2017) David Brent: Life On The Road is very funny indeed. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2016