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Stephen Carty

Stephen Carty
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 63% Tommy's Honour (2017) Tommy's Honour could be described as unremarkable, but it is a solid, well-acted, perfectly enjoyable film that doesn't do much wrong.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2017
1/5 43% Song to Song (2017) Song to Song might be nice to look at, but it is a chore to sit through.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2017
4/5 70% Gifted (2017) Evans is likeable and engaging. Happily, the same can be said about the film as a whole.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
4/5 74% Berlin Syndrome (2017) The film is a bit slow to start, but it gradually evolves into a riveting, tension-soaked thriller that will keep you on tenterhooks until the very end.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3/5 100% My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017) My Life as a Courgette could be described as slight, given that the running time is just over an hour, but it is a beautiful, heartfelt film that deals with some difficult subjects.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3/5 29% The Secret Scripture (2016) Mara ensures that we feel for Rose, and James is surprisingly effective as the man who ruins Rose's life, but The Secret Scripture isn't as moving or intriguing as it should be.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/5 92% The Levelling (2017) The story may be slow and uneventful, but it's peppered with moments that are quietly devastating.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
2/5 No Score Yet Away (2016) So grim and downbeat that it may just be too bleak for some viewers.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3/5 39% Aftermath (2017) Schwarzenegger delivers an impressively understated performance, portraying a broken man desperate to take back control of the situation in whatever way he can.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
4/5 97% Aquarius (2016) This quietly absorbing Brazilian drama features an outstanding performance from Sonia Braga, who is so natural and authentic that you forget you're watching an actress performing.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 100% The Age of Shadows (2016) The Age of Shadows is perhaps too long, but there's no doubt that it is a sumptuous, elegantly crafted piece of cinema.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 73% Catfight (2017) Tukel's feisty film won't be for everyone, but it's worth a look if you like your satirical comedies to combine scathing dialogue with contemptible characters.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
4/5 No Score Yet Don't Take Me Home (2017) The team's story is inspiring, uplifting and infectious. Happily, the same can be said about the film.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
4/5 95% Prevenge (2017) Prevenge won't appeal to everyone, but Lowe deserves plenty of praise, given that she directed the film while playing the main character, not to mention the fact that she also wrote the script.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
2/5 72% The White King (2016) The White King only springs to life when Pryce is on screen, which isn't often.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
2/5 99% Cameraperson (2016) This is, essentially, a very long outtakes reel.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
3/5 22% American Pastoral (2016) American Pastoral is a flawed film that lacks inspiration, but it has its moments, and the story might strike a chord with parents.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016
4/5 94% Arrival (2016) If you like thoughtful, cerebral sci-fi films that are driven by ideas, you will be in for a treat.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2016
2/5 14% The Comedian's Guide to Survival (2016) The film rarely rings true, and there are very few laughs along the way.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
4/5 83% Oasis: Supersonic (2016) You don't need to love Oasis in order to enjoy the film, but if you are a fan, you'll be "mad for it".‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
4/5 91% Southside With You (2016) The film itself is relatively slight, but it's warm, engaging and likeable. In fact, it's a perfect choice for a first date.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
2/5 43% Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016) This isn't completely terrible, but if you want entertaining kickboxing thrills, watch the original.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
4/5 95% De Palma (2016) For cinephiles and De Palma fans, this is essential viewing.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
4/5 84% Imperium (2016) Radcliffe is convincing in the lead. There is very little action, but Imperium has some intense sequences and offers more complexity than you might imagine.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
4/5 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) This charming comedy combines endearing characters with generous helpings of deadpan humour - and the result is quite wonderful.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
3/5 43% Kids in Love (2016) Poulter remains likeable and engaging throughout. Undoubtedly, his performance is the main reason for watching Kids In Love ...‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2016
5/5 82% Jerry Maguire (1996) It's Cameron Crowe's finest hour.‐ Eye for Film
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2016
3/5 88% The Childhood of a Leader (2016) There are times when you feel as though very little is happening, but this is a bold, uncompromising film that gradually takes a hold.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2016
3/5 65% Nerve (2016) While the game itself never feels credible and the climax is weak, the whole thing moves fast enough that many viewers will be swept along.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2016
4/5 73% The Carer (2015) All of this is entirely predictable, but it is funnier than you might expect, with Cox grabbing numerous laughs along the way.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2016
3/5 92% Queen of Earth (2015) Moss and Waterston are highly impressive, but be warned: this is a challenging watch.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2016
3/5 26% Colonia (2016) A watchable but clearly fictionalised account.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2016
4/5 95% Remainder (2015) For those who don't mind unusual films that refuse to provide all the answers, Remainder offers a haunting, intoxicating experience that will linger in the memory.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens Datter) (2015) A solid, impressively realised slice of fantasy adventure.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
4/5 84% The Meddler (2016) The Meddler isn't especially funny, but it is charming and quietly moving, and it's the sort of film that will make you want to call your mum.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
3/5 90% Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) In short, it may have been a long time (12 years) coming, but Barbershop 3 is much better than expected.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2016
3/5 71% Our Kind of Traitor (2016) If you're looking for a globetrotting espionage thriller to pass the time, you could do worse.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted May 12, 2016
4/5 81% These Final Hours (2015) The plot might suggest a large-scale epic, but These Final Hours emerges as an intimate film about the end of the world.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
4/5 73% Louder Than Bombs (2016) This delicate, mournful drama follows a family that is haunted by loss.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
3/5 100% The Divide (2016) A timely documentary that examines economic inequality in the modern world.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
3/5 74% Miles Ahead (2016) Cheadle deserves plenty of credit, but his performance veers towards caricature, and the film doesn't quite hit the high notes that it aims for.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
3/5 100% Couple In A Hole (2015) Higgins and Dickie are superb as they combine to help create a haunting, downbeat film about two people who have been consumed by sorrow.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2016
3/5 51% Boulevard (2015) Quietly heartbreaking.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2016
2/5 60% Iona (2015) The scenery is striking, and Negga is impressive as a woman who is haunted by events from her past. Regrettably, though, the film itself isn't worthy of such praise.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2016
3/5 61% High-Rise (2016) The story becomes increasingly messy and disjointed. It's hard to care about any of the characters ...‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2016
3/5 38% Secret in Their Eyes (2015) The film itself doesn't generate much suspense, but it does engage as a morally ambiguous tale about loss and obsession.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2016
4/5 89% A Bigger Splash (2016) The four leads are superb, but Fiennes steals the show, dominating a scene whenever he appears. His dancing, in particular, is a joy to behold.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2016
3/5 76% Goosebumps (2015) The film is pleasantly enjoyable throughout, combining likeable characters with knowing gags and lively set pieces.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2016
5/5 96% Spotlight (2015) A gripping, smartly crafted film that deserves to be seen.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2016
3/5 26% Dark Places (2015) Theron is solid enough in the lead role, and the central mystery is reasonably intriguing before the beans are spilled.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2016