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Stephen Puddicombe

Stephen Puddicombe
Stephen Puddicombe's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Total Film, We Got This Covered

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 97% Menashe (2017) Performed in Yiddish and shot in Brooklyn's Borough Park, this is a rare insight into Orthodox Jewish culture.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
4/5 100% Unrest (2017) Researching others' experiences as well as recording her own, Brea turns an unflinching eye on the distressing details of those left bed-ridden.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2017
1/5 20% The Shack (2017) Not even Octavia Spencer can redeem this one.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2017
3/5 82% A Moving Image (2017) The complexity of the topic is well handled, and Brixton itself is full of vibrancy, but the film prompts more questions than it manages to answer.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2017
4/5 43% Another Mother's Son (2017) The solemn score, plucky Brits and nasty Nazis are all familiar, but there's a lived-in feel that transcends cliché.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
2/5 3% Arsenal (2017) The kind of film that serves only to add to YouTube supercuts of Cage freaking out.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2017
3/5 17% Love of My Life (2017) This comedy-drama elicits chortles aplenty with its gently caustic humour despite the dark subject matter.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
3/5 92% Lost in France (2016) Likeable, but low-stakes.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
3/5 93% Summertime (La Belle Saison) (2016) Catherine Corsini's film highlights the successes of second-wave feminism, but it's when the lovers move to the countryside that the film really finds its theme: the difficulties of growing up gay in a conservative community.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
2/5 3% The Darkness (2016) [The Darkness] favours generic mumbo-jumbo about inter-dimensional demons.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
3/5 90% Uzumasa Limelight (2014) The film struggles to flesh out its running time, but such is its sincerity in honouring Fukumotos profession that witnessing him perform his samurai sword skills is genuinely touching.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
2/5 84% Noble (2015) It moves from one traumatic event to another with the swiftness of a biopic thats trying to squeeze in all the major events of its subjects life so much so that none carry the weight they ought to.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
3/5 94% Notes on Blindness (2016) Hull's observations -- an audio diary -- provide plenty of insight and engagement.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2017
2/5 17% Songs For Amy (2012) There's an undeniable sweetness to the songs our hero pens in an attempt to win Amy (Lorna Anderson) back -- but his cause isn't helped by stock characters, leisurely pacing and crude contrivances.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2017
3/5 92% The Son of Joseph (Le fils de Joseph) (2017) Earns its uplifting ending.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet Patience, Patience, You'll Go to Paradise! (Patience, Patience) (2015) A group of middle-Aged Belgian Muslim women of north African descent form a friendship attending a French writing class in this gently heartwarming doc.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2016
3/5 54% The Ardennes (D'Ardennen) (2017) A bleak crime drama.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet The Weekend (2016) The jokes frequently land and Wade and his co-stars (Percelle Ascott, Dee Kaate) are amusingly hyperactive.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2016
3/5 38% The Messenger (2014) Everything's held together by an authoritative performance from Sheehan, who does fine work keeping open the question of whether the ghosts are really there or just figments of his troubled imagination.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2016
3/5 78% The First Monday in May (2016) Aesthetics go out the window with the opening night's self-absorbed celebrity fundraiser.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2016
3/5 95% Baden Baden (2016) It feels somewhat apt that the story is as directionless as its protagonist. On the other hand, writer/director Rachel Lang's film lacks cumulative dramatic punch, its appeal rooted mainly in its easy humour.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2016
4/5 93% Tickled (2016) Farrier doesn't overlook the amusing oddness of such a strange corner of the internet, but treats the subjects of the videos respectfully. ‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2016
2/5 0% A Haunting In Cawdor (2016) Protagonist Vivian (Shelby Young) may evoke memories of Natalie Portman in Black Swan or Suspirias Jessica harper. But shes a comparatively underwritten character, failing to convince as a trauma victim.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
4/5 56% Set Fire To The Stars (2015) Think My Week With Marilyn but with Dylan Thomas and shot in luscious black and white and you've got some measure of Andy Goddard's debut feature.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2014