Steve Newall Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Steve Newall

Steve Newall

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Steve Newall's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Flicks.co.nz

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 65% The French Minister (2014) "If you're not looking for something that puts politics to the sword, but merely uses it to provide a backdrop for some gently prodding humour,The French Minister will provide a chuckle or two. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 17, 2014
4/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) "One of the best big budget films of the year. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 10, 2014
4/5 85% 22 Jump Street (2014) "Lord and Miller continue to mine a similar vein of absurdist gags, boosting the laughs-per-minute ratio of its predecessor. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 12, 2014
4/5 74% Godzilla (2014) "Avoids exposing the harsh truth that watching CGI creatures beat each other up has limited entertainment value. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 15, 2014
3/5 37% The Quiet Ones (2014) "We're here for the scares and chills, and on this front the film does enough in building atmosphere and providing the requisite frights to prove watchable. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 7, 2014
3/5 79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) "Sight gags, slapstick and puns abound as you'd expect, with James Bobin again keeping the Muppets moving at a brisk pace, at least most of the time. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 10, 2014
4/5 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) "It's satisfying to see this level of craftsmanship applied to a film that is often so silly it's a pure delight to watch. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 10, 2014
4/5 79% The Raid 2 (2014) "The result is a crime saga with the frequently jaw-dropping fight scenes you'd expect. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 27, 2014
3/5 51% Cuban Fury (2014) "More grounded than most high concept comedy. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 20, 2014
5/5 94% Her (2013) "For the first time with Her, the relationships Jonze brings to the big screen blossom into something bigger than the story and setting around them. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 27, 2014
1/5 3% I, Frankenstein (2014) "Ay-yi-yi, Frankenstein. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 13, 2014
4/5 49% RoboCop (2014) "Better than it almost has any real right to be, José Padilha's RoboCop reboot is an example to Hollywood as to how they should be done. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 9, 2014
4/5 75% Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) "I'd suggest taking off your Ron-tinted glasses and accepting that the first film isn't flawless, and that this isn't likely to top it. From there, proceed to laugh your ass off. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 19, 2013
3/5 60% Ender's Game (2013) "This efficient adaptation proves extremely watchable, and still packs an emotional punch. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 5, 2013
4/5 87% Alan Partridge (2014) "Co-writer Armando Iannucci repeats what he pulled off with In The Loop by helping to pen a film that'll appeal to fans and newcomers alike... " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 5, 2013
4/5 96% Enough Said (2013) "Slow-burning adult drama full of chuckles derived from well-written characters and top-notch acting... " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 28, 2013
4/5 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) "It's hard to shake the sense of déjà vu as the film's narrative follows the trajectory of The Hunger Games a little too closely... " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Nov 21, 2013
3/5 78% Metallica Through the Never (2013) "Incorporating props, visual effects, lasers and pyro in eye-popping fashion, it eventually starts to seem like an enormous 3D version of a backdrop from Guitar Hero. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 10, 2013
5/5 96% Gravity (2013) "One of the most exhilarating experiences I've had in the cinema in recent memory. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 3, 2013
4/5 35% Salinger (2013) "Shane Salerno's doco is at times also over-wrought, but luckily his subject is so damn intriguing that he carries Salinger through its most heavy-handed moments. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 12, 2013
3/5 51% White House Down (2013) "The result is a safe, pleasantly entertaining mainstream flick. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 5, 2013
3/5 18% Menú degustació (Tasting Menu) (2014) "A polite, if insubstantial, film-watching experience. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Aug 22, 2013
4/5 89% The World's End (2013) "Side-splittingly hilarious, The World's End deftly balances its character work with lashings of comedy and impressive action sequences. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 18, 2013
4/5 71% Pacific Rim (2013) "Sensory overload is the order of the day, Pacific Rim packing a punch with its bold and bright colour palette, sheer size and mega volume. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 11, 2013
4/5 83% This Is the End (2013) "A perfect excuse for high levels of hysteria, mayhem, profanity. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 20, 2013
3/5 68% World War Z (2013) "For a gore-free film, there are plenty of scares. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 20, 2013
2/5 35% The Internship (2013) "Manages to disappoint as the pair sleepwalk through the film, seemingly unaware of how abjectly unfunny it is. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 13, 2013
2/5 19% The Hangover Part III (2013) "Misses the chance to either match the first film's lofty levels of humour or make something truly different. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 23, 2013
4/5 66% Spring Breakers (2013) "A simultaneous celebration and criticism of youth. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 9, 2013
4/5 87% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) "No shortage of large scale action on offer both on land and in space. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 9, 2013
5/5 93% Jurassic Park (1993) "Still proves as thrilling as ever. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted May 2, 2013
2/5 33% Escape From Planet Earth (2013) "Content to pitch most of its plot twists and gags squarely at kids. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 18, 2013
3/5 80% Warm Bodies (2013) "With more romantic mushiness than the brain-chomping kind. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 11, 2013
3/5 53% Oblivion (2013) "There's plenty to enjoy if you can look past the unconvincing emotional connections. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 10, 2013
4/5 78% A Late Quartet (2012) "Impressive, superior drama. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 7, 2013
2/5 27% 21 And Over (2013) "Lacks the laughs to hold up the appeal of a dumb comedy. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Mar 6, 2013
2/5 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) "Give Courtney the lead role in a spin-off and call it a good day to wrap up. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 13, 2013
3/5 51% This is 40 (2012) "This Is 40 sees Apatow mistaking his personal life as the perfect fodder for another dramedy that stretches beyond a comfortable running time. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Feb 12, 2013
4/5 88% Django Unchained (2012) "Densely crammed, unmistakeably excessive Quentin Tarantino dialogue, Django Unchained is his most exciting, accessible and satisfying film for ages. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jan 17, 2013
3/5 44% To Rome with Love (2012) "I liked it - but I can see why some won't. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Dec 20, 2012
2/5 24% Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) "A disappointing addition to the franchise. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Oct 18, 2012
3/5 79% Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) "A crowd-pleaser, and one that is better than it really has any right to be. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 20, 2012
3/5 57% Hysteria (2012) "Hysteria goes through the motions without eliciting much of a reaction despite its seemingly racy subject matter. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Sep 6, 2012
4/5 33% Cheerful Weather For The Wedding (2012) "A mix of pining, familial farce and sweet summer love story. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Aug 16, 2012
4/5 87% The Dark Knight Rises (2012) "The Dark Knight Rises wraps in satisfying fashion, even if it may take a little while to fully grab you. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 18, 2012
4/5 73% The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) "This functions as a much better-than-average blockbuster, and features some great uses of 3D... " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jul 4, 2012
3/5 37% Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) "The gang of walking, talking, mammalian chums prove as reliably consistent as ever. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 28, 2012
2/5 56% Tortoise In Love (2013) "Does its best to follow rom-com convention, but without a spark between the leads, a captivating narrative or decent dollop of humour, fails to do the minimum required... " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Jun 21, 2012
4/5 92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) "Lives up to its immense potential. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 19, 2012
2/5 25% Wrath of the Titans (2012) "Has no aspirations to be anything other than a blockbuster and on that front it fares okay. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 10, 2012
5/5 85% The Raid: Redemption (2012) "This is the best action film in years, one that doesn't muck around in terms of getting things cracking and barely lets up for its running time. " ‐ Flicks.co.nz
Posted Apr 4, 2012
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