Sunday Times Staff

Sunday Times Staff
Sunday Times Staff's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Sunday Times (Australia)
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Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
85% The Miracle (1912) Suffice it to say that in picture form the beautiful legend possibly gains in strength. Humperdinck's sonorous music gave an impressiveness to the acting in the film and lifted it into the first flight as a pictorial offering. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
78% The Jazz Singer (1927) Gripping, emotional, and intensely realistic, the story is almost a parallel in Jolson's own career. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2021
84% 4 Devils (1928) It isn't fair to disclose the plot. See it for yourselves. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
92% Paris (1929) One must see Paris to appreciate the insouciant charm of Irene Bordoni, the honest-to-goodness ability of Jack Buchanan, and the real, humor that is woven into the story they translate into terms of splendid entertainment. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
100% A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1921) [The film] shows in the scale of its treatment a sumptuousness and artistry that would delight the heart of the great humorist were he alive to see it. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2020
96% Cabiria (1914) It is a vast improvement on anything of its kind that has been shown in Sydney. The spectacular effects are more wonderful, the acting is more natural, [and] it can be fully enjoyed without the necessity of any knowledge of Roman history. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2020
67% Beau Sabreur (1928) Gary Cooper (Major Beaujolais) and Evelyn Brent (Mary Vanbrugh) have never appeared in' a film that showed off their ability better than this. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
83% Ladies of the Mob (1928) The story is somewhat far-fetched from our point of view, but it will provide plenty of thrilling entertainment for those who like their pictures "tough." - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2020
100% The Blue Mountains Mystery (1921) To the majority of people who will view it, the picture will be a surprise -- because of its perfection. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2020
43% Sacred and Profane Love (1921) This play, which gives Elsie Ferguson great opportunities, serves also to bring Conrad Nagel into his own as powerful delineator of character. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
91% Flaming Youth (1923) It is packed full of spicy situations, the ingredients including flaming love, jazz maniacs, moonlight bathers, cocktails, mad pleasure-seekers, and red kisses. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2020
86% Remodeling Her Husband (1920) Any picture in which she appears is sought after eagerly, for the showmen are aware of the admiration in which she is held by the public. Miss Gish is featured in Remodeling Her Husband, a comedy which cannot fail to win approval. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2020
90% Ravished Armenia (1919) Here is the story of Aurora Mardiganian, a survivor, and with it is the story of the thousands who did not survive treatment almost incredible in the twentieth century. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2020
96% Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1926) Ramon Navarro plays Ben Hur, and it is certainly his greatest screen triumph. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2020
82% Graustark (1925) The garden scenes, especially the scenes at the palace, are very beautiful, being some of the finest examples of picturesque settings seen on the screen for some time. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2020
71% Madame Jealousy (1918) The play is an example of how one of its class should be made for the screen. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2020
86% The Darling of Paris (1917) [Theda Bara's] adventures, and her subsequent trial for murder, provide some exciting episodes for the play. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2020
100% Hearts of the World (1918) Hearts of the World, which has taken so long to complete, has, however, proved itself worth waiting for. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
100% Hypocrites (1915) It achieved a success beyond what might be expected of a "movie play." - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
44% The Madonna of Avenue A (1929) Thrills, laughter, and love, with a touch of pathos, combine to make...Madonna of Avenue A, a pleasing and entertaining picture. Dolores Costello is admirably suited for the roll of Maria Morton. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
100% Neptune's Daughter (1914) Miss Kellerman disports herself as a mermaid, who later becomes a mortal maiden. She has any number of hairbreadth escapes, and wildly exciting adventures, which serve to display her marvellous aquatic ability to the utmost. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
56% The Village Blacksmith (1922) A well-selected cast portray the various characters in a delightfully natural and telling manner. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
80% Trifling Women (1922) Nothing that Mr. Ingram has done before can approach for dramatic thrill the smashing and terrific climax of this picture. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2020
86% My Man (1928) Fanny Brice talks, acts, and sings her way straight into the hearts of the audience; she is grave and gay, funny and pathetic by turns. She laughs at herself and the audience laughs with her, she weeps and the audience sighs. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2020
100% One Glorious Day (1922) It is a fanciful picture, partly burlesque, partly satire, punctuated with dramatic and humorous episodes, and showing wonderful mechanical skill and double and triple photographic effects in the presentation and movements of the spirits. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
91% The Queen of Sheba (1921) Words can not do justice to the beauty and magnificence of this production. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
100% Love (1927) John Gilbert and Greta Garbo contribute performances that in every way are worthy of their previous co-starring success, Flesh and Devil. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
100% The Patriot (1928) When most screen productions are forgotten, it can be said that The Patriot... will be vividly remembered. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
86% The Way of All Flesh (1927) Jannings' performance calls for the highest praise. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
90% Daughter of the Gods (1916) All that one can say is that it is a most amazing affair, and should be seen by all who desire to get an idea of the present high standard to which film-making has attained. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
83% The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) An army of supers [extras] shouting, firing, and giving commands from the rear of the cloth added greatly to the excitement. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
89% The Covered Wagon (1923) The Covered Wagon is one of the most realistic pictures ever made. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
98% Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) An extraordinary blending of the figurative, the imaginative, and the real. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
33% The Broadway Melody (1929) Bessie Love has the opportunity of her life-time -- and she makes the most of it. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
92% Quo Vadis? (1913) Quo Vadis is a triumph of cinematograph art, and the dramatic interest is so well sustained that no lecturer is needed to explain any of the scenes. - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
4.5/5 93% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) - Sunday Times (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2003