Tony Asankomah

Tony Asankomah
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Tony Asankomah is a film critic, creative writer and Founder for GhMoviefreak.com, Ghana's premier film review and promo website. He's a film aficionado and an astute believer in the prospects of Ghana's film industry. GhMoviefreak.com was founded on the premise of providing a digital platform that encourages the patronage and growth of film, cinema and theater culture in Ghana. By contributing reviews and film related write ups for several online platforms, he's firmly positioning himself as one of Ghana's foremost film critics and contributor to film discussions. With an educational background in computing and marketing, he is also the CEO of a startup, Xscape Digital Consult, a bespoke digital content creation and development network. GhMoviefreak.com was nominated for the BEST NEW BLOG and the BEST EMERGING NICHE BLOG in the 2016 edition of the prestigious Ghana Blogging & Social Media Blogging Awards. And also the ultimate winner of the BEST BLOG category of the 2018 edition of the awards.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
6/10 No Score Yet Steps (2021) It serves a positive message of hope and redemption in a simple plot using characters who are all individually well intertwined. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
8/10 63% 12 Mighty Orphans (2021) It is a film that might get lost under the radar of releases this year but it is a great story told well enough. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
4/5 93% Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury (2019) This film serves as a great introduction to the band and their music and also as a lovely memento for their fans and anyone familiar with their music and their journey. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2021
5/10 No Score Yet Unchained (2021) Unchained starts with promise but it is tanked by poor acting and overall poor execution. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2021
7/10 100% This Is Not a War Story (2021) A genuine ode to war heroes and their struggles. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2021
5/10 64% Black Easter (2021) Overall, 'Black Easter' is somewhat goofy yet fun to watch just to while away time. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2021
5/10 80% Too Late (2021) Alyssa Limpperis saves this film with her performance. She is the only character that makes you want to pay attention in this film. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
6/10 71% Trust (2021) Visually, the film somewhat looks and feels like a TV movie except with much better art direction, cinematography and editing. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
6.5/10 100% The Penny Black (2021) ....its entire premise is worthy of a full feature film. A film that would be great to sit through if put together well. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2021
6.5/10 100% In the Land of Lost Angels (2019) Stripped to the bare, the story might appear basic but it is well-layered with themes that rehash the challenges immigrants in America face as well as the struggles of young men burdened with family responsibilities. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
6.5/10 91% Touch (2020) Szczepanowska stands out well as the leading woman in this film. She doesn't appear like a newcomer and her performance seems to hold the entire film together. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2021
7/10 100% Wheels (2020) For an indie and a feature film directorial debut it is well shot and put together and certainly something I would recommend. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
5/10 No Score Yet Tazmanian Devil (2020) ..It delivers a decent coming of age story but fails to sink its teeth deeper into the subject matter of faith/religion, and family. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2021
8.5/10 89% Doctor Strange (2016) ...casting decision was excellent and there is no doubt that Cumberbatch owns the character now... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8.5/10 93% Logan (2017) ...not just another superhero movie... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 84% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) You might have no idea how big the Star Wars franchise really is and still be able to love this particular movie devoid of any expectations. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 18% Assassin's Creed (2016) This movie was better cast and better made than any video game movie you might have seen in the past 5 years. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8/10 81% Patriots Day (2017) We don't have to wait till tragedy strikes before we stand together as one people, it's our designed nature as humans to be compassionate and united. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 28% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Cinematography and editing were good. The CGI effects were not overly-done or poorly-executed and that was all this movie needed to be as entertaining and exciting as it was. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 26% Suicide Squad (2016) We loved how the entire film had a very recent and modern-day feel to it, especially in the choice of clothing and slang... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
5/10 15% Gods Of Egypt (2016) We had very high expectations for it but then it awfully disappointed. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
6/10 27% Victor Frankenstein (2015) It delivers on exactly what it promises... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7/10 48% Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) The Maze Runner is like an innocent new born baby and Scorch Trails is a blooming, daring adolescent. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8/10 97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Although it's cold, violent and visceral you can also feel the underlying elements of hope, loyalty, reverence and redemption. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
5/10 27% Pan (2015) I am pretty much sure most adults would find it to be such a waste of time. If there is going to be a sequel, I really can't say... but I hope they make it much better... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8/10 92% Beasts of No Nation (2015) Push it up your watchlist, you won't regret it. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7/10 72% American Sniper (2015) I enjoyed it well enough and it had me interested and at the edge of my seat from the start... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 56% Focus (2015) I was very impressed with this movie and I am glad that Will has got his groove back... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8.5/10 76% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) For the first time ....The Avengers were in Africa. CGI effects were well done and show how technology is advancing. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8.5/10 82% Furious 7 (2015) Fast & Furious 7 certainly is the Ultimate tribute to Paul Walker; some of the scenes just make you want to cry... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
8/10 59% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) The action was definitely breath taking; it is almost like they really did save all the best for the last. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
6.5/10 31% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) It was very much pleasurable seeing all those buildings and ancient Egyptian construction work in such detail. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
6/10 25% Dracula Untold (2014) For any one who wants to just have a fun time watching a vampire movie without being either bored or scared I strongly recommend this title for you. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 35% Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) Although this can stand on it's own...I strongly recommend that anyone who hasn't seen the first one. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
5/10 35% The Giver (2014) To my own surprise I ended up enjoying this movie more than I anticipated I would after the first few minutes in. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
5/10 43% Horns (2014) Regardless of its sloppiness I did enjoy this movie and it isn't one of those movies I regret wasting my time to watch... - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
5/10 67% Lucy (2014) The biggest down side for this movie was the huge absence of action sequences. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
4.5/10 12% God's Not Dead (2014) ...acting was mediocre but all the lead characters I believe did their best in portraying the roles they had been tasked to play. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
6/10 57% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) A lot of human elements such as fear, anger, revenge and heroism are exploited in ways not many movies of this kind have been able to perfect. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
6.5/10 58% Hercules (2014) Even though the movie builds up and progresses at a slow pace it doesn't leave you lost and wondering what happened or is about to happen. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7.5/10 71% Black Box (2020) Black Box is not only intense and intriguing, it is very enjoyable and well-acted. Although it is slow-paced, it doesn't feel boring or too laid back. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2020
88% The Lost Okoroshi (2019) Fully out of the box and experimental...I love how it told its story about spirituality, with a bit of uniqueness to it. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2020
7/10 67% Elodie (2019) It starts as a slow burner that it is enough to test anyone's patience but then, just at the right time it morphs into an intense twisted noir. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
6.5/10 No Score Yet Fell, Jumped, Or Pushed (2016) It's clever how this film leads you on, subtly telling a story it swears from the beginning that it is not telling. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2020
4/10 No Score Yet Bad Dog and Superhero (2007) It is not a film that you would want to see over and over again... but it serves enough to keep you occupied, attentive and entertained if you have an appetite for something daring and experimental. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
5/10 No Score Yet Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk (2017) Gabe's story also provides a good basis for introspection, especially amongst young adults growing under any faith. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2020
4/10 No Score Yet The Accompanist (2019) A wrong mix of ballet and magic! - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
7/10 85% Angelfish (2019) Angelfish is a simple story presented in a very modest way, however it is moving in a way that makes you respect it. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2020
4/10 36% Reality Queen! (2020) Reality Queen is not trying to be smart of provide any solutions to a problem. It is just trying to make you laugh and it does that at least. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet Funny Pains (2020) By the time it ends you get a better sense of appreciation of the journey a comic goes through dealing with their own issues whilst committing themselves to the services of making others laugh. - GhMovieFreak EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2020