Tony Palmer

Tony Palmer
Tony Palmer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Spectator
Publications: The Spectator

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
87% Straw Dogs (1971) A declining industry has invested over a million dollars In a new form of pornography for which the public are demonstrating they have an Insatiable appetite. That is the problem. - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
No Score Yet Joe Hill (1971) Joseph Hillstom... the Swedish immigrant who became an American labour leader only to be framed and shot for his political involvement, has been lovingly brought back to life by Bo Widerberg. - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
98% The Conformist (1970) Its importance is that it uncomfortably relates the causes of political involvement (that cliché again) and the cost of such involvement... - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
75% Let It Be (1970) The film is a bore. It's supposed to show how the Beatles work, but it doesn't. Shot without any design, clumsily edited, uninformative and naive, it would have destroyed a lesser group. - Observer (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018
88% McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) It's not so much that it's indifferent film -- it's too arch to be bad. More that it's a disappointment. - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2016
93% Wanda (1971) Without Barbara Loden and her like, the film business must die an even noisier and self-pitying death than it is already. - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2015
89% A Clockwork Orange (1971) There is no other director who can transfix the human condition with such galvanic images. - The Spectator EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2015