Urban Cinefile Critics

Urban Cinefile Critics

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Urban Cinefile Critics's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

Lord of War (2005)

"The ending offers a sobering proposition about the world Yuri inhabits, and the film fulfils its charter to entertain - but it is also a genuine horror film about humanity." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Oct 18, 2008

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

"It's a film light years ahead of its time that, strangely enough, couldn't have been realised at a more perfect time." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Sep 17, 2008
No Score Yet

Big Dreamers (2008)

"It's a perfect DVD to send overseas as a showcase of the Australian ethos, as found in country towns." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Feb 11, 2008

The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

"An endearing and entertaining aspirational movie straight from the heart of the American dream: you can do or be anything you set your heart on. President or astronaut, it's your right." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Jan 28, 2008

Lantana (2002)

"Now if you also like the film as much as I do, you've got a treat in store on the DVD. Produced by Australia's Oasis DVD production house, the package comes together well both in technical terms - which matters with a film as nuanced as this - and in crea" ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Oct 15, 2002
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The Bourne Identity (1988)

"The ending may be rather melodramatic, but there's enough of interest in this DVD to warrant a look." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Aug 31, 2002

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

"As you would expect, Noyce delivers a commentary that is as much a production as the film, in that it's not just casually thrown together - but designed and shaped." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Aug 27, 2002

Superman (1978)

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Posted Aug 17, 2002
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Idiot Box (2001)

"It's a real pleasure to revisit the film on DVD, and to be reminded of its zest, its humour and its crackling entertainment value." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Aug 17, 2002

Dirty Harry (1971)

"The movie where it all started remains fresh and entertaining." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Aug 17, 2002

Jurassic Park (1993)

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Posted Aug 17, 2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

"An awesome responsibility well executed." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Aug 2, 2002

The Omen (1976)

"Sure it's trashy but what entertaining trash it is." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Sep 10, 2001

The Fly (1986)

"Cronenberg's... version of The Fly is in a genre of its own -- a romantic gorefest and a genuinely touching one at that." ‐ Urban Cinefile
Posted Sep 10, 2001
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