Daily Telegraph (Australia)

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Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Sink or Swim (0000) Vicky Roach Sink or Swim has fewer nips and tucks than your average feel-good comedy. And that's a large part of its attraction. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 The Lion King (2019) Vicky Roach Sweet, funny, mutually supportive - Pumbaa (Seth Rogen) and Timon (Billy Eichner) elevate friendship and fart humour to a whole other level. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
1/5 After (2019) Vicky Roach After makes 50 Shades Of Grey look like Anna Karenina. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
3.5/5 Stuber (2019) Vicky Roach The pair's quarrelsome screen chemistry carries this pedal-to-the-metal buddy movie past the flags. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
2.5/5 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Vicky Roach The filmmakers do such a convincing job of portraying Parker as an ordinary high school student, the character and his story arc feel correspondingly pedestrian and flat. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
3/5 Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Vicky Roach Annabelle Comes Home maintains a surprisingly high level of tension for such a low body count. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
() Tele Staff It neither advances nor stimulates, and has no Interest for the lover of romance, while no one would venture to assert that It is "a splendid advertisement for our primary products." EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
3.5/5 Yesterday (2019) Vicky Roach Yesterday is a superior jukebox musical and it hits all the right notes as a crowd-pleasing rom-com. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2019
4.5/5 Parasite (2019) Vicky Roach A ripping good yarn. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2019
2/5 Child's Play (2019) Vicky Roach A basic, no-frills, novelty toy slasher fest. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2019
2.5/5 The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) Vicky Roach It's as if the filmmakers are assuming some kind of attention deficit disorder on the part of their young audiences. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
2/5 Men in Black: International (2019) Vicky Roach Not even a souped-up visual effects department can get this Men in Black reboot out of second gear. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
4/5 Never Look Away (2018) Vicky Roach Never Look Back is extraordinarily seductive. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
3.5/5 Toy Story 4 (2019) Vicky Roach Toy Story 4 is an action-packed animation about growing up and moving on. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
() Tele Staff After due allowance is made for certain acknowledged liberties taken, the illustrated record Is probably as satisfactory as anything of the kind procurable at this distant date. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
Red Joan (2018) Vicky Roach Red Joan's romantic representation of its central character's early life is at odds with Dench's powerful, unvarnished performance. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
3/5 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Vicky Roach Seems not even a giant, radioactive reptile can carry a creature feature on his own any more. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
2.5/5 Dark Phoenix (2019) Vicky Roach There is so much here that's worth exploring, but writer-director Simon Kinberg barely scratches the surface. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
3/5 Tolkien (2019) Vicky Roach By opting for a more careful, conventional route, director Dome Karukoski sells both his subject and his audience short. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
3.5/5 Wild Rose (2018) Vicky Roach There won't be a dry eye in the house. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
4/5 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Vicky Roach Endgame succeeds in offering its fans a very real sense of closure. And that's no small feat. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 Top End Wedding (2019) Vicky Roach Top End Wedding, a tale of cultural identity and healing, was something of a passion for project for Tapsell, and in the end, that genuine fervour shines through. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018) Vicky Roach [Aja and Nelly's] Bollywood dance routine brings the house down. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
2.5/5 The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Vicky Roach If you are looking for something to rattle your popcorn, the latest film in the Conjuring Universe will suffice. EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2019
4/5 Gloria Bell (2018) Vicky Roach Not many writer-directors -- male or female -- create roles as rich and complex and compassionate as this for older women. Or indeed women of any age. An everyday survival story. EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2019
4/5 The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) Vicky Roach Gyllenhaal leads her audience into uncharted territory. EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2019
Sealed Verdict (1948) Josephine O'Neill The same settings of the ruined city, the same handsome uniforms, give the watcher the impression that Marlene Dietrich is going to stroll out from behind the nearest heap of rubble. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Family Honeymoon (1948) Josephine O'Neill This thoroughly domestic comedy will appeal more to the older fans. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Nora Prentiss (1947) Josephine O'Neill A different actor might have helped Nora Prentiss to obtain the punchy melodrama success that the Warner Bros. have made their own. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Deep Valley (1947) Josephine O'Neill A production which fails for the lack of just the right casting. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Deep Waters (1948) Josephine O'Neill Cesar Romero, as a Portuguese fisherman, steals the film. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
My Brother's Keeper (1949) Josephine O'Neill [Jack] Warner himself, in an odd role for him, gives a strong, impression of the corrupted charmer, who erupts into violence. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Apartment for Peggy (1948) Josephine O'Neill Apartment For Peggy was written by Faith Baldwin, who knows just how much salt of truth to blend with the sweetness of a happy-ever-after tale. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
Love and Learn (1947) Josephine O'Neill Some labored nonsense about a Park Avenue heiress and two penniless song-writers gets the scuffled work it deserves from Martha Vickers, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, and Bob Hutton (that ersatz Jimmy Stewart). EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
The Verdict (1946) Josephine O'Neill This is a gaslight thriller without romance. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
The Upturned Glass (1947) Josephine O'Neill Yet in spite of its original plot... The Upturned Glass is a muted, fairly rambling affair. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Theirs Is the Glory (1946) Josephine O'Neill It is almost impossible to believe that this fine and grim film is not an actual flaring record of battle. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
The Long Night (1947) Josephine O'Neill RKO'S film dissipates its suspense and its reality gradually -- because of a timid script. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Frieda (1947) Josephine O'Neill Basil Dearden's plain, modulated direction, which leaves a doubt even in the happy ending... is exactly right for such a story. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Killer McCoy (1947) Josephine O'Neill Rooney himself (someone has clamped down upon his usual exaggerations) does well. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
The Prince of Thieves (1948) Josephine O'Neill The kids may love it, but any adult will just have to sweat it out. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
I Walk Alone (1947) Josephine O'Neill Now that I come to think of it, the whole melodrama, like [Kristine] Miller, is intolerably chic. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Possessed (1947) Josephine O'Neill Possessed faintly echoes Lost Weekend, Seventh Veil - and has one camera shot straight from Stairway to Heaven. It is, however, a powerful and effective document - from which the susceptible will totter. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
One More Tomorrow (1946) Josephine O'Neill This film was well under way before I grasped that we were seeing a re-make of Philip Barry's comedy-drama. The Animal Kingdom. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Song of Arizona (1946) Josephine O'Neill A sentimentally handled ranch for homeless boys, and an old bang-bang Western. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
Fiesta (1947) Josephine O'Neill Ricardo Montalban commands this film; I'd like to see his second one. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
() Josephine O'Neill It spring vigorously... telling the startling and little-known story of the 14th Army's campaigns. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Janie Gets Married (1946) Josephine O'Neill Any filmgoer can recite the plot in his sleep. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
In His Steps (1936) Josephine O'Neill Cecilia Parker and Eric Linden have youthful charm, old Harry Beresford and Roger Imhof rise with massive dignity above its inadequate treatment. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
Heart of a Nation (1943) Josephine O'Neill [Contains] individual sequences of enchanting or moving realism - from the family wedding to the night-club sequence. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019