Tomatometer-approved publication
Rating Title/Year Author
3/5 Mystify: Michael Hutchence (2019) Linda Marric Beyond some unnecessary wild speculations, Mystify does a decent job in offering up a clear narrative arc which is more than enough to keep us hooked till the very end. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/5 () Luke Channell Bolstered by a cast who share a scintillating chemistry, Caton-Jones' Our Ladies portrays the vibrant and nuanced nature of girlhood in hilarious and moving ways. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Overall, there are a lot of things to enjoy about Zombieland 2 such as imaginative zombie kills and its wonderful cast. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
4/5 Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) Zehra Phelan Another wonderful animated adventure from the masters - Aardman have succeeded once more with a laugh-a-minute movie perfect for all the family. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2019
4/5 Abominable (2019) Fiona Francia You will feel like you have been on a wonderful yet slightly trippy tour of China! EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2019
3/5 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Amanda Keats Visually spectacular fun with a lot of magic but a bit too dark for some little ones EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2019
5/5 Waves (2019) Scott Davis A profound, human and emotionally resonant film that is as good as anything from the turn of the decade. Just wonderful. EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2019
5/5 The Irishman (2019) Linda Marric The Irishman is cinema at its purest and most real form. To quote the master himself, go see it on the biggest screen you can lay your hands on. EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2019
3/5 Ford v Ferrari (2019) Katie Smith-Wong It's unclear as to where this story takes audiences unless the viewer is a fan of motorsports. EDIT
Posted Oct 13, 2019
4/5 Harpoon (2019) Adam Lowes Harpoon manages to remain tense and highly watchable throughout and is an altogether smarter and more accomplished film than your standard modern B-movie offering. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2019
4/5 Jojo Rabbit (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Overall, Jojo Rabbit is uneven at times but ultimately offers sweetness, comedy and an idiotically hilarious Hitler. EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
4/5 Farming (2018) Zehra Phelan A visceral exploration of identity and tribalism. Farming is emotionally powerful; a well made and unflinching look at the people who are lost in the madness of crowds. EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
4/5 The King (2019) Linda Marric Timothée Chalamet proves once again that he truly is the real deal. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 Hotel Mumbai (2018) Rich Phippen It's an extremely well-produced film that achieves what it sets out to do, namely shock an audience with the horror of those events, it's just hard to call it entertainment when there's nothing to enjoy here. However it is certainly worthy of respect. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
2/5 Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Rich Phippen It's almost as if Stallone himself has killed someone undeserving, just to afford him the opportunity to make the story work. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
4/5 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Adam Solomons The Peanut Butter Falcon is a life-affirming odyssey with an incredible dynamic between the lead actors. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 American Woman (2018) April McIntyre American Woman may not be the vanguard when it comes to films that tackle similar issues, but Scott has found a sensitive and balanced way of storytelling, there's a feeling of organic progression within this understated yet urgent narrative, EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
5/5 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Linda Marric The Last Black Man In San Francisco is without a shadow of a doubt one of the best films you'll see in 2019. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
2/5 The Goldfinch (2019) Linda Marric A beautifully shot mess. EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2019
4/5 Clemency (2019) Linda Marric A brave, emotionally charged and brilliantly acted drama centred around the thorny subject of Capital Punishment. EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
4/5 Deerskin (2019) Linda Marric At 1h 17min, Deerskin is careful not to overstay its welcome, and interestingly enough, this is what makes it so goddam watchable. It's sharp, complex and above all genuinely funny. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2019
3/5 () Adam Solomons A competent and occasionally poignant slice-of-life depiction of an anxious life in an indifferent world. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
4/5 Hustlers (2019) Linda Marric Hustlers is brash, often crude and unabashedly chaotic, but it is its "buddy movie" sensibility which ultimately wins the day. A robustly made, beautifully acted and decidedly engaging story about some unlikely heroines. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
2/5 Lucy in the Sky (2019) Adam Solomons Noah Hawley's feature debut stutters at lift-off, despite a strong if muddled leading performance by Natalie Portman. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
5/5 Marriage Story (2019) Adam Solomons Take: Scarlet Johannson and Adam Driver are effortlessly brilliant in Noah Baumbach's Netflix divorce drama. EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
4/5 Proxima (2019) Adam Solomons Take: Eva Green soars in this sensitive space drama from Alice Winocour, which delves deep into the human consequences of being an astronaut - and a mother. EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
5/5 Ad Astra (2019) Linda Marric A masterpiece, with a career best performance from Pitt. An astonishing cinematic journey, and a soulful meditation on love and loss. EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
5/5 Knives Out (2019) Adam Solomons One of the funniest films of the year, this tale of deception and intrigue packs an all-star cast at their very best and some theatrical filmmaking from a technical master EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
5/5 Bad Education (2019) Adam Solomons Cory Finley returns after an acclaimed debut to tell the story of one of America's greatest public school corruption scandals, taking advantage of a sharp script and drawing out memorable performances from a stellar cast EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/5 The Two Popes (2019) Adam Solomons Anthony Hopkins and Johnathan Pryce lead this buddy comedy-cum-personal drama about the two most famous religious icons of our time. EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
3/5 Joker (2019) Adam Solomons Light on the laughs and lacking in moral backbone of its own, Joker settles for its decent performances and some stylish filmmaking EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/5 Just Mercy (2019) Adam Solomons Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx are the standout performers in this affecting but largely systematic telling of Bryan Stevenson's work on death row. EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Adam Solomons A world-beating performance from Tom Hanks and inspired direction from Marielle Heller combine to deliver a surprisingly complex and utterly accomplished film. EDIT
Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/5 The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) Adam Solomons David Copperfield is an ode to creativity and a different kind of coming-of-age story, centred on a writer finding his voice as much as a boy finding his purpose. EDIT
Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/5 It: Chapter Two (2019) Luke Walpole Emotionally resonant, gripping and packed with good performances, IT: Chapter Two rips through its protracted run time. EDIT
Posted Sep 3, 2019
5/5 Bait (2019) Linda Marric Mark Jenkin has given us a brilliantly original, intriguing and deeply engaging story which is sure to resonate with anyone who has spent any amount of time in Cornwall as a tourist or otherwise. EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
4/5 Mrs. Lowry & Son (2019) Gloria Daniels-Moss Mrs Lowery & Son is a quality drama - nothing more, nothing less. EDIT
Posted Aug 28, 2019
4/5 Crawl (2019) Ben Robins All-in, it's a fun, if not game-changing bit of gator-infused fun, that might overstep a little in its ambitions, but delivers plenty of crowd-pleasing moments. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
2/5 Bloodline (2018) Ben Robins A film that feels simultaneously both overly familiar, and wildly forgettable. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
3/5 Darlin' (2019) Ben Robins There's still so much to love about Darlin', and during its heights it very welcomely stands in line with the likes of Ginger Snaps, and other teen-twinged horrors of that ilk. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
5/5 Bliss (2019) Ben Robins To see Bliss's grungy, grained-up super-16, on a giant screen, with a hefty sound system and the attention of a die hard audience, is one of the highest pleasures any horror fan can find. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
3/5 Angel Has Fallen (2019) Linda Marric A solid, if completely unnecessary sequel to a franchise which surely must be on its last legs by now. EDIT
Posted Aug 21, 2019
2/5 UglyDolls (2019) Emily Breen While the design is visually striking there's nothing beyond the paper-thin, by-the-numbers nature of UglyDolls. EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2019
5/5 Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Emily Breen Upbeat, witty and unexpectedly moving, it is an absolute must-see this summer. EDIT
Posted Aug 15, 2019
2/5 Playmobil: The Movie (2019) Emily Breen Spurning its potential with a narrative of missed opportunities, Playmobil: the Movie underwhelms at almost every turn. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
4/5 Blinded by the Light (2019) Scott Davis A soaring, brilliant success. Chadha's film bursts with life and is propelled by an infectious energy as well as a determination not to overlook the dark forces which still persist today. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) Fiona Francia Funnier than the first, this sequel benefits greatly from an infectious energy and writing which makes the most of the great cast. Great fun for the family. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Scott Davis An absolute blast, but among the testosterone it's Vanessa Kirby who steals the show. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2019
4/5 () Luke Walpole Horrible Histories makes the transition to the big screen with a spring in its step and a beaming smile on its face. EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2019
3/5 The Current War (2019) Luke Walpole The Current War pulses with clever performances and an intriguing story, even if its execution is slightly reckless. EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2019