Student Edge

Student Edge is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Simon Miraudo
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Scare Me (2020) Simon Miraudo Aya Cash: So good in You're the Worst, so good in the most recent season of The Boys, and now so, so good in Scare Me, a horror-comedy that leans heavily on her ability to tell stories... but good. EDIT
Posted Oct 28, 2020
4/5 The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020) Simon Miraudo This Halloween, why rewatch An American Werewolf in London (the only great wolfman movie) when you can investigate The Wolf of Snow Hollow, which might now officially be first runner up? EDIT
Posted Oct 27, 2020
4/5 Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Simon Miraudo Satire may not be necessary (or effective at opening eyes) these days, but it can still serve as a welcome relief valve for those of us who want to see frauds exposing themselves. Wait, Rudy, not like that! EDIT
Posted Oct 25, 2020
3.5/5 Baby Done (2020) Simon Miraudo Baby Done has the best line readings since Jacinda remarked: "We're just having a bit of an earthquake here, Ryan." EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2020
3/5 On the Rocks (2020) Simon Miraudo Remember that I warned you here this is a glide, not a ride. EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2020
4/5 Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) Simon Miraudo Exceedingly good-natured and led by two actual sweetie-pies, Bill and Ted-with their mantra "be excellent to each other"-are unexpectedly the exact heroes we need now. Funnily enough, this may be the only time in history that will be true. EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
4.5/5 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) Simon Miraudo I'm even willing to let you leave now and just say I'll be giving this 4.5/5 at the end. See, I'd sooner spoil my review than your viewing experience. EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2020
3.5/5 Les misérables (2019) Simon Miraudo With vision of riots fuelled by racist police forces and shootings of unarmed Black citizens among 2020's most prominent images, Les Misérables is as timely as it is depressingly timeless. EDIT
Posted Aug 27, 2020
3.5/5 Tenet (2020) Simon Miraudo For those who don't want to engage with Nolan's academic exercises, just tune out and revel in its baser pleasures: thrilling spy set pieces and charismatic leads. The other stuff? Ain't nobody got time for that. EDIT
Posted Aug 21, 2020
3/5 Deerskin (2019) Simon Miraudo The only thing you need to understand or appreciate here is that Dupieux wanted to tell the story of a jacket that compels its owner to kill people, and to that end, has succeeded. EDIT
Posted Aug 4, 2020
2.5/5 Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Simon Miraudo Not the best, not the wurst. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2020
4.5/5 Da 5 Bloods (2020) Simon Miraudo For as long as there has been cinema, we have needed a Spike Lee. We may always need Spike Lee. We can at least be grateful that he's such a vibrant, furious, genre-spanning polemicist. EDIT
Posted Jun 15, 2020
4.5/5 The Vast of Night (2019) Simon Miraudo The Vast of Night actually made me do the Spielberg Face. EDIT
Posted Jun 1, 2020
2.5/5 The Wrong Missy (2020) Simon Miraudo Give Lauren Lapkus the Best Actress Oscar, you cowards. EDIT
Posted May 27, 2020
3/5 Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made (2018) Simon Miraudo I suppose you have to respect how extra Antrum is. In a way, its biggest problem is that Amito and Laicini have too many good ideas here. EDIT
Posted May 24, 2020
4/5 The Assistant (2019) Simon Miraudo There is no end to the humiliation in The Assistant, which imagines what it must have been like to serve as a downtrodden PA to a Harvey Weinstein type, and to accidentally but undeniably become his accomplice. EDIT
Posted May 13, 2020
3.5/5 Extraction (2020) Simon Miraudo In Extraction, Chris Hemsworth plays a mercenary named Tyler Rake who winds up literally killing someone with a gardening rake. So, it's that kind of movie. EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2020
4/5 Swallow (2019) Simon Miraudo An expectant mother develops a taste for marbles, pins and worse in Swallow, a challenging body horror flick some will find unpalatable, but is worth ingesting. EDIT
Posted Apr 28, 2020
3/5 The Hunt (2020) Simon Miraudo The Hunt is a familiar kill-or-be-killed thriller that is strangely top-heavy in the killing department. Normally, that'd be a mark against it. But it's precisely when the film gets rid of everyone except Gilpin that it starts cooking. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2020
4/5 Onward (2020) Simon Miraudo You will not be surprised to learn that the actual magic makers at Pixar have found another way to suck tears from your eye sockets with great velocity. EDIT
Posted Mar 30, 2020
3/5 The Way Back (2020) Simon Miraudo We see how, exactly, this sad sack might rally to inspire the disaffected kids on the roster. His Batman could never. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2020
4.5/5 Honeyland (2019) Simon Miraudo Honeyland is a stirring demonstration of our symbiosis with the natural world. Or, in other words, it's tight. EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
4/5 The Invisible Man (2020) Simon Miraudo Writer-director Leigh Whannell, screenwriter of Saw, has evolved into a proper illusionist with his old school yet radical retelling of The Invisible Man. EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
2/5 Guns Akimbo (2019) Simon Miraudo It takes a flick like Guns Akimbo to make you stop and appreciate the craftsmanship and nuance of a motion picture like Crank. EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
4/5 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Simon Miraudo Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), as it is gloriously titled, answers the ancient cinematic question: What if Suicide Squad hadn't been godawful? EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2020
4/5 Honey Boy (2019) Simon Miraudo [LaBeouf's involvement] may cause some to approach it with caution, and not unreasonably, but I'd suggest throwing caution to the wind. This, you gotta see. EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2020
5/5 Uncut Gems (2019) Simon Miraudo Fans of The Waterboy should go into Uncut Gems with plenty of high quality H2O to make up for all the juices they'll be projectile-sweating out of their pores. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2020
4/5 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Simon Miraudo There isn't a literal 'peanut butter falcon' in The Peanut Butter Falcon, but true to the title, it's a sticky-sweet film that soars on the strength of its easy-breezy cast. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2020
4/5 Bad Boys for Life (2020) Simon Miraudo I knew I was a convert when Mike said, "ride together, die together, bad boys for life" during a wedding toast for Marcus' daughter, and I thought, "what a beautiful sentiment for that young couple". EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
2.5/5 Dolittle (2020) Simon Miraudo No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. Just careers. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
4/5 1917 (2019) Simon Miraudo As far as 'single-take' movies go, 1917 is one of the best. EDIT
Posted Jan 5, 2020
2/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Simon Miraudo It is an act of cowardice that sees a beloved nine-film saga sputter to a hugely disappointing and unaffecting end. Congratulations, internet. You killed the thing you, ahem, loved. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
2/5 Cats (2019) Simon Miraudo Finally, a whole new generation can discover that the Cats musical is two hours of human-feline hybrids without genitals having no-touch sex and begging for death via song. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
2.5/5 Jojo Rabbit (2019) Simon Miraudo The film, in its brazen audacity of concept and execution, does give off the feeling that the makers reckon they are absolutely crushing it, quite literally embodied by Waititi's distracting turn as a cheeky Hitler. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2019
1.5/5 Black Christmas (2019) Simon Miraudo Christmas is cancelled. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2019
4/5 Knives Out (2019) Simon Miraudo Don't fear: No spoilers here. All you need to know is Knives Out is a devilish delight. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
4.5/5 Marriage Story (2019) Simon Miraudo The hilarious, heartbreaking Marriage Story [is] a triumph in his filmmaking career. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 Judy & Punch (2019) Simon Miraudo [Foulkes] clearly wants the laughs to catch in our throat, so as not to diminish the story she's telling. Still, a few snuck out regardless. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
3/5 Ford v Ferrari (2019) Simon Miraudo In this film, a character's virtue directly correlates with how wind-swept and motor oil-stained they look. EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2019
3.5/5 Color Out of Space (2019) Simon Miraudo Nothing says fun at the cinema like a movie that makes metaphorical the radioactive rot of cancer treatment and the primordial terror of mutating into your own parents. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2019
3.5/5 Doctor Sleep (2019) Simon Miraudo There's a lot to love in this sequel to The Shining , but it lives in the shadow of the original. EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
5/5 The Irishman (2019) Simon Miraudo Few films can justify a length longer than 90 minutes, but even at three-and-a-half hours, Martin Scorsese's melancholy mob movie The Irishman still feels lean, and very mean. EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2019
2.5/5 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Simon Miraudo At this rate, we won't get a decent Terminator sequel before the actual end of humanity. EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2019
3.5/5 Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Simon Miraudo The flick is cute without being cloying, and doesn't race to a cheap happy ending. Besides, it's long-term growth that Brittany's chasing anyway. It is, ahem, a marathon, not a sprint. EDIT
Posted Oct 27, 2019
4/5 Ready or Not (2019) Simon Miraudo A round of hide and seek with some blue bloods gets, well, bloody in the very funny horror-satire Ready or Not. EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2019
3/5 Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Simon Miraudo We've had to wait so long for a Zombieland sequel, it's literally become a period piece. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2019
4/5 Joker (2019) Simon Miraudo A towering performance from Phoenix, who becomes the best to ever do it ('it' being the ultimate acting challenge of depicting the clown who fights Batman). EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
1.5/5 Gemini Man (2019) Simon Miraudo Gemini Man-like Lee's last effort, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk-squeezes in 120 frames per second. Hey baby, that just means more movie to not love. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
2.5/5 Ride Like a Girl (2019) Simon Miraudo As long as you have zero problem with horse racing, the allegations levied against one of the trainers depicted in the film, and every sports movie trope in history, sure, Ride Like a Girl is fine. EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2019
3.5/5 Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019) Simon Miraudo Between Two Ferns, as a webseries and now as a Netflix motion picture (just like Roma!), is the perfect joke delivery system. EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019