Alternate Ending

Alternate Ending is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Tim Brayton
Rating Title/Year Author
4.5/5 The Wolf House (2018) Tim Brayton A psychological thriller of the most harrowing kind. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
3.5/5 One Night in Miami (2020) Tim Brayton Regina King is doing a whole lot to keep this from feeling too talky and overly earnest. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
3.5/5 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Tim Brayton A tight piece of filmmaking with a focused, nuanced lead performance. EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2021
2.5/5 An American Pickle (2020) Tim Brayton Even at just 88 minutes, it's long and stilted. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
3.5/5 The Whistlers (2019) Tim Brayton Very little other than a genre riff for the sake of doing a genre riff. But it is a good genre riff, so it has that going for it. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
3/5 The Long Walk Home (1990) Tim Brayton There are enough strengths to make the whole movie feel a little bit more pedestrian for not being able to capitalise on them more. EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2021
2.5/5 Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Tim Brayton 123 minutes is a murderous length of time for a comedy. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2021
3.5/5 The Making of Fanny and Alexander (1983) Tim Brayton A marvelous collection of moments, one that finds Bergman in an avowedly sentimental mood. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
2.5/5 Wasp Network (2019) Tim Brayton Feels like a crash course in names, dates, and summaries of espionage operations. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2021
4.5/5 After the Rehearsal (1984) Tim Brayton The definitive statement of Bergman the film director on Bergman the theater director. EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2021
2/5 Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (2020) Tim Brayton It has a wildly, indescribably unlikable protagonist. EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2021
1.5/5 Brahms: The Boy II (2020) Tim Brayton A dreadful trudge through dodgy horror clichés. EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2021
3/5 Ema (2019) Tim Brayton A phenomenal dance movie, when it wants to be. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2021
3/5 Ammonite (2020) Tim Brayton Kate Winslet is primarily the reason to see a movie that is otherwise fairly light on active strengths. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2021
2/5 Iron Mask (2019) Tim Brayton As aggressively pointless as this can be and generally is, there's something engaging about its proudly threadbare showmanship. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2021
3/5 She Dies Tomorrow (2020) Tim Brayton It does one thing very well, and it does it with no little amount of style. EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2021
2.5/5 Enola Holmes (2020) Tim Brayton All florid, wild nonsense that feels like it's being played at 75% speed. EDIT
Posted Jan 6, 2021
4/5 Let Them All Talk (2020) Tim Brayton The film's chief appeal, by a whole lot, is in watching three AAA-level veterans riff with each other as their director riffs along with them. EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2021
2/5 The Midnight Sky (2020) Tim Brayton A movie that feels like it's on pause for nearly all of its 118 minutes. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2021
4/5 City Hall (2020) Tim Brayton A bold and comprehensive vision of the how and what of city government, tempered with just enough cynicism to seem like a thoughtful analysis. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2021
4/5 The Wild Goose Lake (2019) Tim Brayton A perfect depiction of the inhumanity of an unfeeling city. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2021
5/5 Fanny and Alexander (1982) Tim Brayton The kind of movie that declares that it's explicit intention is to contain literally everything that cinema can be, and comes rather shockingly close to making good on that. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/5 Waiting for the Barbarians (2019) Tim Brayton The story that all this luscious style is in service to is really not all that great. EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2020
3.5/5 Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Tim Brayton It treats the matter of superheroes with the joyous abandon of children hammering their action figures together. EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
4/5 Soul (2020) Tim Brayton Unbelievably nice and sweet, to such a degree that it begins to lose some definition. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2020
2.5/5 Promising Young Woman (2020) Tim Brayton A disastrously bad ending... leaves most of the film's themes muddy at best. EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2020
3/5 The Truffle Hunters (2020) Tim Brayton It is a phenomenal dog movie EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2020
2.5/5 Fatman (2020) Tim Brayton When it comes right down to it, Fatman makes us work too hard for the laughs. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2020
3.5/5 Faro Document 1979 (1979) Tim Brayton A simple, earnest tribute to a place, and while it doesn't have the artistic heft of the director's best work, it's extremely pleasant and even heartwarming. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2020
3/5 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Tim Brayton One of those plays that is so good that as long as you fill it out with a cast that's at least slightly talented, it's literally impossible to turn it into something bad. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2020
3/5 Greenland (2020) Tim Brayton Typical genre fare at worst, and truly ingenious genre fare at best. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2020
4.5/5 Autumn Sonata (1978) Tim Brayton A small and punishingly honest scrap of interpersonal conflict made out almost entirely of grace notes. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
3.5/5 The Croods: A New Age (2020) Tim Brayton A genuinely fun, visually dazzling example of goofy cartoon slapstick on a grand scale. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2020
3.5/5 Shirley (2020) Tim Brayton Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg devour their roles with fearless prickliness and predatory slyness. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2020
2/5 The Serpent's Egg (1978) Tim Brayton The Serpent's Egg is just about the worst thing for a film like this to be: it is indulgent and mercilessly dull. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2020
1.5/5 The Prom (2020) Tim Brayton Ryan Murphy has literally no facility with anything. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2020
1/5 Godmothered (2020) Tim Brayton Jillian Bell is the only reason to watch this film. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2020
3/5 Face to Face (1975) Tim Brayton It definitely works less than the films immediately preceding it. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
1.5/5 Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) Tim Brayton Cobbled together out of generations of dumb light drama about colorfully rural Irish types. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
4/5 Corpus Christi (2019) Tim Brayton A film of narrow concerns, but it expresses them with uncommon power and delicacy. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2020
4.5/5 Wolfwalkers (2020) Tim Brayton A consummate work of animated art. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2020
4/5 The Magic Flute (1975) Tim Brayton Paradoxically, Bergman has completely re-imagined The Magic Flute as a cinematic work, despite how blatantly theatrical it is in virtually every imaginable respect. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2020
1/5 Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite! (2020) Tim Brayton Delights us with scenes of real animals whose CGI mouths turn into the hideous devouring maws of some eldritch forgotten god, attempting to make it look like they're speaking. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
5/5 Scenes From a Marriage (1973) Tim Brayton One of the most deeply intimate works of filmed media. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2020
1/5 Stardust (2020) Tim Brayton A brown on brown, hold the lighting, exercise in making 1971 look as glum and joyless as you could want. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2020
1.5/5 Capone (2020) Tim Brayton A kind of appalling, negative-imprint version of grandeur, where we are watching something misguided being done as fervently as possible. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
3/5 Mank (2020) Tim Brayton While Mank is incredibly beautiful, it's perhaps not beautiful in a productive way. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
2/5 The Old Guard (2020) Tim Brayton Filmed through a muddy digital veil that pushes all of the colors hard towards grey, unless the entire purpose of the scene is that they are yellow. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
2/5 Hillbilly Elegy (2020) Tim Brayton Gets through the material with grim professional competence, and not the slightest spark of artistry. EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2020
3.5/5 Run (2020) Tim Brayton Meat-and-potatoes thriller filmmaking of the first order. EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2020