Backseat Mafia

Backseat Mafia is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Rob Aldam
Rating Title/Year Author
The Last Animals (2017) Rob Aldam The Last Animals is a wakeup call. Not just about the parlous state of many species of rhinos or indeed elephants, but all animals. Brooks heralds the heroes. EDIT
Posted Mar 21, 2019
Next of Kin (1982) Rob Aldam An Antipodean horror with an eerie edge. EDIT
Posted Mar 21, 2019
Swamp Thing (1982) Rob Aldam Contains enough explosions, action and adventure to keep you interested throughout. EDIT
Posted Mar 20, 2019
Saf (2018) Rob Aldam Comes into its own in the second half. EDIT
Posted Mar 19, 2019
Wheels on Meals (1984) Rob Aldam Contains some of the most brilliantly absurd dubbing you're likely to hear. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
Sharkwater Extinction (2018) Rob Aldam A fitting testament to a man who has dedicated his life to the preservation of these wildly misunderstood creatures. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
Irma La Douce (1963) Rob Aldam A magical and beguiling tale of love of the mean streets of Paris. EDIT
Posted Mar 16, 2019
Screwdriver (Mafak) (2018) Rob Aldam The message behind Screwdriver is clear and it's carried through with conviction and compassion. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
Minding the Gap (2018) Rob Aldam One of the most important American documentaries of the last decade. EDIT
Posted Mar 13, 2019
Roll Red Roll (2018) Rob Aldam Roll Red Roll is a cautionary tale about what happens when everyone looks the other way. EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2019
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) Rob Aldam It's for obvious reasons, fairly predictable, it tells the tale of a major naval victory in a way which is both tense and engrossing EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
Lifechanger (2018) Rob Aldam An intelligent mix of body horror, science-fiction and romance which is engaging and thought-provoking. EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
Scotch: A Golden Dream (2018) Rob Aldam The ultimate documentary for lovers of Scotch whisky. EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2019
Maiden (2018) Rob Aldam A rip-roaring tale of adventure and endurance on the high seas, and sexism on dry land. EDIT
Posted Mar 7, 2019
Rosie (2018) Rob Aldam Greene is phenomenal EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) Rob Aldam A sublime and unsettling drama which slowly buries under your skin and leaves a lasting impression. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2019
Evil Dead 2 (1987) Rob Aldam Remains one the most truly joyful horror films ever made EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
Phantom Lady (1944) Rob Aldam A compelling crime drama and intense thriller. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2019
Foxtrot (2017) Rob Aldam A beautifully shot and ambitiously crafted film about the absurdities of life in Israel. EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2019
Sauvage (2018) Rob Aldam A vibrant, febrile and kinetic portrait of love, desperation and hope. EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2019
The Hole in the Ground (2019) Rob Aldam It's not going to win any competitions for originality, it's a beautifully made horror which delivers on all fronts. EDIT
Posted Feb 26, 2019
Take a Girl Like You (1970) Rob Aldam Take a Girl Like You is a bawdy period sex farce which, despite how badly it has aged, is difficult not to like. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2019
Two for Joy (2018) Rob Aldam A powerful drama about modern families struggling to cope. EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2019
Of Love & Law (2017) Rob Aldam shows a side of Japan which is rarely visible EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2019
Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016) Rob Aldam A captivating portrait of a place which once found itself at the centre of history. EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2019
Videomannen (2018) Rob Aldam One of the most original films you'll see this year EDIT
Posted Feb 16, 2019
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) Rob Aldam A wrong-footing crime drama which holds its audience in a state of perpetual anxiety. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2019
World on a Wire (1973) Rob Aldam A strange and enigmatic science-fiction mystery EDIT
Posted Feb 13, 2019
Piercing (2018) Rob Aldam It's a smart and sassy battle of wits. One which perhaps takes one twist too many, but it's fun along the way. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
Jellyfish (2018) Rob Aldam A powerful drama which hinges on a stunning breakout performance by Liv Hill. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019
The Boys in the Band (1970) Rob Aldam A powerful, funny, bitter and hopeful drama about love and friendship. EDIT
Posted Feb 9, 2019
Climax (2018) Rob Aldam Not for the faint of heart. EDIT
Posted Feb 9, 2019
Human Desire (1954) Rob Aldam Grahame is electrifying EDIT
Posted Feb 9, 2019
Tides (2017) Rob Aldam An odd yet immersive experience. A film which slowly seeps into your psyche. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
VS. (2018) Rob Aldam A vibrant and febrile glimpse into a world where words are the weapon of choice. EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2019
Rosa Luxemburg (1986) Rob Aldam A film which is ripe for these tumultuous times. EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2019
Blindspotting (2018) Rob Aldam A timely film about the state of America. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (2017) Rob Aldam A joyous journey down the rabbit-hole of Ryôhei Saigan's popular Manga. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
The Fifth Cord (1978) Rob Aldam Bazzoni has created a worthy entry into the sub-genre. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2019
Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai (2016) Rob Aldam I beautiful tale of love and family EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2019
Crucible of the Vampire (2019) Rob Aldam Mixing 17th century history with the present, Ross-McNamee conjures up a tale which is both creepy and intelligently crafted. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Orpheus (1950) Rob Aldam It's a familiar tale but one which feels fresh and fascinating. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Wife (2017) Rob Aldam As a film, it's limited, but it makes the most of what it has. EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2019
Snake Outta Compton (2018) Rob Aldam The Snakes on a Plane/Training Day/Straight Outta Compton mash-up you never knew you needed. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2019
How to Lose Jobs & Alienate Girlfriends (2014) Rob Aldam How to Lose Jobs and Alienate Girlfriends is the kind of film which is a joy to watch. Whilst it looks pretty DIY at times, that ethos is part of its charm. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2019
Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018) Rob Aldam Using a wealth of previously unseen footage it paints a more holistic picture of a troubled and flawed magician. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2019
Diamonds of the Night (1964) Rob Aldam A thrilling tale of survival, dehumanisation and coming-of-age in Nazi-occupied Europe. EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2019
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1965) Rob Aldam Robert Aldrich's film to continually defy expectations. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2019
Waterworld (1995) Rob Aldam The unfairly maligned Kostner vehicle is much better than its reputation EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2019
Occupation (2018) Rob Aldam A sprawling and ambitious sci-fi invasion film. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019