The News International (Pakistan)

The News International (Pakistan) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Sameen Amer
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Sameen Amer The thoroughly enjoyable return of Marvel Cinematic Universe's most wacky collective. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
Avicii: True Stories (2017) Sameen Amer A touching, affecting documentary... EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
4/5 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Sameen Amer This animated adventure (almost unexpectedly) manages to be fun, exciting, amusing, and affecting. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
3/5 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Sameen Amer A pleasant revisit to the fantastical world that was originally conceived by writer P. L. Travers. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
2.5/5 Bumblebee (2018) Sameen Amer It could have been a good movie if it wasn't so heavily and obviously inspired by better films. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
2.5/5 Aquaman (2018) Sameen Amer After wallowing in darkness for far too long, DC embraces some relatively lighter fun in its latest superhero adventure, Aquaman. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
5/5 Three Identical Strangers (2018) Sameen Amer The very engaging and thought-provoking Three Identical Strangers does justice to its extraordinary real-life tale and effortlessly proves that reality sure can be stranger - and perhaps even more disturbing - than fiction. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
5/5 Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Sameen Amer Even those who weren't lucky enough to experience Fred Rogers's charm when they were children will still find the documentary engrossing... EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
2.5/5 Night School (2018) Sameen Amer The premise, though promising, isn't very original, and director Malcolm D. Lee's execution isn't very inventive. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3/5 Instant Family (2018) Sameen Amer For the most part, Anders does a fairly good job tugging at the heartstrings while trying to navigate a complicated topic... EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3/5 Ben Is Back (2018) Sameen Amer Ben Is Back successfully skirts cliches and subverts addiction drama conventions, but it eventually veers into quasi-thriller territory built around the search for a stolen dog... EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3.5/5 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Sameen Amer The inspired moments in Buster Scruggs and the thought provoking arcs in the proceedings are testament to the Coen brothers' filmmaking talent. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3/5 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) Sameen Amer A sweet, engaging instalment that rather charmingly delivers the message of self-belief, love, and letting go, but the movie doesn't quite possess the excitement or inventiveness that could have made it exceptional. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3/5 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Sameen Amer The Second Part attempts to recapture the 2014 adventure's joyful silliness and witty magic but struggles to match the inventiveness that made the original so enjoyable. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
4/5 Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Sameen Amer The film serves as a wonderful showcase for her [McCarthy] dramatic talent and reveals how good the actress can be when she is working with an interesting story and well-written script. EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
3/5 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Sameen Amer The film's humorous touches and amicable tone make sure that the adventure remains entertaining while it delivers moral lessons about friendship, loyalty, chivalry, and perseverance. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
3/5 Cold Pursuit (2019) Sameen Amer The quirky tale plays out like Taken meets Fargo with shades of Quentin Tarantino, as dry wit and dark humour colour the proceedings. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019