Flick Feast

Flick Feast is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Frank Ochieng, Katie Smith-Wong, Sara Clements
Rating Title/Year Author
3/5 Bad Boys for Life (2020) Katie Smith-Wong Bad Boys for Life embraces its fun factor that revives the series for old fans and will entertain a new generation. EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2020
4.5/5 Oda sa wala (2018) Sara Clements Ode to Nothing is an incredibly unique look at the effects of loneliness and an exploration of the human need for connection. Pokwang delivers one of the best performances of the year. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2020
3/5 Weathering With You (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Overall, Weathering With You is beautifully animated and has lots of heart. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2020
4/5 Little Women (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Gerwig's vision of Little Women doesn't dissolve into romance and sentimentality. Thanks to her and her wonderful cast, it is hard to fault. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2019
3/5 The Gentlemen (2020) Katie Smith-Wong With such an eclectic cast, The Gentlemen has the components of an entertaining gangster film. EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
3/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has its moments but as the finale that this super-successful franchise, it fundamentally buckles under fan anticipation. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
2/5 Playing With Fire (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Overall, Playing with Fire is unnecessary family entertainment, which is sure to suffer during the festive season. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
4/5 Waves (2019) Frank Ochieng Heart-wrenching and beautifully executed in its vibrant schemes of color and complexity, Shults has constructed a storytelling method that is uniquely solid in its consciousness and conviction. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2019
4/5 Midnight Family (2019) Frank Ochieng ...a compelling composite of the fragility and durability of the working wonders that strive to take one step forward in the name of progress only to step three steps backwards as the trying times dictate the rhythm of progression. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2019
4.5/5 Wild Life (2014) Katie Smith-Wong Thought-provoking, engaging with a strong performance by Kassovitz, Wild Life provides a very different insight to the troubles of a single parent. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2019
4/5 Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Thanks to its strong cast, Jumanji: The Next Level avoids suffering from 'poor sequel' syndrome and brings another entertaining instalment to this almost-15-year-old film franchise. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Katie Smith-Wong The stakes to deliver a fitting finale to the Infinity Saga are immense. But Avengers: Endgame is so darn satisfying, it will be hard to find a blockbuster that will match its emotionality or excitement. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
1.5/5 Playmobil: The Movie (2019) Frank Ochieng ...[a] synthetic and strained kiddie clunker...hoping to mix sentimentality with the trappings of a kid-friendly slapdash. Otherwise, the comical cliches and fuzzy forethought make for plastic-coated pap. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2019
4/5 Queen & Slim (2019) Frank Ochieng Powerfully stimulating and contemplative, Matsoukas helms a thrilling on-the-run romancer engineered by its potency of affection, anger, affliction, and alienation. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/5 The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019) Frank Ochieng Refreshingly digested in its stark observations about feminine displacement, The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open is openly candid and courageous in its intimacy that range from jeopardized motherhood to the perils of an inevitable chaotic legacy. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2019
4/5 QT8: The First Eight (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Bold, shameless and gratuitous, QT8 is a celebration of the filmmaker's creativity. EDIT
Posted Nov 29, 2019
4/5 Hala (2019) Frank Ochieng Sensitive and unsparing, Hala is a solid character study rooted in its perceptive skin. Thought-provoking and lyrical, Hala defines a certain type of referential glow that more teen girl-based dramas should follow with unshakable conviction. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Isha Ovedet (2018) Frank Ochieng Indeed, Working Woman is a timely film that echoes the chaotic contemporary times in which the perverse nature of the corruptible work-related politics/subculture has gone immorally awry. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Wake. (2019) Frank Ochieng Ambitiously witty and oddly poetic, Mirakhor's offbeat "traumedy" exhibits a display of unusual warmth and wackiness that allows this observational vehicle its soul-searching charm EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 The Wind Rises (2013) Katie Smith-Wong The Wind Rises is gorgeous filmmaking from one of the greatest animators of all time. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Circumstance (2011) Katie Smith-Wong Circumstance is a fascinating and perceptive drama with a refreshing take on modern-day culture clashes in the Middle East. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3/5 The Campaign (2012) Katie Smith-Wong There are enough gems in this political satire to raise more than a hearty chuckle. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
2.5/5 House of My Father (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Ultimately, this is not enough comedic merit to fulfil the 85 minutes running time. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Colourful, funny and understatedly lovely, Moonrise Kingdom marks the return to form for Wes Anderson. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3.5/5 Rise of the Guardians (2012) Katie Smith-Wong [Rise of the Guardians] invokes a charm and sweetness that is different to other animated films out there. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3/5 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) Katie Smith-Wong With uneven laughs, sensitivity and bittersweetness in one tidy package, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World is a credible directorial debut for Scafaria but it only becomes watchable after the first 45 mins. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Witty, quirky and different in the best sense. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Searching for Sugar Man (2011) Katie Smith-Wong Searching for Sugar Man is a sensitive yet creative documentary. Great for music and film fans alike. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4.5/5 Les Misérables (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Epic in every sense of the word though occasionally unpolished as an uncut diamond, Les Misérables stirs the heart and soul of every musical fan. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3.5/5 The Sessions (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Sweet, witty and on the right edge of serious, The Sessions looks like an early 2013 audience favourite. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
1.5/5 Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) Katie Smith-Wong [It] fall[s] flat on its feet due to a lack of plot structure and quality dialogue. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Fun, sweet and joyous, Wreck-It Ralph is brilliant and not one to be missed. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
1.5/5 I Give It a Year (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Only occasionally funny but mainly awkward with its quick and easy humour, I Give It A Year doesn't deliver the new style of British romantic comedy that we were waiting for. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3/5 Hitchcock (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Hitchcock may have right intentions in mind but not the best execution. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
2.5/5 Song for Marion (2012) Katie Smith-Wong The film is, however, saved by the strong performances from Redgrave and Stamp. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
2.5/5 Broken City (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Overall, Broken City is an average thriller with equally indifferent performances. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 The Sapphires (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Slightly lacklustre in drama but sassy and lighthearted, The Sapphires is an enjoyable film and is a pretty good platform to show the power of Motown. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 Robot & Frank (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Robot & Frank is a sensitive and heart-warming story thanks to the strong lead performance from [Frank] Langella. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 Monsters University (2013) Katie Smith-Wong The excellent storytelling and pathos Pixar is so celebrated for is missing - and the film suffers as a result. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 The Bling Ring (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Through her creative eye, Coppola is able to emphasise the 'fakeness' of the characters whose vapidness disappears when they commit their crimes, while capturing their unpolished refinement. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 Fast & Furious 6 (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Action-packed and ridiculously fun, it is hard not to cheer during Fast & Furious 6. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 I'm So Excited! (2013) Katie Smith-Wong It may not be artistically stylish to accommodate fans of Almodóvar's more acclaimed films, but the amoral characters and the quick-witted dialogue are enough to shock and entertain. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 Iron Man 3 (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Iron Man 3 is action-packed, funny and entertaining. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 Frozen II (2019) Katie Smith-Wong Although Frozen 2 is enjoyable enough to watch, it lacks the catchiness of its predecessor so it is sure to both appease and frustrate fans. EDIT
Posted Nov 24, 2019
2.5/5 21 Bridges (2019) Frank Ochieng In the toothless cop caper 21 Bridges, the usually charismatic Boseman dons a tarnished badge in a cliched police procedural handcuffed by its rudimentary rhythms. EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
4/5 Wu Xia (2011) Katie Smith-Wong Action-packed and beautifully choreographed, Dragon is an immensely enjoyable film with Donnie Yen in a brilliant lead performance. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 Love Is All You Need (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Love Is All You Need is a different strand of romantic comedy that has been missing for some time; sweet, heartwarming and utterly dysfunctional. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
3.5/5 A Late Quartet (2012) Katie Smith-Wong Although the tone and pacing may not set the screen alight, A Late Quartet has sensitivity, sophistication and a strong, watchable cast ensemble. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 Stoker (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Easily one of the best screenwriting debuts of recent years, Stoker is chillingly good; a stylish, visual treat. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
3.5/5 Welcome to the Punch (2013) Katie Smith-Wong Tense, beautifully shot and great performances from its male leads, Welcome To The Punch is more than your average British cop film and it's an appreciated addition to the genre. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019