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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) An utterly exhilarating and brilliantly animated adventure whose imminent success opens up an exciting new direction for superhero movies.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
4/5 27% Mortal Engines (2018) A thrilling, original and beautifully designed steampunk fantasy adventure that does justice to the source material.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
4/5 63% Suspiria (2018) A stylishly directed and superbly acted slow-burner that gets under your skin and delivers genuine chills.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
2.5/5 38% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) [The sequel] can't quite capture the magic of the first and gets bogged down in trying to set up future instalments, rather than concentrating on its own plot and characters.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
4/5 63% Outlaw King (2018) A rousing and thoroughly entertaining historical romp, enlivened by thrilling battle sequences, an emotionally engaging script and terrific performances from Pine and Pugh.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
4/5 81% Overlord (2018) Mainstream schlock cinema at its finest.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
4/5 83% Disobedience (2018) Compelling, erotic and provocative.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Inventive, funny and fast-paced, it's the rare example of a sequel that improves upon the original. ‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
4/5 79% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) Director John McPhail takes genre mash-up to new heights with this hugely entertaining Scottish horror comedy that plays like Shaun of the Dead meets High School Musical.‐ Nerdly
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2018
3/5 40% Hell Fest (2018) As generic slashers go, Hell Fest pushes all the right buttons and delivers its fair share of nasty moments, though it's not without its flaws.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
4/5 35% Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018) With a perfectly struck tone that recalls the work of the Coen Brothers, this is a deliciously dark treat with a surprisingly warm heart.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
4/5 57% The Grinch (2018) Animated Dr Seuss adaptation retains the magic of the original material.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
3/5 24% Van Helsing (2004) If you're prepared to overlook the canon-messing, plus the odd bit of crap dialogue or dodgy CGI, then Van Helsing is surprisingly enjoyable, with several impressive action set pieces.‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2/5 50% Kate & Leopold (2001) Though watchable, Kate & Leopold is a definite disappointment, particularly to anyone looking for the next When Harry Met Sally, or even the next French Kiss. ‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 42% Someone Like You (2001) In general then, this is a standard rom-com with a decent helping of funny lines, some great supporting performances and two attractive leading characters that you genuinely care about. ‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
3/5 84% The Others (2001) If you were scared of the dark as a child, then this movie has your name on it.‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
5/5 97% Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) (2017) On the evidence of her first film, [director Issa Lopez] has a phenomenal career ahead of her, and it will be fascinating to see what she does next.‐ Hero Collector
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2018
3/5 98% Science Fair (2018) Unabashedly celebrates intelligence and even leaves you with hope for the future, a quality that's been in short supply of late.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 81% Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) Moore's anger is felt in every frame of the film...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 92% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) The Coens' love of westerns is well established and each of the stories is impeccably crafted...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
2/5 34% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) The result is a painful lack of laughs, made all the more infuriating because it's easy to see how each scene could have been funnier.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
4/5 100% C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005) C.R.A.Z.Y. is a sharply written, beautifully acted and thoroughly enjoyable film that's both moving and frequently hilarious.‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
4/5 100% Everything or Nothing (2012) Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 is a well made, impressively detailed documentary that's a must-see for any Bond fan. ‐ ViewLondon
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
2/5 29% King of Thieves (2019) Although James Marsh's take has substantial star power on its side, it's every bit as tedious as the previous versions thanks to a lacklustre script and colourless direction.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
4/5 68% Summer of '84 (2018) The nostalgia elements are beautifully judged throughout, with the RKSS trio opting for a believable, lived-in approach in the production design rather than going overboard on pop culture references and soundtrack choices. ‐ Nerdly
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
4/5 81% C'est la vie (Le sens de la fête) (2017) A finely tuned ensemble piece that delivers plenty of big laughs.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
4/5 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) It's a riot of self-aware superhero japes that delivers plenty of big laughs.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
4/5 96% The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (Le grand méchant renard et autres contes) (2018) The hand-drawn, 2D animation is utterly beguiling, conveying the pleasingly nostalgic feel of a beloved children's book. It's also beautifully paced...‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
8/10 83% Path of Blood (2018) This is frequently a difficult film to watch, but it remains an essential historical document, with something to say about the banality of evil and the way naïve young men are radicalised.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
4/5 92% Searching (2018) Searching is an enjoyable and inventive thriller that delivers gut-wrenching suspense and unexpected levels of emotion, while also serving as a timely reminder to check the security of your password protection.‐ Nerdly
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
3/5 63% Uncle Drew (2018) Its appeal will be much stronger to basketball fans but, even if you don't know all the players, it still strikes most of its targets.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2018
2/5 20% Terminal (2018) The stories never connect in a satisfying fashion and both tales are undone by a series of increasingly ridiculous twists that fail to work because there's no emotional investment in the characters.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
2/5 31% Patrick (2018) The entire thing is so relentlessly bright and breezy that, much like the scrunchy-faced pooch himself, it eventually wins you over, even if it never quite delivers the promised laughs.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
5/5 89% Hereditary (2018) An instant horror classic - and quite possibly the scariest film of the decade. ‐
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
3/5 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Fallen Kingdom tries out a few new ideas. Butthe sense of wonder and awe is missing this time around, and Jeff Goldblum's much teased appearance is a let down.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
92% Bang The Drum Slowly (1973) Packed with powerfully emotional moments, but the use of the title song in the closing moments is a guaranteed tear-jerker.‐ Digital Spy
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
4/5 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) As Han himself might say: 'I have a bad feeling about this'. But any rough edges resulting from the abrupt change of director have been entirely smoothed over.‐
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
3/5 71% Edie (2017) It's a strong showcase for Hancock's considerable talent, even if it is somewhat formulaic in its execution.‐ The List
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) Bigger, funnier and filthier than the first film, Deadpool 2 doesn't disappoint, delivering a potent cocktail of action and humour.‐
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
4/5 47% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018) What do you get if you mix an alien invasion, the 70s punk scene, and Nicole Kidman with a Croydon accent? The weirdest film of the summer. In a good way.‐
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
4/5 67% The Cured (2018) The brainchild of Irish writer-director David Freyne, this powerful and provocative post-zombie flick offers a fresh take on the genre, making it a must-see for genre fans.‐ Nerdly
Read More | Posted May 9, 2018
5/5 84% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Epic in scope and a stunning achievement in blockbuster cinema, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War is a thrilling superhero extravaganza that will make you laugh, gasp and cry.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
3/5 45% You, Me and Him (2018) It might not be the most polished production, but it delivers both big laughs and impactful emotion.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
4/5 52% Rampage (2018) Everything you could possibly want from a film about a giant gorilla, an enormous wolf and a massive crocodile teaming up to destroy a city.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/5 15% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) The film sustains its initial momentum and the death sequences are suitably nasty, aided by some nifty sound design work.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
4/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) The horror set-up is enormous fun on its own, but the heartfelt performances elevate this into something special.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
4/5 73% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One is a wild thrill ride that takes pop culture nostalgia to dizzying new heights.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
4/5 51% Tomb Raider (2018) A thrilling action adventure that pays clever tribute to its video game origins. If you're a fan, you may find yourself subconsciously reaching for the X button...‐
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
2/5 38% Gringo (2018) The film eventually lurches wildly out of control, abandoning certain characters completely and leaving others stranded in inexplicable plot holes.‐ The List
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
4/5 82% Ghost Stories (2018) An expertly crafted British horror anthology that serves up genuine chills.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
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