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Age Staff's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Age (Australia)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% The Kid (1921) The story is only of the average order... [but] the quality of the film lies in the joyous fooling of Chaplin and the Kid.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2020
75% Carmen (II) (1915) Of the acting of Theda Bara this only can be said. She has invested the character with a potency that makes one forget the film part of the business. This Carmen is not the opera Carmen; it is the living realisation of Merimee's original heroine.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
100% Neptune's Daughter (1914) Apart from the unique effects achieved in the picture, it is of more than ordinary interest to Melbourne audiences, because the name part is sustained by Miss Annette Kellerman, a former resident of this city, who has achieved some aquatic fame abroad. ‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
40% Camille (1927) The photography of the several lavish scenes is masterly. As Marguerite, Norma Tamadge's work is a triumph of emotional acting. ‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2020
No Score Yet The Life of General Villa (1914) Though historically the pictorial story is open to doubt, its dramatic value is assured.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2020
86% The Rogue Song (1930) Entirely in color, the picture bus a series of beautiful scenes, interior, and exterior.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
75% The Cat Creeps (1930) The Cat Creeps, the audible picturisation of John Willard's successful stage play, The Cat and The Canary, provides good entertainment with plenty of thrills.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
83% Daughter of the Gods (1916) The film, which is of great magnificence, presents scenes in endless variety.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
No Score Yet Soldiers of the Cross (1900) [Commandant Herbert Booth] is to be complimented on the care taken to preserve historical truth in the dress, pose and general appearance of the living pictures. The burial scenes from the catacombs of Rome... were peculiarly impressive.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
83% Huckleberry Finn (1931) The dialogue between the two friends is always interesting and it is also also at times decidedly amusing,‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2020
100% True Confession (1937) True Confession is a first-class human story, and Its drama Is set oil by a background of delightfully whimsical humor.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
81% Saboteur (1942) [Saboteur] will keep audiences sitting upright.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
67% Zanzibar (1940) [Zanzibar] is a revelation of what can be achieved in action and scenic effects by the modern film producer.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
100% The Lady Eve (1941) Fine comedy in an exciting tempo, but with slapstick that should give it popular.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted May 1, 2020
92% Imitation of Life (1934) There is little of popular action in the story, but there is a great deal more of quality than should appeal to the discerning film patrons.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
75% I Want a Divorce (1940) With moments of strong drama, the picture is entertaining comedy, acted by a very competent cast.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
77% The Texas Rangers (1936) As a spectacle the picture is first class, and there are flashes of breezy comedy.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
100% The Plainsman (1936) It is an elaborate and picturesque production, and with Gary Cooper in the chief role as Bill Hickok the popular conception of the heroic and romantic character of the Wild Western frontiersman is portrayed to a nicety.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
53% Bird of Paradise (1932) By no stretch of imagination could it be regarded as delectable entertainment.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
50% The Redhead From Wyoming (1953) Director Lee Sholem has what amounts to a craze for closing a scene with a meaningless shot. It becomes quite fascinating.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
100% Little Miss Marker (1934) The little girl is Shirley Temple, and she Is a brilliant child actress.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
90% Morocco (1930) Von Sternberg, the producer, displays ingenuity in the invention of details about life in Morocco.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
90% The Wolf Man (1941) Lon Chaney, junior, has his first big role as The Wolf Man, but it would take a genius to "get away" with this role.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
59% Blonde Venus (1932) [Blonde Venus] is redeemed by the fine acting of Marlene Dietrich.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
100% Shadow of a Doubt (1943) A series of tense dramatic scenes superbly acted by Joseph Cotten and Teresa Wright.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
98% His Girl Friday (1940) Cary Grant here reaches his zenith in the mental agility of crazy comedy.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
97% Born Yesterday (1950) The script is lively, dialogue is quite witty, acting generally is good and the comedy is sufficiently high to survive the rather sentimental message.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2020
No Score Yet In Gay Madrid (1930) As might have been expected, Novarro was in his element in the role of Ricardo, the lover of a Santiago beauty -- delightly portrayed by Dorothy Jordan -- and his debonair acting as well as his singing was keenly appreciated,‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
67% The Invisible Woman (1940) [It makes] lively entertainment, and the film is admirably acted.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
93% Wings (1927) The picture bears the compelling stamp of truth. No film previously shown here has attempted to depict on so large a scale, or with such verity, the part played by aeroplanes in the war.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2020
93% You Can't Take It With You (1938) Here Is a brilliant production, blending philosophy and farce in a play of Ideas.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
98% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) The production and photography arc amazingly good, and the acting flawless.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
86% Grand Hotel (1932) Grand Hotel is superbly acted and finely produced.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
82% The Life of Emile Zola (1937) Though Paul Muni's vital portrayal of the great French novelist dominates the scene, it is the Dreyfus affair, the performance of a miracle of Justice, which illumines our social consciousness, making us say, on reflection, "This is a great film."‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
59% Cavalcade (1933) It is a film that everyone should see.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
91% Quo Vadis? (1913) The fire scenes, the gladiatorial exhibitions, and the loosing of a score or more of lions in the arena upon a band of martyrs were most realistic.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
86% The Miracle Man (1919) The general setting out of the story is good, and the artists know their business.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
80% The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) A conscientious and, on the whole, a creditable, effort has been made to reproduce the tragedies as they occurred, and if there were any imperfections in detail probably few in the hall had memories long enough to detect them.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
80% Java Head (1935) So beautifully and sincerely played that it never for one jarring instant strays towards melodrama.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
75% Chu Chin Chow (1934) The picture is not as colorful as the legitimate stage version, but it provides entertainment of the type that is well worth while.‐ The Age (Australia)
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2012