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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 61% Hope Gap (2020) Hope Gap/i>, like the marriage it portrays, it's pleasant but entirely bored and stale.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
4/5 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Family-friendly actions really don't come any better than Jumanji: The Next Level. Every member of the family from kids to grandparents will find something to like. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
3/5 96% Ray & Liz (2019) Whilst it doesn't follow a concrete narrative, Ray & Liz is a moving portrayal of a family trying to stay above the poverty line. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
3/5 36% Rare Beasts (2019) Rare Beasts wants to deal with the big topics like gender equality, self-improvement and the difficulties of bringing up a child with behavioural issues. The trouble is, it never moves past the simple observations.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2020
4/5 72% Vivarium (2020) An intelligent script, stylish direction, and well-pitched performances should turn Vivarium into a cult classic. Like some of the best The Twilight Zone stories, Vivarium should leave you unsettled and a little anxious.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2020
2/5 52% The Wolf Hour (2019) There is always the promise of something else lurking behind that closed doors, but it's too abstract to keep audience attention. Any intrigue set up in the first half of the film is soon wasted with unused plots and squandered performances.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
3.5/5 88% Misbehaviour (2020) For a film with such a strong message, it's a bit too... pleasant. Protest and identity politics have their corners softened to broaden the film's appeal.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
3/5 67% Ravers (2018) Ravers is fun but loses its way with thinly written characters, bad American accents and questionable jokes. Fans of the genre and regular ravers may appreciate this more than others. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
3/5 90% Straight Up (2020) Straight Up is a fantastic showcase for a promising voice who understands the current sexual and emotional landscape. Todd may be confused, but Sweeney feels like a fully formed voice in cinema.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
3/5 82% Judy (2019) Despite the production's shortcomings, it's an uncomfortable watch and tragic because this isn't just Judy Garland's story but an example of Hollywood repeating itself. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2020
4/5 98% The Farewell (2019) Until the closing shot, this is a celebration of Asian actors, traditions, and relationships, never tainted with the need to please multiplex audiences of the west.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2020
3/5 77% The Party's Just Beginning (2018) With strong performances and acknowledgement that hedonistic lifestyles aren't healthy, the movie's an accurate portrayal of depression and millennial loneliness.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
4/5 96% Only You (2018) Only You achieves the astonishing feat of making one couple's specific story become a universal tale of struggle, jealousy and grief.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/5 62% Driven (2019) Driven skirts over the facts in order to offer audiences a light-hearted dramedy reminiscent of American Hustle (2013).‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
3/5 100% Greta (2019) Despite the clumsy ending, Nanini and Weinberg's performances are spectacular.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3/5 100% Man Made (2018) Although bodybuilding unites these four stories, it solely serves as a vehicle for the real theme of the film: acceptance and gaining control of your life back.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
1/5 13% Prey (2019) Prey might've been forgivable if it dived headfirst into its sense of ridiculousness, but it's ultimately too boring to even be so-bad-it's-good. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/5 88% American Woman (2019) If anything, American Woman shoehorns in too many accomplishments, heartache, and betrayals over its runtime. It delves a little too far into soap opera with its portrayal of the sprawling, sometimes extreme life of a woman... ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
2/5 50% Ladyworld (2019) It's immediately clear the film's intention is to disorientate and disturb audiences, so it's a shame it does nothing more than irritate. Never has a so-called thriller been less thrilling and more forgettable ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
4/5 65% The Day Shall Come (2019) The truth laid out by the film's sobering finale is simple to understand and will leave audiences walking out of the cinema breathless. Not since BlacKkKlansman has a finale with so many laugh-out-loud moments also felt like such a slap in the face‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
4/5 82% Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019) Even if you're not a fan of Alien, this is an interesting look at the creative process and an investigation into how various types of story line inspired this iconic film. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
3/5 100% Queering The Script (2019) Queering the Script ultimately bites off a little more than it can chew. The flow is disorientating, jumping between shows, themes and eras. Just when one theme gets interesting it's interrupted with a completely different one.‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
3/5 50% Emma Peeters (2018) Emma Peeters is ultimately a little too sugary and never deviates far away from the expected framework of a romantic comedy, even if the subject is a little darker than the norm. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
4/5 96% Thunder Road (2018) Thunder Road is a raw nerve of a film; empathetic and tender towards people who shouldn't be likeable. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
2/5 24% The Kitchen (2019) The Kitchen dips between gruesome gangster flick and a cartoony comic-book action, unsure whether to offer violence for entertainment purposes or as a sombre portrayal of gang warfare. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
3/5 62% 3 Days with Dad (Life Support) (2019) There are many things that Clarke's debut does well but never as well as someone else before him. 3 Days with Dad concentrates too hard on the concept that death is the Great Reckoning, and not enough time building up characters. ‐ Screen Queens
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
3/5 83% Her Smell (2019) When you take away the raw aesthetics and fantastic performances Her Smell is a rather ordinary tale. Becky's journey and growth don't break the cinematic boundaries, as much as it wants to. ‐ The People's Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 94% Tucked (2018) Tucked could have been oversentimental in the wrong hand, but the natural dialogue and understated performances give audiences a sharp sense of the real people beneath the personas and make us feel included in their community. ‐ The People's Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
3/5 71% Pond Life (2018) Pond Life is close to being a cute, nostalgic British film but it feels too low key to be charming and touching.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
3/5 90% Benjamin (2018) There is more to this film than a portrait of a navel-gazing, painfully awkward and tortured artist but sadly not quite enough.. ‐ The People's Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 92% Fences (2016) This isn't a showy film with a lot of excitement but this is a masterclass in acting from one of the stage's fiercest writers.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 87% Jackie (2016) I challenge anyone who sees this movie not be moved by the scene where Jackie watches Lyndon B. Johnson be sworn into office aboard Air Force One, with fragments of her husband's skull still adorning her clothing. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
2/5 44% Rough Night (2017) Ultimately, the film's humour is predictable and the premise is well-trodden turf that's been done better elsewhere, and what laugh-out-loud moments that do exist are few and far between... ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3/5 99% Lady Bird (2017) Forget the insane hype and you may have a better experience with it. Gerwig's script is gentle and accessible, but also lacks the surprises of a Lena Dunham (Girls) screenplay, the sass of what Diablo Cody (Juno) might have brought to things...‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 89% I, Tonya (2018) I, Tonya isn't about whether Harding was involved in Kerrigan's attack, but a portrait of America at the dawn of the 24-hour news cycle and the rise of becoming famous through notoriety.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3/5 86% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) The arc of Marston's career is so fascinating that it seems a waste to boil the details down into such an ordinary biopic, merely ticking off his achievements‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3.5 84% Disobedience (2018) Disobedience works much better when the director lets McAdams and Weisz play their feelings out through soft glances and subtle touches. The plot gives itself away too soon, however, leaving the third act feeling empty and unfulfilling. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 91% Love, Simon (2018) What really makes this film a feat of queer cinema is how ordinary it is. It's a love story between two men, but without tragedy and angst, seeming quite radical for how sweet it is.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3.5/5 81% The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) Many will discredit the movie, but there is something oddly charming about it. It's twee and idealistic, believing there's good in everything and everyone, and today we all need a bit of daydreaming. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3.5/5 60% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Queen's subsequent rise to global fame is told through vignettes that are jolting and badly edited together, often arriving without context or connection‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4.5/5 91% Widows (2018) The plotting is also clunky at times and not much of the action is plausible, but with these astonishing performances, the flaws almost don't matter. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 93% The Favourite (2018) Despite being a costume drama it feels more modern than its corset-wearing peers. If you're not a fan of usual uptight period films, don't let the historical setting put you off. ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
2/5 70% Beautiful Boy (2011) There are moments that are touching, but Beautiful Boy fails to dig deep into emotional depths. It skates the surface and refuses to evolve further than showing us how Nic's a smart kid on a bad path, David's a good dad trying his best...‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 66% Vice (2018) As fun as Vice is to watch, it feels less like a rounded biopic and more like a feature-length Saturday Night Live sketch - albeit a very good one.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3/5 78% Green Book (2018) . If one doesn't think too much about it, it's easy to enjoy Green Book on a surface level because it's well-intentioned Oscar-bait with touching performances...‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) On paper, it's a pretty uninteresting heist movie better suited to the Coen Brothers but, in reality, this is a heart wrenching and relatable portrait of loneliness‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3/5 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) Both Jenkins and author Baldwin don't pull any punches when it comes to the atrocities of the US legal system, but overall If Beale Street Could Talk is a twee and pretty portal of love in 1970's Brooklyn... ‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
1/5 58% Under the Silver Lake (2019) If Under the Silver Lake aimed to leave audiences baffled, it succeeds. It's an uneven tale of dream-like ideas, barely pinned to something one might generously call a plot‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3/5 47% Dumbo (2019) This live-action adaptation is, ultimately, just a pleasant and safe filmgoing experience. It's not unenjoyable but it lacks the emotional hook of the cartoon.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
3.5/5 92% Wild Rose (2019) Wild Rose isn't a dazzlingly original movie, but it lands a strong emotional impact. It has a big heart and an unashamed optimism about hopes and dreams.‐ Frame Rated
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019