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Cath Clarke

Cath Clarke
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 94% Weathering with You (2020) It's thrillingly beautiful: Tokyo is animated in hyperreal intricacy, every dazzling detail dialled up to 11...‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
89% 1917 (2020) It's tremendously moving. What a terrifically good film.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet The Bikes of Wrath (2019) Despite the superior production values, sometimes The Bikes of Wrath feels a bit like watching a home video by someone you've never met on their holiday of a lifetime.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
4/5 96% The Cave (2019) Like Ballour, it has a purpose: to focus the world's attention on the suffering of Syrian people.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
2/5 33% StarDog and TurboCat (2019) StarDog may work its slight charms on young children, but older kids will feel they've seen smarter, funnier and cleverer before.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
3/5 77% The Party's Just Beginning (2018) I can't help thinking Gillan's superpower as a writer and performer might actually be comedy. Still, always a compelling screen presence, she's now a film-maker to watch.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2019
4/5 100% The Street (2019) An unmissable portrait of modern London.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
80% The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019) As a device for a film it's interesting to a point -- but it didn't fully work its magic on me.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
2/5 67% Into the Mirror (2019) It's unsure whether to be a sturdy naturalistic coming-out drama about a twentysomething man forging his LGBTQ identity, or a weirded-out Kenneth Anger-style dive into queer subculture.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 96% I Lost My Body (2019) Hands down, this is the best animation of 2019.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 75% Judy & Punch (2019) What a killer debut this is; that's the way to do it.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Someone, Somewhere (Deux moi) (2019) Much like the process of psychotherapy itself, patience is required for results while watching this modestly entertaining slow-burn Parisian romance from Cédric Klapisch, who pulls off a neat trick by bumping the meet-cute to the end of the film.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Gabriel (2019) Regalla's soulful performance is the main reason to watch.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
2/5 42% A Dog Called Money (2019) Here's a disappointingly uninsightful documentary about the making of PJ Harvey's reportage-style 2016 album The Hope Six Demolition Project.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
2/5 43% Midway (2019) A big, long, loud, boring history lesson, it's a movie that opens a distance between yesterday's fights and today's.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
84% Sorry We Missed You (2020) Loach is fiercer, more uncompromising, than ever.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
3/5 88% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) It's a film with charm and sweetness but a twinge of anxiety, a little gravitational pull to darker places.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
2/5 43% The Addams Family (2019) This uncreepy and decidedly unkooky film is a letdown.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3/5 94% Western Stars (2019) I have to admit to not being 100% sold on the cowboy-inflected songs, which feature quite a bit of dime-store sentimentality. But Springsteen is undoubtedly magnetic, his voice a honeyed growl.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Pilgrim's Progress (2019) The film's animation is reminiscent of an aircraft safety video, with characters moving stiffly while delivering the dialogue in awkward, am-dram style.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
4/5 98% Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) Aardman's Shaun the Sheep - a silent film star with the chops of Keaton and Chaplin - returns for another dottily daft big-screen family adventure.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
65% The Day Shall Come (2019) Chris Morris follow up to Four Lions mocks the conventions of the US War on Terror - The Day Shall Come shows just how much we've missed him.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
3/5 96% Tell Me Who I Am (2019) This desperately upsetting Netflix documentary, a portrait of a troubled family, is best watched knowing as little possible.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
2/5 72% The Sky Is Pink (2019) The ending is unforgivably mawkish... and the running time of two-and-a-quarter hours is simply too long.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
3/5 88% American Woman (2019) American Woman is a film with a lived-in authentic feel. And Miller plays it beautifully with psychological depth and not a jot of actorly condescension.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Tehran: City of Love (2019) There are echoes here of Abbas Kiarostami and Asghar Farhadi, and something, too, of the bittersweet air of an American indie pic hangs over it.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Elvis Unleashed (2019) I couldn't help feeling underwhelmed, vaguely repelled even by his preening, smirky stage presence.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 100% Hitsville: The Making Of Motown (2019) The movie hangs on the good-natured charm of Gordy and Robinson fondly reminiscing.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
2/5 39% Don't Let Go (Relive) (2019) There's not much excitement here, and the whodunnit, when it comes, feels pretty irrelevant.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
84% Ad Astra (2019) McBride is a man living without feeling, and Pitt's performance is beautifully restrained, expressing whole continents of emotion with the furrow of an eyebrow.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
4/5 99% Honeyland (2019) Honeyland really is a miraculous feat, shot over three years as if by invisible camera - not a single furtive glance is directed towards the film-makers.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
3/5 76% Phoenix (Føniks) (2018) I found the seductively Scandinavian Instagramable interiors and freakishly good-looking blond leads increasingly distracting.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
3/5 80% Minuscule - Mandibles from Far Away (2018) Giraud and Szabo have nailed the formula with lovely buzzy bug vocals and a wonderfully inventive soundscape.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
3/5 87% Ne Zha (2019) I enjoyed the jolt of strangeness delivered by this world of demons stalking the Earth. But the action is hit-and-miss.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
3/5 80% Sprinter (2019) Sprinter is a movie that leaves virtually no sporting cliche unbothered, yet it's rooted in a naturalistic, emotional family drama reflecting the specific pleasures and perils of life in Jamaica.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
2/5 27% A Million Little Pieces (2019) The result is disappointingly dull, the equivalent of buying sham weed. You wait for something to happen, but ... nothing.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
4/5 94% The Mustang (2019) Manages to be inspirational without going Disney.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
2/5 80% A Faithful Man (L'homme fidèle) (2019) This pair of female adventurers aren't even really characters, so much as fantasies. It's a shame because Garrel directs with frothy light-touch flair.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Princess Emmy (Prinzessin Emmy) (2019) This is pretty bland stuff.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
4/5 96% Hail Satan? (2019) [A] funny, light-hearted documentary...‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
2/5 27% UglyDolls (2019) The songs are horrifically soppy.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
89% Blinded by the Light (2019) It's the film's more serious moments that stayed with me. ‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
3/5 100% Stones Have Laws (2018) It is a rarefied work intended for a specialised audience - but on those terms Stones Have Laws is highly compelling.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
2/5 42% Opus Zero (2017) Dafoe is a fine actor, and his willingness to leave his comfort zone is admirable, but this feels like a misstep.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
2/5 25% Charming (2018) Mothers, lock up your daughters - the under 10s. Whatever you do, keep them away from this animated fairytale adventure running on 13% girl power.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Birds of a Feather (Manou the Swift) (2019) Virtually laugh-free, so-so looking with a seriously drippy musical number, it feels like a film slipped into cinemas over summer to sucker parents desperate to do something, anything, to fill a couple of hours.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
53% The Lion King (2019) In the end The Lion King left me longing for the emotional moments of the first film.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
4/5 71% Gwen (2019) This is not social realism in the style of Ken Loach, but it is a film with a strong sense of outrage.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
2/5 75% Armstrong (2019) This retelling of the Neil Armstrong story has been eclipsed by superior studies of his historic lunar mission.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
4/5 63% Yesterday (2019) Feelgood has become a dirty word, but when it's pulled off with this much energy and actual feeling, it really is fab.‐ The Big Issue
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2019