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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley

David 'Mad Dog' Bradley
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6/10 40% Wasp Network (2019) Assayas' mighty factual epic is too overstuffed with plot and character to come together as a whole, but many of its individual elements are impressive - and even spectacular.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
6/10 No Score Yet One-Way to Tomorrow (Yarina tek Bilet) (2020) Throwing in an odd, film-school-ish reference to Jean-Luc Godard's Bande À Part towards the end, Açiktan's character piece is worth watching, despite its issues, if you're sick to death of glossy, cheesy Hollywoody romantic epics.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
8/10 95% Spelling the Dream (2020) Yes, all in all, director/co-writer/co-producer/editor/co-camera operator Rega's doco is positively spellbinding.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2020
6/10 55% Resistance (2020) ...it's a shame that he loses his grip at times. And yet it's still a story that should be told, especially as Marceau and his colleagues helped save some 10,000 children during the war...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
6/10 79% Proxima (2019) Alice Winocour's vaguely awkward drama is saved from the brink by a strong performance by the luminous Eva Green, and she's matched by little Zélie Boulant as her eight-year-old daughter.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
6/10 No Score Yet Mutiny of the Worker Bees (Rebelión de los Godínez) (2020) Amiable work from Egelhaaf and Carreiro help save this from itself, and they're cute enough to help you see past the jumbled scripting...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
5/10 63% I Love You, Stupid (Te quiero, Imbécil) (2020) ...only if quarantine is really, really getting to you.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
6/10 65% The Lovebirds (2020) Familiarity aside, this is worth it for Issa and Kumail, whose charm and chemistry carries the film through its shakier moments. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
6/10 68% Escape from Pretoria (2020) Radcliffe gives it everything under a ratty wig and peering out from very '70s spectacles, and almost makes you forget these issues. You really want to see him break out, and he eventually does...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
3/10 35% The Wrong Missy (2020) ... what did you expect? Originality? Wit? Narrative sense? Emotional resonance? ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
7/10 88% The Trip to Greece (2020) The fourth and final entry in Michael Winterbottom's Trip film series is darker still and more melancholy than the previous pics, despite the gorgeous locations.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
8/10 100% A Secret Love (2020) So subtle yet so moving, and really one of the best recent movies to hit Netflix...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
7/10 76% Hearts and Bones (2019) Lawrence demands that we remember that the refugee crisis is never, ever resolved with an unexpected final sequence set to the tune of an '80s classic turned unforgettably on its head.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
6/10 91% The Assistant (2020) ...a study of workplace oppression and a kind of systemic harassment that aims high but is somewhat undone by its own slow, miserable mood. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
5/10 26% Dangerous Lies (Windfall) (2020) Let's face it, if the lies were really that dangerous, one might hope they'd be a little bit more memorable.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
7/10 97% The Half of It (2020) There's much to enjoy in Wu's second film as director (and her first in 16 years!)...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
6/10 68% Extraction (2020) In the end, after all that violence and ceaseless blokey shooting you might be left wondering whether another title might have been more appropriate: Exhaustion.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted May 1, 2020
6/10 44% Sergio (2020) Perennially political director Greg Barker's dramatisation of chunks of the life of UN diplomat Sérgio Vieira de Mello has its problems but is grounded by a tremendous performance from Wagner Moura...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
6/10 71% Vivarium (2020) An unusual Irish-Danish-American-Belgian co-production, Finnegan's film keeps you watching, if sometimes irritated, to see what happens...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
7/10 88% Onward (2020) Yes, it isn't really another WALL-E, Up, Inside Out or Coco but, then again, what is, kids?‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
7/10 89% The Decline (Jusqu'au déclin) (2020) Directed by Laliberté in freezing conditions in rural Nord-du-Québec, this is a mere 83 minutes and stripped right back to the bone but, nevertheless, we still feel for the characters...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
6/10 88% Swallow (2020) ...until that slightly disappointing final act or so, this is certainly a movie with, ahem, guts.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
7/10 80% Tigertail (2020) Yang's script and his compassionate treatment of the characters mean we understand and mostly feel Pin-Jui's pain, while Ma's subtle performance cuts through some of the awkward structure and slightly simplistic final act.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
5/10 20% Coffee & Kareem (2020) ...come on, aren't we a bit old for all these gags...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
6/10 93% Uncorked (2020) Flavoursome enough without being especially nourishing, this will still be enjoyed by many out there looking for some sentimental sweetness in dark times.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
6/10 83% The Platform (El Hoyo) (2019) Impressively produced on what must have been a low budget and with strong work from Massagué...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
6/10 60% The Occupant (Hogar) (2020) Siblings David and Àlex Pastor helm this psychodramatic exercise in unease that doesn't quite click, despite a strong and scary performance by Javier Gutiérrez.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
6/10 38% Spenser Confidential (2020) You could do worse, and this one's worth a look one slow evening in the coming weeks and months...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
6/10 86% Come to Daddy (2020) ...an awkward and sometimes silly black-comedy-cum-horror-pic that still manages to feel surprisingly unsavoury much of the time.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
5/10 60% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) How exactly did so many name players and such apparently prestige material add up to something so weirdly unilluminating? ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
6/10 85% Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018) The performances are all strong, with Wheatley's proxy Maskell unafraid to get nasty and particularly fine work from Dance, who seems to get better as he grows older.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
4/10 31% Bloodshot (2020) Vin Diesel humourlessly stomps his way through this drab filming of the Valiant Comics character by first time director David SF Wilson. ‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
6/10 75% Military Wives (2020) While it's hard to hate a movie like director Peter Cattaneo's crowd-pleasing comedic/dramatic charmer, it would also be foolish not to mention how preposterously, almost cynically calculated the thing is.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
6/10 84% The Way Back (2020) Ben Affleck is good in this mostly tough human drama which, despite a few surprises and subversion, proves so familiar that you just about could have written it yourself.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2020
7/10 90% Dark Waters (2019) The latest from director Todd Haynes is a factually-based epic that proves his most straightforward, even conventional drama, and yet he makes up for it with a great deal of righteous anger.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
6/10 38% Downhill (2020) This American rethink of 2014 Swedish film Force Majeure isn't quite as bad as might be expected, but lacks the emotional power or frosty devastation of the original.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
5/10 55% Guns Akimbo (2020) ...a slightly amateurish and tatty look to many of the edges here, which director Howden attempts to disguise with reams of humdrum flash and cybernetic nonsense...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
6/10 63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Edward Norton's drawn-out filming of Jonathan Lethem's 1999 novel has much to admire, but a bloated running time and some odd choices prevent it from being a proper neo noir masterpiece.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
7/10 91% The Invisible Man (2020) Moss is very impressive here considering that she spends so much time staring at, reacting to or running from... nothing.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
5/10 65% Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020) There are more than a few problems with Deb Cox's script (as directed by Tony Tilse), but perhaps the most serious is that the twisty revelations of the final sequence are somewhat confusing...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
43% The Professor and the Madman (2019) The first feature from screenwriter-turned-director Farhad Safinia, this perhaps isn't quite as dire as Gibson would have you believe - but it's certainly not good.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
5/10 61% The Call of the Wild (2020) Apparently directed at kids, who will surely be hoping for something with more spaceships, car chases and toilet gags, this plodding epic has an oddly anachronistic edge and is well on the way, even at this early stage, to be a doggie disaster.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
7/10 74% The Lodge (2020) With Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans' unpredictable musical score keeping the viewer continually on edge with its sudden strings and pealing bells, this also benefits greatly from daringly long sequences that prove almost completely silent.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
6/10 76% Richard Jewell (2019) The indefatigable Eastwood's latest turn in the director's chair tackles the real life story of 1990s security guard Richard Jewell in a biopic with strong playing alongside a few controversial decisions and queasy touches.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
6/10 87% Emma. (2020) There's much sumptuousness here to enjoy, and the soundtrack adds to the period flavor, with folk tunes and classical snippets alongside original pieces by David Schweitzer and Isobel Waller-Bridge...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
6/10 70% H Is For Happiness (2019) This nevertheless often comes across as very real, with flawed characters in authentic pain and mostly strong playing from the cast.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
7/10 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Impressive but somewhat exhausting at 135 minutes, this still has a great deal to admire, from the pitch of nervous tension, to the entire supporting cast.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
6/10 90% The Lighthouse (2019) This is still at times pretty damn scary, but the uncanny mood keeps being dissipated by undeniable silliness and a certain fishy pretension.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
6/10 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Robbie... is again fun as this lethal baby-doll, and Perez, Winstead, Basco and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are all strong enough too.‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) This dédebutbut feature from Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz is built upon a wonderfully naturalistic performance by Zack Gottsagen...‐ Adelaide Review
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020