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Fiona Underhill

Fiona Underhill
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 100% House of Hummingbird (Beolsae) (2020) Writer-director Bora Kim is an exciting new voice and will be a name worth looking out for in the future, as well as actress Ji-hu Park. They have come together to create the magical kind of alchemy that goes into an exquisite coming-of-age film.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
83% Mr. Jones (2020) I've gained more from Googling the real people and historical events depicted in Mr Jones than I have from the film itself. It works as a jumping-off point, to bring awareness to events that aren't as well-known as the atrocities of WWII.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2020
4/5 88% The Trip to Greece (2020) If this does indeed signal the end of this franchise, it's a shame, but we should appreciate the gift of these four trips, chronicling a middle-aged male friendship across a decade. What Winterbottom, Coogan and Brydon have achieved is truly unique.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted May 26, 2020
3/5 79% How to Build a Girl (2020) Things go somewhat off-the-rails in the final act, but it's a mostly enjoyable ride, if you don't think about it too deeply. You could certainly do worse than wiling away some time in the early 90s music scene, with Johanna Morrigan as your guide.‐ filmotomy
Read More | Posted May 9, 2020
3.5/5 90% Blood Quantum (2019) What could have been a run-of-the-mill zombie flick was, for me, really elevated into an emotional story in the final act. When the inevitable heart-wrenching decisions do come, they feel earned and are effectively sold by the impressive acting.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
4/5 91% The Assistant (2020) Garner delivers one of the best performances of the year, exquisite in its restraint and Green's writing, in particular, is exceptional. This is a discomforting, disquieting watch, but a more than worthwhile one. ‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted May 2, 2020
100% Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint (2020) This documentary is a fantastic introduction to the artist Hilma af Klint and her work and you will come away feeling inspired, but also angry that such a pioneer has gone overlooked for so long. ‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
79% True History of the Kelly Gang (2020) A film as chaotic and contradictory as the real man and, more importantly, the legend that he became. After more than 15 years of steady acting work, George MacKay is finally having a breakout year. ‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
3.5/5 74% The Photograph (2020) The writing is a little cliched and predictable at times, but all-in-all, this is a winning romance. The acting (from Stanfield in particular) elevates the film, as does the costume design and cinematography.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
93% Ordinary Love (2020) The performances of Neeson and (especially) Manville are mesmerizing and the score is beautiful. This small film is definitely worth seeking out.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
71% Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2020) Worth watching for Middleton's compelling central performance, the intricate noirish plot and the well-designed and shot retro locations.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
4/5 72% Summertime (2020) An experiment which is certainly worth diving into and you will likely come out feeling two things - a desire to visit Los Angeles (or a feeling of pride in your home city) and a sense of hope for the future.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
4/5 86% Nine Days (2020) Winston Duke is phenomenal, will be surprised if we see many better performances from anyone this year. Edson Oda must also be credited with what is a pretty sensational feature-film debut, which presents big ideas unapologetically. ‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
4/5 95% The 40-Year-Old Version (2020) Blank has written something incredibly specific that is full of universal themes it is easy to relate to. A truly hilarious script, shot with much more thought and precision than is usually afforded to comedies, with a natural cast full of raw talent.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
4/5 76% Amulet (2020) The subtle performances of Secareanu and Juri anchor the film, preventing it from spiralling into melodrama. Garai both writing and directing a film so packed full of complicated ideas and finding innovative ways to convey them, is an impressive debut.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4/5 87% Emma. (2020) A great cast of young British talent, jaw-droppingly stunning costumes and an enjoyable interplay of music and comedy - this is a land that you will want to escape to again and again.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3/5 100% Sylvie's Love (2020) The period setting, sumptuous score, stunning costume design, Tessa Thompson - there is much to be enjoyed in this type of film, which doesn't come along very often. Even if it doesn't fulfill its promise.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
4/5 99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Hittman is one of the foremost writer-directors of the coming-of-age experience. The performances she draws out of her young cast members are extraordinary. An important film which left many audience members shaken with its urgent and vital message.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/5 74% Jumbo (2020) Wittock's script, combined with Merlant's utter sincerity will make you believe fully in this unorthodox relationship. This performance cements Merlant as one of the most exciting actors emerging from Europe. ‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
3.5/5 89% Luxor (2020) Sensitively written and directed by Zeina Durra and with a typically mesmerising central performance from Andrea Riseborough.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2020
3.5/5 91% Promising Young Woman (2020) A confident and confrontational feature debut. It will be fascinating to see where Emerald Fennell goes from here.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
5/5 87% Shirley (2020) This is one of those films that will reward repeat viewings, it is rich with details that can be picked apart to your heart's content. Decker is a major film-making talent.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
5/5 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Films this exquisite are rare and we should appreciate the treasure of seeing a film with cinematography such as this on a big screen. ‐ filmotomy
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
94% Little Women (2019) Gerwig has pulled off something truly bold and original in adapting an extremely well-known text which has already had many film and TV versions. To inject it with the freshness and vitality that this has, is an amazing achievement.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2020
5/5 92% And Then We Danced (2020) This film achieves something truly special, in terms of us investing in the characters. Exactly what cinema should be - giving us an experience of a different culture, whilst connecting us through the universal theme of first love.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
4/5 92% Antigone (2019) Coming from the world of documentary, Antigone is an astonishing narrative feature debut for Deraspe, as well as a showcase for its young star's talents. Ricci conveys noble defiance in the face of injustice with emotional maturity.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
3.5/5 73% Harriet (2019) A beautiful score by Terence Blanchard, detailed costume design by Paul Tazewell and an excellent central performance by Cynthia Erivo all contribute to the success of this film by Kasi Lemmons.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
4/5 96% Atlantics (2019) Atlantics has that rare combination of being absolutely contemporary and urgent in its messaging, whilst also feeling like it's already timeless and part of legend.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
4.5/5 89% 1917 (2020) Two of this film's biggest strengths are Newman's score and MacKay's commanding central performance, as well as the visual spectacle. 1917 has done an amazing job at taking a war from 100 years ago and turning it into an urgent, immersive experience.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
1/5 21% Cats (2019) We will not see the likes of Cats again. Which, in a way is a shame. This is one of the worst films I've ever seen. I also hope that everyone goes to see it and that it wins Best Picture at the Oscars in 2020. Can't recommend it highly enough.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2019
4/5 81% Abominable (2019) Dazzlingly radiant to look at, with family and friendships at the centre of the story feel which real and relatable - as fantastical elements only work if they swirl around something grounded in humanity.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
4/5 86% Color Out of Space (2020) Definitely worth seeing on a big screen with a big crowd. Funny, entertaining, grotesque and both looks and sounds beautiful.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
85% Villains (2019) A welcome addition to the beloved genre hybrid of comedy-horror and offers a refreshing twist on the home-invasion plot. Featuring a fantastic quartet of performances, who all play off one another extremely entertainingly.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
42% Vita & Virginia (2019) A slight misfire, squandering a strong idea and strong cast. Some baffling and unsubtle directorial choices are made. Elizabeth Debicki once again proves she is a star, however. Worth seeing for the costumes and unusual score only.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
1/5 14% Night Hunter (Nomis) (2019) There is such little meat for any of the actors to sink their teeth into, they are hampered in their attempts at characterization from the start. Audiences may expect a mediocre thriller, but unfortunately this is even worse than that. ‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Funny and charming, with a central trio of appealing performances. A pleasant distraction from present-day tensions. ‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
93% Sword of Trust (2019) Shelton's portrayal of human relationships is always dipped in pathos. Here she has gathered an ensemble of expert improvisers, who have collaborated to fulfill her vision and succeeded in making a very, very funny film. Definitely worth seeking out.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
4/5 83% Crawl (2019) Absolutely everything you could want from a Summer movie - akin to experiencing a theme park ride, UNDER 90 minutes (praise be!) and refreshingly, it is not a sequel, a reboot or franchise fare - in fact it's actually a pretty taut two-hander.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2019
4/5 86% Diamantino (2019) Diamantino is a gorgeous, kind-hearted fable about acceptance of who people are, rather than who we want them to be. A brightly coloured modern-day fairy tale with an innocent at the centre. It is funny, outrageous and incredible to look at.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
92% Wild Rose (2019) This film is absolutely a showcase for Jessie Buckley's singing and acting talents and should be a star-making turn. Worth seeking out for having three great roles for women and the performances of Buckley, Walters and Okonedo.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
2/5 23% Men in Black International (2019) It kind of beggars belief that you could take the ingredients of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth and make something so thuddingly dull, but somehow it has happened. A huge disappointment.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
4/5 90% Starfish (2019) An unusual little independent film which looks and sounds great.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
77% The Spy Behind Home Plate (2019) It does do a good job of prompting the viewer to want to find out more about this Moe Berg, but doesn't completely succeed as a self-contained entity.‐ Moviejawn
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
3.5/5 95% Hail Satan? (2019) A well-made, entertaining documentary, which is frequently funny and frequently anger-inducing. Very much captures a snapshot of contemporary America. ‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted May 12, 2019
4/5 59% Charlie Says (2019) Offers a different perspective on what has become a well-worn topic from a fascinating filmmaker.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted May 10, 2019
3/5 67% The Isle (2019) An atmospheric and intriguing story, with stunning visuals and music.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
1.5/5 66% Body at Brighton Rock (2019) If you're going to write a film in which the audience is alone with the protagonist for the majority of the run-time, you have give us a reason to invest that time and unfortunately, it's just not here.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
3.5/5 93% If the Dancer Dances (2019) A rare privilege - to have this level of access to the creation of new work which is attempting to honor the legacy of such a legendary choreographer. An important document of an artistic process.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
4/5 81% Fast Color (2019) The portrayal of a super-power being inherited down the maternal line of a family of black women is extremely potent and will resonate with many. ‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
3.5/5 94% Rafiki (2019) Demonstrates the vibrancy and joy of the youth in overcoming an oppressive society. Kahiu has shown this through a jubilant explosion of colour and music - this film feels like a celebration and a triumph over adversity. A must-see.‐ JumpCut Online
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2019