Kambole Campbell Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 92% Do the Right Thing (1989) Lee's oft-maligned scattershot style of storytelling works to perfection here, creating irreplaceable parts of a neighbourhood collage that feels truly alive, with all the messiness that entails.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
5/5 90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) It's the one we've been waiting for.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 91% La La Land (2016) A gorgeously photographed, unashamedly nostalgic, bittersweet marriage of the modern and the traditional, proving Chazelle's fantastic eye for musical sequences.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 89% You Were Never Really Here (2018) Phoenix gives an astounding performance, bolstered by an unpredictable script and soundtrack.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 96% The Florida Project (2017) A work that combines boundless energy and childlike enthusiasm with dark social realism, Sean Baker's wildly inventive style of filmmaking has resulted in the gorgeous masterpiece that is The Florida Project.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 88% Annihilation (2018) Annihilation is a visceral sensory experience that chills the blood and makes the skin crawl (literally), leading to a bravura conclusion that would make Tarkovsky proud and any jaw drop.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 99% Eighth Grade (2018) A hilarious and often horrifying exploration of the trials of growing up.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
5/5 82% High Life (2019) Beautifully shot and beguilingly constructed, High Life will linger in the mind and demand rewatches.‐ SciFiNow
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
4/5 82% Oldboy (2005) A lurid, complex, introspective beast, enacting astonishing cruelty on its protagonist like a slow-acting poison.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
4/5 85% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) While it may not have the novelty of its predecessor, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is hilarious, brimming with pathos, and real pretty to boot.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) It's thrilling filmmaking, a total blast, and rarely misses a beat.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 96% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Hunt for the Wilderpeople transforms a fairly unremarkable tale of adoption into a wild and wonderful fantasy, yet again proving that New Zealand may as well just be Middle Earth.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) An antidote to overly elaborate action films, John Wick: Chapter 2 doubles down on both the mythology and the violence of the first film, delivering a great followup that doesn't lose sight of what makes it so damn entertaining.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 95% The Love Witch (2016) A hilarious and pointed examination of sexuality through meticulous retro pastiche with some highly entertaining performances, The Love Witch revels in its blend of thoughtfulness with B-movie camp.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 61% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Alita: Battle Angel is the first big surprise of 2019, a gorgeous, entertaining cyberpunk spectacle that stands as one of the best live-action adaptations of manga on the big screen. ‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
4/5 74% Nocturnal Animals (2016) A gorgeous, harrowing and occasionally bizarre meta-thriller that mixes multiple narrative threads together with beautiful visuals and a breathtaking score.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 96% I Called Him Morgan (2017) A touching and poetic portrait of a pair of imperfect people, forever transformed by the vices of success, the big city and other all-too-human temptations.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 97% Columbus (2017) Columbus is extremely assured - beautiful, pristine work that is deliberate in its pacing, artfully and precisely framed in every moment, soulful and quietly moving without being overly sentimental.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 87% It Comes At Night (2017) It Comes at Night is a powerful, slow-burning horror, a distressing and nihilistic examination of human nature that lingers in the mind long after the shocking denouement.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 86% Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no jûnin) (2017) A gruelling, blood-soaked and often darkly comic samurai epic with a huge body count, Blade of the Immortal is an outrageous delight.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) As far as this decade is concerned, this is the ultimate Spider-Man.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2018
4/5 88% Madeline's Madeline (2018) Madeline's Madeline is a fascinating, often astonishing experimental work that obliterates the traditional structure of coming-of-age movies, but despite how abstract things may get, the emotion driving it remains crystal-clear.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 86% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) A unique work that has a lot of fun with its malevolent premise, without undermining the damage that such oppression and repression can cause.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 100% Shakedown (2018) It's a nuanced, moving look at a haven of sexual freedom and expression, and raucous fun at the same time.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 93% Us (2019) A viscerally terrifying and often hilarious thrill-ride, even if the seams begin to show in the final act.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
4/5 86% Diamantino (2019) There's a wonderful method to the madness of Diamantino, which crams an unbelievable amount of commentary into a surreal, entertaining 90 minutes. ‐ SciFiNow
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
4/5 96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) The story of Vogel and Rogers' connection is conventional, but [Director Marielle] Heller imbues it with delightful creative flourishes that set it apart from how a standard biopic might tackle this particular story.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 93% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Half mood-piece, half character study, The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a deeply moving lament on the effect of gentrification on the people on the Bay Area's margins.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
4/5 94% Divine Love (2019) [It] is potent and fascinating in how it depicts its regressive dystopian future, trapping you in the point of view of its true believers.‐ SciFiNow
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
4/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Despite some jokes falling flat, Hobbs & Shaw is still a thrilling, nitrous-powered charm machine with Johnson and Statham having a hell of a time at the wheel.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
4/5 93% Inna De Yard: The Soul of Jamaica (2019) Inna De Yard, while not always incisive, is soulful and uplifting in its exploration of the hearts behind the music Webber clearly loves - a feeling compounded by its charming subjects.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
4/5 91% Beanpole (Dylda) (2020) A gorgeous, glacial exploration of lives permanently changed by war.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
4/5 96% Promare (2019) As delightful as it is demented.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
4/5 91% Weathering with You (2020) Grandiose technical flourishes emphasise the film's emotional peaks with a perfect mixture of CG and digital rendering, boasting sweeping vistas in tandem with Hodoka's bleeding-heart narration.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
3/5 81% The Conjuring 2 (2016) Wan is still effective in creating memorable and horrific imagery that lingers in the mind, as well as moments of levity in-between that are surprisingly genuine and sweet.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 67% The Fate of the Furious (2017) There are significant lulls in momentum which are not helped by F. Gary Gray's inability to effectively stage action.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 56% The Commuter (2018) An enjoyable, pulpy thrill ride that rises above the usual gamut of throwaway early year thriller releases, The Commuter is made all the more interesting by exciting, creative work behind the camera from Collet-Serra.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) It's featherweight fun that won't change your life, but that's perfectly OK.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 78% Atomic Blonde (2017) A good time - saved by spectacular fight scenes, a colourful cast of supporting characters, and a great lead in Theron.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 88% Hounds of Love (2017) Hounds of Love disappoints as well as disgusts by leaning too far into 'torture porn', all the while leaving far too little to the imagination.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 90% The Wound (Inxeba) (2017) A confident debut that questions conservatism in African society, The Wound is lifted by its raw portrayal of three men struggling with their identities, and nearly held down by its last minute attempt at melodrama.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 96% I Am Not a Witch (2018) A farcical examination of sexism and superstition, I Am Not a Witch is a strong first feature, mostly successful in its satire but falling a little flat in its final stretch.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 26% Gemini Man (2019) As an experimental cinematic experience, Gemini Man is wholly unique and shouldn't be missed, more than worth seeing for its dynamic, immaculately staged action.‐ SciFiNow
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 93% Thelma (2017) Thelma is visually and sonically impressive, with images that linger in the mind long after the film has ended, but a superfluous narrative detour strips the film of any uniqueness.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 76% Five Fingers for Marseilles (2018) Despite a unique setting, occasional flashes of brilliance and beautiful photography, Five Fingers for Marseilles eventually buckles under its own weight, as its narrative continually overreaches.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 98% Jane (2017) A moving but flawed piece of documentary that could stand to fill in a few blanks, Jane is bolstered by a powerful score, sharp editing and an abundance of fascinating archive footage.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 97% The Hate U Give (2018) Worthwhile, but the dialogue lingers in the mind far more than the imagery does.‐ Little White Lies
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
3/5 91% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud is a light, enjoyable film that washes over you - though perhaps doesn't linger in the mind long after the credits roll.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet The Son (Syn) (2018) There's not a lot to latch onto, and any feeling that you might be expected to take away from it feels slight as a result. For the most part though, the implication alone is enough.‐ One Room With A View
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3/5 91% Luce (2019) While it's a shame that Luce loses sight of the very topics that it brings up in service of cheap thrills, it's a fascinating, entertaining puzzle all the same.‐ Empire Magazine
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019