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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 97% 45 Years (2015) A naturalistic, insightful, heartbreaking film that deserves to be celebrated.‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 27, 2015
5/5 97% Spotlight (2015) A gripping, smartly crafted film that deserves to be seen.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2016
5/5 83% Jerry Maguire (1996) It's Cameron Crowe's finest hour.‐ Eye for Film
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2016
4.5/5 75% The Goonies (1985) If you don't like The Goonies you may be a little dead inside.‐ Eye for Film
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2020
4/5 87% The Skeleton Twins (2014) The Skeleton Twins follows a fairly predictable trajectory, but it is littered with affecting moments and joyous sequences. ‐ Flix Capacitor
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2014
4/5 97% Life Itself (2014) As much about existence and the passage of time as it is cinema and criticism, this affectionate testament offers a reflective and surprisingly profound journey. Hopefully, the man himself would have given it the thumbs up.‐ Radio Times
Posted Nov 13, 2014
4/5 84% Testament Of Youth (2015) Testament Of Youth won't convert those who are fundamentally opposed to British period dramas, but it is beautifully shot and elevated by a striking lead performance. ‐ Flix Capacitor
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2015
4/5 84% While We're Young (2015) Highly recommended for anyone feeling wistful about their youth.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2015
4/5 86% John Wick (2014) Numerous fight sequences are staged with a great deal of skill and style in this lean, propulsive, action-packed revenge thriller.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2015
4/5 72% The Salvation (2015) The Salvation isn't just for those who love westerns ... it's a solid revenge thriller in its own right.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2015
4/5 76% Rosewater (2014) The end result isn't always gripping, but it's a solid piece of work that deserves to be seen.‐ Radio Times
Posted May 8, 2015
4/5 91% Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2012) A must-see for cinephiles.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 82% Listen Up Philip (2014) A more than creditable addition to cult indie writer-director Alex Ross Perry's body of work.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2015
4/5 95% Amy (2015) Moving, sobering and heartbreaking, providing us with a non-judgemental film about a young woman who endured more than her fair share of judgement.‐ Radio Times
Posted Jul 2, 2015
4/5 42% Comet (2014) The performances are commendable and the zippy, back-and-forth dialogue is consistently enjoyable.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2015
4/5 86% Steve Jobs (2015) A film that is smart, funny, likeable and entertaining. It is, quite simply, a thoroughly enjoyable piece of work.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2015
4/5 93% Hector (2015) A likeable, thought-provoking film about friendship, community and kindness.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2015
4/5 51% At Any Price (2013) This engaging, low-key drama is a film about family, business and success.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2015
4/5 90% A Bigger Splash (2016) The four leads are superb, but Fiennes steals the show, dominating a scene whenever he appears. His dancing, in particular, is a joy to behold.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2016
4/5 72% Louder Than Bombs (2016) This delicate, mournful drama follows a family that is haunted by loss.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 84% These Final Hours (2015) The plot might suggest a large-scale epic, but These Final Hours emerges as an intimate film about the end of the world.‐ Radio Times
Posted May 5, 2016
4/5 85% The Meddler (2016) The Meddler isn't especially funny, but it is charming and quietly moving, and it's the sort of film that will make you want to call your mum.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
4/5 No Score Yet The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens Datter) (2015) A solid, impressively realised slice of fantasy adventure.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
4/5 91% Remainder (2015) For those who don't mind unusual films that refuse to provide all the answers, Remainder offers a haunting, intoxicating experience that will linger in the memory.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2016
4/5 68% The Carer (2015) All of this is entirely predictable, but it is funnier than you might expect, with Cox grabbing numerous laughs along the way.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2016
4/5 96% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) This charming comedy combines endearing characters with generous helpings of deadpan humour - and the result is quite wonderful.‐ Radio Times
Posted Sep 16, 2016
4/5 85% Imperium (2016) Radcliffe is convincing in the lead. There is very little action, but Imperium has some intense sequences and offers more complexity than you might imagine.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
4/5 94% De Palma (2016) For cinephiles and De Palma fans, this is essential viewing.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
4/5 92% Southside With You (2016) The film itself is relatively slight, but it's warm, engaging and likeable. In fact, it's a perfect choice for a first date.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
4/5 84% Oasis: Supersonic (2016) You don't need to love Oasis in order to enjoy the film, but if you are a fan, you'll be "mad for it".‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
4/5 94% Arrival (2016) If you like thoughtful, cerebral sci-fi films that are driven by ideas, you will be in for a treat.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2016
4/5 91% Prevenge (2017) Prevenge won't appeal to everyone, but Lowe deserves plenty of praise, given that she directed the film while playing the main character, not to mention the fact that she also wrote the script.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
4/5 No Score Yet Don't Take Me Home (2017) The team's story is inspiring, uplifting and infectious. Happily, the same can be said about the film.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
4/5 73% Catfight (2017) Tukel's feisty film won't be for everyone, but it's worth a look if you like your satirical comedies to combine scathing dialogue with contemptible characters.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
4/5 100% The Age of Shadows (2016) The Age of Shadows is perhaps too long, but there's no doubt that it is a sumptuous, elegantly crafted piece of cinema.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 97% Aquarius (2016) This quietly absorbing Brazilian drama features an outstanding performance from Sonia Braga, who is so natural and authentic that you forget you're watching an actress performing.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 75% Berlin Syndrome (2017) The film is a bit slow to start, but it gradually evolves into a riveting, tension-soaked thriller that will keep you on tenterhooks until the very end.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
4/5 73% Gifted (2017) Evans is likeable and engaging. Happily, the same can be said about the film as a whole.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
4/5 63% 6 Days (2017) Don't expect 90 minutes of action. Instead, writer Glenn Standring and director Toa Fraser take a different approach, providing us with a taut, detailed thriller that re-creates a significant chapter in the history of international terrorism.‐ Radio Times
Posted Dec 21, 2017
4/5 41% Brimstone (2017) Inevitably, some viewers may find certain scenes are unpleasant and distasteful. But if you like films of an unusually dark hue, you'll find an intriguing revenge thriller here that has the ability to get under the skin.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
4/5 38% The Leisure Seeker (2018) The Leisure Seeker doesn't offer many surprises, but it really captures the realities of a long-term relationship, and is the kind of film that makes you appreciate the person you're with.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
4/5 61% Outlaw King (2018) Highly recommended, even if you aren't Scottish.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
4/5 80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) By the end of this affecting film, this painter's final years have been brought satisfyingly if tragically to life.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
4/5 76% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) If you enjoy violent, slow-burn crime dramas, Dragged Across Concrete is a must-see.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
4/5 99% Eighth Grade (2018) In short, it is a warm, relatable comedy drama that captures the teenage experience to a tee.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2019
4/5 73% Sprinter (2019) Yes, it contains the occasional corny moment but Sprinter ensures you want Akeem to succeed, which is what really matters.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
4/5 76% Skin (2019) The film is slightly longer than it needs to be, but it offers an authentic, thought-provoking story about redemption and forgiveness.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
4/5 62% Driven (2019) It all adds up to a fun and entertaining ride.‐ Radio Times
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
3/5 52% Blood Ties (2014) As much a family drama as a crime thriller, Blood Ties is character-driven, so sparing in terms of action, although the regular eruptions of violence pack a genuine punch.‐ Radio Times
Posted Aug 15, 2014
3/5 76% Northern Soul (2015) A Northern Saturday Night Fever? Oh, go on then.‐ The Skinny
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2014