Movie reviews of Bob Mann

These are all the movies and series that Bob has reviewed. Read more at: One Mann's Movies.

Number of movie reviews: 248 / 248

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It's a superb performance... Review

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14 january

14 jan

This is still a bit of a B-movie, but its a bloody good one! Utterly preposterous at times, and with decision-making that would feel at home within the Trump presidency, it’s an entertaining rollercoaster of a movie. Review

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9 january

9 jan

This was a refreshing movie. Endlessly innovative and entertaining. Review

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8 january

8 jan

Soul is brim-full with Pixar quirkiness. Review

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30 december

30 dec

Above all, Jenkins injects heaps of HEART into the movie. As a result, this is not your run of the mill supervillain showdown flick. Review

8.0

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17 december

17 dec

It’s glorious to look at; brilliantly directed; but not a movie I would choose to readily reach for to repeatedly watch again. Review

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10 december

10 dec

Mark Williams has put together a tight and well-executed movie, not outstaying its welcome at only 99 minutes long. Review

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3 december

3 dec

Borat fans will no doubt love it. I tolerated it, and was intermittently entertained. But I would have preferred more of the clever hilarious bits and less of the cringingly crude and offensive stuff. Review

6.0

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14 november

14 nov

Slick and utterly entertaining, I’ll quietly predict that this one will gain a following as a mini-cult-classic when it gets to streaming services. Recommended. Review

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2 november

2 nov

Overall, this is a movie tour-de-force from Sorkin, and a fantastic watch. I’m kicking myself that I wasn’t able to catch it on the big screen. Review

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24 october

24 oct

There’s dry comedy to be had throughout On the Rocks which I found delightful. Review

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23 october

23 oct

The new films getting released into cinemas imply that the distributors are starting to dredge the bottom of the B-movie bucket. “Endless” is a case in point. Review

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19 october

19 oct

Highly watchable, it builds more in the way of creeping dread than cheap shocks. Review

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6 october

6 oct

It’s also difficult not to be swept along with the anarchic joy of the concoction. The movie of course leans heavily on the nostalgic catchphrases and air guitar riffs of years gone by. But there’s no shame in that. Review

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6 october

6 oct

As two hours of entertaining escapism, Enola Holmes worked well for me. Brown is eminently watchable, and given the Netflix response to the movie, a sequel would be – I expect – on the cards. Review

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4 october

4 oct

I personally found The Roads Not Taken intensely moving. I’m not sure I could say I “enjoyed” it, but it is a worthy watch and has left me with thought-provoking images to chew on. Review

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15 september

15 sep

But the young cast are attractive and entertained me for the (pleasantly short) running time. It’s not going to win any prizes for originality, or indeed anything else. Review

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8 september

8 sep

What makes the movie so compelling for me is not all of the whiz-bang practical effects, but the emotional wallop of the backstory between Cobb and his wife Mal. Review

10

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28 august

28 aug

Given this was my most anticipated movie of the year, it’s a bit of a curate’s egg for me. A mixture of being awe-struck at times and slightly disappointed at others. Review

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28 august

28 aug

For me, it just wasn’t engaging enough to be entertaining. It’s billed as a Comedy Drama. While there were a few good comic lines, it rarely made me do more than smile. And as for the drama, I’m afraid tears were far from being spilled. Review

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25 august

25 aug

Although formulaic, and at times extremely violent for a ’15’ certificate, Unhinged made a welcome and entertaining return for me to the multiplex. Review

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8 august

8 aug

Overall, this is an enthralling and enjoyable watch that I would recommend. Review

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1 august

1 aug

Although it never quite lives up to its early promise at only 93 minutes it is strongly deserving of your attention. Review

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28 june

28 jun

A comedy needs to make me laugh, and this one really did – numerous times. Review

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27 june

27 jun

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