Movie reviews of Jacob Richardson

These are all the movies and series that Jacob has reviewed. Read more at: Film Focus.

Number of movie reviews: 230 / 230

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A worthy resurrection of an iconic character, Mary Poppins Returns is fun, charming and heartfelt. Review

10

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2019.01.07

2019

A fun and heartfelt new take on the Transformers franchise, without as many explosions. Review

8.0

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2018.12.18

2018

A dismal mess that never hits it’s target. Review

2.0

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2018.12.12

2018

A weak story and occasionally horrid acting doesn’t do justice to the incredible world-building of this film. Review

6.0

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2018.12.12

2018

Surprisingly fun and affecting, Colette very much relies on a striking performance from Keira Knightley while making a statement on power, ownership and attribution. Review

8.0

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2018.12.12

2018

Eschews the just for kids stigma with a radical new animation style, and a well thought out, intensely comedic and ultimately uplifting story that will leave kids and adults alike cheering. Review

10

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2018.12.12

2018

Rambunctious and fun, if unambitious and predictable, Second Act is a pleasant surprise. Review

6.0

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2018.12.12

2018

Suffering from many of the struggles sequels typically do, and certainly affected by following one of the best boxing films of all time, Creed II is still a fist-pumping good time in the ring. Review

6.0

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2018.12.03

2018

A breath of fresh air, Steve McQueen’s Widows is a must-see. Review

10

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2018.11.26

2018

Visually sumptuous and costumed out the wazoo, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms shoves a slim story in a shiny new package. Review

6.0

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2018.11.25

2018

An unnecessary remake of the beloved film, it’s not clear if this movie is absolutely detestable because of its pointlessness, or because it never really engages with the audience on an emotional level. Review

2.0

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2018.11.25

2018

An engrossing moral dilemma and a stand out performance from Emma Thompson lift what could have been a staid British drama to new lofty heights. Review

8.0

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2018.11.25

2018

Meandering, and never really fulfilling, An Interview With God does little with its intriguing premise. Review

4.0

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2018.10.26

2018

An electrifying, constantly surprising and shockingly bloody tale anchored in solid performances from some incredible actors. Review

8.0

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2018.10.13

2018

Powerful, dramatic and endlessly catchy, A Star Is Born will have you singing all the way home. Review

10

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2018.10.13

2018

A decidedly average, standard Kevin Hart comedy that never truly fulfils the potential of it’s much hyped Hart-Haddish team up. Review

4.0

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2018.09.29

2018

Damien Chazelle delivers a thought-provoking, respectful and inspiring take on man’s greatest achievement. This is much watch filmmaking. Review

10

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2018.09.29

2018

Funny, thrilling and bonkers in just the right amounts, A Simple Favour hits all the right buttons. Review

8.0

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2018.09.12

2018

Funnier than it had any right to be, and at times a really smart send-up of the film noir genre. screen-shot-2018-05-18-at-10-00-31-am.pn... Review

6.0

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2018.08.23

2018

A wasted premise, saved only intermittently by Statham, who has to carry a lacklustre cast on his back as well as the 75-foot shark. Review

4.0

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2018.08.16

2018

Breaks the mould and delivers a metric tonne of incredible action in a story with real heart. Review

10

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2018.08.13

2018

Not perfect, but undoubtedly funny and surprisingly action-filled. Review

6.0

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2018.08.08

2018

Incredibly powerful, raucously funny, tremendously poignant and timely, and draped in a layer of undeniable cool. Review

10

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2018.07.26

2018

Isn’t going to win any awards for the quality of its filmmaking. But it is undeniably joyous and absolutely fun, and will have you singing all the way home. Review

6.0

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2018.07.18

2018

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