Movie reviews of Evan Popplestone

These are all the movies and series that Evan has reviewed. Read more at: Cinema's Fringes.

Number of movie reviews: 548 / 548

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Isn’t exactly a great film. However, it is a diverting way to kill an hour and a half in the cheesiest possible way.

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2018-04-26

2018

A beautiful hymn to a child’s ingenuity and imagination, even amongst the world’s most brutally adverse circumstances.

10

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2018-04-24

2018

A great, if rather sad, movie that comes close to being an American equivalent of the British “social realism” movement.

10

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2018-04-22

2018

The blackly comic mania still hits the funny bone more often than not.

7.0

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2018-04-21

2018

An enjoyable slice of bloody gangster warfare backed up by a decent cast.

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2018-04-20

2018

A beautiful and lyrical film which is as disturbing when watched nowadays as it undoubtedly was back then.

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2018-04-20

2018

Makes for an interesting viewing when placed in context.

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2018-04-12

2018

Effortlessly enjoyable and it’s easy to see why it was so popular with audiences at the time.

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2018-04-11

2018

It’s decent enough that it can’t be wholeheartedly dismissed, yet it is never quite satisfying enough to reach true greatness.

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2018-04-10

2018

A harrowing look at how countries and their inhabitants can degenerate into extremist positions...

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2018-04-09

2018

An impressively original piece of nerve-shredding cinema.

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2018-04-07

2018

While the sketches don’t always hit the mark, there’s enough of the good to make it worthwhile.

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2018-04-05

2018

There is also a distinctively otherworldly vibe to the film.

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2018-04-02

2018

One of those classic, iconic movies which begs to be watched again and again, if only to savour its memorable highlights and ponder...

10

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2018-04-01

2018

Such a generously entertaining popcorn-munching rollercoaster ride that the shortcomings aren’t all that noticeable. Get ready to play!

8.0

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2018-03-30

2018

Does provide some guilty amusement in small doses.

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2018-03-29

2018

A genuinely touching and bittersweet tale of star-crossed lovers.

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2018-03-28

2018

Helmut Berger walks away with the acting honours here...

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2018-03-27

2018

It’s another piece of cinematic joyousness from a director who has always stamped his own personality on his work - and it’s a great personality.

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2018-03-26

2018

One of the defining films of its decade.

9.0

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2018-03-24

2018

A relic from the 1980s which could very easily be either loved or hated - but never accused of being boring.

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2018-03-22

2018

It’s one of those weird gems littered with subtle clues that seems to beg repeated viewings.

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2018-03-22

2018

Ranks amongst the top tier of the spaghetti western subgenre...

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2018-03-20

2018

Has a sense of pure, unadulterated fun which makes it easier to watch for an hour and a half when you are in a glum mood.

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2018-03-20

2018

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