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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Still fun, albeit more as a semi-romantic comedy vampire homage than a kind of grand martial arts adventure... Review

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2017-06-27

2017

Rambling, disjointed and self-indulgent - albeit largely on purpose. Review

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2017-06-26

2017

It may not be a film for all tastes, but it can’t be accused of being anything less than interesting. Review

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2017-06-24

2017

Beautiful, arty and achingly human. Review

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2017-06-23

2017

A beautiful film, maybe a little slight in terms of overall storyline but amply rewarding... Review

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2017-06-17

2017

The non-stop mayhem will bore anyone who isn’t an undiscriminating popcorn junkie. Review

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2017-06-16

2017

An enjoyable if rather dated and overlong mix of war critique and straightforward shoot ‘em up. Review

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2017-06-11

2017

Unfortunately, the script is littered with inconsistencies and bites off a lot more than it can reasonably chew. Review

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2017-06-06

2017

An effective mirror of shame reflected back at Europe’s shameful treatment of unfortunates desperate to escape the horrors of their home countries. Review

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2017-06-03

2017

Does stand out by working some new angles into the currently-oversubscribed superhero movie cycle. Review

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2017-06-02

2017

As food for thought it’s certainly one of the more rewarding and twist-heavy films out there. Review

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2017-06-01

2017

By turns charming, melancholic, suspenseful and inspiring, but really something to be experienced subjectively and personally. Review

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2017-05-29

2017

The film’s engaging energy along with its empathy for its rather sad main character make it well worth seeing. Review

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2017-05-26

2017

An inspirational and insightful look at the nature of judgement and justice, and an absolute must-see for any film fan. Review

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2017-05-24

2017

Outland is a rather average film, but passes - especially if you are a fan of sci-fi films from this early 1980s period. Review

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2017-05-22

2017

Should be commended for its originality and emotionally-intelligent narrative. Review

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2017-05-21

2017

Another hugely entertaining Shaw Brothers production. Review

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2017-05-20

2017

Commendable for its approach to the thorny subject matter of racism... Review

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2017-05-17

2017

More of a lo-fi curiosity than a bona-fide classic. Review

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2017-05-16

2017

Ridley Scott: please, please, don’t do another Alien film. This is an improvement but it’s still a misfire. Review

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2017-05-12

2017

Broadly holds up well as both a piece of sci-fi entertainment and a chilling parable of the 1950s era... Review

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2017-05-11

2017

A stylish if overlong thriller with some great moments. Review

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2017-05-10

2017

While the more violent aspects here aren’t for everyone, fans of Jee-woon Kim’s other films should feel right at home. Review

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2017-05-07

2017

There’s little in the way of dramatic fireworks but it’s highly satisfying in its small pleasures. Review

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2017-05-05

2017

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