Movie reviews of Evan Popplestone

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

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Number of movie reviews: 436 / 436


Poster for Space Truckers

Space Truckers


A lame space comedy that’s paradoxically worth watching once for the sheer imagination on display and for Dennis Hopper’s fine performance.

17 may

17 may

Poster for Breakheart Pass

Breakheart Pass


A decent enough 1970s action-adventure.

14 may

14 may

Poster for Best F(r)iends: Volume One

Best F(r)iends: Volume One


It’s a true Frankenstein’s monster which doesn’t quite know how to place itself within this whole Sestero-Wiseau continuum.

12 may

12 may

Poster for Rawhead Rex

Rawhead Rex


Both something of a wasted opportunity and an undeniable guilty pleasure.

7 may

7 may

Poster for Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War


Ultimately offered both too much and yet, paradoxically, too little.

4 may

4 may

Poster for Irma Vep

Irma Vep


One of those wonderful and original movies that’s hard to pigeonhole but somehow occupies a unique place in the memory.

4 may

4 may

Poster for Marty



Well-acted, well put together and undeniably heartfelt.

28 april

28 apr

Poster for Have a Nice Day

Have a Nice Day


Carves out a distinctive stylistic niche that’s hard to dismiss.

27 april

27 apr

Poster for Super Inframan

Super Inframan


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

26 april

26 apr

Poster for The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner


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

24 april

24 apr

Poster for The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds


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

22 april

22 apr

Poster for Little Murders

Little Murders


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

21 april

21 apr

Poster for The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre


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

20 april

20 apr

Poster for Suddenly, Last Summer

Suddenly, Last Summer


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

20 april

20 apr

Poster for Cherry 2000

Cherry 2000


Makes for an interesting viewing when placed in context.

12 april

12 apr

Poster for Harper



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

11 april

11 apr

Poster for Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories


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

10 april

10 apr

Poster for Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs


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

9 april

9 apr

Poster for A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place


An impressively original piece of nerve-shredding cinema.

7 april

7 apr

Poster for Amazon Women on the Moon

Amazon Women on the Moon


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

5 april

5 apr

Poster for The Warriors

The Warriors


There is also a distinctively otherworldly vibe to the film.

2 april

2 apr

Poster for Point Blank

Point Blank


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

1 april

1 apr

Poster for Ready Player One

Ready Player One


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

30 march

30 mar

Poster for Hercules



Does provide some guilty amusement in small doses.

29 march

29 mar

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