Movie reviews of Simon Storey

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

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Poster for Is This the Real World

Is This the Real World

6.0

2015, Drama

Has a couple of very good performances, some excellent cinematography, and a great score, but overall is let down by an overcooked script.

2016.05.30

Poster for Highly Strung

Highly Strung

7.0

2016

A very interesting account of some truly remarkable people with a truly beautiful soundtrack...

2016.05.21

Poster for National Theatre Live: Hangmen

National Theatre Live: Hangmen

9.0

2016

Pretty much everything about Hangmen is excellent...

2016.05.16

Poster for Green Room

Green Room

7.0

2016, Horror, Suspense, Crime

Occasionally unpleasant but still one hell of an experience – not for those of weak stomach.

2016.05.11

Poster for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

8.0

1969, Drama

Classic viewing which showcases one of the best performances of Maggie Smith’s career...

2016.05.10

Poster for Mia Madre

Mia Madre

6.0

2015, Drama

Some sections do drag spoil what is otherwise a perfectly good film.

2016.05.02

Poster for Sweet Bean

Sweet Bean

8.0

2015, Drama

Truly provokes a serious and beautiful meditation on life, death and all the stuff in between.

2016.04.25

Poster for Chemsex

Chemsex

8.0

2015, Documentary

A valuable piece of documentary filmmaking.

2016.04.21

Poster for Truman

Truman

8.0

2015, Drama, Comedy

A melancholy yet dignified and often funny story about shuffling to the end of this mortal coil...

2016.04.12

Poster for A Tale of Love and Darkness

A Tale of Love and Darkness

6.0

2015, Drama

An occasionally melancholy but very competently made drama.

2016.04.11

Poster for Labyrinth of Lies

Labyrinth of Lies

8.0

2014, Drama, History

A basic but still thoroughly enjoyably history lesson.

2016.04.04

Poster for Sherpa

Sherpa

8.0

2015, Adventure, Documentary

A mature, highly nuanced exploration of some remarkable themes and people...

2016.03.29

Poster for Our Last Tango

Our Last Tango

7.0

2015, Documentary

A documentary that will resonate especially with those who know the art of dance.

2016.03.25

Poster for Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

8.0

2016, Adventure, Animation, Action, Comedy

Has maintained a consistent quality with each outing.

2016.03.23

Poster for Pocket Listing

Pocket Listing

2.0

2016, Action, Comedy, Crime

A rare example of a film that genuinely has bad intentions and follows through.

2016.03.21

Poster for Son of Saul

Son of Saul

10

2015, Drama, Suspense, War

A truly astonishing piece of film making which brings to life like never before the most egregious chapter in human history...

2016.02.27

Poster for Theeb‎‎

Theeb‎‎

8.0

2014, Adventure, Drama, Suspense

This deceptively simple story is both complex and never predictable...

2016.02.26

Poster for Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple Of Wonders

Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple Of Wonders

8.0

2016, Documentary

A monument to the power of the performing arts which leaves a lasting impression.

2016.02.24

Poster for Trumbo

Trumbo

7.0

2015, Drama

Jay Roach has created a very enjoyable film which brings to life John McNamara’s snappy script with a fantastic lead performance.

2016.02.23

Poster for Concussion

Concussion

5.0

2015, Drama

Isn’t nearly as significant or intelligent as it tries to be.

2016.02.18

Poster for 45 Years

45 Years

9.0

2015, Drama

This is the kind of patient and subtle cinema made for adults that comes along far too rarely.

2016.02.16

Poster for Poverty, Inc.

Poverty, Inc.

8.0

2014, Documentary

The conclusion comes across clearly and succinctly.

2016.02.15

Poster for Inferno

Inferno

4.0

2016, Drama, Suspense, Mystery

The villains are ridiculous, the plot is ludicrous, and the film’s soundtrack hangs over nearly every scene...

2016.01.14

Poster for The Big Short

The Big Short

9.0

2015, Drama, Comedy

The complete package; it’s funny, informative, angry and at times even scary.

2016.01.14

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