Movie reviews of Hamish Calvert

These are all the movies and series that Hamish has reviewed. Read more at: HCMovieReviews.

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Number of movie reviews: 898 / 898


Poster for Venom



Problems with several aspects of the titular character, a narrative that fails to decide on or effectively juggle a mixture of tones and unconvincing performances...

3 october

3 oct

Poster for A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born


A remake well worth your time and one that could and should be celebrated across the board come awards season.

2 october

2 oct

Poster for The Wife

The Wife


Glenn Close delivers such a powerful performance making the unfolding drama completely captivating for the audience.

1 october

1 oct

Poster for Hold the Dark

Hold the Dark


Brings an energetic story into a snowy, sleepy setting lighting up the recent home media releases.

29 september

29 sep

Poster for Night School

Night School


Offers very little to the comedy genre and continues the recent string of average to poor Kevin Hart lead films...

27 september

27 sep

Poster for The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger


The writing can’t equal the other elements on show and won’t compliment the film in the way in which it looks like it’s going to do.

24 september

24 sep

Poster for Mile 22

Mile 22


Poor post-production work continually squanders any potential this element ever held.

24 september

24 sep

Poster for The Rider

The Rider


Offers both the retelling of a true story and a compelling case study on one’s purpose in the face of life altering circumstances.

20 september

20 sep

Poster for Apostasy



A confident debut from this first time director but I think it’s his writing that shines the brightest here.

19 september

19 sep

Poster for King of Thieves

King of Thieves


Had all the potential to pull off the perfect heist movie but it lacks the pace, energy and style that it needs to standout...

19 september

19 sep

Poster for The House with a Clock in Its Walls

The House with a Clock in Its Walls


A super job of meshing together a mixture of genres to create something that a wide range of ages can enjoy together.

16 september

16 sep

Poster for The Land of Steady Habits

The Land of Steady Habits


Should appeal to those who enjoy good writing and compelling performances.

14 september

14 sep

Poster for The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post


It could definitely have been longer and more focused but it still serves its purpose as an informative, affecting and entertaining coming of age story.

13 september

13 sep

Poster for Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians


The cast are full of energy and enthusiasm and portray such a wide variety of characters which are irresistible to watch.

13 september

13 sep

Poster for American Animals

American Animals


I’ve never seen a heist movie so complex and carefully layered.

13 september

13 sep

Poster for Black 47

Black 47


Remains a historical drama worth your attention and exactly the kind of film you’d be more than happy to watch in school if you were studying the Great Irish Famine.

12 september

12 sep

Poster for Slender Man

Slender Man


Without a doubt a front runner for worst horror of the year, and maybe even just worst film of the year too.

10 september

10 sep

Poster for Yardie



A confident directorial debut for Elba.

10 september

10 sep

Poster for Alpha



So whilst the film is visually disappointing and narratively uninspired the central relationship of man and his best friend is enough to salvage it from being a complete disaster.

8 september

8 sep

Poster for Upgrade



An irresistible shot of sci-fi adrenaline that you’ll quickly become addicted to...

6 september

6 sep

Poster for The Nun

The Nun


Perfectly serviceable as a popcorn horror flick but ultimately offers nothing new to the genre.

6 september

6 sep

Poster for Hurricane



Whilst fundamentally flawed Hurricane need not surrender just yet as it still remains an enjoyable wartime picture...

4 september

4 sep

Poster for Searching



Quickly utilises all aspects of this more unique storytelling technique and creates a tense, satisfying and emotional thriller.

3 september

3 sep

Poster for The Children Act

The Children Act


Quickly becomes an irresistible courtroom drama which should stimulate the minds of those cinephiles looking for a more involved cinematic experience.

31 august

31 aug

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