Amanda Jane Robinson

Amanda Jane Robinson
Amanda Jane Robinson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Flicks.co.nz
Publications: Flicks.co.nz

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 97% Marriage Story (2019) Where it feels a little egotistical at times, it's also extremely self-reflective, giving a compassionate look at the tangled intricacies that accrue over a marriage. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
5/5 88% Hustlers (2019) Recognises that under capitalism, working-class single mothers will always be the ultimate hustlers. But it's also so much fun! - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
2/5 69% Joker (2019) If you want to watch a rejected loner with a history of trauma and a conflicted relationship with their mother make the world burn for how they were treated, try Carrie. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
4/5 91% Support the Girls (2018) Its portrayal of working class struggle is resonant without being didactic, and its hopeful to watch these characters find ways to survive, and sometimes even thrive, in this tough old world. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
4/5 96% Little Woods (2019) Visually striking. Comparisons to Debra Granik's Winter's Bone and Leave No Trace are fitting... - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2019
2/5 54% Five Feet Apart (2019) Five Feet Apart is a film for the tumblr generation. It's just a shame it's seven or eight years late. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2019
3/5 78% Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) (2019) Excellent leads and Farhadi's baseline quality make Everybody Knows a solid watch. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2019
4/5 87% Colette (2018) No one does seething quite like Keira Knightley, and she deploys some of her best emotional work in this film. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
2/5 43% What Men Want (2019) What Men Want feels stuck in the 2000s due to dull direction and rote plot devices. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
4/5 97% The Hate U Give (2018) A starkly effective film for teenagers concerned with the effort towards a better world. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
3/5 82% Ben is Back (2018) Ben's mother Holly, played by Julia Roberts, is the best part of the film, a skillful performance of strength and cautious care. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 46% Second Act (2018) Second Act is nothing new or outstanding, but it's a nice watch, and worth it to see Jennifer Lopez on screen again. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2018
2/5 69% Beautiful Boy (2018) Beautiful Boy is an ambitious film, one that hopes to make known the exhausting heartbreak of addiction. Unfortunately, it ends up simply exhausting. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
4/5 93% CAM (2018) The plot of Netflix techno-thriller Cam doesn't entirely satisfy, but the compelling concept, excellent lead performance, and brilliant details win out. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
2/5 12% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) Ends abruptly and without satisfaction. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4/5 93% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) Watching Marina contemplate her reactions in a refusal to be deterred from closure is, in and of itself, utterly fantastic. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3/5 92% Love, Simon (2018) While not necessarily queer cinema's most revelatory offering, Love, Simon is more charming than anticipated, with some truly heartwarming moments. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4/5 86% 6 Balloons (2018) A brief but unrelenting study in the toll love can take on the person closest to an addict. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3/5 69% Ocean's 8 (2018) A fine, fun film. It's just that it should have been so much better. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2/5 70% Adrift (2018) Expositional dialogue, a predictable second act twist, and an over-reliance on score for emotional resonance all contribute to the film's chaotic tone. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
5/5 99% Lady Bird (2017) Exquisitely renders the complex, funny, turbulent love between mother and daughter, which is to say, the way desire can feel like betrayal. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
5/5 No Score Yet Stray (2018) It's terrifically bracing to watch a character study that doesn't patronise its audience. - Flicks.co.nz EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018