Andiee Paviour

Andiee Paviour
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
For 20 years, Andiee was Who Weekly magazine's film reviewer. Today, she runs her own movie blog (www.nobodysreadingthisbutme.com).
Location: Sydney, Australia

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) As sportscar racer Ken Miles, Christian Bale is a study in hawkish single-mindedness. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
5/5 97% Marriage Story (2019) Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson's honest, intelligent performances inhabit the paradoxes of learning to let go. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
4/5 82% The Report (2019) Low acts in high places are the bottom line of filmmaker Scott Z. Burns's blistering, fact-based feature. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
5/5 96% The Irishman (2019) In their ninth feature together, Scorsese and De Niro's collaborative gears synch as smoothly as ever. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
4/5 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Director Pedro Almodóvar has poured himself into an intimate, unflashy, semi-autobiographical accounting of the ageing process. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3/5 63% The Furies (2019) The bloodlust is cannily gross and the disintegrating relationships mildly disquieting in director Tony D'Aquino's debut feature. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3.5/5 72% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Any franchise entry this freighted with history has a lot to live up to, but director Tim Miller still delivers the fanciful goods. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
4/5 88% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Central to director Paul Downs Colaizzo's reality-inspired and roundly heartfelt first feature is the pulling power of its leading lady. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
3/5 82% Little Monsters (2019) Whatever possessed her to sign up for such a dippy romp, Lupita Nyong'o figuratively and literally kills it, slaying the undead with radiant aplomb. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
3/5 89% Blinded by the Light (2019) Director Gurinder Chadha's comic drama is a love letter to the grass-roots reach of evergreen rock 'n' roll. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2019
3/5 88% Ready or Not (2019) Samara Weaving is a one-woman firestorm, blazing her way through a crumbling house of cards. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2019
3/5 43% After the Wedding (2019) Director Bart Freundlich is a brave man indeed to tackle a remake of Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's 2006 drama. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2019
3/5 55% Strange But True (2019) Director Rowan Athale's thriller peaks with a showdown so tensely wound I was yelling at the screen. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
3.5/5 83% Judy (2019) After a six-year hiatus from acting, Renée Zellweger is back with a calibrated bang as a woman for whom pressing Pause was always an impossible luxury. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
4/5 88% Hustlers (2019) Jennifer Lopez's sexy, sassy pole dancer could charm the scales off a cobra. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2019
4/5 69% Joker (2019) From his spat-out perspective, the world in which Arthur Fleck struggles to exist is malevolently ugly. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
4/5 96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) Co-directors Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego blend actors with non-professionals to uneven but earthy effect. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
4/5 100% Buoyancy (2019) The power of understatement is everywhere present in writer-director Rodd Rathjen's debut feature, from Sarm Heng's eloquent silences to the hushed misery that saturates every appalling scene. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2019
4/5 84% Ad Astra (2019) It's the psychological landscape of astronaut Roy McBride's inner life, and the way it mirrors the profound solitude into which he escapes, that primarily concerns writer-director James Gray. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
4/5 86% Animals (2019) Director Sophie Hyde's keen take on the clashing paradoxes of woman and sister-hood is tender, awkward, confronting and illuminating. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
3/5 88% Freaks (2019) Creepingly slow to get going, writer-directors Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky's sci-fi drama is a fable about the human fear of difference. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
4/5 99% The Farewell (2019) Sometimes it is kosher to tell a lie. That's the premise of writer-director Lulu Wang's affectionate story of her own family's ends and means. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
3/5 68% Angel of Mine (2019) The original dragon-tattooed girl, Noomi Rapace has a softer look these days, less angular and enraged, and without statement-making ink. But she has by no means lost her mojo. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
3.5/5 86% The Nightingale (2019) Even though her seven-year sentence has been served, Irish convict Clare Carroll is punching bag and sexual prey in 19th-century Tasmania. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
4/5 75% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) After years of doing it tough, jaundiced detective Brett Ridgeman proposes that he and his partner become partners-in-crime by ambushing and robbing a dealer. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
4/5 83% Dogman (2019) Marcello is a humble dog groomer who nurses a soft spot for canines giant and tiny along with a tidy sideline in cocaine supply. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
4.5/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) The story-line of writer-director Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature is one long high. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
4/5 83% Midsommar (2019) A quick heads-up: if you're reeling from the murder-suicide of your parents and sister, it's probably not the brightest idea to take off to a drug-fuelled cult festival. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4/5 80% Late Night (2019) Mindy Kaling is so toasty-warm and regular-girl relatable you instantly feel you've known her for years. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
3/5 59% Ophelia (2019) Gamely revamping Shakespeare's woe-soaked "Hamlet", director Claire McCarthy has updated its Ye Olde dialogue and monkeyed with its wrist-slitter plot. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
3.5/5 77% Who You Think I Am (Celle que vous croyez) (2019) Parisian literature professor Claire Millaud has a drastic, push-pull relationship with social media. Dumped by her younger lover, she targets him on Facebook using a false ID. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
4/5 96% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) The journeys of two explorers, four generations apart, into the Colombian Amazon are beautiful, frightful, and at their wildest, half-crazed. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/5 97% Love & Friendship (2016) "I have no money and no husband," ravishing widow remarks while off to acquire both at the country estate of her in-laws. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/5 66% The White Crow (2019) In his biographical drama, director Ralph Fiennes takes a plodding yet scattershot approach to dancer Rudolph Nureyev. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
3.5/5 89% Downriver (2015) Ex-con James has been doing time for the drowning of a 10-year-old boy. The body was never recovered, and James, an epileptic, can't recall the details of the crime. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
4/5 97% Booksmart (2019) There's book-smart, then there's life-smart. BFFs Amy and Molly have nailed the first ask. Now, the night before their high-school graduation, they're playing catch-up with the second. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2019
3.5/5 42% Stuber (2019) The promo tagline "little DRIVER with a huge COP" is a boom-tish that sets the scene for the most dramatic day of Los Angeles Uber driver Stu's modest existence. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
4/5 97% God's Own Country (2017) The realism of writer-director Francis Lee's love-struck first feature is as raw as the rural business of birth and death. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 90% The Wound (Inxeba) (2017) Xolani, a South African factory hand of palpable aloneness, leaves the city, as he does each year, bound for the mountainous isolation of the Eastern Cape and an all-male circumcision ceremony. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 63% The Gateway (2018) Parallel worlds are out there in a hypothetical pluckily anchored by the hard-working Jacqueline McKenzie as a particle physicist who defies dimensions. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 77% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) When Katja Sekerci learns of the deaths of her Turkish husband and their six-year-old son in a nail-bomb explosion at the Sekercis' Hamburg office, she reacts with the scream of a stricken animal. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 68% Finding Your Feet (2018) Pity poor "Lady" Sandra Abbott, kicked to the curb by her cheating spouse in their so-called golden years. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 81% The Party (2018) You know you're in for it with writer-director Sally Potter's trenchant character slayer when the opening shot is of a frantic Kristin Scott Thomas brandishing a gun. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 85% The Square (2017) Christian is the affluent chief curator of an elitist Stockholm art museum preparing to mount an exhibition called "The Square" when he is robbed of his phone, his wallet and, incredibly, his cufflinks. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 99% Lady Bird (2017) It's 2002 and 17-year-old Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is interred in a Catholic high school in California while dreaming resentfully of the East Coast college she's convinced she deserves. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 85% Game Night (2018) If there is such an oxymoron as a playfully competitive personality, husband-and-wife Max and Annie are it in spades. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 81% Chappaquiddick (2018) Friday, July 18, 1969: Apollo 11 is about to land on the moon and Senator Edward Kennedy is about to crash and burn. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 45% Red Sparrow (2018) Brutally sidelined for life by her Bolshoi Ballet dance partner, prima ballerina Dominika Egorova is forced to agree to recruitment into the Russian Intelligence Service. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2019
2.5/5 45% Mary Magdalene (2019) Judea, AD 33, is a patriarchy chafing under Roman rule into which wilful Mary, not a prostitute as popularly supposed but a parental handful all the same, doesn't fit. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 83% Blockers (2018) At first glance, the premise comes off as stale and lame: three Chicago high-school gfs make a pact to lose their virginity on prom night. - Nobody's Reading This But Me EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2019