John Preston

John Preston
John Preston's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Daily Telegraph (UK)
Publications: Daily Telegraph (UK)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
60% Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) Ultimately, though, it's an uneasy blend of horror and whimsy, with the allegory being hammered a little too hard for comfort. It's also marred by some dreadfully tacky special effects and set designs. - Time Out EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2006
86% Romancing the Stone (1984) The script is sharp and funny, the direction sure-footed on both the comedy and action fronts, and the whole thing adds up to rather more concerted fun than Indiana Jones' flab-ridden escapade in the Temple of Doom. - Time Out EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2006
42% Octopussy (1983) The action sequences are tighter, the visual gags more inventive, and if the plot is no great shakes, the whole thing is served up with a decent approximation to the old panache. - Time Out EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2006