Ron Wilkinson

Ron Wilkinson
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
8/10 No Score Yet Searching for Mr. Rugoff (2019) The story of Donald Rugoff is not just the story of a man, it is story of modern cinema. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
8/10 80% On the Inside of a Military Dictatorship (2019) No salacious details here, but a glimpse at Myanmar's power structure and Suu Kyi's place in it for those who want to solve the puzzle. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Narrowsburg (2019) A small town makes it big in Hollywood, although not in the way they had imagined. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet Radioflash (2019) Nancy Drew meets the apocalypse in this mild-mannered coming of age road trip. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
8/10 66% Little Joe (2019) A wonderfully understated sci-fi horror movie that puts all the right pieces in all the right places. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
5/10 41% The Laundromat (2019) Great actors adrift in this sophomoric treatment of dreadful, but complicated, international crime. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet In Bright Axiom (2019) A trip into as alternate reality turns out to be more quotidian than quantum. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
7/10 94% Corpus Christi (Boze cialo) (2020) A rough early effort and a vibrant statement about the dreams of youth, the failures of adult society, and a dangerous future. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
5/10 92% The Serengeti Rules (2019) Too fuzzy for too much of the time, this film's high points are still worth the watching. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
8/10 59% Mrs. Lowry & Son (2019) An essay on family, and life, by two of the greatest living actors. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
8/10 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) A great production on many levels featuring Eddie Murphy having the time of his life. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
7/10 80% Closure (2019) A quirky line up of eccentrics leads to a nicely done noir twist in the City of Angels. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
7/10 88% Je t'aime moi non plus (I Love You, I Don't) (1976) A 4k restoration of the original wild child movie. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
7/10 20% Entangled (2019) Entangled in its mixed messages, writer/director Milena Lurie's film struggles to find a voice as its protagonist finds hers. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
7/10 100% A German Youth (Une jeunesse Allemande) (2019) Can we even make a movie of this? Film maker Jean-Gabriel Périot gives it a good try. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
5/10 59% In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) Full moon or not this one will stay in the shadows. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
8/10 88% Diego Maradona (2019) Sports heroism is under the microscope, warts and all, in this riveting soccer documentary. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
7/10 86% La ragazza nella nebbia (2017) Well done but predictable missing person mystery gives a new director time to get his feet on the ground. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
7/10 90% Luce (2019) Teenagers have their way with the grownups in this other-worldly coming-of-age drama. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
8/10 83% Official Secrets (2019) Strong acting and direction turns a potentially dry documentary into a ripped from the headlines thriller. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
9/10 93% Monos (2019) A powerful journey into barely controlled chaos. A family that slips its reins with disastrous results. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
9/10 99% Honeyland (2019) One of the best docs of the year, and perhaps the decade, this tale has the hallmark of a simple story that took on a life of its own. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
9/10 100% Earth (Erde) (2019) Through the camera lens, man as force of nature gets a look at human impact, and at things to come. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
6/10 93% Wild Rose (2019) A safe starting point for an emerging cast and crew, but more audition than movie. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Holy Trinity (2019) The beds of a hundred lovers are nothing compared to the one with Baby chained to it. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
9/10 96% I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari) (2019) A slippery production of the Holocaust spirals nicely out of control. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
8/10 84% The Art of Self-Defense (2019) Finding the inner warrior might be more trouble than it is worth. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
7/10 90% Give Me Liberty (2019) Frenetic to a fault, bordering on sensory overload, this is a van ride to be remembered. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
8/10 100% Paris Is Burning (1991) Even better for last year's book release, if you did not get a chance to see this movie thirty years ago, do not miss it now. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
8/10 56% The Dead Don't Die (2019) World class silliness dominates the screen as some of the greatest names in film make the world safe for zombie movies. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
9/10 97% The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (2019) Melding the hurtful and selfish extramarital affair with the explosive politics of the occupied West Bank makes this a great thriller for our time. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
5/10 74% The Spy Behind Home Plate (2019) James Bond before there was a James Bond, pro baseballer Moe Berg hit a few homers and made a few errors. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 10% The Professor (2019) An off-season ditty for Johnny Depp, this short story of a short life gives Depp the time to do a short performance. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 60% The Fall of the American Empire (La chute de l'empire américain) (2019) Flopping about on the screen, this good natured snarky look at the state of the world has its highs and lows. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 30% Red Joan (2019) It is not about spy craft; it is about saving mankind from itself. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 72% Instant Dreams (2019) The death of the Polaroid compares the photo to the mirage. Do we care most about the instant, or the dream? - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
7/10 100% School's Out (L'heure de la sortie) (2018) School's out for a very special band of hyperkids and the graduation party features all-you-can-eat destruction. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 100% Sophia Antipolis (2018) A technology center rotting from within by a slow burn neutron bomb of the soul. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 57% The Hummingbird Project (2019) A fiber optic line from Kansas to New York is a stretch. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
9/10 84% Dogman (2019) A film of the most beautiful of losers, too abstract for its own good. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2019
7/10 75% Sobibor (2018) Amongst the many successful images in the movie are the unity of the prisoners, even before the uprising, and the destruction of the camp staff by the emotional violence of their very positions of power. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
7/10 38% Donnybrook (2019) Rough and tumble violence in an uncaring world. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
5/10 70% The Changeover (2019) An easy going production with time-honored tropes fails to raise a ruckus. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
7/10 50% Who Killed Cock Robin (2017) At times overly complicated and frustratingly murky, this noir has all the twists and turns right up to a strong and unique ending. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
8/10 83% The Trouble with You (En liberté!) (2018) French humor that does the impossible, transcends the Atlantic humor barrier. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet When Margaux Meets Margaux (La belle et la belle) (2018) Doppelgangers a generation apart learn equally from each other's victories and mistakes. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
8/10 100% Among Wolves (2019) A hypnotic cinematic poem to survival in the aftermath of war. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
8/10 93% High Flying Bird (2019) Clever and subversive, a mutinous plan to upend the NBA. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
8/10 97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) A somber character study of two lifelong companions going separate ways. One for the better and the other, who knows? - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
7/10 79% Buffalo Boys (2019) Funny as it is, the viewer has a hard time deciding if it is cool neo-western or outright camp. - It's Just Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019