Alex Needham


Alex Needham
Alex Needham's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Guardian
Publications: Guardian

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 24% Mr. Church (2016) Beresford has made another film in which a saintly black servant teaches the white folks how to live. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2016
3/5 98% The Last Laugh (2017) Some will be disappointed by the lack of firm conclusions in this film, but if it reveals anything, it's the intensely personal nature of what people find funny. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2016
2/5 No Score Yet The Banksy Job (2016) It never convinces us that this story was worth telling - especially with such a repellent character at its centre. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2016
3/5 95% Strike a Pose (2017) It's a sad story that suggests that climbing aboard a superstar juggernaut is a lot like riding a tiger - as the Chinese proverb goes, extremely tricky when you dismount. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2016
4/5 100% National Bird (2016) With stealth and elegance, Kennebeck brings these alarming truths into the light. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2016
3/5 86% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Starting in the exploding mountains of the spirit realm and concluding with a spectacular musical set piece - what else but Kung Fu Fighting? - this third instalment of the animated children's franchise knows how to impress. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2016
4/5 72% Brand: A Second Coming (2015) Even if you're cynical about Brand's motives, or just think that he's a bit of berk, the film convinces you of the almost alarming sincerity of his political mission ... - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2015
3/5 28% Get Hard (2015) Written down, this sounds horrendous; watching it, I have to admit that I laughed ... - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2015
4/5 94% Spy (2015) [It made] the audience howl so loudly that it was hard to hear some of the lines. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2015
4/5 76% Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine (2015) It's a riveting and important corrective to the myths Jobs helped to propagate, and which in the four years since his death have proved as seductive as his machines - and a lot more durable. - Guardian EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2015