David Pratt

Opinionator

An official Roobla opinionator since August 8, 2012

Film Review

Review: Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

Due to its grating cast and emotionally numb melodrama, Bringing Up Bobby is a troubled and ineffective film, unlikely to be loved or remembered.

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Review: Our Children (2012)

With a grueling central performance and a difficult subject matter, Our Children is not to be underestimated, but nonetheless deserves attention.

4 years | Read on
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Review: A Late Quartet (2013)

In what could easily be a stuffy affair, A Late Quartet manages instead to leave a lasting and emotional impression, thanks hugely to its wonderfully played cast.

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Review: The Heist (2009)

Despite the enjoyable efforts of its cast, The Heist is a film stunted by its own unimaginative narrative, resulting in a forgettable experience.

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Film Review

Good Vibrations (2012)

Good Vibrations offers a superbly likeable and enjoyable story of the determination of one man to bring punk music to the masses in war torn 1970s Belfast.

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Gimme The Loot (2012)

Thanks to its authentic direction and enjoyable characters, Gimme The Loot is a surprisingly fun low budget debut showing the joys of inner city living.

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Babette’s Feast (1987)

Still proving to be a deserving Oscar winner, Babette’s Feast offers a truly enriching and fulfilling experience.

5 years | Read on
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Compliance (2012)

Both disturbing and honest, Compliance is filled with great performances and detailed direction that sets out to challenge the audience, not coddle them.

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Mama (2013)

Mama has all the potential for a great horror film, but is let down by its unimaginative construction and muddled narrative.

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Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God is as gripping and important as it is difficult, recounting the horrors of abuse and the worldwide conspiracy to cover up Catholicism’s highly suspect policies concerning pedophilia.

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