Tim Popple

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Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Blade Runner
  • City Lights
  • The Double Life of Véronique

Recent activity

  • Inside Out


  • The Marvels


  • Killers of the Flower Moon


  • The Shining


Recent reviews

  • The Creator

    The Creator


    I wanted it to be a five star classic.

    It thinks it is a five star classic.

    Sadly it's only a 3.5 star very good film. Too much deus ex machina (lol) and telling-not-showing for the intent to come across as well as it might.

    A shame: I really wanted to love this.

  • Jurassic World Dominion

    Jurassic World Dominion


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Jurassic Park, the novel by Michael Crichton, was published in 1990. I must have picked it up a couple of years later when, as a dinosaur-obsessed 10-11 year old, I heard about this book about dinosaurs being made real. It was, perhaps, not intended to be read by an 11 year old, but I had always read ahead of my age. And then I discovered that one of the central characters was a dinosaur-obsessed kid called Tim.

    And then I…

Popular reviews

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit


    This is a very Taika Waititi film. Anyone expect Ragnarok might be disappointed. Anyone expecting the spiritual continuation of Hunt for the Wilderpeople will be in their element.

  • Yesterday



    If you're writing a love letter to The Beatles, you need more than love. But Yesterday's conceit is bizarre. I'm not convinced it really works, but it's delightfully told, with winsome actors and, inevitably, a superb soundtrack. It won't change the world: life goes on.