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Father Thomas McKenzie has retired from the One Minute Review, but you can still watch all his reviews right here. No spoilers, and no babbling on and on. Just a quick, entertaining, and honest assessment from a guy who loves movies and knows what to look for. About to download a movie? Let the One Minute Review save you some time and money.

Dec 14, 2015

Spotlight

In 2001, the Boston Globe broke wide the clergy sex-abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. And now, someone has made a movie about it. Have a look at the one minute review of Spotlight.



One Minute Review: Spotlight from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Dec 2, 2015

Oct 30, 2015

Steve Jobs

Danny Boyle, Aaron Sorkin, Michael Fassbender, and Kate Winslet turn their considerable talents to telling the story of Steve Jobs. Was it iPhone genius, or Newton failure? Find out!



One Minute Review: Steve Jobs from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Oct 21, 2015

Bridge of Spies



The One Minute Review is back, for real, crossing the Bridge of Spies. Spielberg + Hanks = ?  Find out.

Apr 27, 2015

Ex Machina

Is Thomas sentient, or does the One Minute Review only make him appear sentient? Only one way to find out! Watch the One Minute Review of the new sci-fi thriller Ex Machina.


One Minute Review: Ex Machina from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Apr 15, 2015

Apr 14, 2015

Woman in Gold

Helen Mirren I love, Ryan Reynolds I don't. Movies with Nazis and gold are awesome (Raiders of the Lost Ark), movies with Nazis and art are not (Monuments Men). Which way will this one go?



One Minute Review: Woman in Gold from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Apr 12, 2015

Chappie

This is the One Minute Review of Neill Blomkamp's Chappie. Rhymes with ... well, you'll see.


Feb 20, 2015

Best Short Films of The Year

The Oscars are upon us! Five short films are nominated for Best Short Film (Live Action), and another five are nominated for Best Short Film (animated). Thomas and his daughters have seen them all, and they give you this report.



one minute review: Oscar Nominated Shorts 2015 from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Feb 16, 2015

Oscar 2015: Best Picture Preview

This is the three-minute one-minute-review preview of all the films nominated for best picture this year. If you hear something you like, check out all the official reviews of all these films here at OneMinuteReview.com!



One Minute Review: Oscar 2015 from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Whiplash

That guy from the Farmers Insurance commercials is an abusive jazz instructor, and that kid can really play those drums. Should you see the movie I just described?


One Minute Review: Whiplash from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Feb 12, 2015

A Most Violent Year

The great Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac join the mob in ultra-violent 1981 New York. What could possibly go wrong?


A Most Violent Year from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Feb 11, 2015

The Theory of Everything

What is this movie? A heartwarming triumph of the human spirit? A standard biopic of a great genius? Something more? Find out now.



One Minute Review: The Theory of Everything from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

Feb 10, 2015

Birdman

Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Amy Ryan etc. make my second favorite film of the entire year, but a movie you may not really like.


Jan 16, 2015

Selma

This is the One Minute Review of Selma.


One Minute Review: Selma from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood directs Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller in the based-on-a-true-story tale of America's deadliest sniper.


One Minute Review: American Sniper from Thomas McKenzie on Vimeo.