This is the One Minute Review!

Father Thomas McKenzie reviews movies, TV shows, and more! 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. Looking for a movie to see, or a show to watch? Let the One Minute Review save you some time and money.

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.


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


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.