Aaron Cutler

Aaron Cutler

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Publications:
Film Comment Magazine , House Next Door , Slant Magazine , The Cinema Source
Total Reviews:
118

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
100% Gebo And The Shadow (2014) " Gebo and the Shadow is a film about concrete, hard, and material things, as well as one about illusions. Its dramatic elements are simple." — Village Voice
Posted May 27, 2014
—— Sakura namiki no mankai no shita ni (Cold Bloom) (2014) " Uses sensitive melodrama to convey the emotional weight of a nationwide rebuilding effort." — Village Voice
Posted May 13, 2014
92% The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (Othello) (1952) " Othello joins a gallery of ... Welles protagonists such as ... Kane and Macbeth, whose desire to believe themselves masters of their domains lead ... to solitary tragic fates. " — Film Comment Magazine
Posted May 12, 2014
—— La demora " Plá's film captures both people alone and apart at night in the city, each lost without the other." — Village Voice
Posted May 6, 2014
79% Queen Margot (La Reine Margot) (1994) " Though Queen Margot's sound, sets, costumes, and camerawork collectively stun, Chéreau prioritized his actors, and he gave his ensemble ample freedom to perform." — Village Voice
Posted May 6, 2014
94% Ida (2014) " Rendered compellingly in black-and-white." — Village Voice
Posted Apr 29, 2014
90% Big Joy (2014) " Even at its most on-the-nose, Big Joy serves the greater good of introducing viewers to its subject, whose voice rings clear throughout." — Village Voice
Posted Mar 18, 2014
100% Brothers Hypnotic (2014) " We see Phil's sons honoring him while going their own ways in a years-long effort to find the right pitch." — Village Voice
Posted Mar 18, 2014
—— Die Stadt ohne Juden (The City Without Jews) " The friction between the fantasy [the film] presents and the reality of the fate of Vienna's Jewish citizens is what potentially gives the work its greatest interest today." — Film Comment Magazine
Posted Feb 25, 2014
83% Je T'Aime, Je T'Aime (1968) " It is a tragedy of human existence to be helplessly aware of time's passing, and to lose time during the act of longing for it. Something in this is also funny." — Village Voice
Posted Feb 11, 2014
57% The Tightrope (2014) " Brook offers himself as a teacher whose goal is to help his students discover brief, ephemeral moments of bliss." — Village Voice
Posted Jan 28, 2014
82% The New Rijksmuseum (Parts 1 and 2) (2013) " The artworks appear in quick glimpses, mainly in storage, with many on the way toward their own restoration." — Village Voice
Posted Dec 17, 2013
93% Night Across the Street (2013) " Past, present, and future, and illusion and reality, dissolve as the film's scenes line up like marbles, all of equal weight and value." — Film Comment Magazine
Posted Nov 5, 2013
75% Antoine et Antoinette (2013) " Becker valued what he called "dead time," the little moments in life when nothing seems to be happening and in which people reveal themselves most fully." — Village Voice
Posted Sep 24, 2013
—— Price Of Gold (2013) " The still photos often catch in-process workers regarding the camera, their faces filled with haunting poetry, as though existing both within a specific moment and somehow outside of time." — Village Voice
Posted Sep 17, 2013
92% Le Joli Mai (1963) " Documents on-the-street talks with a wide variety of Paris residents." — Village Voice
Posted Sep 10, 2013
89% Russian Ark (2002) " The movie's smooth voyage comes to seem like a dream play, suspended painlessly in time." — Village Voice
Posted Sep 3, 2013
—— The Last Christeros (2013) " A war film consumed with waiting." — Village Voice
Posted Aug 27, 2013
—— El estudiante (The Student) (2013) " The film's great force initially disguises how an electoral movement's cries for liberty are called to win followers." — Village Voice
Posted Aug 20, 2013
—— Jajouka, quelque chose de bon vient vers toi " The artists prove a motif rather than a resting point, with the film circling around them, then breaking away for further visions." — Village Voice
Posted Aug 7, 2013
88% The Gardener (2013) " Delicately works to see how beautiful the world can look when people embrace each other's differences." — Village Voice
Posted Aug 7, 2013
64% The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear (2013) " A film less regional than universal in its presentation of the human urge to reshape oneself with others' help." — Village Voice
Posted Aug 7, 2013
97% Intolerance (1916) " Intolerance looks both backward and forward. The strong exploit the weak, it cries, and all governments throughout history are evil." — Village Voice
Posted Jul 30, 2013
83% The Shine of Day (2013) " Overflows with communion between friends and family members, of both sexes and all ages, ranging from comfortable to joyful." — Village Voice
Posted Jul 10, 2013
70% Student (2013) " Darezhan Omirbaev's sixth feature-whose unnamed, largely quiet protagonist lives in a poor area of Almaty, Kazakhstan-is a pedagogical film." — Village Voice
Posted May 28, 2013
80% Out-Takes From The Life Of A Happy Man (2013) " Though they capture the past, these preserved images exist to please whoever receives them in the present." — Village Voice
Posted Apr 23, 2013
30% The Tempest (2010) Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 22, 2013
60% I Am Not A Hipster (2013) " The title accurately reflects Brook's constant self-involved, self-protective pose, but both he and the film tightly focused on him would have so much more fun if they just pulled back a little, looked around, and reached out." — Village Voice
Posted Jan 9, 2013
—— Living Skin House Next Door
Posted Feb 23, 2012
38% The Pornographer (1999) House Next Door
Posted Feb 11, 2012
—— Las Olas House Next Door
Posted Feb 11, 2012
—— Che, Un Hombre Nuevo House Next Door
Posted Dec 30, 2011
—— Sleepless Nights Stories (2011) House Next Door
Posted Dec 30, 2011
88% Breathing (2012) House Next Door
Posted Nov 17, 2011
—— Cabra Marcado Para Morrer (Twenty Years Later) (1985) House Next Door
Posted Nov 17, 2011
90% Historias que so existem quando lembradas (Found Memories) (2012) " Júlia Murat's debut feature unfolds in a small fictional town in the Brazilian forest region of Paraiba, and uses the wide screen to show as much nature as possible." — House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
100% The Leopard (1963) " The past is being borne ceaselessly into the future in this movie. " — House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
78% Tales of the Night (2012) " You sense that the film could stop and start at any point, but though the repeated act of storytelling grows tiresome, the film's images never bore." — House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
78% Hors Satan (2013) House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
—— Breathing Room House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
—— Carnaval Atlântida (1952) House Next Door
Posted Nov 1, 2011
93% Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2012) " You can probably guess that Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is schematic, but it's also stunning." — House Next Door
Posted Oct 29, 2011
—— V subbotu (Innocent Saturday) " A mainly outdoors movie whose calm, pleasant color tones helps one to focus on the characters." — House Next Door
Posted Oct 29, 2011
100% This Is Not a Film (2003) " Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb's meta-documentary calls attention to its making from its very beginning." — House Next Door
Posted Oct 29, 2011
—— Hanezu no tsuki (2011) " My initial impression of Hanezu was of a glimpse of the life of a region, in which humans appear and disappear over time while the rest of nature moves on." — House Next Door
Posted Oct 29, 2011
97% The Kid with a Bike (2012) " Throughout the whirlwind of motion that adds up to a young boy's journey, each detail and gesture still resonates." — House Next Door
Posted Oct 25, 2011
94% The Day He Arrives (2012) " Hong shows people at their loneliest; they're pathetic, but also sweet. " — House Next Door
Posted Oct 25, 2011
—— Une belle fille comme moi (A Gorgeous Bird Like Me)(Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me) (1978) Not Coming to a Theater Near You
Posted Oct 14, 2011
90% Seconds (1966) Not Coming to a Theater Near You
Posted Oct 14, 2011
73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) Not Coming to a Theater Near You
Posted Oct 14, 2011
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