Boyd van Hoeij

Boyd van Hoeij

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Biography:
Boyd is the editor of european-films.net, a website about recent and upcoming European films, and a freelance arts and film writer based in Europe. He also contributes festival reviews to US trade paper Variety and to Variety Asia. Further credits include: kamera.co.uk, the website venice-days.com of the Venice Film Festival, Winq Magazine, Expreszo, Dim Sum Magazine, Cannes Market News and MovieScope. Boyd is also the correspondent for the Netherlands and Luxembourg for the European film portal cineuropa.org and the film critic for the Luxembourg monthly Rendez-Vous. Fluent in several languages, his articles have appeared in English, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Estonian and Chinese. He is a member of the Online Film Critics Society. Boyd is always on the look-out for new writing assignments, so drop him a line if you are a good --and possibly, rich-- editor in search of a film writer and have an interesting project that needs writing now.
Favorites:
If I told you that, I'd be out of work.
Publications:
bibloi.com , Cineuropa , european-films.net , Kamera.co.uk , Variety
Critics' Group:
Online Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
760
Total QuickRatings:
36

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 760
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
—— The Snitch Cartel (2013) " A snazzy, fast-paced pic that's nonetheless somewhat enslaved by the get-rich-quick and crime-doesn't-pay cliches that finally trip up the lowlife protags." — Variety
Posted Jan 29, 2013
—— Formentera Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— Antoki no inochi (Life Back Then) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— Der Müll im Garten Eden (Garbage in the Garden of Eden) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
38% Paris Manhattan (2013) " Scribe-helmer Sophie Lellouche borrows Allen's moves without displaying an ounce of his talent." — Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
50% Looking for Hortense (Cherchez Hortense) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— Kanenas (Nobody) Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2013
84% Leviathan (2013) " The pic contains several striking visuals that range from disturbing to beautiful." — Variety
Posted Dec 18, 2012
89% Consuming Spirits (2012) " This labor of love from do-it-all animator Chris Sullivan has the same rough-edged, cantankerous charms as the characters that populate it." — Variety
Posted Dec 12, 2012
79% Any Day Now (2012) " Acting from beneath the least flattering haircut this side of the Bee Gees, Cumming delivers what is possibly his best performance to date." — Variety
Posted Nov 27, 2012
33% A Perfect Plan (Un plan parfait) " The couple's chemistry is persuasive, especially in the crucial second half, and Chaumeil again demonstrates a keen eye for balancing character and situational comedy against a glamorous backdrop." — Variety
Posted Nov 5, 2012
80% Dark Blood (1993) " Phoenix exerts a suitably charismatic and commanding air in his final role, making Boy a complex, fully mature character." — Variety
Posted Oct 22, 2012
80% The Other Son (2012) " An adequate if never surprising effort from French helmer Lorraine Levy." — Variety
Posted Oct 22, 2012
90% The Well-Digger's Daughter (2012) " The humanist spirit of Gallic novelist-director Marcel Pagnol is alive and well in the old-fashionedly sincere The Well-Digger's Daughter." — Variety
Posted Jul 16, 2012
12% The Spy Next Door (2010) Variety
Posted Jul 13, 2012
73% The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) " A mostly slick, entertaining and emotionally involving recombination of fresh and familiar elements." — Variety
Posted Jun 21, 2012
—— Fogo Variety
Posted Jun 1, 2012
—— Sur la piste du Marsupilami (HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami) Variety
Posted May 30, 2012
—— Adieu Berthe, l'enterrement de mémé Variety
Posted May 24, 2012
93% The Hunt (2013) " Known for his often icy and violent characters, Mikkelsen impresses here as a warm-hearted man who finds himself caught up in a situation way beyond his control." — Variety
Posted May 22, 2012
—— Au Galop Variety
Posted May 22, 2012
83% Aliyah (2013) Variety
Posted May 22, 2012
0% Confession of a Child of the Century Variety
Posted May 22, 2012
29% Girl In Progress (2012) " The lack of connective tissue and more explicitly drawn parallels between the storylines drags the pic down to the level of a basic TV series." — Variety
Posted May 10, 2012
—— Bye Bye Blondie Variety
Posted Apr 12, 2012
9% ATM (2012) Variety
Posted Apr 12, 2012
13% My Way (2011) Variety
Posted Mar 30, 2012
73% Harvest (2011) Variety
Posted Mar 30, 2012
—— Zarafa Variety
Posted Mar 27, 2012
89% You Will Be My Son (2013) " A classy, full-bodied family drama from Gallic scribe-helmer Gilles Legrand." — Variety
Posted Mar 22, 2012
—— El campo (In the Open) Variety
Posted Mar 22, 2012
33% The Players (2014) Variety
Posted Mar 13, 2012
—— Die vierte Macht (The Fourth State) Variety
Posted Mar 7, 2012
—— The Dark Side Of Chocolate Variety
Posted Mar 7, 2012
89% Our School (2013) " Shot on video, the film showcases the stunted development of its protagonists and of a country that seems not entirely ready to let its preconceived ideas about the Roma go." — Cineuropa
Posted Mar 5, 2012
—— Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (R.W.W.M.) (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
41% Special Treatment (2011) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Wit licht (2008) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— At Ellen's Age (im Alter Von Ellen) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
57% Corvette Summer (1978) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Louise Wimmer Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
67% 17 Girls (2012) " Impressively, the rookie scribe-helmers' sense of equilibrium is unerring and also surprisingly subtle." — Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Swansong: Story Of Occi Byrne Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
80% Attenberg (2012) " Attenberg remains a captivating and vaguely disturbing experience throughout." — Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Upperdog (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Dawson Isla 10 (2009) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Imani Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Melodrama Habibi (Une chanson dans la tête) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Deaf Jam Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
—— Varese: The One All Alone Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
80% Jean Gentil (2012) Variety
Posted Feb 23, 2012
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