Carmen Gray

Carmen Gray

Agrees with the Tomatometer 88% of the time.

Carmen Gray's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Total Film

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 No Score Yet Call Girl (2007) "Marcimain hooks us with a meticulous recreation of '70s disco-era Sweden's seamier side, aided by hard-edged yet brittle turns from his talented young leads. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Aug 12, 2013
1/5 14% Suspension Of Disbelief "Figgis aims for an intellectual, erotic thriller, but what we get is wooden, pretentious and clichéd. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jul 30, 2013
3/5 76% The Wall (2013) "The story is slow-paced and eventless but the cinematography makes the most of the landscape, while voiceover diary readings give us access to her thoughts. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jul 3, 2013
No Score Yet Echolot Screen International
Posted May 2, 2013
2/5 27% Life Just Is "Pretensions toward Scandinavian arthouse territory (one character reads existential philosophy and is tormented by visions of St Francis) sit awkwardly. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Nov 30, 2012
3/5 64% Great Expectations (2013) "It's all very Tim Burton - but eccentric Victoriana is a fitting spin on a familiar tale. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 29, 2012
4/5 98% Call Me Kuchu (2013) "A timely, gut-wrenching but ultimately hopeful work. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Oct 29, 2012
3/5 50% Pusher (2012) "Gets plenty right but lacks the hard-hitting vibe of the cult original, or a fresh take on gangster-pic London. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Sep 28, 2012
4/5 94% Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel (2012) "With whimsy and wit to match the woman herself, this documentary transcends stereotype to celebrate a complex, vibrant and influential figure. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 20, 2012
3/5 94% Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel (2012) "A fashion world Who's Who offer accolades, while Vreeland's vulnerabilities are revealed in interviews telling how, ridiculed by her socialite mother as ugly, she invented herself on her own terms. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Sep 10, 2012
4/5 70% Keyhole (2012) "Though self-referential to a fault, the deadpan humour, frayed logic and monochrome dazzle cast their own richly peculiar spell. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Sep 3, 2012
4/5 87% Tabu (2012) "This blend of tongue-in-cheek exoticism and desire so strong it makes crocodiles melancholic amply rewards your patience. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Aug 28, 2012
4/5 100% Nostalgia for the Light (2011) "Sticking in the mind, Nostalgia for the Light leaves much food for thought on life's important questions. " ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 12, 2012
2/5 43% 7 Days in Havana "Despite an impressive roll-call of talent, this seven-tale Cuba-set anthology never strays far from touristy clichés. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jun 29, 2012
4/5 80% We Are Poets "We root for these hugely likeable young artists as they develop impressive voices for their anguish and ideals, and share in their suspense as the big day arrives. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jun 28, 2012
3/5 63% The Source (La source des femmes) "The mix of female empowerment and Middle eastern colour is kept just on the right side of schmaltzy by firecracker turns from Leïla Bekhti as the headstrong strike-leader and Biyouna as a formidable widower. " ‐ Total Film
Posted May 30, 2012
4/5 99% Bill Cunningham New York (2011) "A doc that'll make more than just fashionistas smile. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Mar 5, 2012
2/5 21% Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (2011) "This rich weave of eras looks pretty, but plays to an exoticised vision of old-world China, even as it demystifies the excruciating custom of foot-binding. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Nov 3, 2011
3/5 35% Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (2012) "This documentary seeks out bestie Liza Minnelli and others to unearth the man behind the lifestyle. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Sep 19, 2011
4/5 100% Poetry (2011) "Devoid of the ultra-violence so often associated with Korean cinema, Poetry is quiet and unhurried, making its portrait of social bleakness all the more impactful. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jul 27, 2011
3/5 90% One Life (2013) "This BBC Earth animal-behaviour doco catches the sheer jaw-dropping mentalness of the creature kingdom round the globe. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jul 13, 2011
2/5 40% Life Goes On (2010) "Holds back no sentimental flourishes in its portrayal of the emotionally fraught relationships of an Indian doctor's family. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Mar 9, 2011
3/5 80% Carmen 3d (2011) "Footage of a packed Royal Opera House puts us right inside the theatre experience from the minute our 3D glasses are on, complete with an intermission for champers-quaffing. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Mar 7, 2011
3/5 80% His & Hers "Wardrop's charming but bland doc opens with the proverb: "A man loves his girlfriend the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." " ‐ Total Film
Posted Mar 3, 2011
3/5 64% Two in the Wave (Deux de la Vague) (2010) "Laurent probes the pair's stylistic and political differences and their friendship's collapse by letter exchange... " ‐ Total Film
Posted Feb 7, 2011
4/5 73% Men on the Bridge "An insightful, understated social portrait from Turkish director Asli Özge - which, in its use of real stories and mostly non-professional actors, verges on documentary. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Jan 20, 2011
2/5 79% Robinson in Ruins (2012) "There are moments of real absurdist humour, but Vanessa Redgrave's droning narration over endless shots of flowers makes it feel like a combo of recent radio news and a nature-themed screensaver. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Nov 17, 2010
4/5 79% Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (2011) "A 35-hectare derelict silk factory turned artist's studio in the south of France is the otherworldly setting for Sophie Fiennes' immersive doc. " ‐ Total Film
Posted Oct 14, 2010
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