Cathleen Roundtree

Cathleen Roundtree

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

Publications:
Boxoffice Magazine
Total Reviews:
28

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 28 of 28
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 87% Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch) (2009) " This may be a small gem of a film but it tackles a vast, too often ignored, subject. Mid-August Lunchportrays and embraces the theme of the inevitable-and natural-passage of time with grace, dignity and humor." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 16, 2010
4/5 —— DeUsynlige (Troubled Water) (2008) " Skilled direction, limpid cinematography and near-flawless acting." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 12, 2010
3/5 59% Walt & El Grupo (2008) " Provides a framing device for the Disney creative process as well as the issue of the place of art in geo-politics." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 11, 2009
3/5 58% Art & Copy (2009) " Art & Copy possesses enough classy artistry, hip invention, and big-idea philosophy to launch itself into the documentary stratosphere--where it belongs." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2009
3.5/5 100% Aruitemo Aruitemo (Still Walking) (2008) " Hirokazu Kore-Eda's latest effort, further entrenches my belief he should be considered one of Japan's living treasures." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2009
4/5 74% Cold Souls (2009) " Barthe's potential as an imaginative and intellectual writer and a director with a distinctive visual style displays more than promise in Cold Souls, her debut feature, it exhibits a self-assurance and a brilliance and should not be missed." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2009
3/5 80% Eid milad Laila (Laila's Birthday) (2008) " The film's comic tone and biting dialogue tempers the awareness that these vignettes symbolize deeper and more dangerous issues." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 29, 2009
3/5 97% Burma VJ: Reporter i et Lukket Land (Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country) (2008) " Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country reignites the gut-wrenching ethos of early cinema verite as it reaffirms the power of "film truth" and the imperative for freedom of speech as a fundamental human right." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 8, 2009
4/5 88% Forbidden Lie$ (Forbidden Lies) (2007) " Forbidden Lie$, a Möbius strip of a documentary, weaves in and out of its protagonist's story to the point of exhaustion -- but the ride is thrilling and intermittently jaw-dropping." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 3, 2009
3/5 78% Dai-Nipponjin (Big Man Japan) (2009) " Surpasses any mockumentary you've ever seen." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2009
3.5/5 64% Adam (2009) " This credible and moving portrayal of a man with Asperger's Syndrome, whose passion for science and his love for a woman help him in his struggle to achieve a meaningful relationship, should find an appreciative audience." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 28, 2009
4/5 94% An Education (2009) " The fact that Jenny's flowering, her coming-of-age journey, serves as a metaphor for the times, adds another layer of richness to a peak cinematic experience." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 27, 2009
4/5 —— Sergio " As tragic as his death was, the film celebrates the indomitable spirit, dignity and resilience of Sergio Vieira de Mello." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
3/5 —— Reporter (2009) " Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning [Nicholas] Krystof is the perfect subject for a bio-doc and Eric Metzger's Reporter provides a means for observing this incomparable humanitarian in action." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
4/5 —— Thriller in Manila (2008) " Perhaps Thriller in Manila will set the record straight." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
4/5 95% Mary and Max (2009) " Mary and Max answers affirmatively, and quite genuinely, the question: Is there someone for everyone?" — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 16, 2009
4/5 67% The Dust of Time (2008) " An engagingly philosophic approach to a mundane topic." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2008
3/5 87% Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes) (2007) " Bridging many genres, Timecrimes will score high among sci-fi, horror and thriller fans, as well as the arthouse set." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2008
4/5 94% Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008) " Dear Zachary will break your heart -- but don't even consider missing it." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 31, 2008
2/5 74% La Fille Coupée en Deux (The Girl Cut in Two) (A Girl Cut in Two) (2008) " In the end, we care little about any of the primary characters or what happens to them." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 18, 2008
4/5 94% Secrecy (2008) " This exceedingly "fair and balanced" (in the true meaning of the phrase), densely layered scrutiny of the nation's "disappeared" knowledge warrants viewing--even repeated viewing." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2008
4/5 81% I Served the King of England (2008) " This splendid late-career offering emanates fairytale enchantment with touches of magic realism." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 29, 2008
3/5 86% Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson (2008) " Doctor's orders: "Buy the ticket, take the ride" with Gonzo." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 7, 2008
2.5/5 69% The Wackness (2008) " There's still space for future indie coming-of-age stories on the order of Brick, The Graduate and Garden State, but The Wackness isn't one of them." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 7, 2008
2.5/5 49% La Terza Madre (Mother of Tears: The Third Mother) (2007) " This long-awaited final offering about the apocalyptic second sacking of Rome by an unholy pack of demons gets lost in the back alleys of '70s-era Italian horror films and unconvincing Cinecittà Studio sets." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 6, 2008
5/5 96% Up the Yangtze (2007) " Should not be missed." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 25, 2008
4/5 90% Still Life (Sanxia Haoren) (2006) " Nothing much happens in Still Life, its atmosphere is everything. The characters, like the half-flooded town itself, linger between the past and an unknown future." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 19, 2007
3/5 84% Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2008) " Glass acts as a tuning fork that calibrates the significance of a compelling 20th century composer who is still going strong into the 21st." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 6, 2007
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