Chris Wiegand

Chris Wiegand

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Publications:
Boxoffice Magazine , Film Threat
Total Reviews:
80

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
2.5/5 62% Dans Paris (Inside Paris) (2007) " The film becomes overcrowded with its irreverent touches and eccentric interludes, which increasingly feel strained and awkward." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 10, 2007
3/5 71% Lundi matin (Monday Morning) (2002) " Such quirky characters and humorous observations give this slight diversion plenty of precious moments." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 18, 2005
4/5 83% The Warrior (2005) " Kapadia constantly proves himself to be a director with not only an astonishingly rich visual imagination but also a strong sense of narrative, intelligently integrating a handful of flashbacks." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 13, 2005
3/5 95% Hero (2004) " Hero's thrilling mixture of the audacious and the exquisite offers the viewer a myriad of treats." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 3, 2004
4/5 87% Noi the Albino (Nói albínói) (2003) " This crowd-pleasing tale of growing pains is a work of undeniable charm and unexpected gravity, endowed with an offbeat sense of humor that will appeal to fans of Jim Jarmusch and Aki Kaurismaki." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 18, 2004
2.5/5 47% Everybody Says I'm Fine! (2007) " An uneven oddity." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 16, 2004
4.5/5 93% Knafayim Shvurot (Broken Wings) (2002) " A wise and sensitive piece of filmmaking that heralds the arrival of a major new talent." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 18, 2004
3/5 63% Time of the Wolf (2004) " An unspeakably timely exercise in despair; an experience that leaves you feeling as exposed, as exhausted and as raw as its central characters." — Film Threat
Posted Oct 22, 2003
—— Every Day God Kisses Us on the Mouth Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 22, 2003
3/5 86% Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002) " This considerable first collection features a stellar line-up of international directors yet offers little star appeal." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 7, 2003
—— Czesc Tereska (Hi Tessa) (2001) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 30, 2003
3.5/5 89% In This World (2003) " Feels both authoritative and authentic." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 20, 2003
3/5 63% Cabin Fever (2002) " Brisk and efficient homage to the 1970s horror cycle." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2003
—— Songs For Cassavetes (2001) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 14, 2003
—— This Is Not a Love Song (2002) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 24, 2003
4/5 50% The Heart of Me (2003) " A class act through and through." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 27, 2003
80% Looking for Leonard Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 27, 2003
71% Soft for Digging (2005) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 27, 2003
80% Live Forever (Live Forever: The Rise and Fall of Brit Pop) (2003) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 27, 2003
4/5 96% Raising Victor Vargas (2003) " A picture that clearly comes straight from the heart, it reminds you of the screen's potential to accurately reflect everyday life and genuinely move the viewer." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 10, 2003
56% Devil's Playground (2002) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 27, 2003
3.5/5 77% Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2005) " Beautifully shot, delicately scored and powered by a set of heartfelt performances, it's a lyrical endeavour." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 31, 2002
4/5 88% Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) " With Rabbit-Proof Fence, Noyce has tailored an epic tale into a lean, economical movie." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3.5/5 70% Sex Is Comedy (2004) " The real revelation in this endlessly engaging feature is the ever-present Parillaud, who dominates the picture like her character dominates the set." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3.5/5 87% Ten (2003) " An unconventional and remarkably moving chamber piece." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3/5 72% Intacto (2002) " Saved by Fresnadillo's visual virtuosity." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3/5 84% Morvern Callar (2002) " Ramsay succeeds primarily with her typical blend of unsettling atmospherics, delivering a series of abrasive, stylized sequences that burn themselves upon the viewer's memory." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3/5 57% The Guru (2002) " There's much to relish here, including a raft of deft supporting performances." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3/5 81% How to Draw a Bunny (2004) " Engaging portrait of the elusive and reclusive artist Ray Johnson." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
2.5/5 51% Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2003) " While Meadows strives to ape the epic breadth of the genre and sets up a classic dramatic conflict, his film falters from too many of the kind of formulaic gags that would fit more happily on the small screen." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2002
3/5 67% The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) " In this genre-bending celebration of family values, Miike delivers an imaginative and deliciously delirious mixture of jet black humor and schlock horror." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 27, 2002
3/5 83% Real Women Have Curves (2002) " Cardoso breathes new life into a familiar premise with this charming and sensitive crowd pleaser." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 14, 2002
4/5 96% Time Out (L' Emploi du temps) (2001) " As a director, Cantet has built on the foundation of Human Resources and continues to prove himself a master of the small, often ironic, detail." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 9, 2002
3/5 71% Sex and Lucia (Lucía y el sexo) (2002) " Vega and Ulloa give strong performances as the leading lovers and there are some strong supporting turns, particularly from Najwa Nimri." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 2, 2002
—— The Beaver Trilogy (2001) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 13, 2002
67% Strictly Sinatra (2002) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 12, 2002
3/5 61% The Bank (2002) " Wenham is quietly charismatic as the increasingly mysterious protagonist, while LaPaglia enjoys the lion's share of the best lines as the Gordon Gekko-esque mercenary." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
71% There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
—— Deep In The Woods (Promenons-nous dans les bois) (2001) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
—— Some Voices (2000) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
3/5 33% Secret Society (2001) " The comic performances are all spot on, especially Lee Ross's turn as Ken." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
2.5/5 —— Caesar's Park " [This] slow-moving and meditative documentary is strangely intriguing, yet ultimately fails to satisfy." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
—— Hotel Splendide (2000) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
2.5/5 75% Secretary (2002) " Despite powerful performances from its main stars, Secretary falls short of its ambitious aims, struggling to find a fitting end for its intriguing and original premise." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
94% Dark Days (2000) " Shot in black and white, Marc Singer's compassionate film introduces the audience to the tunnel's many inhabitants." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
3.5/5 97% Human Resources (Ressources humaines) (1999) " A painfully astute tale, intelligently directed and co-scripted by Cantet, who has clearly researched his subject material in great detail." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
3/5 83% Lakeboat (2000) " For the most part a lot of fun, with some fine performances from a mature cast." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
67% Gohatto (Taboo) (2000) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2002
3/5 77% Quitting (2002) " A compelling tale of obsession and addiction." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 8, 2002
2.5/5 41% Night At The Golden Eagle (2002) " Rifkin's references are ... impeccable throughout." — Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 8, 2002
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