Fernando F. Croce

Fernando F. Croce

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Fernando F. Croce's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Devil's Doorway (2003) "Mann in his first western is a good two decades ahead of the game " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 31, 2015
89% The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) "A case of tangible metamorphosis and spiritual expansion, a unique Jack Arnold mastery " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 29, 2015
100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men) (1957) "Lumet in his first film records it as a meticulous laboratory experiment, a clammy orchestra " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 26, 2015
100% The Naked Spur (1953) "A plein air chamber piece and a masterwork of location shooting " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 23, 2015
87% The Conqueror Worm (Witchfinder General) (2000) "A legitimately beastly vision " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 20, 2015
80% Scanners (1981) "Cronenberg's deadpan techno-thriller lampoon " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 13, 2015
100% Hiroshima Mon Amour (Hiroshima, My Love) (1959) "A most chic Guernica, sumptuously abstract and visceral " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 9, 2015
100% Shadows (1959) "An impressionistic whirl worth a thousand fumbled words " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Aug 1, 2015
100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959) "Childhood's frustrations for Truffaut are never far from its lilting delights " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 31, 2015
94% Der Blaue Engel (The Blue Angel) (1930) "The walrus and the mink, a Germanic love story " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 26, 2015
96% Double Indemnity (1944) "Variations and tributes can't blunt the sting of Wilder's acidic noir benchmark " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 14, 2015
93% My Life to Live (It's My Life) (Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux) (1962) "At once severe and incandescent, rigorously distanced yet close enough to touch the lenses " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 12, 2015
83% Chinese Roulette "Fassbinder's grinning, glittering comedy. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 6, 2015
83% Stromboli (1950) "A pivotal bedrock formation in cinema and no mistake " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jul 4, 2015
96% The Thief of Bagdad (1924) "One marvel after another " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 24, 2015
100% The Big Day (Jour De Fete) (1952) "Wistful coziness and meticulous experimentation already comprise the captivating aesthetic in Tati's feature debut " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 22, 2015
92% Little Women (1933) "Translucent portrait of the artist as tomboy " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 21, 2015
100% Sciuscià (Shoe Shine) (Shoe-Shine) (1946) "De Sica's neorealist Oliver Twist " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 18, 2015
86% The Set-Up (1949) "Robert Wise's virtuosically squalid microcosm " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 16, 2015
83% Nazarin (1958) "A film of inner and outer wounds " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 14, 2015
100% The Maltese Falcon (1941) "John Huston's first whirlpool of seekers and patsies " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 7, 2015
No Score Yet Decision at Sundown (1957) "Less than 80 minutes but dozens of characterization brushstrokes " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 7, 2015
100% Nanook of the North (1922) "Flaherty's great achievement is not documentary objectivity but something else, a sort of reconstructed rawness that illuminates the human struggles and explorations on both sides of the lenses " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 6, 2015
89% Son of Paleface (1952) "Irresistible sagebrush jamboree " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 1, 2015
No Score Yet The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg(Old Heidelberg)(The Student Prince) (1928) "Lubitsch's most emotional silent " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jun 1, 2015
75% The Boy with Green Hair (1948) "Bracingly peculiar " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 27, 2015
100% Odd Man Out (1947) "Shadow and rain and snow blur in glistening corrosion for a very long Irish night " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 25, 2015
100% The Miracle Worker (1962) "An early yet central work for Arthur Penn " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 25, 2015
100% Street Scene (1931) "A theatrical snapshot that's also a heaving Vidor vision " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 24, 2015
89% Mad Max (1979) "No imitation can compete with the grindhouse jaggedness of Miller's original pursuit " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 17, 2015
71% The Offence (1973) "This unrelentingly somber policier inaugurates a newfound force in Lumet's work. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 12, 2015
100% Citizen Kane (1941) "The labyrinth is a central locus in the language of cinema, Welles presents himself as its Minotaur, giddy and somber " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 10, 2015
90% Planet of the Apes (1968) "Still beguiling " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 9, 2015
92% The Seventh Seal (Det Sjunde inseglet) (1957) "Bergman's most iconic expression of existential yoke " ‐ CinePassion
Posted May 3, 2015
100% Le Deuxième souffle (Second Breath) (1966) "Second breath, inexorable suffocation " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Apr 27, 2015
87% Black Sabbath (I Tre volti della paura) (The Three Faces of Fear) (The Three Faces of Terror) (1963) "An Italianate Kwaidan and no mistake " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Apr 20, 2015
100% La Terra trema (1948) "Luchino Visconti's epic account of peasant defiance inflamed and squelched, where to live in poverty is to drown on dry land " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Apr 17, 2015
97% La Strada (The Road) (1954) "Memories of Griffith, Vigo and Harry Langdon abound in Fellini's famed tragicommedia " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Apr 10, 2015
100% Rebels of the Neon God (2015) "This is a harsher, bleaker, more earthbound portrait than the director's subsequent works. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Apr 8, 2015
100% My Man Godfrey (1936) "Gregory La Cava's warm and giddy carousel, a raucous burlesque with a beautiful still center, a lighter and tarter savior fable than Capra's concurrent transmutations of the Gospels " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 29, 2015
97% Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) (1955) "Satyajit Ray's glowingly hardscrabble debut " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 22, 2015
88% La Signora Senza Camelie (1953) "An impeccable early scene has Antonioni defining mise-en-scène before your eyes -- a torrid kiss is rehearsed on a bed, the camera dollies in and the sketch becomes a fresco, with off-screen whispers acting as meta-reminders. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 16, 2015
82% Talk Radio (1988) "The voice-in-the-dark hysteria comes no less out of Stone, seizing the success d'estime transplant for the personal, even confessional, quandary of the anguished truth-teller in the end engulfed by the system. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 13, 2015
100% Rashômon (Rashomon) (In the Woods) (1951) "Akira Kurosawa's famous cosmic shrug " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 8, 2015
3/4 No Score Yet Empire of Passion (Ai no borei) (In the Realm of Passion) (1978) "Nagisa Oshima just can't win. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 5, 2015
96% The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) "The master class in piquant flash tends to Hollywood's warts like sumptuous flowers " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Mar 2, 2015
94% Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo (The Gospel According to St. Matthew) (1964) "At once primeval and immediate " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 27, 2015
75% Crash (2004) "The dramatic tidiness of Crash dovetails the soap operatic strands into a facile contemporary j'accuse without ever addressing how race plays into the ideologies that enforce an oppressive order. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 23, 2015
89% Foolish Wives (1922) "A masterwork of counterfeit characters " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 20, 2015
95% Claire's Knee (Le genou de Claire) (1971) " A constellation of flirtations, glances, smiles and fibs pulled together by Rohmer with an exquisite Lubitsch deadpan, his camera as warm as sunlight and cutting like a scalpel " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 15, 2015
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