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
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
100% Violence at Noon (1966) "The audacity of the style seeps into the story's tabloid luridness. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 7, 2015
100% Zangiku monogatari (The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums) (1979) "Magnificent " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Feb 2, 2015
No Score Yet Sleep, My Love (1947) "A blueprint of infidelity and manipulation shot by Douglas Sirk with tons of baleful wit " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jan 30, 2015
100% Salvatore Giuliano (1962) "The political and personal forces at play are raw, the scrutiny is analytical " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Jan 26, 2015
100% Stroszek (1977) "One surreal view after another, a sustained captivation " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Dec 29, 2014
No Score Yet American Madness (1932) " A forceful tale for the New Deal just around the corner " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Dec 26, 2014
90% Pickup on South Street (1953) "Cold War anxiety merely heightens the already-combustible fabric of everyday America in Samuel Fuller's two-fisted masterpiece " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Dec 22, 2014
87% Howl's Moving Castle (2005) "I've only recently started scratching the surface of Japanese animé as an art form, an acquired taste still, but it is works of full wonder and beauty like this one that keep pushing me into acquiring it. " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Dec 8, 2014
100% And Life Goes On (Zendegi va digar hich) (Life, and Nothing More) (1996) "Lambent and spacious meta-comedy " ‐ CinePassion
Posted Dec 8, 2014
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