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Jordan Mintzer

Jordan Mintzer

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Jordan Mintzer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Hollywood Reporter, Variety

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Five "A lively and often rather funny affair, dishing out oodles of sex, drugs and hip-hop, with plenty of below-the-belt humor a l'americaine. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 1, 2016
No Score Yet The Wild Life (2016) "An impressively made if highly juvenile version of a literary classic. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 31, 2016
No Score Yet Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur) (2016) "Gripping if not altogether satisfying. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 29, 2016
96% The Measure of a Man (La loi du marché) (2016) "Teaming up once again for a film that leaves many things unsaid while saying a whole lot, director Stephane Brize and star Vincent Lindon offer up an impressive foray into social drama. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 28, 2016
95% Marguerite (2016) "Xavier Giannoli offers up an amusingly entertaining portrait of fortune, infamy and severe melodic dysfunction in the polished French period dramedy, Marguerite. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 8, 2016
12% The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) "More like redundant. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 6, 2016
95% Cemetery of Splendor (2016) "It's a vision that can make his movies, and especially this one, seem both inscrutable and strangely gratifying, and the experience of watching it is like dreaming with your eyes wide open. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 29, 2016
46% Tricked (Steekspel) (2016) "In the end, the fruit of all these labors seems hardly different from what could have been drafted by a few paid scribes, although Tricked does contain more plot twists than the usual hour-long narrative. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 23, 2016
57% A Month Of Sundays "This modest, warmhearted character study is carried by a solid lead performance from Anthony LaPaglia, who plays a man unable to express his feelings through anything but underhanded snark. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 17, 2016
No Score Yet Shepherds and Butchers "The film mostly preaches to the converted, even if it reveals with historical gravity how capital punishment was another way that apartheid severely discriminated against South Africa's black population. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 14, 2016
100% Things to Come (L'avenir) "An emotionally observant character study. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 14, 2016
79% Bad Hurt (2016) "An explosive family drama whose intense performances can't always compensate for such a heavy-handed scenario, Bad Hurt nonetheless marks a promising directorial debut from playwright Mark Kemble. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 9, 2016
86% The Club (El Club) (2016) "It's a surprising and often thought-provoking effort from a filmmaker who has never chosen to take the simple path, confirming Larrain as one of the more genuine talents working in cinema today. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 3, 2016
43% Jane Got a Gun (2016) "It's hard not to watch the somber Jane without thinking that this is one of those cases where the making-of could be better - and definitely more fun - than the final product. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 26, 2016
98% Phoenix (2015) "Both a powerful allegory for post-war regeneration and a rich Hitchcockian tale of mistaken identity. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 14, 2015
93% The Treasure (2016) "Treasure still confirms Porumboiu's status as one of the more fascinating minds working in cinema today. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 9, 2015
90% 600 Miles "600 Miles doesn't generate the level of nail-biting suspense one expects here, languishing in lengthy driving scenes and other bits of mundane storytelling. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 9, 2015
100% Of Men And War (2015) "The horrors of the battlefield come home to roost in ways that are both riveting and deeply disturbing in Of Men and War, a remarkable chronicle of Iraq War veterans suffering from the devastating effects of PTSD. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 5, 2015
99% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) "A visually mesmerizing exploration of man, nature and the destructive powers of colonialism. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 21, 2015
No Score Yet We Did It on a Song (Chante ton bac d'abord) "We Did It on a Song deserves extra credit for trying to pull off something new. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 25, 2015
16% The Girl In The Photographs (2016) "The Girl in the Photographs marks an amusingly gory sophomore effort from writer-director Nick Simon. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 15, 2015
25% Colonia (2016) "This questionable historical thriller is a dictatorship of poor filmmaking. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 14, 2015
76% Trumbo (2015) "What makes the movie work are the lively performances, both from the supporting cast and from Cranston ... " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 13, 2015
50% Demolition (2016) "Offbeat, exuberant and occasionally quite hilarious. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 11, 2015
100% Elle L'adore (2015) "The price of fame and the cost of fandom come crashing together in some amusingly suspenseful ways in Elle l'adore, the debut feature from French actress-turned-director Jeanne Herry. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 31, 2015
23% An Eye for Beauty (Le règne de la beauté) "Quebecois auteur Denys Arcand shows that he still has An Eye for Beauty in his latest dramatic feature, but he doesn't have much of a knack for storytelling in this extremely benign tale. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 27, 2015
100% Land And Shade (La Tierra Y La Sombra) "A film that's a pleasure to watch but not always one to follow. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 27, 2015
67% Le Beau Monde "It's a familiar story that's handled with delicacy in places, yet lacks some much-needed intensity. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 3, 2015
71% The Kindergarten Teacher (Haganenet) (2015) "Writer-director Nadav Lapid not only makes this rich and rather strange tale convincing on screen, but he does so with the aesthetic prowess of a first-class auteur. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 27, 2015
81% Standing Tall (La Tête Haute) (2016) "A gritty and compassionate look at an adolescence riddled by violence, punishment and the idea that rehabilitation is a long way off, but not entirely out of the question. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 20, 2015
97% April and the Extraordinary World (Avril et le monde truqué) (2016) "A surreal sci-fi period piece that reimagines mid-20th century Paris as a smog-filled, steam-powered Napoleonic empire whose future lies in the hands of an orphaned young woman. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 8, 2015
75% Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2015) "A darkly comic, socially potent portrait of a Paris hospital as seen through the eyes of a young intern making his very first rounds. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 17, 2015
No Score Yet The Rendez-vous of Deja Vu "An irreverent and inventive feature debut from Antonin Peretjatko, The Rendezvous of Deja vu (La Fille du 14 Juillet) is a freeform throwback to the fast and funny New Wave films of Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rozier. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 15, 2015
100% Age of Panic (La Bataille de Solférino) "Public and private lives clash together and create a decent amount of laughs, in the shot-on-the-fly French indie dramedy Age of Panic. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 15, 2015
83% Tonnerre "This low-key effort is somewhat tonally inconsistent, yet its strong performances and naturalistic setting make for an intriguing New Wave-ish dramedy that deserves a look. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 4, 2015
79% 24 Days (2015) "The film is not always subtle... but remains captivating as a pure procedural that raises questions about the Paris police's handling of such situations, as well as about the state of race relations in contemporary France. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 20, 2015
26% Child 44 (2015) "The movie doesn't really captivate the way it should, and as the manhunt stretches on it actually diminishes in suspense, ultimately overstaying its two-plus-hour running time. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 15, 2015
24% Dark Places (2015) "It keeps the guessing game going long enough to compensate for some otherwise shallow characterizations, while Theron offers up an earnest and downbeat turn that says a lot with little dialogue ... " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 7, 2015
75% Welcome To New York (2015) "It's a rather fascinating bit of artistic self-indulgence that's both made by, and about, self-indulgent men, although one that can certainly grow taxing. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 23, 2015
21% My Way (2011) "Kang Je-kyu's big-budgeted WWII melodrama offers up a kitschy, overtly violent tale about two rival marathon runners caught in a continent-hopping battle of blood, guts and bad dialogue. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 13, 2015
80% Not My Type "[It's] omewhat redeemed by an endearing turn from Belgian-born star Emilie Dequenne, who brings something extra to a film that seems to be deliberately playing with Gallic rom-com stereotypes, yet has a hard time going beyond them. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 11, 2015
57% On The Way To School (2015) "Despite its earnest message, Plisson's documentary remains mostly on the surface of its subject matter. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 4, 2015
No Score Yet Atlit "Fails to capitalize on a potentially thought-provoking scenario, opting instead for schmaltzy storytelling and predictable sibling rivalries, with a few welcome nods to actual historical events. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 28, 2015
31% Wild Card (2015) "Should cash in on Statham's loyal fan base, but will be a letdown to anyone looking for a real thrill ride. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 14, 2015
95% National Gallery (2014) "If a picture is worth a thousand words, then there are at least a million things worth talking about in National Gallery. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 4, 2015
13% Seventh Son (2015) "Son of a dud. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 17, 2014
27% Love, Rosie (2015) "Ditter has made a handful of popular comedies in Germany, and while he's able to maintain a certain rhythm and polish, there's ultimately nothing in Love, Rosie that distinguishes it much from your average in-flight movie. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 6, 2014
64% Trash (2015) "There's no doubting a certain passion among crew and cast, most notably the trio of native youngsters whose antics provide a solid level of action-packed dramedy. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 19, 2014
93% Diplomacy (2014) "It's Arestrup who really steals the show, turning von Cholitz into a man who bears the weight of several thousand soldiers, not to mention an entire civilian population, and who suffers under that burden until making a final, eleventh hour decision. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 10, 2014
87% The Blue Room (2014) "[Amalric's] latest effort, The Blue Room (La Chambre bleue), takes a cue from both classic Hollywood noir and the time-shuffling narratives of the late Alain Resnais, telling a familiar story in ways that can feel compellingly new. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 24, 2014
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