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Stephen Farber

Stephen Farber

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
81% Prisoners (2013) "Viewers who see the movie will find it absolutely riveting, and this is a tribute to the filmmaker's skill and to the excellent cast that brings the story to life. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 3, 2013
43% Closed Circuit (2013) "Well-acted British courtroom drama never really delivers the necessary thrills. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 26, 2013
69% The Happy Sad (2013) "Evans directs energetically, and the personable actors help to keep us involved, but the picture skims stubbornly along the surface. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 19, 2013
6% Paranoia (2013) "Slick but muddled thriller about corporate espionage never gets our pulse pounding. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 16, 2013
80% Europa Report (2013) "Some viewers might have preferred a stronger finale, but the movie manages to raise provocative scientific questions about our place in the universe while also delivering some neat, understated thrills. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 29, 2013
34% The Internship (2013) "A good premise and a good cast flounder in search of a wittier script. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 5, 2013
19% The Hangover Part III (2013) "Young viewers looking for unbridled raunch will be sadly disappointed, and so will other moviegoers expecting more than a few wan chuckles. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 22, 2013
No Score Yet Defiant Requiem (2015) Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
No Score Yet A vizsga Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
57% The Power Of Few (2013) "The picture... can't be said to break any new ground in the gritty, mean-streets genre. But it has a better-than-average cast and a few clever plot twists, and it ends up being an occasionally amusing time-killer. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 8, 2013
41% Midnight's Children (2013) "The film is ambitious and often sumptuous to watch but not always dramatically satisfying. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 22, 2013
71% Bless Me, Ultima (2013) "An offbeat slice of Americana will intrigue thoughtful moviegoers. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 22, 2013
33% Escape From Planet Earth (2013) "Passable animated entertainment is stronger on humor than adventure. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 15, 2013
12% Safe Haven (2013) "Routine romantic thriller lacks acting and directing flair. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 13, 2013
15% Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) "Lots of anachronisms and tongue-in-cheek dialogue establish the spoofy nature of this violent venture. All that's missing is a genuine sense of wit. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 25, 2013
3% Playing for Keeps (2012) "Attractive actors can't redeem a sodden script. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 5, 2012
No Score Yet Me and Me Dad "A director's daughter probes her family's turbulent history in this elegant doc. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 18, 2012
25% 2016: Obama's America (2012) "No one doubts that the country faces major challenges in the next four years, but there is one safe bet: The future is unlikely to be affected by this simplistic documentary. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 31, 2012
97% Monsieur Lazhar (2012) "Canada's foreign-language submission is a searing classroom drama about grief that should be an Oscar front-runner. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 13, 2012
90% Punk's Not Dead (2007) Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 24, 2012
No Score Yet Montevideo, Bog te video: Prica prva (Montevideo: Taste of a Dream) Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 21, 2011
93% Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2011) "A fast-paced, hard-hitting Brazilian police thriller. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 2, 2011
88% Margin Call (2011) "Topical drama about the financial crisis lacks the visceral punch to grab an audience. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 11, 2011
71% Dzi Croquettes (2009) "Although the film recounts an intriguing slice of social history, it is too haphazard and repetitive to be truly memorable. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 10, 2011
89% Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012) "Dori Berinstein's tender but sharp portrait finds a lot of depths in the woman whom many see as a camp figure. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 17, 2011
95% Weekend (2011) "The two leading actors give deft, expressive performances that have us rooting for both of them. Cullen has a broodingly sensual presence, while the impish New makes a charmingly prickly foil. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 11, 2011
75% Leave it on the Floor (2013) Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 23, 2011
64% Unraveled (2012) "The fascinating human portrait that emerges should draw appreciative if limited audiences. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 20, 2011
No Score Yet Norberto's Deadline (norberto Apenas Tarde) Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 25, 2011
No Score Yet The Student (El estudiante) (2009) "A dynamic piece of filmmaking that promises a bright future for Santiago Mitre. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 21, 2011
99% Bill Cunningham New York (2011) "Fascinating doc about a photographer surveying the highs and lows of New York society. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 10, 2011
88% Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie) (2011) "A splendid film about a movie crew blindsided by the real world. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 9, 2011
71% The Nine Muses (2011) "Nine Muses is clearly the work of a talented filmmaker, and there are many moments to beguile the ears as well as the eyes. Yet it's a long slog through a few thousand years of myth and history, and most viewers are likely to grow impatient. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2011
95% Knuckle (2011) "The fighters hit hard, and so does the movie. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2011
100% We Were Here (2011) "Deeply affecting doc revisits the AIDS epidemic without any grandstanding. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2011
40% Granito (2011) "The film tracks the history of the country, but viewers may feel the documentarian inserts herself too much into the story. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2011
No Score Yet Mamma Gógó Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 15, 2011
33% Lula, the Son of Brazil (2012) "Barreto's direction doesn't avoid the flatness of many TV biographies, and the film drags on too long to captivate audiences who do not revere Lula as their national hero. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 13, 2011
50% Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010) "Classy cast and stunning visuals compensate for a pedestrian script. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 21, 2010
86% Chico & Rita (2012) "A visually hypnotic, musically electric film. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 16, 2010
92% Incendies (2011) "At every film festival, there's at least one movie that slips in under the radar and ends up taking the crowds by surprise. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 16, 2010
100% Precious Life (2011) "It focuses on people trying to make a positive difference in societies dominated by chaos and destruction. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 10, 2010
91% Tabloid (2011) "Morris clearly invested so much time and energy in McKinney's story because he saw her as emblematic of our crazed times. Others might wonder whether the sad saga deserves quite this much attention, but there's no denying the film's morbid fascination. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 10, 2010
59% The First Grader (2011) "Although the arc of the story might be familiar, the setting and characters are fresh. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 9, 2010
71% Never Let Me Go (2010) "Lugubrious study of the perils of genetic engineering. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 7, 2010
93% 127 Hours (2010) "Boyle is such a gifted director that he overcomes the obstacles and might even match the commercial success of his earlier Oscar winner. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 7, 2010
74% The Way Back (2011) "A harrowing epic that will not be an easy sell, but it finds Weir again working at the top of his game. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 7, 2010
28% Takers (2010) "The stunt work is amazing, and the pace is breathless enough to keep one watching right up to the somewhat ambiguous conclusion. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 16, 2010
72% Winter in Wartime (2011) "Young Lakemeier's performance is poignant without ever falling into sentimentality." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 6, 2010
83% Mademoiselle Chambon (2010) "Small-scale but big-hearted French romance packs a wallop." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 6, 2010
71% Women Without Men (Zanan-e bedun-e mardan) (2010) "Eloquent film illuminates Iranian history from a female point of view." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 6, 2010
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