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Thomas in Love (Thomas est amoureux) Reviews

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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A film in which the camera's point of view never changes can start to feel claustrophobic. But the originality of the concept and the quality of the performances help to compensate.

December 21, 2001
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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The last few minutes of this movie are strangely moving. What leads up to them is shot through with dark humor and scathing satire.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune

December 14, 2001
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

What's surprising is how easy it is to sit still for.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly

November 2, 2001
Kieran Grant
Jam! Movies

While that leads to a conclusion that seems straight out of a student film, Renders does effectively create a sense of claustrophobia by plunking his audience down in the middle of Thomas' world.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies

September 14, 2001
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Innovative and thoughtful.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 14, 2001
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

For a film that takes place entirely within the confines of the main character's computer screen, the Belgian Thomas in Love is amazingly interesting stuff.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 10, 2001
Barry Johnson

A clever satire.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

August 29, 2001
Nina Garin
San Diego Union-Tribune

Thomas in Love touches on so many subjects and is so visually interesting to watch that it won't just enrich your weekend movie plans, but stimulate your way of thinking as well.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune

August 17, 2001
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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A good story about a fellow who really needs to leave his room.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

August 9, 2001
Greg Muskewitz

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

August 9, 2001
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The Dutch director Pierre Paul Renders ingeniously conjures the image of a control freak society that is sinister in its very playfulness.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

August 9, 2001

E! Online

The best and worst thing about the tale is that we never actually see Thomas. We only view events from his first-person and isolated perspective. The effect is both alienating and compelling.

Full Review Source: E! Online

August 9, 2001
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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At 97 minutes, [Renders and Blasband] manage to get about all they possibly can out of this unusual narrative ploy.

August 9, 2001
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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One of the year's small finds -- that rare art-house date movie.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News

August 8, 2001
Arthur Lazere

gentle, pointed satire and a very human story of disengagement

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August 5, 2001
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An intriguing work about modern loneliness, mediated relationships, cybersex, and the narcissism of cocooned individuals.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

August 4, 2001
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The fact that we never see [Thomas'] face or his eyes, and yet still get to know him, is a magic trick that the film performs fluidly and gracefully.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

August 3, 2001
Gene Seymour
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Dark wit and shrewd social observation sustain this cunning, unnerving conceit by director Pierre-Paul Renders and writer Philippe Blasband.

Full Review Source: Newsday

August 3, 2001
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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The film is full of ingenious details and effective character sketches (Thomas has a mother who would give Woody Allen the willies) that go a long way toward covering up its conventionalities.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 3, 2001
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
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While talky and gimmicky, this witty Gallic film spins a sci-fi scenario near enough to reality that anyone who frequents the information superhighway can relate.

August 3, 2001
David Stratton
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February 24, 2004
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September 17, 2001
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