Adam Thirlwell

Adam Thirlwell
Adam Thirlwell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The New York Review of Books

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
88% Arabian Nights: Volume 3, the Enchanted One (As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 3, O Encantado) (2015) Viewed through the haze of Gomes's film, the book emerges as a sumptuous, hyper version of the filmmaker's previous works-above all, in the way that it offers lessons in stories that require the presence of another story. - The New York Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
97% Love & Friendship (2016) It's a novel transformed into cinema, but it's also a film that has allowed itself to be contaminated by literature. And that is the rarer, and greater, achievement. - The New York Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
67% Tomorrow Night (1998) If Tomorrow Night creates such double vision and disturbance, it's just another proof that the discontinuity and strangeness that marks Louis CK's comic, casual art is-like the best art-not just virtuosic, but gruesomely (and brilliantly) true. - The New York Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
95% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) The film is punctuated by exquisite baroque arias, in particular Handel's "Ombra mai fu" -- conveniently being listened to within the movie, in an apartment or the car. They assert a pathos that the film itself never quite produces. - The New York Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017