Alan Laidlaw

Alan Laidlaw
Alan Laidlaw's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The List
Publications: The List

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
5/5 88% The Club (El Club) (2016) Ultimately, the most astonishing thing about The Club is not how it takes aim at the muddied history of the Catholic Church in Chile, but that it simultaneously, and just as effectively, serves as an allegory relating to a nation's political corruption. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2016
4/5 89% Antarctica: Ice & Sky (La glace et le ciel) (2017) If there's a lesson to be learned from Ice and the Sky - beyond the obvious perils of ignoring the signs of climate change - it's of the importance of the research, drilling and testing that are behind the conclusions on offer. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2015
4/5 67% Futuro Beach (2015) Futuro Beach resists easy definition; life is full of blurred lines and Aïnouz knows it. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted May 4, 2015
2/5 36% Les âmes de papier (2015) A bit of a damp squib in comparison to its peers. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2015
4/5 75% Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2014) If you survive past the blunt, uncompromising structure of the first third, you are rewarded with a beautifully peculiar tale that evokes the sensations and frustrations of youth with lyrical aplomb. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2014
2/5 58% Finding Fela! (2014) It's a film that's determined to demystify an enigma, but the sobering reality is that the most enlightening way into the mind of this artist is doubtlessly to listen to his records. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2014
2/5 83% Who Is Dayani Cristal? (2014) The ill-conceived structure and Bernal's anomalous presence sadly diminishes the impact of the material. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2014
2/5 33% A Long Way From Home (2013) Gilbert's full length debut isn't a complete shambles but where passion and tumult should exist, there is only a misguided intent to be found. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2013
4/5 87% Computer Chess (2013) Its hilarious yet sombre approach harks back to the world of Hal Hartley, whilst creating a wholly original and at times perplexing incarnation of American indie cinema. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2013
2/5 64% Pandora's Promise (2013) Pandora's Promise gives up enough information to tease the curiosity of doubting individuals but unfortunately as a piece of subversive, cogent filmmaking - it's a box of empty promises. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2013
3/5 100% Vivan las Antipodas! (2013) Perhaps a documentary to be more admired than loved. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2013
4/5 94% Nugu-ui ttal-do anin Haewon (Nobody's Daughter Hae-Won) (2013) Nobody's Daughter Haewon is the Korean answer to Wong Kar Wai's Chunking Express, a moving statement of a country's people separated by the times. - The List EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2013