Allen Barra

Allen Barra
Allen Barra's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): San Francisco Examiner

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
90% Searching for Ingmar Bergman (Ingmar Bergman - Vermächtnis eines Jahrhundertgenies) (2018) Margarethe von Trotta's Searching for Ingmar Bergman is affectionate, playful and at times passionate-all qualities one does not easily associate with Bergman's films. - Truthdig EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
92% Dunkirk (2017) Nolan directs without hyperbole. There is surprisingly little action in Dunkirk, but the suspense is so heightened that you may not realize it until the film is over. - Truthdig EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2017
61% Race (2016) Race, though it picks up considerable steam when the story reaches the Berlin Olympics, often seems disjointed. - Truthdig EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2016
68% Antonia (Antonia's Line) (1995) Gorris is a talented filmmaker with an eye for the fine points of sexual politics. But in Antonia's Line, she dulls the fine points of politics and calls it fable, and undercuts her own incisiveness. - Newhouse News Service EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2002
97% Apocalypse Now (1979) What the excitement was about was the unspoken belief that this film would put a cap on the most exciting decade in American film, that it would sum up everything that had come before and influence everything that came after... - EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2002
93% Apocalypse Now Redux (2001) Still a great visceral kick. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2001