Anna Tatarska

Anna Tatarska
Anna Tatarska's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Movie Mezzanine
Publications: Movie Mezzanine

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T-Meter Title | Year Review
C+ 62% Coldwater (2014) A rather classic, but skillfully - and tastefully, despite the graphic content - executed drama that tracks the painful blossoming of maturity during a crisis of authority and morality. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
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2.5/4 25% Child 44 (2015) ...the film can often come across as disorienting and uneven. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2015
B 86% Regarding Susan Sontag (2014) Highlighting the personal sphere of the self-proclaimed "genius-schmuck" here seems not only justified, but important. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2014
B- 90% Wild (2014) Nick Hornby's script doesn't follow the traditional linear trail... - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2014
B+ 79% The Theory of Everything (2014) The Theory of Everything is, in its nature, very emotionally powerful... - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2014
b 32% The Expendables 3 (2014) The Expendables 3 is more of a smooth remix, still delivering the predictable thrill, but much less finessed than Sly's impeccably defined muscles. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2014
A 89% The Graduate (1967) Rewatching The Graduate is a true time travel. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2014
B 20% Very Good Girls (2014) ...Very Good Girls is a delicate and heartfelt story of a friendship on the eve of its maturity test, told in a nuanced, balanced way. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2014
A 97% Boyhood (2014) Looking back on his accomplishments to date, it becomes clear that Linklater is one of the grand pioneers, explorers, and expanders of contemporary cinema. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2014
C- 45% Yves Saint Laurent (2014) If Laurent's designs were like Lespert's film, the audience would never be watching a movie about his life today. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2014
B 95% Snowpiercer (2014) This eccentric journey has everything more ambitious entertainment seekers crave... - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2014
C+ 50% Comme un chef (Le Chef) (2014) Le Chef is more like Portuguese Vinho Verde - very light, making frivolity its main asset. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2014
B 90% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) It's a spectacular and witty movie based around a revolutionary idea for its own genre: more than painful, death can actually be pretty boring sometimes. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2014
60% Saint Laurent (2015) Less of a classic, narrative biopic, and rather an emotion-fueled, loosely knit attempt to grasp and portray the spirit of Yves Saint Laurent's creativity and mindset. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2014
72% The Salvation (2015) A very entertaining, pure breed, old school western with a modern twist - and mesmerizing casting - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2014
30% The Captive (2014) Distrusts its audience's cognitive abilities, feeling the urge to depict everything as bluntly as possible - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2014
97% Mr. Turner (2014) Who else could've made an interesting film about an uninteresting man if not Leigh, the expert of finding gloriousness in moments of ordinary being? - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2014
11% Grace Of Monaco (2014) Like one of those pretty but vapid girls you'd rather only look at and hope she never opens her mouth again. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2014
A- 96% Ida (2014) Introspective and retrospective at once, transformative, self exploratory and with its final destination remaining elusive, as classic road movies ought to be. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 5, 2014
B+ 54% Fading Gigolo (2014) Sparkling with wit, sensitive to situational humour and filled with catchy, quirky dialogues. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2014
C+ 18% Menú degustació (Tasting Menu) (2014) If this naïve magic was available in pill form, I bet it would become a bestseller. Farewell, Zoloft and Lexapro. Welcome, Chakulax. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2014
B+ 90% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Despite numerous, potentially dangerous traps, the film always remains conscious of its pop-cultural vibe and handles it skillfully. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2014
B+ 66% Bad Words (2014) Like bad words themselves, Bateman's film is gleefully irreverent, crude, punchy, and fun. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2014
A- 93% Stranger by the Lake (2014) Alain Guiraudie allows the chosen genre styles and structures to freely blend and merge. The transitions between thriller, comedy and romance are sometimes almost indiscernible. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
C+ 77% Big Bad Wolves (2014) Despite its impressive intuition, inventiveness and staging, Big Bad Wolves remains a rather forgettable anecdote instead of a truly blood-freezing, Hitchcockian thriller. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
C+ 91% Paradise: Hope (2013) Seidl is one of the masters of "happy-sad" storytelling. This time, however, his world lacks structural and emotional clarity. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
B 67% How I Live Now (2013) How I Live Now is likely to appeal to both teens and older viewers, and it thankfully doesn't blindly follow formulas, but allows itself to drift and flow. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
B+ 82% The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013) Sensibly written and thoughtfully directed, intuitively acted, bitter-sweet like Belgian chocolate, and propelled by incredible bluegrass music. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
A- 42% Words And Pictures (2014) [Owen and Binoche] manage to create such intriguing, multidimensional and relatable characters that viewers will willingly follow their relationship to the very end. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
A- 92% The Hunt (Jagten) (2013) The Hunt is an extremely effective, skilfully put together psychological thriller, whose only tools are human character traits. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
65% August: Osage County (2013) Every trivial remark amounts to a level of high art, the conversation as a whole resembling a skillfully composed symphony, just with insults, regrets and harmful jokes. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
A- 81% Prisoners (2013) The film not only holds the viewer's focus to the very end, but manages to do so in a genuinely innovative yet comfortingly recognizable way. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
B+ 93% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) Lightweight, but not trivial; funny, but not cheap; moving, but not pathetic. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
A- 95% 12 Years a Slave (2013) There are no false pretenses or unnecessary charging, instead, there is patience and time. The moments of suspension often become the biggest delight. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
A 94% Museum Hours (2013) When Cohen's film is over and the lights go out, the world is not the same anymore. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
C- 34% Labor Day (2014) Upon leaving the theater, we are confused: has the author simply decided to reveal his sensitive side, or is he just pulling our leg? - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
B No Score Yet The Midnight After (2014) An utterly disarming experience. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
B+ 80% Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) A cinematic appraisal of equality and openness that happily overthrows some well established myths and presumptions. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2014
B+ 78% Fatal Assistance (2014) Fatal Assistance is an important lesson on much needed social attentiveness as wise activism. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2014
D 35% Beauty And The Beast (La belle et la bête) (2016) Beauty and the Beast is sad, ridiculous and of little imagination. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2014
A- 85% In Order of Disappearance (2016) The film's sense of humor is rooted in areas of sarcasm, irony and the brutally honest dismemberment of false stereotypes. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2014
B+ 94% Love Is Strange (2014) Love is Strange exudes a recognizable feeling of warmth and acceptance, touches upon common social injustices, and depicts familiar struggles and universally desired goals. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2014
A- 91% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Wes Anderson's ingenious and imaginative The Grand Budapest Hotel beautifully delivers 100 minutes of pure delight. - Movie Mezzanine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2014