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Arthur Ryel-Lindsey

Arthur Ryel-Lindsey
Arthur Ryel-Lindsey's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 87% Bobby Fischer Against The World (2011) This is strong and effective documentary filmmaking, but it's only a lengthy prologue to the story on which Liz Garbus clearly wants to focus. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 4, 2011
No Score Yet A Matter of Taste (2010) This hour-long expose on the life and aspirations of Paul Liebrandt is an unrestrained delight in two parts. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
83% Casino Jack And The United States Of Money (2010) As with Enron, Casino Jack very quietly struggles to reconcile a disturbing history-beneath-the-history. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
87% Bobby Fischer Against The World (2011) Structurally, Bobby Fischer Against the World is a mixed bag. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
No Score Yet The Bengali Detective (2011) That Cox follows the best of these slapstick moments with perhaps the most tragic event in any man's life is an indication of his daring and sophistication as a director. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
65% Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (2011) Billed and constructed as a whodunit, Resurrect Dead is marginally more complicated than that, but only marginally. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
No Score Yet Do It Again (2010) Only about 30 percent of the film is of genuine interest: the interviews when Edgers is not talking, his historical expertise. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
95% Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) A story about Elmo was never likely to penetrate deeply into the darker corners of human nature. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
86% Kings of Pastry (2010) Chris Hegedes and D.A. Pennebaker's latest, seemingly effortless masterwork begins as an easy-paced chronicle of one man's preparations for a grueling, three-day pastry showdown. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
No Score Yet Born Sweet (2010) So much for an otherwise noble documentary journey. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
84% Stonewall Uprising (2010) Not to put too fine of a point on it, but Kate Davis and David Heilbroner's essential new history of the events and repercussions of the Stonewall riots is about as expert a piece of analytic documentary filmmaking as can be conceived. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
No Score Yet Caretaker for the Lord (2010) The subtlety through which this storyline develops is McAllister's boldest stroke, and the perfect cap to this display of profound artistic talent. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
90% And Everything Is Going Fine (2010) You wonder whom the director is trying to prove as a master, Spalding or himself. ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 22, 2011
2.5/4 No Score Yet Microphone (2010) Plays like a film school thesis under construction. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 23, 2011
3.5/4 90% City Slickers (1991) A comedy that was and is ambitious and counterintuitive. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 2, 2008
3/4 84% The Ice Storm (1997) As in any joke, destiny is a major character. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 24, 2008
4/4 92% The Last Emperor (1987) The Last Emperor is most decisively a lesson of nobility. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 27, 2008
4/4 100% This Sporting Life (1963) This Sporting Life is a quintessential entrant in Britain's kitchen-sink realism of the late-'50s and '60s. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 21, 2008
3.5/4 98% The Lady Vanishes (1938) What separates Lady Vanishes ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Dec 26, 2007
4/4 95% Full Metal Jacket (1987) Somehow after the decadence of Barry Lyndon and a philosophical look at horror in The Shining, Stanley Kubrick settled into a film of unrestrained vitriol and aggression. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 19, 2007
3.5/4 97% The Princess Bride (1987) A film of remarkable forwardness, honesty, and humor, built, like all fairy tales, around one message, summed up late in the script: "True love is the greatest thing in the world." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 13, 2007
4/4 98% The Hustler (1961) This is the purest examination of an athlete's internal struggle ever mounted for the screen. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 29, 2007
2/4 73% Glastonbury (2007) It's hard to pin down the intent and even the honesty of the filmmaker. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 12, 2007
3/4 97% Big (1988) The consummate '80s film about kid-dom and growing old too fast. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 7, 2007
3.5/4 95% The Guns of Navarone (1961) David Niven is the subservient but stylish chemist Miller, rounding out a film that ranks among the best war movies. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 7, 2007
3/4 83% Major League (1989) Consider Ward's comic framework and Major League is a top-tier baseball film. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 4, 2007
3.5/4 97% Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) A wonderful charm filters through these almost collegiate efforts, as if these underfunded Brits, in doing their best, did it better. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Dec 1, 2006
2.5/4 68% Point Break (1991) In terms of Hollywood history, Bigelow's film is the perfect document of its time. ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 1, 2006