Benjamin Wang Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Benjamin Wang

Benjamin Wang
Benjamin Wang's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Inquiry

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% The Color of Pomegranates (Sayat Nova ) (1980) One may approach it as an achievement of creativity, as an historical film, as a religious film, or even as a political film; in any case, it's rich cinematic ground for those who wish to explore unconventional art. ‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
98% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) The way we manage our disposition toward unremarkable life and the way conditions change over time can be subtle, but they're important. In This Corner of the World endeavors to showcase that.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2018
100% They Live by Night (1948) They Live by Night works well as a crime film and even better as a romance.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
100% Happy Hour (Happî awâ) (2015) It's worth putting aside the time to see how Happy Hour excels in every way a narrative film can.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2017
97% Lost in America (1985) Lost in America is one of the funniest films from one of our greatest cinematic comedians.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
100% Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) It wouldn't be the first movie I'd recommend to someone, though it is arguably more accessible than Chantal Akerman's other work, and a fine testament to her brilliance. ‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
100% Only Yesterday (1991) Only Yesterday is easily among Studio Ghibli's very best work.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
95% Black Girl (La noire de...) (1966) Sembene imbues objects with significance, not only on a symbolic level, but in a way so profound that they seem to carry supernatural power. ‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
96% Ghost in the Shell (1996) Ghost in the Shell creates a prescient vision of a connected world, a speculative character study and a piece of social commentary regarding the international marketplace. ‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2017
98% The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968) Hit musical La La Land drew inspiration from The Young Girls of Rochefort and it deserves revisitation; it is one of the greatest films of the 1960s.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
99% Cameraperson (2016) By presenting the unpredictable, the horrifying, and the hopeful through the eyes of a person who never appears on screen, Cameraperson never trivializes.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2017
93% Toni Erdmann (2016) One of 2016's best.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2017
92% Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai) (2016) You won't stick with Miss Hokusai because you absolutely must know what happens next. Sometimes it's worth sticking with something just to be immersed.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2017
46% Daguerrotype (Le secret de la chambre noire) (2016) Daguerrotype gets in its own way: it starts with a cast of strong characters and incisive observations of their behavior, and ends up reducing them to the ideas they embody.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
96% A Touch of Zen (1969) Like the old Buddhist told King Hu: A Touch of Zen is something to be experienced. ‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
92% Zangiku monogatari (The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums) (1979) The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, for its length and rawness, can be a difficult film to watch. But its richness of detail evokes life to a degree that few films can match.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Hunt for the Wilderpeople is unabashedly sentimental, and some of the specific tragic notes threaten to come across as cloying, but the comedy gives it a lot of life.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
No Score Yet Piper (2016) Piper is effective and worth seeing because of the cinematography, and on the whole it makes a decent case for the expressive potential of photorealistic animation.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
78% Faat-Kine (2001) Faat Kine presents a wonderful, feminist, observation of Senegalese women's lives.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016