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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Screwdriver (Mafak) (2018) Jarbawi, who penned the script as well, also struggles to balance his various story threads, skipping from one subplot to another in a manner that never feels fully organic.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
No Score Yet I Feel Good (2018) A delight.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
60% Consequences (Posledice) (2018) Sharp performances and direction help make up for a spotty screenplay.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
60% The Day I Lost My Shadow (Yom Adaatou Zouli) (2018) A flawed but interesting fiction debut.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
29% The Innocent (Der Unschuldige) (2018) Though certainly ambitious and well-performed across the board, this has to be considered a bit of letdown from the clearly talented Swiss-German writer-director Simon Jaquemet.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
67% Cinderella The Cat (Gatta Cenerentola) (2017) The classic fairytale gets an unexpectedly dark and adult update in Cinderella the Cat (Gatta cenerentola), a strikingly animated tale.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
No Score Yet Living the Light (2018) A sort of scrapbook narrative, composed of little moments and small insights that together create a kind of mosaic view of a complex man and artist.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
71% Heartbound (2018) Heartbound is a frustrating work to watch about a potentially fascinating subject. It raises more questions than it answers, with one of the main questions being what it is the filmmakers really wanted to show and explore.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
No Score Yet Roads in February (2018) A promising debut feature from Canadian director Katherine Jerkovic.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
75% The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) The Good Girls is more like an intentionally overdressed drama than a satirical comedy, while the clearly foretold ending robs the proceedings of any suspense.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
86% Cities of Last Things (2018) Though it takes a little while for the film to find its footing, this is an ambitious and, finally, also touching new work from Pinoy Sunday director Ho Wi Ding.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
No Score Yet Rojo (2018) Its accessibility... could turn this into Naishtat's most widely seen work to date and help consolidate his reputation as an exciting new voice in Argentinean cinema.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
89% Giant Little Ones (2018) The film belongs to Wiggins, who brings an openness and sincerity to Franky's struggles that help suggest to what extent his character's specific story has elements that everybody will be able to relate to.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
67% The Hummingbird Project (2019) Though this intriguing genre-hybrid might be just a little too odd for more mainstream success, this is a promising step in the right direction for Nguyen.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
No Score Yet One Nation, One King (Un peuple et son roi) (2018) A wannabe epic about the French Revolution that's so bad it almost makes you wish France were still a kingdom.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
No Score Yet The Lost Caravaggio (Una storia senza nome) (2018) Seems so enamored with the idea of layering different stories on top of one another like some kind of narrative lasagna that it finally becomes unclear what it is the film is really trying to say.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
71% Mademoiselle de Joncquières (2018) A pleasurable way indeed to pass two hours at the cinema.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
No Score Yet Jinpa (Zhuang si le yi zhi yang) (2018) An intriguing if austere arthouse item that should please lovers of slow cinema with a more mystical edge.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
88% Driven (2018) If the film's finally an entertaining ride, it is because Sudeikis takes the audience by the hand through this very unlikely story that was inspired by true events.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
No Score Yet Ville Neuve (2018) There's enough talent on display to make one wonder what the director will do next.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
93% Shadow (2019) This is probably the most stunningly beautiful Zhang has made to date.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
No Score Yet The Summer House (Les estivants) (2018) Fans of Bruni Tedeschi's previous films, It's Easier for a Camel, Actresses and A Castle in Italy, will appreciate this, too.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
83% Never Look Away (2018) Admirably restrained, this is nonetheless a historical drama on an expansive canvas that, even though it runs over three hours, is always engaging.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
88% The Accused (Acusada) (2018) Beyond showing that an entire country will have an opinion on a court case they vaguely follow in papers and on TV, The Accused offers surprisingly little in terms of analysis, insight or even irony.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
No Score Yet Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast (2018) A warm, jazzy homage to a much-celebrated but also very complicated man whose complexity nonetheless remains forever just out of reach.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
No Score Yet Domingo (2018) Domingo is... shambolic, a story full of loose ends. This finally feels very appropriate for a film set at a key moment in Brazilian history that, at least at the time, felt hugely uncertain and disruptive.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
No Score Yet Adam & Evelyn (Adam und Evelyn) (2018) The film's first two acts are too emotionally uninvolving and detached to turn this into a feature with possible crossover appeal...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
60% Close Enemies (Freres Ennemis) (2018) A top-tier genre yarn.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
100% School's Out (L'heure de la sortie) (2018) Plenty creepy but psychologically lacking.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
No Score Yet Anons (2018) Playing like an unholy mix of bone-dry comedy and a deadly serious meditation on the transience of those in power, this is a precision-tooled little gem...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
No Score Yet Mi obra maestra (2018) Not a work of art...but still entertaining.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
No Score Yet Truk (L'enkas) (2018) Solid performances enhance a mediocre story.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
No Score Yet Real Love (C'est ça l'amour) (2018) Familiar but moving.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
No Score Yet M (2018) Problematic yet fascinating.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
No Score Yet All Good (Alles gut) (2018) Though only East Berlin-born director Eva Trobisch's feature debut, this is already a mature, fully realized film that is markedly better than the work of a lot of more seasoned directors...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
No Score Yet Genèse (2018) Exciting and heartbreaking, like a true first love.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
No Score Yet Ruben Brandt, Collector (2018) An animated joyride.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
100% Too Late to Die Young (2018) A lovingly textured addition to the coming-of-age genre.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
No Score Yet The Guest (L'ospite) (2018) Morphs from a comedy into an affecting melodrama that charts the difficulties of a generation less interested in commitment, whether it be in relationships, jobs or, more generally, in life.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
No Score Yet A Land Imagined (2018) A film that often feels derivative in terms of its style and that doesn't have the storytelling goods to let all these different influences coalesce coherently.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
No Score Yet With the Wind (Le vent tourne) (2018) The story beats are largely familiar, but a fearless performance from French actress Melanie Thierry gives the material a raw power and urgency that will help lift With the Wind above the fray.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
92% Hotel by the River (2018) A portrait of two souls coming to a reckoning - one with encroaching death, the other, in a less developed story, with life after a relationship.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
No Score Yet Coincoin and the Extra-Humans (Coincoin et les Z'inhumains) (2018) While there is quite a lot of funny material overall, on the whole, too much of it feels repetitive.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
No Score Yet Breath of Life (L'Ordre des medecins) (2018) Roux struggles to deliver much more than the basics.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
No Score Yet Domestik (2018) Sedlak has made a most unusual domestic drama.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
No Score Yet The Swing (Al marjouha) (2018) Intimate and moving.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
No Score Yet Walden (2018) A formally impressive rumination on subjects such as globalization and nature versus man that uses camerawork and editing to turn the film into something almost as surreal as the subjects it explores.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
No Score Yet Pause (2018) A work of considerable tonal complexity, as it stirs moments of pitch-black humor and short and violent reveries into an otherwise austerely told tale of spousal strife that wants to smash the patriarchy with feats of cinematic derring-do.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
No Score Yet To the Night (2018) To the Night strings together images and situations that are connected more in emotional or psychological terms than they are rooted in logic or narrative conventions.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
No Score Yet Florianópolis Dream (Sueño Florianópolis) (2018) A vacation worth taking.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2018