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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% Eldorado (2018) Lost at sea.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
No Score Yet The Interpreter (Tlmočník) (2018) A trip worth taking - except for that one twist.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
No Score Yet Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid) (2018) Conventional but well-made.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
No Score Yet Shock Waves - Diary of My Mind (Journal de ma tête) (2018) Shocking in a good way.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
40% My Brother's Name Is Robert and He Is an Idiot (Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot) (2018) Groning doesn't quite manage to tie his more general ideas about time to the very specific transformative nature of time for adolescents beyond the generic idea that a single weekend - as illustrated here - can feel like a lifetime.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
No Score Yet The Weak Ones (Los Debiles) (2017) The inexperience of the filmmakers is obvious in the way the feature, which was written as well as directed by Rico and Brun, struggles to find a coherent tone for their material.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
No Score Yet The Silent Revolution (Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer) (2018) Handsomely accoutered ...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
No Score Yet Boys Cry (La terra dell'abbastanza) (2018) A knockout.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
No Score Yet Genesis (Genezis) (2018) Gives the audience the unfortunate feeling that the most compelling story is slowly receding into the distance as the films advances past its first 45 minutes.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2018
No Score Yet Cobain (2018) Keizer proves a mesmerizing presence throughout.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2018
80% Transit (2018) Challenging but rewarding arthouse fare.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2018
81% Have a Nice Day (Hao Ji Le) (2018) Like in any good genre yarn, there are a lot of unexpected twists and turns as characters run into each other - often quite literally and sometimes even with their vehicles - in the desperate hope of getting their hands on the money. ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
No Score Yet Styx (2018) Carrying practically the entire film, Wolff is never less than remarkable in a demanding role that's 80 percent silence and 20 percent English-language dialogue.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
71% The Queen of Fear (2018) The film's screenplay combines a handful of obvious metaphors with countless quotidian details that finally don't offer enough material to turn the film into a psychologically perceptive character study.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
No Score Yet Normandie nue (2018) Most of the characters are simply too one-dimensional to really create even one moment of genuine emotion rather than any kind of foreseeable payoff ...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2018
100% Montparnasse Bienvenue (Jeune femme) (2017) The film's score, by Julie Roue, is perfectly suited to the material as it both jazzy and a tad melancholic, underlining how Paula seems to move through a world that mostly seems to be oblivious to her presence.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
70% The Paris Opera (L'Opéra) (2017) Clearly, [Stephane] Bron is more interested in the work that goes into creating what happens on stage rather than the performances themselves, and the film thankfully never turns into a very highbrow concert film.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
77% Scarred Hearts (2016) Hearts hardly develops a pulse, hiding the faces of the protagonists in immobile medium and wide shots while any possible emotions get snowed under by non-contextualized intellectual musings and socio-politico-historical details.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
No Score Yet Marry Me, Dude(Epouse-moi mon pote) (2017) The writer-director's narrative is solidly constructed, with Boudali navigating a host of twists and turns involving a large cast of supporting characters like a pro.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
No Score Yet Dr. Knock (Knock) (2017) Levy, who adapted the play herself, has expanded the number of "colorful" supporting roles from the original play, giving each character even less time to develop beyond their bare, two-adjective outlines.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2017
86% The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) (2017) An entertaining if also largely predictable story of an individual swept up in the tide of history.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2017
No Score Yet Gauguin - Voyage de Tahiti (2017) The love triangle as depicted here isn't a strong enough structure to support either a traditional three-act configuration or a looser association of ideas connected to Gauguin and his life.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
75% What Will People Say? (Hva vil folk si) (2017) They'll say this movie needs more nuance.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
No Score Yet Nina (2017) There's hardly anything new here, with the pic also not doing much to develop the story's specific context.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
No Score Yet All You Can Eat Bouddha (2017) The film morphs from something oddball but nonetheless semi-realistic into a disquietingly strange tale featuring a talking octopus and a revolution that might be at once political and intestinal.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
78% Indian Horse (2018) Important but not very nuanced.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
No Score Yet Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle (2017) A tone-deaf disappointment from writer-director Mike van Diem.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
No Score Yet Miracle (Stebuklas) (2017) Neither the writing nor the filmmaking are sharp or go deep enough to warrant any kind of wider breakout beyond local and festival play.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
83% The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (2017) Art house fare that's challenging but also rewarding, with the oblique early going giving way to an increasingly clear picture as the two orphaned youngsters try and come to terms with the world and their dark past.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
No Score Yet The Poet and The Boy (Si-e-nui sa-rang) (2017) This is clearly a first work with several issues, especially in its midsection, that's nonetheless promising and already makes one wonder what Kim will do next.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
79% C'est la vie (Le sens de la fête) (2017) This is an expertly assembled, tartly played and hugely enjoyable romp ...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
No Score Yet Equilibrium (L'equilibrio) (2017) Modest but stubbornly effective, like its protagonist.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
100% Mademoiselle Paradis (2017) An inquisitive, curious and gorgeously accoutered period piece about science, the senses and the position of women in Mozart-era Austria.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
No Score Yet 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 12, 2017
No Score Yet Krieg (2017) Looks crisp and impressive on the big screen and is studded with solid performances from top to bottom.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
40% Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidèle) (2018) Roskam's structural choices weaken the overall intensity of the story, while a third-act detour into another genre is simply misguided.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2017
94% Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) (2017) Confidently assembled and acted with impressive precision, this striking debut feature finally doesn't fully convince psychologically but is nonetheless a more than solid calling card for Legrand.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2017
40% Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (2017) ... it feels like this film is definitely unsure what it is trying to say.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
82% Angels Wear White (2018) Luminously filmed but restrained to a fault, this is the kind of drama that suggests something about the difficult position of women in China, but what exactly the film wants to say is harder to pin down.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
No Score Yet Love and Bullets (Ammore e malavita) (2017) This is, for all its longueurs, some ill-advised detours into English and a few tone-deaf jokes, a surprisingly enjoyable package.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
No Score Yet Life Guidance (2017) The screenplay and direction retain an intentionally somewhat stifling quality that lends the proceeds a generally ominous air without ever becoming truly involving.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2017
79% Caniba (2017) [A] frequently uncomfortable but always fascinating work ...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2017
100% The House by the Sea (La villa) (2017) Guediguian remains very tuned in to the myriad problems associated with living in a village and on the coast in the 21st century.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
No Score Yet La mélodie (2017) The cinematic equivalent of a pretty comfortable but also rather everyday sweater.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
20% Woodshock (2017) Often looks and sounds fabulous but is frequently devoid of any kind of clear meaning.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
86% This Is Congo (2017) A war documentary without a clear target audience.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
89% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) This gorgeously shot and classily acted feature might be a reel too long but is nonetheless a fascinating piece of work ...‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
No Score Yet Endangered Species (Espéces menacées) (2017) This gorgeously shot exploration of power relationships and broken families has several very incisive moments and is well acted.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
25% Eye on Juliet (2017) A surprisingly cliched and tone-deaf melodrama updated with some newish technology.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
60% Dragonfly Eyes (2017) A failed experiment.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017