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Cathleen Roundtree

Cathleen Roundtree
Cathleen Roundtree's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boxoffice Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 80% Staub (Dust) (2007) An engagingly philosophic approach to a mundane topic. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 6, 2016
4/5 87% Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch) (2009) This may be a small gem of a film but it tackles a vast, too often ignored, subject. Mid-August Lunchportrays and embraces the theme of the inevitable-and natural-passage of time with grace, dignity and humor. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 16, 2010
4/5 No Score Yet DeUsynlige (Troubled Water) (2008) Skilled direction, limpid cinematography and near-flawless acting. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 12, 2010
3/5 59% Walt & El Grupo (2008) Provides a framing device for the Disney creative process as well as the issue of the place of art in geo-politics. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 11, 2009
3/5 58% Art & Copy (2009) Art & Copy possesses enough classy artistry, hip invention, and big-idea philosophy to launch itself into the documentary stratosphere--where it belongs. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2009
3.5/5 100% Aruitemo Aruitemo (Still Walking) (2008) Hirokazu Kore-Eda's latest effort, further entrenches my belief he should be considered one of Japan's living treasures. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2009
4/5 75% Cold Souls (2009) Barthe's potential as an imaginative and intellectual writer and a director with a distinctive visual style displays more than promise in Cold Souls, her debut feature, it exhibits a self-assurance and a brilliance and should not be missed. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 5, 2009
3/5 80% Eid milad Laila (Laila's Birthday) (2008) The film's comic tone and biting dialogue tempers the awareness that these vignettes symbolize deeper and more dangerous issues. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 29, 2009
3/5 97% Burma VJ: Reporter i et Lukket Land (Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country) (2008) Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country reignites the gut-wrenching ethos of early cinema verite as it reaffirms the power of "film truth" and the imperative for freedom of speech as a fundamental human right. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 8, 2009
4/5 91% Forbidden Lie$ (Forbidden Lies) (2007) Forbidden Lie$, a Möbius strip of a documentary, weaves in and out of its protagonist's story to the point of exhaustion -- but the ride is thrilling and intermittently jaw-dropping. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 3, 2009
3/5 78% Dai-Nipponjin (Big Man Japan) (2009) Surpasses any mockumentary you've ever seen. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2009
3.5/5 64% Adam (2009) This credible and moving portrayal of a man with Asperger's Syndrome, whose passion for science and his love for a woman help him in his struggle to achieve a meaningful relationship, should find an appreciative audience. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 28, 2009
4/5 94% An Education (2009) The fact that Jenny's flowering, her coming-of-age journey, serves as a metaphor for the times, adds another layer of richness to a peak cinematic experience. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 27, 2009
4/5 No Score Yet Sergio (2009) As tragic as his death was, the film celebrates the indomitable spirit, dignity and resilience of Sergio Vieira de Mello. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet Reporter (2009) Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning [Nicholas] Krystof is the perfect subject for a bio-doc and Eric Metzger's Reporter provides a means for observing this incomparable humanitarian in action. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
4/5 No Score Yet Thriller in Manila (2008) Perhaps Thriller in Manila will set the record straight. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 20, 2009
4/5 95% Mary and Max (2009) Mary and Max answers affirmatively, and quite genuinely, the question: Is there someone for everyone? ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 16, 2009
3/5 88% Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes) (2007) Bridging many genres, Timecrimes will score high among sci-fi, horror and thriller fans, as well as the arthouse set. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2008
4/5 94% Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008) Dear Zachary will break your heart -- but don't even consider missing it. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 31, 2008
2/5 74% La Fille Coupée en Deux (The Girl Cut in Two) (A Girl Cut in Two) (2008) In the end, we care little about any of the primary characters or what happens to them. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 18, 2008
4/5 94% Secrecy (2008) This exceedingly "fair and balanced" (in the true meaning of the phrase), densely layered scrutiny of the nation's "disappeared" knowledge warrants viewing--even repeated viewing. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2008
4/5 81% I Served the King of England (2008) This splendid late-career offering emanates fairytale enchantment with touches of magic realism. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 29, 2008
3/5 86% Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson (2008) Doctor's orders: "Buy the ticket, take the ride" with Gonzo. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 7, 2008
2.5/5 69% The Wackness (2008) There's still space for future indie coming-of-age stories on the order of Brick, The Graduate and Garden State, but The Wackness isn't one of them. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 7, 2008
2.5/5 50% Mother of Tears: The Third Mother (2007) This long-awaited final offering about the apocalyptic second sacking of Rome by an unholy pack of demons gets lost in the back alleys of '70s-era Italian horror films and unconvincing Cinecittà Studio sets. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 6, 2008
5/5 96% Up the Yangtze (2007) Should not be missed. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 25, 2008
4/5 92% Still Life (Sanxia Haoren) (2006) Nothing much happens in Still Life, its atmosphere is everything. The characters, like the half-flooded town itself, linger between the past and an unknown future. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 19, 2007
3/5 84% Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2008) Glass acts as a tuning fork that calibrates the significance of a compelling 20th century composer who is still going strong into the 21st. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 6, 2007