Christian Blauvelt

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/4 89% Tangled (2010) Tangled proves that sincerity in animated films did not die with the advent of Shrek. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2010
4/4 100% Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari) (1953) In this exquisite merging of specific and universal, infinite and infinitesimal, Tokyo Story perhaps most clearly illuminates that Ozu is not the most Japanese of filmmakers, but the most human. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2010
4/4 95% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) The Bridge on the River Kwai is David Lean's last film not to succumb to bloat. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2010
3/4 92% Mon Oncle (1958) Though still a triumph of art direction, Mon Oncle's fuzzy sentiment and one-joke critique of modernity seem even more simplistic in English. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2010
3.5/4 98% Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) If there's a single film that could shatter Laura Mulvey's theory of the "male gaze" it's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2010
4/4 100% The Circus (1928) The Circus may be the film that most definitively silences critics who claim that Charlie Chaplin's movies aren't cinematic. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2010
2/4 67% Here and There (2010) Here and There feels exactly like an amateur effort from a first-time director. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2010
3/4 9% Happiness Runs (2010) An unexpectedly subtle coming-of-age film, Happiness Runs is also something of an allegory for Generation X's conservative reaction against the flower-power excesses of their baby boomer progenitors. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2010
2.5/4 71% De Helaasheid der Dingen (The Misfortunates) (2010) One thing's for certain though: The director's vision of this story allows for more uncertainty than Gunther's ever would. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2010
94% My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Miyazaki's cinematic magic is so enchanting that even a slew of unremarkable extra features won't take the smile off your face. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2010
1.5/4 36% The Last New Yorker (2010) Wang's geriatric bromance isn't so much a love letter to New York as it is Grumpy Old Mensches. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2010
86% Harlan - Im Schatten von Jud Süss (Harlan: In the Shadow of Jew Seuss) (2010) blarg - House Next Door EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2010
1.5/4 33% To Die for Tano (2010) One for the Movies That Aren't Nearly as Clever as Their Directors Think They Are canon. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2010