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Diana Clarke

Diana Clarke
Diana Clarke's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Village Voice

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
84% Harry Benson: Shoot First (2016) The images are augmented by commentary from Benson, his subjects, and his critics, who include his own family. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 7, 2016
100% Disturbing The Peace (2016) The film is a space for listening, for trying to understand. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 11, 2016
89% Do Not Resist (2016) In this new and vital documentary, Craig Atkinson interrogates what is happening in American police departments and why cops' presence on the streets looks more and more like war. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 4, 2016
93% Among the Believers (2016) It insists on seeing its subjects' humanity - something rare in the Western press, particularly when reporting on Islam, and especially fundamentalism. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 29, 2016
100% The Ruins of Lifta (2016) Vital, complicated and flawed ... necessary viewing. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 22, 2016
78% Dying To Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary (2014) Though sometimes clumsy or nostalgic, the film is an engaging oral history of Leary and Dass's friendship. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 10, 2016
53% Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil (Jheronimus Bosch, Touched By The Devil) (2016) The high-resolution images of Bosch's twisted work are gorgeous, but it's hard not to feel like the doc is a poor substitute for seeing the art in person. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 28, 2016
71% Ants on a Shrimp (2016) Like a well-executed fine-dining experience, this sleek documentary entertains, delights, and makes viewers comfortable without evident sweat. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 27, 2016
96% Hooligan Sparrow (2016) [A] tremendous documentary ... ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 20, 2016
88% Indian Point (2016) Someone needs to ask questions; here they are. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 6, 2016
88% The Kind Words (2016) Zissman-Cohen's subtle features and the way they flood with repressed feeling make each moment a separate, fully formed shard in a disjointed mosaic of emotional truth. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 23, 2016
100% From This Day Forward (2016) The complex family dynamics are fascinating, and they make for an engaging (if sometimes troubling) film. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 23, 2016
100% Germans & Jews (2016) For a film encompassing generations of fraught history, Germans & Jews is awfully short, but hardly superficial. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 8, 2016
94% Tikkun (2016) Shot like a photo album, gorgeous frame after gorgeous frame, it continually suggests that crisis and struggle can be beautiful when viewed from the right angle. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 7, 2016
88% Princess (2014) It's hard to keep watching. Don't stop. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 25, 2016
100% Pervert Park (2015) The film is a softly gleaming counternarrative to the conventional news cycle of panic and fear. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 18, 2016
100% Rabin In His Own Words (2016) Rabin's consistent, thoughtful self-criticism and colorful storytelling animate what might otherwise be a pat, or at least familiar, history of Israel in the 20th century. By making it specific, Laufer makes it new. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 6, 2016
75% Sworn Virgin (Vergine giurata) (2016) Cutting between present, childhood, and recent past, Bispuri constructs a subtle, richly emotional collage. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 20, 2016
57% Streit's: Matzo And The American Dream (2016) This gripping documentary about unleavened bread and the people who need it asks us to consider what we in the world owe one another - and demands that we do better. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 20, 2016
94% Colliding Dreams (2016) How can everyone go home? It's an impossible question, but a vital one. By listening deeply, Dorman and Rudavsky suggest that, even if there might not be an answer, we can always change the story; see how it already has changed, so many times? ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 1, 2016
65% Rabin, the Last Day (2016) By glamorizing struggle and ideology across the Israeli-Jewish political spectrum, it once more invites identification with only half of those locked in the conflict Rabin was trying to solve. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 26, 2016
88% The Tainted Veil (2015) Some of what the interviewees say will be offensive, no matter your point of view. Go and listen. Bring a friend so you can keep the discussion going after the credits roll. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 8, 2015
93% Censored Voices (2015) Oz is the best-known novelist in Israel, notorious for supporting a two-state solution. If you don't yet understand why he does, watch this film. If you're already on Oz's side, keeping the wound open might be worth it. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 18, 2015
89% What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy (2015) Despite a melodramatic title, the film is keen and measured. Drama builds in the small moments. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 5, 2015
100% Of Men And War (2015) Disregard your personal feelings about the military, U.S. involvement in foreign wars, or a French director making a movie about Americans. This film is raw in the truest sense, yet refined in its sympathy and scope. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 3, 2015
100% India's Daughter (2015) [A] disturbing, vivid documentary ... ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 20, 2015
92% Dukhtar (2015) Dukhtar is an issues film with the twisted, heart-pounding feel of a road-trip thriller ... ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 6, 2015
92% In My Father's House (2015) In My Father's House doesn't spend much time on politics, examining why rates of fatherlessness are so high among black American families, but it doesn't need to. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 6, 2015
98% Welcome To Leith (2015) [A] fascinating, unnerving documentary. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 8, 2015
60% Paul Taylor Creative Domain (2015) A dance is not only motion, but emotion. This fascinating film reminds us how closely the two are linked. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 8, 2015
No Score Yet The Lost Key (2015) A mightily silly but occasionally insightful, and certainly entertaining, film. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 11, 2015
88% A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile (2015) A serious, fascinating, slightly lurid documentary for devoted Al Jazeera viewers and fans of the movie Her. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 23, 2015
83% Tap World (2015) It's rare to find a film that portrays dancers of all shapes, colors, ages, and sizes as beautiful, which they are. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 7, 2015
92% Mala Mala (2015) This film does not pander. Rather, it demands that the viewer rise to the occasion. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 3, 2015
62% Felt (2015) This strange, quiet film takes social narratives about romance and gender and upends them, often seeming like one thing until it's another. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 23, 2015
73% The Wanted 18 (2015) It's beautiful and important and very strange. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 16, 2015
79% The Yes Men Are Revolting (2015) Pretty funny and only kind of sad ... ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 10, 2015
94% I Believe in Unicorns (2015) Vack is sexy and charming, but Dyer carries the film, the camera holding her expressive face in close-up, wavering between pain and wonder. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 27, 2015
100% One Cut, One Life (2015) As intuitive as its structure, as natural as the processes of dying and mourning that make up its core. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 12, 2015
93% The Hand That Feeds (2015) López is a singularly tender, compelling, and articulate campaigner in this high-stakes struggle for justice, filmed with the urgency and suspense of a Hitchcock thriller. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 31, 2015
40% Secret of Water (2015) It's laugh-out-loud silly if you're in the mood, but mostly embarrassing. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 17, 2015
91% Eastern Boys (2015) What a relief to watch this small, expert film - a pane of glass in a concrete wall - that whispers, that dares to stand still and witness ordinary human pain. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 24, 2015
78% Farewell to Hollywood (2015) A deeply human reminder that there's plenty of beauty around us right now. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 24, 2015
40% A Small Section Of The World (2014) A delicious, compact viewing experience - like a rich, smooth shot of espresso. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 16, 2014
18% Free the Nipple (2014) It's too rare for movies to depict women working together as friends to effect political change, and this one makes it seem righteous, loud, and fun as a rock concert. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 9, 2014
45% Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014) Rowlands is an interesting, engaging actor, but she's constrained by Richard Alfieri's flat script and Jackson's manic, dogged affect. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 9, 2014
85% Monk With a Camera (2014) Like a good photograph, or a wise abbot, it only presents the evidence and allows us to arrive at truth. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 18, 2014
100% Warsaw Uprising (2014) Despite its context in a global conflict, Uprising is a strangely intimate film. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 4, 2014
No Score Yet A Requiem For Syrian Refugees (2014) It's hard to look away, and important to keep watching. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 14, 2014
No Score Yet The Hacker Wars (2014) As one journalist tells Weisman, "Information is the weapon." It's worthwhile to understand how it's being used. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 14, 2014