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Doris Toumarkine

Doris Toumarkine
Doris Toumarkine's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Journal International, Hollywood Reporter, Hollywood.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
83% Julieta (2016) [P]art Sirkian melodrama, part Hitchcock-lite [...] a career high for Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 19, 2016
82% The Founder (2017) This only-in-America tale is a cinematic Big Mac of classy, easily digestible entertainment, topped by Michael Keaton's thrilling performance. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 9, 2016
44% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) Scores on the all-important war, home and entertainment fronts, while garnering extra points for the new technology involved. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Nov 11, 2016
43% Ovation! (2016) With its story of backstage dramas going haywire, Ovation, yet another light comedy trifle from [the] notably prolific... Henry Jaglom, won't get one from this seat. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 6, 2016
91% A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2016) Sour-turned-sweet comedy-drama about a sour-turned-almost-sweet retired curmudgeon in terminal grief over his deceased wife blossoms into an unexpected cinematic gem. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 30, 2016
81% Denial (2016) It's impossible to imagine how Denial could have been better cast, written or fortuitously blessed with such potent subjects as anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 29, 2016
60% Generation Startup (2016) This inspiring doc, shot through a rose-colored lens of optimism, provides a lightweight insiders' look at six recent college grads, most newly arrived in Detroit to work at rising startups or grow their own. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 23, 2016
61% Snowden (2016) [Oliver Stone] combin[es] skill and provocation with a passion to entertain in this riveting portrait of young American fugitive Edward Snowden. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 12, 2016
93% Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) Werner Herzog brings his considerable strengths of wry humor, unbounded curiosity, taste for the morbid and gift for drama to [Lo and Behold]. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 19, 2016
86% The People vs. Fritz Bauer (Der Staat Gegen Fritz Bauer) (2016) The film, requiring a lot of attention, is ultimately highly satisfying. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 17, 2016
86% Pete's Dragon (2016) A comforting throwback to the studio's days of dependable family fare. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 9, 2016
71% Ants on a Shrimp (2016) Falls short of a four-star cinematic experience. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 28, 2016
82% Indignation (2016) Has an authentic exterior but too little beneath the surface. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 27, 2016
92% Summertime (La Belle Saison) (2016) Bold, beautiful and entirely engaging fictional love story. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 22, 2016
99% Don't Think Twice (2016) Don't Think Twice is a smart, engaging, hugely entertaining ride that rewards indie fans appreciative of solid comedy and fine craftsmanship. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 18, 2016
69% The Infiltrator (2016) An unfortunate mash-up of ambiguities, inauthenticity and ill-conceived performances is the real crime in this true-crime-based exposé. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 13, 2016
100% Germans & Jews (2016) Mostly engaging, mostly talking-heads documentary. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jun 9, 2016
97% Weiner (2016) Access to a subject is everything in a doc, and filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg got it in spades with Weiner. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted May 17, 2016
57% Money Monster (2016) Money Monster boasts nary an authentically surprising, witty or emotional moment. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted May 12, 2016
81% Eva Hesse (2016) Entertaining, informative and beautifully rendered documentary homage to the late-20th-century artist [Eva Hesse]. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 27, 2016
57% Streit's: Matzo And The American Dream (2016) Rich, often surprising and touching doc about the Lower East Side's storied matzo factory. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 20, 2016
89% Applause (Applaus) (2010) This pummeling drama about a self-absorbed, alcoholic actress who fails as a wife and mother is all about the intense performance of star Paprika Steen. A bonanza to be devoured by students/practitioners/fans of the thesp trade. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 7, 2016
82% Standing Tall (La Tête Haute) (2016) Patient audiences who value quality films expertly played and with terrific craftsmanship throughout [...] will behold a treat. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 1, 2016
73% Miles Ahead (2016) [Cheadle] chews the role with intensity, but so determined an effort doesn't quite compensate for obvious budget constraints, a dubious structure and problematic screen hero. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Mar 28, 2016
83% Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) Overall, this merry mash-up of AARP members and tech-savvy carefree hipsters is fun and entertaining in a determinedly non-groundbreaking way. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Mar 8, 2016
95% Marguerite (2016) Marguerite will enchant quality-seeking viewers appreciative of originality, spectacle and serious music. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Mar 8, 2016
83% The Wave (Bolgen) (2016) Norway's 2015 Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film didn't land the nom but lands solidly as an engrossing genre film. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Mar 2, 2016
43% Tricked (Steekspel) (2016) A genuinely entertaining package. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Feb 26, 2016
100% King Georges (2016) Fun fare for foodies, especially those with a taste for classic French cuisine and nostalgia for the posh French restaurants that once dominated the culinary scene. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Feb 26, 2016
67% Portrait Of A Serial Monogamist (2016) Not quite smart, but a pleasing enough diversion within its sweet, sunny, non-threatening narrow confines for a narrow target. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jan 28, 2016
60% Sisters (2015) Vulgar, occasionally funny cinematic splatter, with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler doing broad, tacky strokes as two sisters who are back in their hometown raising hell. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 17, 2015
88% The Big Short (2015) Often hilarious and perfectly cast take on the 2008 housing bubble burst. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 7, 2015
73% Trumbo (2015) Good-spirited, provocative and satisfying look at the great Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Nov 2, 2015
35% Our Brand is Crisis (2015) Flirting, skullduggery and deep cynicism-along with painful truisms-course through this fast and flashy amusement. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 27, 2015
30% Burnt (2015) Delivers to both food snobs and fast-foodies who can digest smart entertainment. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 26, 2015
97% Heart of a Dog (2015) Fans of Laurie Anderson will enjoy her intimate exploration of love, grief, mortality, childhood, words, art, personal philosophy and on and on in Heart of a Dog. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 21, 2015
88% Experimenter (2015) Reveals the obvious, but sometimes interestingly. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 16, 2015
81% Labyrinth Of Lies (2015) The film is beautifully acted and well-paced, even as it unravels onto many paths. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 30, 2015
94% Sicario (2015) Denis Villeneuve delivers an appropriately loud, jumpy, energy-driven take on this country's seemingly hopeless struggle to end Mexico's drug war. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 17, 2015
72% Pawn Sacrifice (2015) A perfect fit for more serious audiences, thanks to solid work on both sides of the camera. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 14, 2015
90% Coming Home (2015) This miniature of a family in crisis [...] is richly rewarding, even without fiery battles, lavish set-pieces or high drama. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 9, 2015
67% Break Point (2015) There's just too much déja vu at play on this court. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 3, 2015
86% Paulette (2013) Paulette offers a heap of laughs and ultimately delights like a shelf of colorful fresh pastries. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 13, 2015
94% Best Of Enemies (2015) Best of Enemies is, in the truest sense, a delicious entertainment of real-life deep-seeded resentments perfect for any size screen. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 30, 2015
71% Gone Doggy Gone (2015) It's a vanity production in which only the dog should be vain. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jun 25, 2015
34% Max (2015) Finely acted, directed and shot, Max is rewarding all around. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jun 25, 2015
94% Spy (2015) If not exactly offering nonstop suspense, Spy provides nonstop laughs and chuckles. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jun 4, 2015
91% Love & Mercy (2015) Unconventional but fully fleshed-out and adoring (but not too adoring) portrait of brilliant Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson and his personal ups and downs. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jun 3, 2015
48% San Andreas (2015) There's enough spectacle and entertainment onscreen to nudge the satisfaction needle in the right direction. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted May 28, 2015
76% The Connection (2015) This is a work many cuts above the norm, with the leads resonating on several levels and supporting talent, settings and period as authentic as Marseillaise bouillabaisse. ‐ Film Journal International
Posted May 14, 2015