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Doris Toumarkine

Doris Toumarkine
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
82% Never Look Away (2018) Gorgeous, engaging drama.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
38% Viper Club (2018) Above all, this is Sarandon's picture and maybe her best film work in many years.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
68% The Happy Prince (2018) Gives debuting director and writer/star Rupert Everett a trifecta career high.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
29% Night School (2018) A likeable, "easy-listening," fun comedy buttressed by a highly workable premise.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
65% American Chaos (2018) Impressively restrained.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
52% Papillon (2018) Ambitious but emotionally hollow.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
57% Memoir of War (La douleur) (2018) Overall, this mood piece is too impressionistic, elliptical and wobbly about its chronology and details.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
59% Dog Days (2018) Dog Days won't save cinema, but it may help save some dogs in need.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
45% Generation Wealth (2018) Amazon Studios' Generation Wealth is what Amazon is-too much.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
89% Far From the Tree (2018) Far from the Tree, an inspirational journey, also turns out to be an unexpected lesson in the difference between sympathy and empathy.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
67% Constructing Albert (2017) Like a Facebook posting, Constructing Albert has the wafting, slightly off aroma of self-promotion. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
94% Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) (2018) Supremely crafted and performed contemporary French thriller about a broken marriage and ensuing custody battle is a gripping, edge-of-seat drama that never lets up.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
52% Boundaries (2018) Offers fine performances and lovely Pacific Coast scenery for a nice big-screen getaway.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
69% The Quest of Alain Ducasse (La Quête d'Alain Ducasse) (2018) Gorgeous doc features multi-starred celebrity chef/restaurateur/entrepreneur Alain Ducasse on a world journey driven by his passions for food, knowledge and perfection.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
26% Rodin (2018) Dramatically and emotionally deficient, this art-house entry may fail to land the minimum bid and lure buyers.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
93% Hitler's Hollywood (2018) A fascinating but often pummeling blitzkrieg of clips, commentary, fleeting names and film titles.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
70% Back to Burgundy (Ce qui nous lie) (2018) Satisfying, eye-pleasing French drama about three thirty-something siblings forced by circumstance to reunite on the family's wine-producing homestead to decide its fate.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
21% Midnight Sun (2018) Slick, familiar but affecting romantic tearjerker.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
93% Journey's End (2018) Exemplary art-house fare.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
66% Permission (2018) Eye-pleasing, intelligent dive into the relationship dilemmas of some upscale Brooklyn Millennials stays afloat with impressive cast and some will they/won't they tension.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
93% Saturday Church (2018) An audience pleaser for viewers of all persuasions who value honesty and a job well done.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
88% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) Another powerful, superbly performed contemporary drama from Ziad Doueiri.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
100% The Two of Us (Le vieil homme et l'enfant) (1967) Delivers simple pleasures amidst wartime realities.‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 21, 2017
89% I, Tonya (2018) [A] dazzling cinematic tour de force.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2017
91% The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) (2017) As quirky as it is charming.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2017
44% The Star (2017) [P]arents will appreciate the film's many strong points and spirit while getting immense pleasure from just watching their kids' pleasure.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
52% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) [Director Dan] Gilroy goes bigger and better with a film deserving a long life at the box office.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
97% 1945 (2017) A perfect film of its kind.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
78% Last Flag Flying (2017) Quality-seeking recruits also out for old-fashioned movie entertainment will get in line.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
57% LBJ (2017) Hits career high points for both star Woody Harrelson and director Rob Reiner.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
83% The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) (2017) The Divine Order is intelligent fun but functions on another level.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
33% The Stray (2017) Offered as a warm-hearted dog yarn, this gentle but tendentious fact-based family drama goes astray into agitprop for family and Christian values. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
No Score Yet Winning (2017) Should prove a winner among sports fans and all those who value excellence and achievement.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
33% Home Again (2017) So determined to please, it does. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
76% 13 Minutes (Elser) (2017) Superb performances, authentic settings and effective story structure all heighten involvement.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
22% The Book of Henry (2017) Preposterous genre stew with wacky plot spasms and underdeveloped characters populating a family yarn of sorts about an 11-year-old genius' mother-driven vengeance plan. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
49% Churchill (2017) A worthy addition to the considerable canon of films about the great statesman.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
69% The Journey (2017) The Journey looms a best-bet package for a predictable slice among serious filmgoers. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
44% The Dinner (2017) Solid work and gripping drama are expected and again delivered with writer-director Oren Moverman's latest.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
83% Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (2017) This chef profile is magnificent in both style and substance and perfectly suits its subject, now living reclusively in Mexico after reigning atop the food world for decades.‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 21, 2017
91% A Quiet Passion (2017) Like Dickinson's poetry, is alive, accessible and urgent.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
91% Frantz (2017) Another major achievement from François Ozon.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
100% Ben-Gurion, Epilogue (2016) Throws little light on the endless Israeli-Palestinian conflict but stuns as a contrast to today's shrill leaders.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2017
100% Keep Quiet (2017) Has special relevance in today's lying times.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
35% The Great Wall (2017) So Chinese that American fans of the action genre may resist.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
91% Land of Mine (Under Sandet) (2017) This well-made drama borrows a little-known sliver of history concerning Denmark's post-war mistreatment of young German POWs forced to defuse and extract land mines.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
35% A Dog's Purpose (2017) Warm, emotionally effective film for dog lovers of all ages traces the many lives of one canine on its soul's journey through different bodies, breeds, generations and owners.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
96% The Salesman (Forushande) (2017) A classic whodunit with Asghar Farhadi's characteristically impeccable plotting and buildup of suspense.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
43% Gold (2017) Suspenseful zigzagging adventure drama has a top-of-his-game Matthew McConaughey as a wired 1980s Reno mining company dreamer salivating for and maybe getting the big strike.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
83% Julieta (2016) [P]art Sirkian melodrama, part Hitchcock-lite [...] a career high for Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016