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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
75% 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
48% Churchill (2017) A worthy addition to the considerable canon of films about the great statesman.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
68% 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
51% 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
81% 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
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
92% A Quiet Passion (2017) Like Dickinson's poetry, is alive, accessible and urgent.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
90% Frantz (2017) Another major achievement from François Ozon.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
No Score Yet 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
89% 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
30% 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
97% 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
84% 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
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
46% 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
90% 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
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
83% 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
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2016
94% 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
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2016
87% 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
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2016
87% Pete's Dragon (2016) A comforting throwback to the studio's days of dependable family fare.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2016
75% Ants on a Shrimp (2016) Falls short of a four-star cinematic experience.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2016
82% Indignation (2016) Has an authentic exterior but too little beneath the surface.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2016
93% Summertime (La Belle Saison) (2016) Bold, beautiful and entirely engaging fictional love story.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2016
100% Germans & Jews (2016) Mostly engaging, mostly talking-heads documentary.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted May 17, 2016
57% Money Monster (2016) Money Monster boasts nary an authentically surprising, witty or emotional moment.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 12, 2016
76% Eva Hesse (2016) Entertaining, informative and beautifully rendered documentary homage to the late-20th-century artist [Eva Hesse].‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2016
80% 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
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2016
74% 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2016
95% Marguerite (2016) Marguerite will enchant quality-seeking viewers appreciative of originality, spectacle and serious music. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2016
43% Tricked (Steekspel) (2016) A genuinely entertaining package.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2015
88% The Big Short (2015) Often hilarious and perfectly cast take on the 2008 housing bubble burst.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2015
73% Trumbo (2015) Good-spirited, provocative and satisfying look at the great Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2015
29% Burnt (2015) Delivers to both food snobs and fast-foodies who can digest smart entertainment.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2015