Durga Chew-Bose

Durga Chew-Bose
Durga Chew-Bose's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Globe and Mail
Publications: Globe and Mail

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
85% Secret Défense (1999) Unscored and for the most part quiet-Secret Defense is, for anyone who has ever experienced the anxiety of simply doing, a prodigious rendering of step-by-step process. - n+1 EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
2/4 89% I, Tonya (2018) Gillespie's insistence on comedy in place of what's largely missing from the film - perspective, pathos - falsely energizes the story. It's sped up but feels hollow. A spinning compass whose needle is about to snap. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
3/4 92% Thelma (2017) While the film doesn't entirely deliver on its start, the overall mood remains pricked by a similar sense of doom and shivering unease. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
4/4 80% Personal Shopper (2017) A riveting, impossible-to-shake masterwork that leaves the audience spooked, not by its telling but by its commitment to abstract themes of grief, solitude and coming of age. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
3.5/4 98% I Am Not Your Negro (2017) It's an astonishing, often challenging and sharp examination of race in the United States, confronting how the country's history repeats and how Baldwin insisted we must remember, relentlessly question, remain conscientious and resist. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2017
4/4 98% Daughters of the Dust (1991) Daughters' impressionistic look at the Great Migration (who will go, who will stay, and at what cost?) combines a corporeal sense of history with poetic, often indirect and allegorical underpinnings. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2016