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Ed Scheid

Ed Scheid
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 50% Love Etc. (2011) Andresevic includes photogenic clips of the vibrant and diverse areas of New York City, giving a strong sense of the settings of the different love stories spread around the city. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 10, 2011
3.5/5 75% Mozart's Sister (2011) In Mozart's Sister, writer/director René Féret tells the absorbing and ultimately tragic story of this gifted young woman now forgotten by history. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 29, 2011
3.5/5 88% The Desert Of Forbidden Art (2011) The Desert of Forbidden Art tells the fascinating true story of a former aristocrat's efforts to save banned Soviet art in a remote desert area during the perilous Stalinist era. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 15, 2011
4/5 92% Incendies (2011) Director Denis Villeneuve has adapted the play (with the English title Scorched) by Wajdi Mouawad with riveting cinematic images. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 8, 2011
4.5/5 92% Of Gods and Men (2011) Masterfully directed by Xavier Beauvois. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 11, 2011
3/5 No Score Yet The Trouble with Terkel (2017) This film about an unhappy childhood is amusingly full of odd behavior, violence, profanity and a decapitation or two. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 22, 2010
3/5 75% Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2010) Quote not available. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 27, 2010
3/5 No Score Yet The Law (La legge) (1960) Quote not available. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 27, 2010
3/5 No Score Yet The Korean (2009) While made on a small budget, The Korean is high on imagination and style. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 24, 2010
3/5 69% Life During Wartime (2010) The screenplay is full of clever dialog that brings humor to some weighty and often bizarre or sinister events. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 23, 2010
3/5 89% Law (1958) Shooting in black and white, Dassin effectively uses shadows in the indoor scenes to emphasize the stiflingly claustrophobic atmosphere of the town, this contrasts with the sunny open outdoors that represent freedom from the town's oppressiveness. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 2, 2010
3.5/5 80% Kings of the Evening (2010) The film benefits from an impressive cast. Given enough time, word of mouth could build a good-sized audience for this absorbing drama. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 2, 2010
3/5 75% Let it Rain (Parlez-moi de la pluie) (2010) The performances are excellent, even if none of the characters are all that likeable or involving. Bacri and Debbouze make an intriguing double act. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 18, 2010
3/5 No Score Yet Ziman has given the film a strong atmosphere where the physical squalor of the slums is matched by the moral decay of Lucky, his cohorts, and his rivals. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 11, 2010
2.5/5 87% Welcome (2010) The engrossing story and high quality of this film have the potential to draw good arthouse audiences. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 16, 2010
2.5/5 43% Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2010) This comedy has some clever touches that make it mildly diverting, but it loses steam as characters lose their blood to the undead. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 16, 2010
3/5 59% Dancing Across Borders (2010) Lacks probing interviews to highlight the tremendous cultural change, but Sy remains an engaging focus point and there are numerous performance sequences that ably demonstrate his growing accomplishments. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 26, 2010
2/5 No Score Yet Shanghai Red (2006) Shanghai Red has an effective central performance by Vivian Wu (The Joy Luck Club), but the very uneven screenplay causes the film to lose steam. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 8, 2010
3.5/5 86% Prodigal Sons (2010) The emotional intensity combined with the Welles/Hayworth connection should draw attention to help this documentary stand out among independent films. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 25, 2010
3/5 83% The Good, the Bad, the Weird (Joheun-nom, Nabbeun-nom, Isanghan-nom) (2010) The entertaining non-stop action has the potential to give the film wide cross-over appeal and cult status. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 24, 2010
3.5/5 86% Red Riding Trilogy (2010) Piggott's and Jobson's searches converge for a moving conclusion to a unique and rewarding multi-part film experience. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 2, 2010
3/5 92% Old Partner (2009) An unexpectedly absorbing look at determination in a vanishing way of life. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 14, 2010
4.5/5 71% The Last Station (2010) Mirren gives a forceful performance, showing the depths of Sofya's feeling toward her husband as well as her fury as Chertkov and others come between them. (Mirren has called Sofya one of her "great roles.") ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 4, 2009
3/5 59% Trucker (2009) Maintains the gritty realistic details of Diane's job and small town life. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2009
4/5 59% Mutluluk (Bliss) (2009) Bliss personalizes the brutal custom of honor killing. Director and co-screenwriter Abdullah Oguz has skillfully created an intense view of the conflict between tradition and emotion in contemporary Turkey. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 6, 2009
3/5 47% La Fille de Monaco (The Girl from Monaco) (2009) In these roles, Fabrice Luchini and Roschdy Zem make an accomplished acting team. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jul 2, 2009
3.5/5 67% Paris (2008) As emotional ties change, Klapisch's film remains absorbing and often moving. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 28, 2009
4/5 78% Üç Maymun (Three Monkeys) (2008) Ceylan orchestrates all the elements of his film into a gripping experience of manipulation and retribution, with an ironic final twist. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted May 1, 2009
4.5/5 90% Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick (Everlasting Moments) (Maria Larsson's Everlasting Moment) (2009) Rich in both compelling personal experiences and historical detail. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2009
2.5/5 16% An American Affair (2009) The central relationship remains intriguing but the later parts of the film suffer from a routine conspiracy plot. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2009
3/5 74% American Violet (2009) The actors successfully personalize the struggle against an unscrupulous authority, building an emotional impact into American Violet. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2009
3.5/5 35% Adam Resurrected (2008) Jeff Goldblum gives a remarkable range to the title character, from the theatrical flair of his cabaret performances to his deep anguish at an Israeli cemetery. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 11, 2008
3.5/5 90% Hunger (2009) A remarkable directorial debut from British artist Steve McQueen, who co-wrote the screenplay. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2008
2.5/5 92% Gomorrah (Gomorra) (2008) The familiarity of most of the plot lines could limit its popularity. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2008
4/5 88% I've Loved You So Long (2008) This absorbing emotional journey builds to a devastating climax. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 24, 2008
2.5/5 84% XXY (2007) A contrived screenplay dilutes the unique story. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 18, 2008
4.5/5 80% Un Secret (A Secret) (2008) A remarkable film with an unusual story. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 18, 2008
3.5/5 88% Meduzot (Jellyfish) (2008) A film that is fresh in both style and story. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Oct 18, 2008
4.5/5 85% Va, Vis et Deviens (Live and Become) (Go, See, and Become) (2005) Writer/director Radu Mihaileanu (Train of Life), an emigrant from Romania, has made a film that is fascinating on different levels....builds to an unforgettable final image. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jun 27, 2008
3.5/5 95% Mýrin (Jar City) (2006) Jar City is an absorbing mystery connecting different generations and set in the desolate landscapes of Iceland. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Apr 3, 2008
3/5 59% Love Songs (2008) An entertaining view of love in Paris becomes a compelling story of dealing with its loss. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 21, 2008
3/5 87% Blind Mountain (2007) Blind Mountain becomes a tense struggle of would-be escape. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 17, 2008
3.5/5 80% Question humaine, La, (Heartbeat Detector) (2007) Director Nicolas Klotz combines an intriguing story with a distinctive ambiance that will appeal to an audience beyond French film aficionados. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Mar 17, 2008
3/5 47% The Man of My Life (2007) Director Zabou Breitman, who co-wrote the screenplay, maintains intrigue by regularly cutting back to scenes from the overnight conversation between Frederic and Hugo, adding new insights to the growing friendship. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 30, 2007
3.5/5 96% Deep Water (2006) Deep Water successfully combines the pressure of the competition with an intriguing character study of the increasingly desperate Crowhurst. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 24, 2007
3.5/5 93% Blame It on Fidel (La Faute a Fidel) (2006) Kervel-Bey gives Anna an appealing combination of bewilderment and a determination to fight back, and, besides the humor of Anna's cultural clash, the film shows her growth in beginning to understand her parents and her new world. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Aug 3, 2007
2.5/4 69% Close to Home (2007) Much of the plot follows the conventions of a buddy movie, and scenes involving Mirit's amorous pursuit of the man who helps her after a bomb explosion are particularly forced. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 16, 2007
3.5/5 74% Avenue Montaigne (2006) The screenplay skillfully combines humorous complications with emotional discoveries, and Thompson gives an effervescent charm to her intersecting characters on the Avenue Montaigne. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Feb 16, 2007
3/5 89% El Aura (The Aura) (2006) A somber mood of bleak lives is enhanced by muted colors. The many unusual aspects keep The Aura continually intriguing. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Jan 13, 2007
3.5/5 88% Requiem (2006) [Huller] combines the raw physicality of Michaela's seizures with an emotional confusion as she ponders the cause of her attacks and how to react to them. ‐ Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 30, 2006