Eileen G'Sell

Eileen G'Sell
Eileen G'Sell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Salon.com Hyperallergic
Publications: Salon.com, Hyperallergic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
83% Dogman (2019) Balancing verité grit with sometimes-howling humor, Dogman takes a subtler, tenderer turn than Garrone fans might anticipate. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) The female-forward characters and the matrilineal Wayúu tribe the movie orbits have gone surprisingly under-explored by film critics. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
72% The Misandrists (2018) The Misandrists misfires not because it lampoons grave subject matter, but in how lazily and unevenly it does so. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
86% Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur) (2018) The flirty fizz of the genre comes with a shot of top-shelf pathos; the laughs are few and the sighs are heavy. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
77% Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Jeannette l'enfance de Jeanne d'Arc) (2018) It's fun, absurd, and a bit burlesque -- ecstasy minus the agony of typical martyr narratives. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
80% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) "Killing" is cruel enough to boil [director Yorgos Lanthimos'] 2016 The Lobster alive. But what balances the horror is a signature deadpan that dulls any stabbing pathos. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
69% mother! (2017) It is insane, if one can't keep up with its nimble tonal jumps and mercurial emotional logic. Indeed, that's part of the fun of Mother! It's circuit training for the nerves, Crossfit for the critically minded. - Hyperallergic EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
81% Mid90s (2018) If Superbad launched an entire subgenre that mocks male insecurity, Mid90s reveals, almost tenderly, the devastation of trying to hide it. - Salon.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
100% Minding the Gap (2018) Reveals the psychological damage wrought by young men feigning constant confidence within a system that leaves them no space to be vulnerable - even if, due to racial or socioeconomic circumstances, they are among the most vulnerable in the country. - Vice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
89% Skate Kitchen (2018) The clear connection between the women onscreen - rife with loaded glances and flip non sequiturs-lends a docu-fictional feel that the film unravels slowly and a bit haphazardly, like teenage life itself. - Vice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
93% Hidden Figures (2017) What Hidden Figures does is expose to many white, female viewers not only the absurd inequities endured by professional black women, but also the legacy of black female leadership. - Vice EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
87% The Lobster (2016) Lanthimos's unsettling tour de force reminds us of how chained to coupledom dignity remains at both the private and public level. - Salon.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2016