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Eric Kohn

Eric Kohn
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B- 87% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Gunn remains a wizard of a nearly impossible task. The ex-Troma director is ideally suited to transform what should be a hokey B-movie into one of Marvel's most audacious ongoing storylines.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
B 93% Tramps (2016) At a time when American romantic comedies aim for broad humor and questionable gender politics, [the film] provides a more intimate contrast to the market standard. If romantic comedies need a savior, Leon may be their best hope.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2017
B- 36% Live Cargo (2017) The black-and-white debut of writer-director Logan Sandler is just sharp enough to complicate its clichés with strong performances and a mesmerizing tone that pushes the mopey proceedings into psychological thriller territory.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
B 100% Glory (2017) Cutting between its two protagonists throughout, Glory builds sufficient intrigue around what might happen once their paths again.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2017
B+ 92% Win It All (2017) Swanberg has delivered his most traditional movie to date -- and for this prolific filmmaker, who spent ages defying conventions, that's nothing short of a radical step forward.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2017
B No Score Yet Like Me (2017) It's an obvious conceit and doesn't offer new insights, but Mockler transforms the material into a solid thriller with an edgy vision of millennial lunacy, sketching out a psychopath unique to the viral video age.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
A- 100% The Work (2017) The Work chronicles a kind of breakneck psychoanalysis in which the origins of problematic behavior are dramatically expunged in public.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
B 76% Atomic Blonde (2017) Atomic Blonde is a story of a hidden dealings and murky agendas, but only one certainty: On the heels of her scene-stealing moments in Mad Max, Theron's action stardom is now anything but secret.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
B- No Score Yet Barbecue (2017) The imagery speaks for itself, and grill masters from around the world will learn something they didn't know.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
C+ 45% Song to Song (2017) It's unfortunate that Malick seems to prefer the rockier approach.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
B 100% Sylvio (2017) Sylvio endures a classic journey toward making peace with his existence, and that's enough to make it worthwhile. ‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
B+ No Score Yet The Strange Ones (2017) The journey there is compelling enough to make it worth the investment.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
A- 100% Baby Driver (2017) Equal parts slapstick and visceral thrills, but never too far from a reality check.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
B+ No Score Yet I Am Another You (2017) While I Am Another You is a scrappy production, it roots the narrative in the epic ambitions of its quixotic protagonist, and he fits nicely into a series of familiar archetypes.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
A- 100% Gemini (2017) An intoxicating journey the whole way through‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
B- No Score Yet The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) Moshé resurrects the big screen possibilities of a genre in pure visual terms.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
C+ 77% Kong: Skull Island (2017) There's enough material out there to fuel a string of reboots, but the swing toward diminishing returns has already begun.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
B+ 50% The Human Surge (El auge del humano) (2017) This is a heckuva stimulating cinematic achievement for a relative newcomer. The Human Surge offers a shrewd commentary on the dissonance of technological connectivity and personal communication.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
B- 100% On Body and Soul (A Teströl és Lélekröl) (2017) Morcsányi endows his character with the sad, lived-in expression of a man resigned to his drab routine, but it's breakout talent Borbély who truly emerges as the movie's star.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2017
B+ 90% On the Beach at Night Alone (Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja) (2017) In its quiet, pensive manner, the movie plays like a cogent stanza in the ever-flowing lyricism of Hong's career.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
B+ 90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Compared to the massive scales of CGI'd blockbusters, John Wick and its sequel offer more cohesive doses of ferocious thrills.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
A- 97% Kedi (2017) Though technically a sophisticated, artful documentary from Turkish filmmaker Ceyda Torun, Kedi will automatically find devout fans among anyone who delights at all things feline.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
B 81% Mean Dreams (2017) The pervasive elegance makes up for a largely derivate plot.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2017
A- 87% My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2017) Shaw maintains a thrilling pace in which anything can happen, and often does: Jellyfish! Explosions! Spontaneous flight! Evil jocks ruled by an obnoxious football star voiced by John Cameron Mitchell!‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
B 80% The New Radical (2017) The New Radical excels at venturing into the thick of that void to reveal the men eager to dwell in its darkness.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
B+ 100% Casting JonBenét (2017) Rather than imposing a specific explanation on these murky events, Casting JonBenet excels at lingering in the mystery.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
B- 75% Where Is Kyra? (2017) It's been years since we've been treated to a great Michelle Pfeiffer performance, and Where Is Kyra finally gives her that platform.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
B+ No Score Yet Unrest (2017) The movie delivers a striking degree of emotional authenticity with its home footage, allowing it to become more about its central couple's resilience than the hardships that tests their bond.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
B- 71% The Hero (2017) With Elliott front and center of every scene, "The Hero" pulls off the kind of acting showcase that its fictional star can never achieve.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B+ 96% Mudbound (2017) While Mudbound is rooted in a precise historical moment, it's also a sobering commentary on timeless struggles.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B 64% Bitch (2017) By its end, Bitch focuses as much on what it means to wake up to the frustrations of an American dream coming to pieces as it is a fierce indictment of them.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
A- 100% Menashe (2017) The real strength of Menashe lies with its ability to be a fly on the wall of a fragile existence that can take any number of unexpected turns.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B 70% Lemon (2017) There's an undeniable twisted poetry to the ongoing assault.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B+ 77% Beach Rats (2017) A film that has the precision of a great short story and the uneasiness of body horror.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B+ 67% Patti Cake$ (2017) Stands out from conventional variations.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B- 100% Icarus (2017) A truly absorbing piece of filmmaking.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
A- 100% My Happy Family (Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi) (2017) Remarkable blend of comedy and sadness.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B 100% In Loco Parentis (2016) Finds a finite poetry in the raw nature of education itself.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B+ 97% The Big Sick (2017) So well acted and dense with insights into the culture clash at its center that nothing about the central dynamic is strained.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B- 80% Beatriz at Dinner (2017) White's script is well crafted as a grim chamber piece, but it falls short of developing its central tension beyond its initial implications.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B 86% The Little Hours (2017) It does manage to deliver on the promise of an escapist fantasy.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B- 40% Wilson (2017) Tackling this material was a tricky proposition, but the movie pulls off some endearing qualities thanks to director Craig Johnson.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
A- 100% Strong Island (2017) Strong Island manages to mourn the loss of an innocent man and celebrate his memory at once; in the gap between those two sentiments, it finds a modicum of solace by expressing the complex range of emotions plaguing Ford and his family.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
B 72% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017) Gore hits an inspiring note at a moment when it's in short supply, and his dedication to spreading his gospel suggests that in the next few years this franchise will need another installment.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
B+ 88% Frantz (2017) Ozon may lack the so-called Lubitsch touch, but "Frantz" is a reminder that the French auteur has a firm one of his own.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
B+ 98% Hell or High Water (2016) Just as it taps into a dying corner of American society, Hell or High Water resurrects the power of western mayhem done right.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2016
A 99% Cameraperson (2016) Though much of the material in Cameraperson is old, Johnson has undeniably created something new.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2016
B+ 79% Evolution (2016) Answers never come easy in Evolution, which is key to its appeal.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
A- 75% The Eyes of My Mother (2016) Fusing classic horror ingredients with haunting gothic imagery and expressionistic dread, The Eyes of My Mother mashes its gorgeous components into a shockingly original tone poem.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
B+ 81% Lady Macbeth (2017) "Lady Macbeth" reveals the essence of its plot in the title, but the dark twists of the thrilling narrative still manage to surprise. ‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2016