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Eric Kohn

Eric Kohn
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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+ 48% 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+ 78% 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+ 46% 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+ 100% 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- 96% 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 80% Mean Dreams (2017) The pervasive elegance makes up for a largely derivate plot.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2017
A- 91% 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 JonBenet (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- 69% 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+ 64% 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+ 96% 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- 78% 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- 38% 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+ 83% 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- 76% 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
B+ 73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) The "Potter" movies were so well conceived that they contain endless possibilities for more entries, and "Fantastic Beasts" takes the bait right on cue, not repeating a formula so much as enriching it with a spellbinding polish.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2016
55% Rules Don't Apply (2016) As passion projects go, this one's disarmingly slight in its ambitions, the opposite of Hughes' legacy in every way.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2016
B+ 80% How to Cheat (2011) Sealey's patient screenplay has a clean, intelligent structure that could easily become watered down for Hollywood treatment, but she defies expectations with a suitably ambiguous conclusion.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2016
B+ 84% The Ivory Game (2016) The you-are-there approach to tackling this subject means that The Ivory Game largely avoids lecturing its viewers; instead, the harrowing experience speaks for itself.‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
B- 60% Desierto (2016) Give "Desierto" credit for this: There has never been a more appropriate time for a tense thriller about Mexican immigrants avoiding the murderous advances of a gun-wielding American lunatic. ‐ indieWire
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2016