Gabriel Ricard

Gabriel Ricard
Gabriel Ricard's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cultured Vultures
Publications: Cultured Vultures

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
8/10 79% Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) Strange and stunning for a variety of reasons, Terence Davies created a masterpiece right out of the gate with his 1988 classic Distant Voices, Still Lives. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
7/10 50% I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale (Torso) (Bodies Bear Traces of Carnal Violence) (1973) While maybe not the masterpiece Tarantino thinks it is, Torso is nonetheless entertaining for just about the whole of its running time. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
10/10 89% Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1995) Gilliam seems to stick pretty intently to the script, but his visual genius comes through repeatedly. He is also perhaps one of the best filmmakers at creating dreamscapes which threaten to crack apart, become sentient, and then turn murderous. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
8/10 93% The Baby (1973) One of the most surreal black comedies of the 1970s, The Baby is must-see cult film cinema for anyone who truly loves such things. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
9/10 96% Deep Red (Profondo rosso) (1975) As beautiful as it is violent, Dario Argento's Deep Red remains a horror masterpiece. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
9/10 100% Geuk jang jeon (Tale of Cinema) (2005) Tale of Cinema... is nonetheless one of the most remarkable, surreal, and occasionally confusing film-watching experiences you could ever hope to have. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
9/10 82% Woman is the Future of Man (2004) Woman is the Future of Man is close to a masterpiece from writer/director Hong Sang-soo. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
10/10 100% King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen (2018) Few writer-director-producers have a resume like Larry Cohen. The director of such classics as The Stuff and Hell Up in Harlem receives the credit he deserves as a genuine filmmaking maverick in King Cohen. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
8/10 91% The Lighthouse (2019) With a solid story, excellent performances, and a truly masterful approach to claustrophobic filmmaking, The Lighthouse is a strong effort for everyone involved. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
70% Wildling (2018) Fairytales can be far denser than people realize. Wildling knows that, and creates something quite impressive in its 90 minute running time. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
78% Pulp (1972) Pulp is more of a cult classic, but its appeal and influence are nonetheless profound, and worth noting. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Mortal Remains (2012) Mortal Remains has a few flaws, namely its ending, and the occasional silly twist, but it also shows real, unmistakable originality and style from directors Mark Ricche and Christian Stavrakis. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
9/10 97% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) In This Corner of the World uses its World War II story and spellbinding protagonist Suzu to create a powerful depiction of war beyond the high-stakes dramatics of the battlefield. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
8/10 89% B&B (2018) B&B is a clever, socially relevant thriller with a streamlined script that doesn't waste the viewer's time. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
6/10 60% The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2009) The Poughkeepsie Tapes isn't a classic, but it's an engaging horror mockumentary nonetheless. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
78% Atomic Blonde (2017) Atomic Blonde's visual sensibilities and spectacular, gritty fight scenes receive strong support from a cast that plays the various notes of this film's tone, dialog, and pace to perfection. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
6.5/10 19% Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017) Once Upon a Time in Venice isn't a classic, but it's certainly not a waste of time either. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
8/10 86% Use Me (2019) Dark and clever in equal measures, Julian Shaw's Use Me depicts sexual and creative obsession without romance or trepidation. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019