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Gary Mairs

Gary Mairs
Gary Mairs's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): culturevulture.net

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
86%

The Road To Guantanamo (2006)

"The film is paced and edited like a news special, and in fact, there is no indication in the film as to whether any of its disparate sections are 'real.'" culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 21, 2006
24%

9 Songs (2005)

"For all its problems and incoherence, 'Nine Songs' is both original and daring. It's worth a dozen 'better' films. " culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 21, 2005
67%

Notre Musique (2004)

"The rueful work of a man who once fell hard for simplistic, murderous politics and has come to see his mistake." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 2, 2004
56%

Rosenstrasse (2004)

"The tears...generated feel earned rather than forced; it's as good a fiction film on the subject as can be imagined." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 30, 2004
34%

The United States of Leland (2004)

"It's tidy in all the least important ways, with all the questions that don't demand answers explained and all those that do left open." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 22, 2004
98%

Eyes Without a Face (1962)

"A modernist horror film infused with the spirit of the silent avant garde" culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 31, 2003
49%

Demonlover (2003)

"A film so chic you should see it right now, because it will start looking dated sometime next week." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2003
60%

Alice et Martin (2000)

"Its mystery resonates long after the film ends." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 7, 2003
90%

The Magdalene Sisters (2003)

"'The Magdalene Sisters' suggests Dickens as reimagined by Kafka." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 1, 2003
87%

A Woman Is a Woman (Une femme est une femme) (1964)

"There's more vitality, more reckless love of the cinema, in any one scene than in a dozen current films." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 3, 2003
61%

Hulk (2003)

"Clever, formally inventive and so respectful of its source material that it's dead on the screen" culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 19, 2003
64%

Cremaster 3 (2003)

"Awesome work: ineffable, elusive, yet inexplicably powerful" culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 29, 2003
58%

Dark Blue (2003)

"A good cop movie that hints at how much more it could have been." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 25, 2003
75%

Gangs of New York (2002)

"Scorsese's best fiction film since Goodfellas." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 23, 2002
33%

The Truth About Charlie (2002)

"For all its inventiveness, The Truth About Charlie is less a good movie than a good idea for one." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 25, 2002
51%

In Praise Of Love (Éloge de l'amour) (2002)

"Godard has pared down his extravagances into a densely concentrated, resonant simplicity." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 5, 2002
83%

The Bourne Identity (2002)

"State of the art Hollywood genre filmmaking: impersonal, efficient and exciting." culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 14, 2002
96%

Time Out (L' Emploi du temps) (2001)

"Recoing is an astonishing actor, capable of making scenes in which nothing at all happens mesmerizing." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 16, 2002
83%

The Others (2001)

"[Kidman's performance turns] Amenábar's simple genre piece into a suggestive fairy tale meditation on mothers and their children." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 2, 2002
92%

Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)

"There's real power in the way Y Tu Mama Tambien works within the most pandering and trivial of genres, accepting its conventions before exploding them, moving from flatulence jokes to a final act that's by turns shocking and devastating." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 14, 2002
80%

The Royal Tenenbaums (2002)

"Miraculous, the richest, most exciting work to appear in the American cinema in years." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 14, 2001
93%

No Man's Land (2001)

"'Who's On First?' in a corpse-riddled trench, with moral culpability for a genocidal civil war rather than the identity of a first baseman as the punchline. A staggering debut." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 7, 2001
85%

Donnie Darko (2001)

"Unsettling and audacious, Richard Kelly's debut feature Donnie Darko is, without question, this year's best apocalyptic time travel movie featuring a malevolent giant bunny." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 26, 2001
47%

Life as a House (2001)

"Life as a House is a very well-made film, but the fussy perfectionism of its makers all but snuffs the life out of it." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 29, 2001
100%

My Voyage to Italy (2001)

"A love letter...to the movies...passionate, reckless and beautiful." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 22, 2001
77%

Our Lady of the Assassins (2001)

"Death in Venice with 9mm Berettas...one of the best of Barbet Schroeder's career" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 3, 2001
10/10 96%

Band of Outsiders (Bande à part) (1964)

"35 years after its release it still retains its heady air of risk and endless capacity to surprise." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 19, 2001
63%

Session 9 (2001)

"We're left with nothing to do but guess who'll die next." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 10, 2001
92%

Ghost World (2001)

"There's never been a better look at high school malcontents" culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 22, 2001
68%

Legally Blonde (2001)

"Witherspoon is so inventive that she pulls laughs from even the lamest lines." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 13, 2001
81%

Jump Tomorrow (2001)

"With its lollipop colors and the breezy la-la-la's on the soundtrack, Jump Tomorrow is a charmingly kitschy trifle." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 5, 2001
58%

Pandaemonium (2001)

"Buried in the mess is a modest, thoughtful film." culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 27, 2001
90%

Eureka (2001)

"A meditation on death played out in crisp, sepia-toned images of such evocative power that they linger for days after seeing the film." culturevulture.net
Posted May 2, 2001
59%

The Low Down (2001)

"It's a rare film that contains this much good material, all of it incidental." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 16, 2001
92%

Amores Perros (2001)

"Cannily balances the melodrama with starkly naturalistic detail." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 27, 2001
9/10 100%

The Decline of Western Civilization - Part III (1998)

"There's nothing funny at all in the relentless final hour of Decline of Western Civilization III, just grim episodes in the lives of abandoned children." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 22, 2001
8/10 82%

Ghost Dog - The Way of the Samurai (2000)

"Both a return to form and a heartening attempt to move beyond Jarmusch's increasingly restrictive formal style." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
5/10 51%

Waking the Dead (2000)

"A good story, undermined by its telling." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
4/10 46%

Where the Money Is (2000)

"Plodding, dull and endless at a short 89 minutes." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
9/10 95%

The Filth and the Fury (2000)

"One can pay it no greater compliment than to say that it is worthy of its subject." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
8/10 79%

Shanghai Noon (2000)

"An entertaining comedy that far surpasses his previous American films." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
7/10 86%

Une liaison pornographique (An Affair of Love) (A Pornographic Affair) (1999)

"Baye is left stranded, a performance too strong for a film this slight to contain." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
9/10 80%

The Tao of Steve (2000)

"The best movie about slacking since 'The Mother and the Whore.'" culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
3/10 0%

The Price of Air (2000)

"The sort of independent film that makes you crave Hollywood." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
8/10 89%

42 Up (1999)

"If only because its foreignness allows it to come to terms with one of the great taboo subjects in our national life, 42 Up is a tremendously valuable film." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 18, 2001
67%

Too Much Sleep (2001)

"For all its strengths, Too Much Sleep is ultimately uninvolving." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 12, 2001
2/10 39%

Hannibal (2001)

"We flinch, we cover our eyes. Mostly, we just retch." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 9, 2001
7/10 60%

Venus Beauty Institute (2000)

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Posted Feb 1, 2001
8/10 81%

Ça commence aujourd'hui (It All Starts Today) (1999)

"A model of politically engaged cinema, offering a clear-eyed view of a social problem without pretending to have any easy solutions." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 1, 2001
10/10 90%

In the Mood for Love (2001)

"Cause for celebration." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 31, 2001
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