Holly Willis

Holly Willis
Holly Willis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Comment Magazine L.A. Weekly Variety Senses of Cinema

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T-Meter Title | Year Review
97% Boyhood (2014) Linklater bridges the gap between these more art-oriented projects and contemporary narrative cinema. He offers us a new sense of knowing time by inviting us to be present as it unfurls. - Film Comment Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2015
60% Drawing Restraint 9 (2005) It's difficult to see the characters as anyone but Barney and Björk, and the film's binary system, opposing hard and soft, East and West, male and female, etc., feels clumsy and simplistic. - L.A. Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2006
83% Senorita Extraviada (2001) The film is shocking, and, for better or worse, Portillo's refusal to offer solace kindles a potent rage that's not easily forgotten. - L.A. Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2003
71% Cremaster 2 (1999) Barney defiantly makes expensive avant-garde movies that proudly flaunt both their extravagance and their obscurity, and while they're salient forays into notions of history and narrative to be sure, they're also sallies of the genius Artist writ large. - L.A. Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2003
82% Derrida (2002) The result is fascinating, whether you're smitten by him or his work, or simply intrigued by contemporary thought. - L.A. Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2002