James Quandt

James Quandt
James Quandt's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): National Post The New York Review of Books

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
88% Nighthawk (Bacurau) (2019) Indeed, in its keen attention to rural lore, pageantry, music and ritual, Bacurau seems like a conscious reversion to the films of Brazil's Cinema Novo of the sixties and seventies. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
54% The Dead Don't Die (2019) The Dead Don't Die feels like a desperate attempt to revivify Jarmusch's hipster cred along with Centerville's corpses. - Globe and Mail EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2019
89% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) For a work of scrupulously detailed social description, Non-Fiction also tests credulity in details both small. - Artforum EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
100% Dead Souls (2018) Dead Souls joins such works as Claude Lanzmann's Shoah (to which Wang's film has been speciously compared) and Patricio Guzmán's The Battle of Chile as a vast memorial to state barbarity. - The New York Review of Books EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
92% Sieranevada (2016) A wickedly funny, infinitely compassionate and profound work about the elusiveness of truth and what one character calls a world "contaminated by fear." - National Post EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016