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Jason Wood

Jason Wood
Jason Wood's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com, Little White Lies

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud) (1958) Striking to look at, with each frame resembling an intricately designed photograph ... ‐ Electric Sheep
Posted Feb 3, 2014
87% Computer Chess (2013) Sourcing archival, analogue vacuum tube-based video cameras, Bujalski and cinematographer Matthias Grunsky deliver a work that really looks and sounds as if it belongs to another time. ‐ Electric Sheep
Posted Nov 18, 2013
4/5 96% The Kid with a Bike (2012) Compassionate, humane but never sentimental. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 22, 2012
4/5 90% Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) Like the ordeals of the central character, the film flickers powerfully in the memory. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 3, 2012
4/5 79% The Deep Blue Sea (2012) Classic Davies territory and a potent reminder of why he is a director to cherish. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 24, 2011
4/5 83% This Our Still Life (2011) Intriguing, innovative and undoubtedly one of the director's very finest creations. This is a film to cherish. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 17, 2011
4/5 97% Tomboy (2011) Confirms Sciamma as one of the brightest young voices in contemporary French cinema. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 16, 2011
4/5 81% Attenberg (2012) Intelligent, inventive and incredibly engaging. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 31, 2011
3/5 92% Svet-Ake (The Light Thief) (2010) A film of hope, optimism and small acts of heroism. The visual backdrop is also stunning. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 28, 2011
4/5 93% The Four Times (Le Quattro Volte) (2011) Meditative, calm, and profound, Le Quattro Volte offers a momentary respite from the bustle of contemporary life. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 26, 2011
4/5 96% Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011) Genuinely awe-inspiring and one of Herzog's most startling and startlingly achieved visions. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 24, 2011
5/5 95% Animal Kingdom (2010) Utterly thrilling, Animal Kingdom exudes stunning depth and complexity. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 24, 2011
4/5 83% On Tour (Tournée) (2010) An immediate and thrilling experience. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 10, 2010
4/5 88% Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2011) A film so entrancing, original and hypnotic that the moment it finishes the immediate impulse is to watch it again. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Nov 18, 2010
4/5 75% The Hunter (2012) Seemingly destined to go largely under-appreciated, this is a work of precision and complexity.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Oct 28, 2010
5/5 78% Politist, adj. (Police, Adjective) (2009) Complex, intellectually rigorous and yet incredibly enjoyable on multiple levels.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Sep 30, 2010
4/4 94% A Room and a Half (2009) Room and a Half offers an inventive and intimate portrait both of a great artist and of the post-Second World War cultural world of the Soviet Union.‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 6, 2010
4/5 88% La Danse -- Le Ballet de l'Opera de Paris (2009) Don't be put off by the film's 153-minute running time - La Danse is utterly engrossing and a must-see for ballet and documentary enthusiasts alike.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 23, 2010
5/5 89% Leonera (Lion's Den) (2008) Lion's Den is an unqualified success.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Mar 25, 2010
62% Adoration (2008) Populated with rich, complex characters, Adoration's impressive array of ideas is matched by its visual beauty and narrative ingenuity.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 2, 2010
87% Treeless Mountain (2009) A beautiful, meditative and deeply humanistic coming-of-age tale dealing with abandonment, resilience and perseverance in the face of apparent futility.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jan 8, 2010
80% Humpday (2009) Shelton has been tagged as an extremely adept chronicler of the associations between men. It's fair to say that the director is good on relationships, period.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 18, 2009
3/5 88% Sin Nombre (2009) Likely to be one of the must-see foreign language titles of the year, opening our eyes to a world of desperation, hope and pain.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 14, 2009
5/5 97% 35 Rhums (35 Shots of Rum) (2008) Establishes an immediate and intense fascination for its characters and their lives that it never for a second loses.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jul 10, 2009
4/5 92% Sugar (2008) Poignant and beautifully written, directed and performed, Sugar confirms Boden and Fleck as eloquent chroniclers of the underbelly of the American dream.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Jun 5, 2009
4/5 69% sleep furiously. (2011) A poetic, profound and contemplative journey into a world of endings and beginnings.‐ Little White Lies
Posted May 29, 2009
3/5 100% Profils Paysans: la Vie Moderne (Modern Life) (2008) Though visually seductive, especially for anyone longing to escape the urban jungle, Modern Life is also to be admired for refusing to slide into postcard lyricism.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Apr 3, 2009
97% Gun Crazy (Deadly Is the Female) (1950) A major influence on both Bonnie and Clyde and the French New Wave (with Godard a particular admirer), it's a film that far transcends its low budget constraints.‐ Little White Lies
Posted Feb 27, 2009
5/5 91% Silent Night (2006) One of the finest filns of the year and absolutely worthy of many repeated viewings. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Dec 7, 2007
4/5 78% Sparkle (2010) Sparkle reveals both a clarity of vision and an undeniably infectious charm. ‐ Little White Lies
Posted Aug 17, 2007
4/5 92% Kárhozat, (Damnation) (1988) Intellectually provocative and ultimately profoundly affecting. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Jul 31, 2003
4/5 84% La Stanza del Figlio (The Son's Room) (2002) An incisive, cathartic drama about the fragile fabric of human life. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Feb 3, 2002
4/5 92% The Hired Hand (1971) A work dear to Fonda's heart, he has often spoken of his wish for this film to be his epitaph. It's one that would do any director proud. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Dec 17, 2001
4/5 90% Djomeh (2001) A melancholic mediation on the constant and often elusive yearning for companionship and love, it also speaks volumes about the barbarity of cultural and religious intolerance. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Dec 17, 2001
3/5 53% Storytelling (2002) A compelling, if damning and willfully extreme portrait of the mores of 21st century humanity. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Dec 3, 2001
5/5 51% In Praise Of Love (Éloge de l'amour) (2002) A densely constructed, highly referential film, and an audacious return to form that can comfortably sit among Jean-Luc Godard's finest work. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Nov 19, 2001
4/5 84% Little Otik (2001) A compelling and highly contemporary social satire. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Oct 24, 2001
4/5 97% Down from the Mountain (2001) It's impossible to deny the unalloyed joy that the film gives the spectator. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Oct 21, 2001
3/5 44% The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) Gratuitously violent, and none too subtle (it lacks the subversive qualities of the original) it's also undeniably funny, maniacally energetic fare with a liberal smattering of enjoyable set-pieces. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 26, 2001
5/5 98% Sweet Smell of Success (1957) One of the sharpest and corrosively perceptive films to emerge from Hollywood. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 11, 2001
4/5 92% Startup.com (2001) Distilled from over 400 hours of filmed material, Startup.com offers continued evidence of the essential nature of the documentary format. ‐ BBC.com
Posted Sep 10, 2001