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Jurgen Fauth

Jurgen Fauth
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 No Score Yet Titanic (1943) Neither the first nor the best film telling the story of the doomed ocean liner, the 1943 German version is nonetheless fascinating.‐ JurgenFauth.com
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2012
5/5 89% Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2011) The deepening mysteries and almost trance-like states Weerasethakul's films produce in the viewer are by design: a purposeful sounding of the hidden potential of cinema and consciousness. ‐ About.com
Posted Mar 2, 2011
4/5 60% Phish 3d (2010) Ought to delight all but the pickiest fans. ‐ About.com
Posted Apr 30, 2010
4.5/5 86% Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) A fascinatingly complex film with intoxicating cross-currents of cynicism, tragedy, and absurdity.‐ About.com
Posted Nov 18, 2009
3/5 88% Inglourious Basterds (2009) May indeed be morally troublesome, but unlike, say, Death Proof, it's also fiendishly entertaining.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet Yattâman (Yatterman) (2009) I grinned like an "imbefool" all the way through.‐ About.com
Posted Apr 1, 2009
3/5 47% The Education of Charlie Banks (2009) A surprisingly amiable coming-of-age tale that is especially remarkable for its honesty about class.‐ About.com
Posted Apr 1, 2009
5/5 88% Adventureland (2009) A lovely and hilarious reminder that the bittersweet days at the tail end of youth are as potent a topic as ever.‐ About.com
Posted Apr 1, 2009
2/5 65% Duplicity (2009) Lacks the tension and wow-factor we've grown accustomed to from slick star vehicles.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 19, 2009
3.5/5 88% Sin Nombre (2009) Mashes up the tale of the arduous journey across borders with the developing world gangster drama, offering a fresh and convincing spin on both.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 19, 2009
4/5 94% Tokyo Sonata (Tokyo Sonata) (2009) The beauty of Tokyo Sonata lies in the elegance in which the film dances between humor and a profound examination of tightly circumscribed lives.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 16, 2009
3/5 75% Tokyo! (2008) Uneven but worthwhile.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 5, 2009
1/5 64% Watchmen (2009) The worst adaptation of an Alan Moore comic yet.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2009
4/5 40% Delhi 6 (2009) Maybe the runaway success of Slumdog Millionaire will inspire western audiences to sample more authentic Bollywood fare; with its first-rate music, world-class stars, and postcard-ready views of India, Delhi 6 presents an especially welcomin‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2009
3.5/5 59% The International (2009) Swift investigations alter with elaborate set pieces in Milan and a staggering climax at the New York Guggenheim, a furious explosion of violence and excitement that ranks among the most exhilarating sequences I've seen in a long time.‐ About.com
Posted Feb 12, 2009
3/5 32% Fanboys (2008) My favorite moment involves a Jar-Jar Binks tattoo -- and whether or not that idea strikes you as funny should be a pretty good indicator of whether or not you'll like Fanboys.‐ About.com
Posted Feb 4, 2009
4/5 90% Coraline (2009) Selick's work has always been fascinating, but he has never had better material to work with than Coraline (sorry, Roald Dahl and Tim Burton.)‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2009
2/5 52% Donkey Punch (2008) Lusty, lurid, and completely laughable. Here's hoping for a bright future on late-night cable.‐ About.com
Posted Jan 21, 2009
1.5/5 69% Synecdoche, New York (2008) For a film that desperately wants us to empathize with its main character's plight, Kaufman's inability to reconcile his overambitious gimmickry with the story's emotional demands is a fatal flaw.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 23, 2008
1/5 78% Burn After Reading (2008) Chalk it up to the Coens' much-cited misanthropy or misplaced satirical intent, but there's nothing enjoyable or insightful about hanging out with this duplicitous crowd.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2008
4/5 18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) A worthy addition to the original six-film cycle, staying true to the spirit of the series while overhauling it in a number of important ways.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2008
4/5 88% Wonderful Town (2007) The tsunami looms large, even though it's only mentioned once.‐ About.com
Posted Jul 18, 2008
1/5 94% The Dark Knight (2008) Plodding, puffed-up kitsch mistaking itself for profound psycho noir that the source material won't support.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2008
3/5 86% Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008) There's a peculiarity to Hellboy 2 that blurs the line between del Toro's Hollywood blockbusters and his less conventional Spanish-language films.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2008
2/5 71% Wanted (2008) Wanted is as stylish as it is foolish, but it has one thing going for it: exploding rats.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2008
1/5 11% Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (AVP 2) (2007) Too underlit to qualify as splatter, too bloodless to qualify as fun, too unaware of its own idiocy to be enjoyed Grindhouse-style, AvP:R is a real education in the finer stratifications of badness.‐ JurgenFauth.com
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2008
1/5 67% The Incredible Hulk (2008) Might be vaguely entertaining if you were holding a Wiimote.‐ About.com
Posted Jun 10, 2008
2/5 83% The Dhamma Brothers (2008) Beyond the visual novelty of murderers and rapist sitting in silent practice, The Dhamma Brothers seems to be interested in surprisingly little.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2008
3/5 91% Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Rock Club (2005) A heartfelt tribute to a joyous anomaly in New York's nightlife scene.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 9, 2008
3/5 80% Question humaine, La, (Heartbeat Detector) (2007) The analogy [equating multinational companies with fascism] is strained to say the least and finally distracts from what began as a clear-eyed portrait of a complex, contradictory character.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 9, 2008
2/5 68% Snow Angels (2007) Lacks distinctiveness that would lift it above middle-of-the-road domestic drama.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 6, 2008
2/5 79% The Bank Job (2008) Rote situations, wooden dialogue, and Jason Statham.‐ About.com
Posted Mar 6, 2008
B+ 92% U2 3D (2007) You'll thrill to the sight of a hundred thousand stoked fans! You'll duck from under Bono's flying sweat! You'll read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- in 3D!‐ UGO
Posted Jan 21, 2008
5/5 91% There Will Be Blood (2007) Destined to take its place among such ageless tragedies of American avarice as The Godfather, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Scarface, and yes, Citizen Kane.‐ About.com
Posted Dec 15, 2007
2/5 38% Southland Tales (2007) Fitfully engaging but half-baked.‐ About.com
Posted Nov 13, 2007
1/5 25% Love in the Time of Cholera (2007) A movie of such boundless badness that it would take somebody with a Nobel Prize in literature to truly fathom the extent of its wretchedness.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2007
4/5 58% A Slice of Lynch (2007) A forthright portrait of a sincere and fertile artist with the courage to follow his ideas wherever they lead.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 25, 2007
4/5 35% Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) The work of a director who is intoxicated with the power of cinema.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 10, 2007
1.5/5 76% Paranoid Park (2007) There's nothing going on beneath the artful surface, and the kid's dilemma generates yawns instead of heat.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 4, 2007
3.5/5 87% The Orphanage (2007) Incredibly spooky.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 4, 2007
5/5 93% Secret Sunshine (2010) There's more truth and wisdom in Secret Sunshine than I've seen at the movies in a long time.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 4, 2007
3/5 69% The Man From London (A Londoni Férfi) (2007) The Third Man on Ambien -- will dazzle the faithful and bore the stuffing out of everyone else.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 4, 2007
3/5 77% I'm Not There (2007) Certainly an enjoyable experiment, but ultimately as fruitless as reporter Jerry Thompson's search for the truth about Charles Foster Kane.‐ About.com
Posted Oct 4, 2007
1/5 55% Married Life (2008) You know you're in trouble if the wallpaper is more exciting than anything that happens in front of it.‐ About.com
Posted Sep 23, 2007
2/5 88% Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) Masterful plotting and fine acting can't make this story any more appetizing.‐ About.com
Posted Sep 22, 2007
4/5 95% In the Shadow of the Moon (2007) With humor, humanity, and staggering images, In the Shadow of the Moon brings home the sheer guts it must have taken to ride a rocket to a barren rock in the sky.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2007
4/5 67% The 11th Hour (2007) Among recent documentaries questioning the status quo, The 11th Hour takes the most far-reaching point of view and connects issues into larger patterns, culminating in a truly global call for change.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2007
4/5 92% The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) The leanest and most exciting of the series yet, a chase movie of breathtaking purity.‐ About.com
Posted Jul 29, 2007
4/5 88% The Simpsons Movie (2007) We knew all along they had it in them to become movie stars.‐ About.com
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2007
4/5 70% Molière (2007) An especially endearing attempt at the budding subgenre.‐ About.com
Posted Jul 24, 2007