Leor Galil

Leor Galil
Leor Galil's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Chicago Reader
Publications: Chicago Reader

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution (2018) The film's tilt toward the scene's early days speaks to the endurance of LaBruce and Jones's original concept: they built it, and the punks haven't stopped coming. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2020
67% Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape (2016) [A] meandering tribute [that] leaves out many such important facts, largely dispensing with historical context in favor of poetic reminiscences about the outmoded format. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
2/4 82% Chi-Raq (2015) Lee's finished project isn't strong enough to meet the mounting complaints against it -- or say anything meaningful about the city's murder rate that hasn't been said better elsewhere. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2015
100% Shake the Dust (2015) About a third of the movie is over before he gets past the dancing footage and vague references to social turmoil in each country, though the dancers he interviews compensate for the jarring shifts in location and the general lack of narrative flow. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2015
93% Death Metal Angola (2014) I've seen more than enough documentaries about extreme metal that mythologize violent, antisocial behavior; this one shows people using harsh, aggressive music to build a positive community. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2014
28% Reincarnated (2013) Snoop is a fascinating figure who deserves better than this puff piece. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2013