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Leslie Camhi

Leslie Camhi
Leslie Camhi's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): L.A. Weekly, Village Voice

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
83% Satin Rouge (2002) The film is enlivened by fine performances, especially the lovely Abbas as Lilia. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 20, 2002
64% All My Loved Ones (2000) It offers a glimpse of the Solomonic decision facing Jewish parents in those turbulent times: to save their children and yet to lose them. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 13, 2002
92% Mostly Martha (Bella Martha) (2001) Martha is rich in contradictions, her tightly wound personality running counter to the sensual pleasure she offers others through her art. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 13, 2002
85% A Song for Martin (2002) Seldahl's Barbara is a precise and moving portrait of someone whose world is turned upside down, first by passion and then by illness. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 25, 2002
70% Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999) The minor figures surrounding [Bobby] ... form a gritty urban mosaic. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 19, 2002
80% Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999) French director Hélène Angel's sensitive and crystalline debut feature. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 19, 2002
75% Kaaterskill Falls (2001) The filmmakers skillfully evoke the sense of menace that nature holds for many urban dwellers. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 4, 2002
73% La espalda del mundo (The Back of the World) (2002) What saves this deeply affecting film from being merely a collection of wrenching cases is Corcuera's attention to detail. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 24, 2002
76% My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) Vardalos's parodies of Greek family values are loving and witheringly hilarious. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 16, 2002
48% The Triumph of Love (2002) Sorvino makes the princess seem smug and cartoonish, and the film only really comes alive when poor Hermocrates and Leontine pathetically compare notes about their budding amours. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 16, 2002
71% Girls Can't Swim (2002) A sensitive and astute first feature by Anne-Sophie Birot. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 16, 2002
83% Pauline & Paulette (2002) A sensitively handled tale of four sisters yoked together by the disabilities of one. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 12, 2002
84% Kissing Jessica Stein (2002) Laugh-out-loud lines, adorably ditsy but heartfelt performances, and sparkling, bittersweet dialogue that cuts to the chase of the modern girl's dilemma. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 12, 2002
78% Maryam (2002) Serry perfectly captures the peculiar climate, creating uncanny echoes with today's situation. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 19, 2002
92% Salaam Bombay! (1988) The director's experience making documentaries served her well as she worked for weeks with the kids who inhabit Bombay's backstreets. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 5, 2002
71% The Farewell (2002) Poignant and delicately complex. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 15, 2002
89% A Moment of Innocence (1999) The result is a meditation -- brilliant, humorous, and moving -- on history and memory. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 13, 2001
82% Innocence (2001) It mostly proves that lovers in old age can be as cloying and narcissistic as they are in youth. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 14, 2001
87% Aberdeen (2001) The near-perfect cast has talent to burn. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 14, 2001
89% Himalaya (L'Enfance d'un Chef) (Caravan) (1999) Cinematographers Eric Guichard and Jean-Paul Meurisse present a pristine window onto a spectacular, hidden world. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 22, 2001
47% Fast Food, Fast Women (2001) There's much pleasure to be had in watching these gifted and highly individual actors groaning over their fate as they tentatively set about love's first fumblings. ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 16, 2001
63% Simon Magus (2001) The film labors under its mix of grimy and magical realism. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 27, 2001
90% Aimée & Jaguar (2000) Färberböck's adaptation relies on the hefty talents of its two leading ladies. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85% Billy Elliot (2000) By setting this intimate conflict against a wider social drama, Daldry makes his portrait of a dancer all the more compelling. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Sorrow and the Pity (Le Chagrin et la Pitié) (1972) The postwar, Gaullist myth of massive French resistance to fascism has long since been destroyed, yet The Sorrow and the Pity retains its shattering power as an interrogation of memory. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Not One Less (2000) With Not One Less, Zhang Yimou has fashioned what feels like an uncannily accurate portrait of a culture where Communist ideology has vanished like a brief dream, as traditional community values clash with the burgeoning cult of money. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 1, 2000
36% Cotton Mary (2000) Merchant's filmmaking is at times wooden and conventional, but Cotton Mary is brought to life by the weirdness of its subject matter and the risks Madhur Jaffrey takes in her brilliant performance. ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 1, 2000