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T-Meter Title | Year Review
92% Monos (2019) Landes keeps the story grounded away from sociopolitical rhetoric. - Remezcla EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
100% Midnight Family (2019) [Director Luke] Lorentzen's filmmaking is unfussy and near-surgical in its precision. - Remezcla EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
86% I Am Heath Ledger (2017) The sight of Ledger with a camera in hand, often capturing his own reflection in a mirror, becomes the signature pose of the late actor, one that complicates what we know about him and what we should make of a mediated memorial like I Am Heath Ledger. - Esquire Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
42% Gold (2017) It truly is an all-American story for the Trump era. - Esquire Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
71% Swiss Army Man (2016) Reclaiming the stalker-loner figure within a kooky, whimsical farting corpse flick, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert's Swiss Army Man may very well be the limit case of the bromantic comedy. - Esquire Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2016
79% From Afar (Desde Allá) (2016) Vigas never quite mobilizes the alienating distance evoked by the title to particularly illuminating ends; it all remains too remote, too removed, even when the characters and narrative reach a putatively surprising but sterile climax. - Film Comment Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2016
74% Take Me To The River (2016) The sense of looming danger, couched in pregnant pauses and furtive looks, explodes in Sobel's third-act reveal. - Film Comment Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2016