Mary Corliss

Mary Corliss

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Mary Corliss's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

The Blue Room (2014)

"Thank heaven for French movies like Mathieu Amalric's The Blue Room, which compactly addresses the ecstasies and occasionally dangerous consequences of intimate contact." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 24, 2014

The Captive (2014)

"The Captive recapitulates the arc of Egoyan's career: early promise, followed by arrant misfires." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 24, 2014

Mommy (2015)

"A film of suffocating power and surprising warmth." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 22, 2014

Mud (2013)

"Glorious vision of youth and truth, love and loss, your name is Mud." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2014

Like Father, Like Son (2014)

"The children's performances are winning, but the director's dogmatic social scheme saps the dramatic tension in a film whose predictable message is: to be like a real father, you must connect with your son." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 14, 2013

The Unknown Known (2014)

"But Morris's movie is a cat-and-mouse game, and Rumsfeld is the cat, virtually licking his chops as he toys with, and then devours, another rival. " ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 13, 2013

Philomena (2013)

"Frears, in fine form at 72, has proved himself a modest master at juggling the serious and the silly in such actors' showcases as The Queen and Tamara Drewe; and the script by Coogan and Jeff Pope, brims with bright dialogue. " ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 13, 2013

Tracks (2014)

"John Curran's film, starring Mia Wasikowska, captures the ravishing emptiness of the landscape and the elemental perils facing a strong young woman." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 13, 2013

The Zero Theorem (2014)

"The Zero Theorem is a spectacle that demands to be cherished - as long as the society Gilliam portrays is a satire, not a prophesy. " ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 8, 2013

All Is Lost (2013)

"A signal film achievement and the capstone to a great star's career. This is Ultimate Redford." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 23, 2013

As I Lay Dying (2013)

"In many respects this is a faithful and intelligent synopsis of the book." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 21, 2013

Young & Beautiful (Jeune Et Jolie) (2014)

"Vacth has a seductive, covert intelligence. She may not let viewers in on Isabelle's motives, but she does suggest that something is going on. Audiences should be pleased to go with her, not knowing the destination but happy to take the trip." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 21, 2013

Amour (2012)

"In the history of movies about love, Amour shall last forever." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Dec 18, 2012

Wu xia (Dragon) (2012)

"A martial-arts morality play as lithe as it is forceful." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Nov 29, 2012

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

"This is a fantasy realm so fully and elegantly realized, it might be the adaptation of a classic novel. Yet the source is Del Toro's own capacious imagination." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Nov 26, 2012

Stories We Tell (2013)

"Tthe probing, emotionally devastating documentary that was, for this critic and many others, the revelation of the first week of the Venice Film Festival."" ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 24, 2012

The Company You Keep (2013)

"With a welcome mixture of juice and grit, the movie dramatizes the lingering conundrums of young people in the time of the Vietnam morass." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 6, 2012

The Paperboy (2012)

"All the actors rise or bend to the challenge, giving juicy performances and seemingly having a fine old time." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 25, 2012

The Artist (2011)

"With supreme confidence and an informed, infectious fondness for his subject, writer-director Michel Hazanavicius manages to embrace contradictions and then resolve them with supreme comic grace." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Nov 22, 2011

Wuthering Heights (2012)

"Faithful and bold..." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 8, 2011

Café de Flore (2012)

"The film is generous to all its besotted creatures, and to the audience as well. Viewers who fall in love with Café de Flore will find that it loves them back." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Sep 8, 2011

Life, Above All (2011)

"The director and his splendid cast assure that this tale about a strong little girl fighting to keep her family alive and together has both high art and a big heart, audience appeal and gut impact." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Jul 14, 2011

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

"The message of the futility of war has rarely been painted with such bold strokes." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted Jul 6, 2010

Izgnanie (2007)

"We will not reveal more of the plot in the hope that one day it will be playing in a theater near you . It is truly something to see; for among all the lives to be ruined it is a visual rhapsody." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 24, 2007

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

"Suffice to say that what's done with plot elements is as surprising as the rest of this gripping, satisfying film." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 24, 2007

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

"A brisk and entertaining indictment of the Bush Administration's middle East policies before and after September 11, 2001." ‐ TIME Magazine
Posted May 17, 2004