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Michael Thomson

Michael Thomson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 58%

Flamenco (2014)

"It is rare to come across a director's vision that is strong and pure in equal measure." ‐BBC.com
Posted Sep 19, 2014
4/5 97%

Ringu (Ring) (1998)

"Subtly expressive faces and spooky interiors are the order of the day in this original, powerful treat." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 7, 2008
2/5 No Score Yet

Secret (2000)

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Posted Dec 30, 2003
3/5 No Score Yet

Out of Depth (1999)

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Posted Dec 23, 2003
4/5 No Score Yet

Whatever (1999)

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Posted Jun 18, 2003
1/5 No Score Yet

Pourquoi Pas Moi? (1999)

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Posted Jun 18, 2003
3/5 No Score Yet

Lost Lover (1999)

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Posted May 24, 2003
2/5 0%

Ringu 2 (Ring 2) (2005)

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Posted Mar 25, 2003
1/5 No Score Yet

Nightfall (2003)

"Excruciating experience of ultra-gloom." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jan 8, 2003
4/5 84%

The Terrorist (1999)

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Posted Oct 23, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet

Jaya Ganga (1996)

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Posted Jul 27, 2002
1/5 No Score Yet

When Love Comes (1999)

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Posted Jul 16, 2002
2/5 No Score Yet

South West 9 (2001)

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Posted Apr 20, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet

Die Unberührbare (No Place to Go) (2001)

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Posted Feb 26, 2002
3/5 No Score Yet

The Martins (The Tosspots) (2001)

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Posted Jan 30, 2002
3/5 No Score Yet

Sorted (2000)

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Posted Jan 22, 2002
2/5 No Score Yet

It Was an Accident (2000)

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Posted Jan 22, 2002
2/5 No Score Yet

Hotel Splendide (2000)

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Posted Dec 29, 2001
1/5 No Score Yet

Elephant Juice (1999)

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Posted Dec 13, 2001
1/5 No Score Yet

The Wedding Tackle (2000)

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Posted Dec 13, 2001
4/5 71%

The Farewell (2002)

"This is a terrific character study, a probe into the life of a complex man." ‐BBC.com
Posted Nov 28, 2001
4/5 No Score Yet

The Color of Lies (Au coeur du mensonge) (1999)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
4/5 No Score Yet

Garage Olimpo (1999)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
4/5 No Score Yet

Siberia (1998)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
2/5 No Score Yet

Farewell, Home Sweet Home (1999)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 43%

Les enfants du siècle (The Children of the Century) (1999)

"Whether [Binoche and Magimel] are being charming or angst-ridden, they easily fill their scenes and, fine judges both, never overcook the hysteria." ‐BBC.com
Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 33%

The Criminal (2002)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 67%

Siam Sunset (2003)

"Roache ... has no trouble covering the complexity of Perry, while the supporting cast (usually representing the mediocrity and awfulness of the world) are nearly always good for a laugh." ‐BBC.com
Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 31%

Second Time Around (2001)

"The low-key direction is pleasingly emphatic in this properly intense, claustrophobic tale of obsessive love." ‐BBC.com
Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 No Score Yet

Urban Ghost Story (1999)

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Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/5 77%

Come Undone (2000)

"A highly credible, if rather unexceptional, look at the many insecurities and occasional joys of young love." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 29, 2001
3/5 34%

The Center of the World (2001)

"A sexually frank tale of urban isolation and emotional need out of the dotcom revolution." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 23, 2001
4/5 92%

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (1999)

"But the film is, on the whole, a full, meaty treat, striking not only in its subject-matter and the approach to it, but also in its pin-sharp detailing of nature and the speed and grace with which the characters move." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 22, 2001
3/5 50%

The Hole (2001)

"The qualities which made [Birch] flourish in that multi-Oscar-winner [American Beauty] are still abundantly clear." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 18, 2001
3/5 60%

Late Night Shopping (2001)

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Posted Oct 16, 2001
4/5 89%

Songs From the Second Floor (2002)

"Leaping from one arresting image to another, Songs from the Second Floor has all the enjoyable randomness of a very lively dream and so manages to be compelling, amusing and unsettling at the same time." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 16, 2001
3/5 No Score Yet

Purely Belter (2001)

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Posted Oct 12, 2001
2/5 86%

La Cienaga (2001)

"Cheerless, messy, and slack." ‐BBC.com
Posted Oct 2, 2001
4/5 80%

Season of Men (2001)

"Touching, truthful, and tasteful." ‐BBC.com
Posted Sep 27, 2001
3/5 93%

The Circle (Dayereh) (2001)

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Posted Sep 24, 2001
3/5 63%

The Brothers (2001)

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Posted Sep 17, 2001
3/5 95%

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle)(Every Man for Himself and God Against All) (1974)

"The film has turgid stretches, but this flaw is largely overwhelmed by compositions which are meaningful and hypnotic, and a startling performance from Bruno S as poor Kaspar." ‐BBC.com
Posted Sep 10, 2001
4/5 85%

Zamani barayé masti asbha (A Time for Drunken Horses)(Intoxication for Horses) (2000)

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Posted Aug 20, 2001
3/5 80%

Audition (Ôdishon) (1999)

"Makes the mistake of changing crudely from a study in loneliness ... to a full-blown shock-horror extravaganza." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 31, 2001
3/5 61%

Recess: School's Out (2001)

"The film works because it is peppered with sharp, smart, and sometimes wonderfully odd comic moments." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 30, 2001
2/5 56%

The Iron Ladies (2001)

"Just because this is not an American sports movie does not mean that it's any freer of cliché, obviousness, and sentiment." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 24, 2001
3/5 65%

Intimacy (2001)

"[Rylance and Fox] are such good actors that they convey pain or loss with the smallest twitch of a mouth or the briefest glance." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 23, 2001
3/5 90%

Together (2001)

"[Moodysson's] notion of a commune seems amusingly spot-on." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 16, 2001
4/5 57%

Dr. T and the Women (2000)

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Posted Jul 16, 2001
3/5 43%

The Monkey's Mask (2001)

"Lang achieves an even spread of sexuality and thrills." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jun 28, 2001
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