N. A. Cordova

N. A. Cordova
N. A. Cordova's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): PopMatters
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T-Meter Title | Year
5/10 40% Black Butterfly (2017) This would not be a thriller without revelations and the film has some good reveals, but the final surprise almost ruins the movie, because it feels like a "twist" for no particular reason. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
4/10 42% Aftermath (2017) Aftermath is a well-constructed narrative framework that has moments of interest, but mostly it's watching a deeply hurt and angry old man take out his frustrations over life's unfairness on other people. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
8/10 43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) A visually sumptuous, thrilling, sci-fi action movie about the central character's quest for her identity. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
8/10 98% Kedi (2017) The synthesis of these themes with handsomely framed shots of narrow streets and darting and frolicking cats makes it clear that Kedi's subject is Istanbul, a modern city that stretches back into ancient times. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
7/10 3% Arsenal (2017) As a small genre movie, it thrills and entertains, transcending the tropes it uses. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2017
7/10 91% Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2016) In Songs My Brothers Taught Me, Zhao and her team have created an emotionally compelling neo-realist portrait of a family and their community experiencing the stresses and pressures of post-colonial life. - PopMatters EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2016