Neil Young

Neil Young
Neil Young's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Hollywood Reporter indieWire Sight & Sound Screen International

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T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Bellum: The Daemon Of War (2021) The grandiose-sounding title unfortunately proves to be this sombre documentary's most memorable feature. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2021
No Score Yet Children of the Enemy (2021) The film is most effective in simply conveying the agonising practical realities of Galvez's quest, an operation involving endless telephone calls and long down-time periods of waiting punctuated by brief flurries of frenzied activity. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2021
No Score Yet Cuban Dancer (2020) Salinas... concentrates squarely on Alexis's personal experience with sensitive sympathy. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2021
No Score Yet The City of Wild Beasts (2021) The notoriously mean streets of Colombia's second metropolis Medellín provide a vivid principal backdrop for The City Of Wild Beasts , an atmospheric youth-focused character study from local writer-director Henry E Rincón. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2021
80% Taste (2021) Familiar ingredients are rehashed to ultimately stale effect in Taste (Vị), the feature-length debut from Vietnamese writer-director Lê Bảo. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
No Score Yet El Tiempo Perdido (2020) Festivals and channels can always find room for charming documentaries about engaging folk in the twilight of their lives, and Le Temps Perdu is a solid example of this audience-friendly trend. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
100% Bulletproof (2020) Security and education overlap uncomfortably in Todd Chandler's Bulletproof, a sober and sobering documentary on the ways in which mass shootings in American schools have impacted all those who use them. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
No Score Yet The Witches of the Orient (2021) A solid crowdpleaser elevated by Faraut's mildly experimental streak. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
No Score Yet Looking for Venera (Në kërkim të Venerës) (2021) A striking achievement especially in terms of visuals, atmosphere and performances, this quiet gem will appeal to festivals and channels seeking to showcase emerging talent. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
No Score Yet I Comete: A Corsican Summer (2021) There is... not quite enough here to justify the expansive running-time, nor to fulfil Tagnati's palpable ambitions to discourse on human nature via this crowded microcosm. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
No Score Yet Liborio (2021) Recounting a fascinating episode from the Caribbean island's turbulent first decades of the 20th century, it's a solidly promising debut feature from director Nino Martínez Sosa who also shares production, writing and editing credits. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
No Score Yet Gritt (2021) Gritt's unremitting, uncompromising qualities work to the picture's considerable advantage. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
100% Landscapes of Resistance (2021) While this testimony would compel even on radio, Popivoda and her skilled collaborators manage to magnify its impact by crafting an exquisitely austere cinematic frame. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
100% Nafi's Father (Baamum Nafi) (2019) An effective microcosmic examination of religious and political intersections in today's West Africa. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
No Score Yet Toorbos (2020) Built around a luminous and intriguing central performance by dancer-actor Elani Dekker. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
No Score Yet The Milkmaid (2020) Crucial aspects are handled in a functional-at-best manner, with Obviagele not yet sufficiently skilled direction-wise to compensate. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2021
73% Blizzard of Souls (The Rifleman) (Dveselu putenis) (2019) An aggressively stirring account of a nation painfully enduring catastrophic conflict as prelude to independence. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2021
100% My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To (2020) Colombian-American writer-director Jonathan Cuartas crafts an grimly effective little calling-card with My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To... - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2021
80% Babenco: Tell Me When I Die (Babenco - Alguém tem que ouvrir o coraçã e dizer parou) (2019) Artifice, reality and dreams blur and overlap, without quite managing to find satisfactory focus or narrative momentum. - Screen International EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2020
No Score Yet Night Shot (Visión nocturna) (2020) An act of autobiographical cine-therapy also seemingly intended as an unorthodox call for justice. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2020
No Score Yet Universe (2019) Slightly austere in style, Universe stands as an admiring, intimate portrait - a touching elegy etched in a valedictory frame. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
90% Without (2011) Part psychological thriller and part minimalist art movie, there's no mistaking the confident skill with which debuting American filmmaker Mark Jackson takes us deep into the troubled world of his female protagonist. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2020
100% Red Moon Tide (Lúa vermella) (2020) A fragile vessel freighted with foreboding and dread, one that risks the reefs of ponderousness at numerous junctures but steers into the tranquil waters of the romantic sublime. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
100% Servants (Sluzobníci) (2020) Ostrochovsky delivers a series of striking visual images, often from unusual overhead angles. Starting with the very first shot... his bold, confident strokes accumulate into a sharp portrait of restrained, stylish and brooding power. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
100% The Cloud in Her Room (2020) Evanescent and enervating. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
No Score Yet Piedra sola (2020) A transcendent but frustrating cinematic experience. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
100% Young Hunter (El cazador) (2020) A slow-burningly sensitive character study, which spices up familiar art-cinema techniques with genre inflections... - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
97% Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020) Beasts Clawing At Straws demands attention and patience, but thus happily ends up amply rewarding both. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
100% Nasir (2019) Quiet gem reveals a deceptively sharp edge. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
100% The Year of the Discovery (El año del descubrimiento) (2020) Epic quasi-documentary blurs categories and chronologies to immersive effect. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
No Score Yet Air Conditioner (Ar condicionado) (2020) A highly accomplished and promising first full-length fictional outing... - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
No Score Yet Aswang (2019) Aswang paints a grim but compassionate, compelling picture of present-day life on Manila's exceedingly mean streets. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2019
100% In a Whisper (A media voz) (2019) Part cinema, part joint act of interpersonal healing. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
80% La Mami (2019) An intimate, often amusing, invariably informative delve into a semi-hidden world - one which very few males ever even glimpse. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
No Score Yet I Love You I Miss You I Hope I See You Before I Die (2019) Rodbro and her collaborators plunge us into an impressionistic maelstrom of sounds and images, with an arrestingly rough-edged sense of chaotic lives captured on the fly. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
67% Some Beasts (Algunas Bestias) (2019) Metaphorical Some Beasts doubtlessly is ⁠- the upper classes go to pieces when the lower orders are absent ⁠- but organic, dramatically coherent and convincing it unfortunately is not. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
No Score Yet Beyond the Horizon (Le milieu de l'horizon) (2019) Novelistic drama brings the fairly recent past to simmering life. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
92% A Thief's Daughter (La hija de un ladrón) (2019) A naturalistic and empathetic evocation of life at the lower end of the social ladder, one which wears its near-inevitable Loach/Dardenne aspects with appealing freshness. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
No Score Yet Africa (2019) A touchingly well-observed study of long-time marrieds starring the filmmaker's own parents as lightly fictionalized versions of themselves. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
92% Days of the Bagnold Summer (2021) Deploys some talented performers on both sides of the camera but its promising parts never quite cohere into a properly satisfying whole. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
93% Adoration (2019) A stylistically impressive picaresque which moves along at an engaging clip until prematurely running out of steam. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
100% Isadora's Children (Les Enfants d'Isadora) (2019) An unassuming and delicate work which demands but ultimately repays close attention. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
100% Overseas (2019) The most sympathetic, illuminating study of domestic labor since Roma... - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
95% To the Ends of the Earth (Tabi no Owari Sekai no Hajimari) (2020) It really does feel like Maeda/Yoko is stumbling haphazardly from one real setting to another, in a film expertly cast down the to the tiniest of roles. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
98% Vitalina Varela (2020) Even if audiences find themselves adrift in the convolutions of the screenplay's non-linear narrative, there are near-incessant compensations in the form of Leonardo Simoes' cinematography. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
No Score Yet Quicksilver Chronicles (2019) A winning portrait of two aging siblings' defiant, anachronistic eccentricity and the ghostly former company town where they reside. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2019
No Score Yet Waiting for the Carnival (2019) The film is a first-person travelogue in which the director - with disarming openness and evident fondness for his hard-working but underpaid subjects - retraces the steps of his youth. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
89% Earth (Erde) (2019) Quietly urgent dispatches from a planet under siege. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
87% I Was at Home, But... (Ich war zuhause, aber...) (2020) A complex, challenging but brilliant work. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
82% Who You Think I Am (Celle que vous croyez) (2020) Catfish a la Francaise: Conventional-looking dish yields surprisingly sharp flavors. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019