Patrick Friel

Patrick Friel
Patrick Friel's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Comment Magazine
Publications: Film Comment Magazine

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Sicilian Ghost Story (2018) Careful camera movement, distorting wide-angle lenses, and a hyperfocused sound design all contribute to the mysterious atmosphere, and Julia Jedlikowska gives a heartbreaking performance as the girl, who suffers the bittersweet ache of young love. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
No Score Yet By The Bluest of Seas (1936) This is a film that positively hums with ebullience. - Film Comment Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2014
35% Lottery Ticket (2010) No doubt the characters are stereotypes, but the performances are handled with a knowing wink and a great deal of fun. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2010
56% Bran Nue Dae (2010) This Australian musical-comedy seems like a project for which everyone involved had ideas but no one had veto power. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2010