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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
79% Unsane (2018) Despite some storytelling flaws, Unsane is ultimately suspenseful, terrifying, and rather haunting.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
92% David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017) For those who are fascinated by the enigmas posed by these videos' unusual imagery (such as the face bandages with small buttons for eyes, a haunting visual from "Lazarus"), this documentary will not disappoint.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
100% Leaning Into the Wind (2018) The best way to experience Leaning into the Wind would seem to be in much the same way Goldsworthy experiences the nature that inspires him. Be an attentive watcher and listener - devoid of expectation.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2018
33% The Leisure Seeker (2018) We're not in European art film territory here. Oh, but if we had been, I think [Helen] Mirren and [Donald] Sutherland, whose chemistry is unmistakable, would have been so much more memorable than they are.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
94% Loveless (Nelyubov) (2018) Just about every aspect of Loveless is executed perfectly.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
92% Midnighters (2018) But the film's real strength is in its direction and Julius Ramsay's skill at visual storytelling.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
96% Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017) This sympathetic, enthralling film is a tribute to her talent and courage, the gifts behind the alluring impact of her unforgettable face.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) The plot is straightforward, but the film's tone and style supply an artful mix of sensations. The lighting is colorful and heady...The film's rhythms gracefully accompany her endeavor, rising and falling with every setback or tiny, incremental victory.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
100% The Silent Child (2017) Realistic and moving, with beautiful cinematography, this is a stirring call for awareness of the plight of deaf schoolchildren.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
100% The Eleven O'Clock (2016) Predictable but very well acted fare. ‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
100% Watu Wote (All of Us) (2017) A young woman moves through the mayhem with almost serene courage.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
100% My Nephew Emmett (2017) This is a lyrical, powerful piece by Kevin Wilson, Jr. ‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
91% DeKalb Elementary (2017) A truly devastating piece, given the recent mass murder in Parkland, Florida, but it unfolds with an almost eerie calm.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
91% Revolting Rhymes (2016) It's a dark twist on several familiar Roald Dahl fairy tales, with some slightly adult themes and very funny action, all narrated by a rather sage old wolf. ‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
100% Garden Party (2017) Garden Party is a dynamic, brilliant short that catalogs the leftover detritus of a fancy party.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
78% Lou (2017) Lou is a sweet, funny, and kinesthetic Disney piece.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
100% Negative Space (2018) The voiceover is simple, taken from a poem, and the animation's colorful surreal treatment of claymation is whimsical, inventive, and deeply affecting.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
80% Dear Basketball (2017) It features breathtakingly beautiful colored pencil drawings.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) The result is a well acted film that conjures up a Golden Age of Hollywood vibe, enlivened by references to a halcyon era gone by.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2018
91% Phantom Thread (2018) This film's tensive beauty and white-hot performances, not to mention its brilliant score and letter-perfect direction, may well distract the average filmgoer from the profound messages lurking in the screenplay.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
100% 42 Grams (2017) The film's stunning final images suggest that there will be no end to this passionately creative endeavor, driven by the hunger to satisfy.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2018
100% Unrest (2017) With Unrest, Brea has crafted film that will no doubt improve awareness, outreach, and support for many people whose visibility and voices have been too dim for too long.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
93% Thelma (2017) With this effort, Trier is digging deeper into what looks like his customary theme: when self-acceptance becomes a form of empowerment it can lead to redemption -- if one can muster the will to survive.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
88% The Post (2018) Spielberg's timing is nearly perfect, and so is his film.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
81% Blame (2018) I love the way Blame captures the kaleidoscopic emotional experience of being a teenage girl, one moment ecstatic and exuberant, the next dreamy and dark, the next angry and despairing.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Could this film be any better? The cinematography beguiles. The dialogue is natural yet artful. The cast is first rate in every way‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
90% I, Tonya (2018) Director Craig Gillespie deftly creates a story full of humor, suspense, and revelatory events, the latter involving such high stakes some viewers may find themselves gasping, cheering, and applauding as if they're, well, attending a sporting event.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
99% God's Own Country (2017) I enjoyed God's Own Country for its realistic style and its unflinching vision of intimacy.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2017
84% The King's Choice (2017) ... the film turns out to be a beautifully photographed and thoughtful nail-biter, suspenseful in a way that illuminates what must have been Norway's most terrifying moments.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2017
98% Lucky (2017) Lucky is thought-provoking, but not preachy or precious.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
69% mother! (2017) As with many of his other films, Darren Aronofsky's mother! teems with sublime metaphors.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
81% The Trip to Spain (2017) The ending of the film comes off as part cliff-hanger, part poetic justice, and altogether odd - it made me immediately want to know what's next on the menu.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017
83% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon's vision tries to elevate the everyday to a realm of magic by way of the absurd.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
91% A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2016) A Man Called Ove's darkness and humor are balanced artfully, a merit one often sees in Scandinavian film.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
85% In Order of Disappearance (2016) This taut, often hilarious, thriller is a stellar example of why Scandinavian cinema continues to impress.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
94% Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) This film is definitely one of the most interesting documentaries of the year so far.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
86% Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Watching this documentary is not only a fascinating exploration of one of television's greatest artists, but a potent reminder of how deeply engaged we have been with this mode of storytelling.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
91% Microbe and Gasoline (Microbe et Gasoil) (2016) The performances by Ange Dargent and Théophile Baquet could not be better, and it's their authenticity and abandon that make this film a fine addition to the coming-of-age canon.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
91% Zero Days (2016) Alex Gibney's powerful documentary looks closely at some recent examples of malware designed to wreak havoc worldwide.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
75% Wiener-Dog (2016) It's tempting to dismiss this as directorial misfiring or lack of clarity. And yet there are indelible moments of pathos, pain, and wonder.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
62% Therapy for a Vampire (Der Vampir auf der Couch) (2016) Therapy for a Vampire takes a primal urge and runs with it. There are unexpected moments of glee and grotesquerie, comic twists and turns.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
93% Tickled (2016) The dark and twisted labyrinth at the heart of this story is thoroughly unexpected, and ultimately terrifying.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
100% Dragon Inn (Long men ke zhen) (1966) King Hu's Dragon Inn stands alone - a seminal example of a genre that continues to thrill admirers and fans throughout the world.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
83% Chevalier (2016) Chevalier is a hilarious but unapologetic glimpse into bad behavior among men who fancy themselves among society's elite.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
81% Sunset Song (2016) The film seems determined to hit us over the head with the notion that ingrained ways of life are unchangeable: especially a culture that keeps women down.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
60% High-Rise (2016) High-Rise often feels cluttered and untidy, as disordered as the high rise itself becomes over time.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
100% The Dying of the Light (2016) The Dying of the Light provides some fascinating history of the art and science of film projection.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
69% Synecdoche, New York (2008) Even amid the complexity of his vision, there are moments of searing simplicity and emotional speechlessness that even the most hardened loner among us cannot fail to take to heart.‐ Cinefantastique
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
73% Take Me To The River (2016) Even though the dialogue occasionally feels calculated, there is an undeniably compelling air of menace and secrecy generated, making it hard to guess what might happen next.‐ Arts Fuse
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
41% The Last House on the Left (2009) The Last House on the Left is perhaps best seen as a reminder of why remakes of classic horror films almost always fail.‐ Cinefantastique
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017