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Rania Richardson

Rania Richardson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 92% Side by Side (2012) Directors, cinematographers, editors and other film professionals weigh in on the question of celluloid vs. digital film in this densely packed documentary.‐ The Villager
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3/4 No Score Yet La suerte en tus manos (2012) An intimate relationship drama from Argentine director Daniel Burman that goes straight to the heart. ‐ The Villager
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
3.5/4 100% Downeast (2013) At a time when manufacturing jobs are moving out of the U.S. or disappearing altogether, the entrepreneur who attempts to open a local plant is a hero.‐ The Villager
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2.5/4 No Score Yet The Genius Of Marian (2013) The decline is devastating as a filmmaker observes her mother falling prey prey to Alzheimer's disease‐ The Villager
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3/4 No Score Yet Vara: A Blessing (2013) Spiritual devotion ripens into carnal passion for a young temple dancer in Vara: A Blessing.‐ The Villager
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2.5/4 No Score Yet Patardzlebi (2014) A young Georgian woman struggles to hold her life together in this fine addition to an ever-expanding body of international incarceration stories.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
2/4 68% Contemporary Color (2017) While spinning batons, rifles, sabers or flags in the air, the color guard performs a joyous dance to celebrate school spirit during a football halftime show, to the tune of the high school marching band.‐ The Villager
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
2.5/4 84% Far from Men (2015) A spare tale that considers the futility of neutrality during wartime, against the backdrop of the French-Algerian War in the 1950s.‐ The Villager
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3/4 86% The Wolfpack (2015) The story is as intriguing as it is unbelievable, as a paranoid immigrant, his pliant wife and their seven children live in self-imposed confinement, in the middle of New York City.‐ The Villager
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3/4 No Score Yet One Percent More Humid (2017) A compelling drama that examines the complexities of female friendship over the course of a hot New England summer.‐ The Villager
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3/4 No Score Yet King of Peking (2017) In this crowd-pleaser, we travel back to China for one summer in the 1990s and meet a father and son who drive a mobile cinema, screening Hollywood blockbusters for the locals. ‐ The Villager
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3/4 82% The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013) This heart-wrenching tale is the cinematic equivalent of a twangy country song. ‐ The Villager
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
3/4 No Score Yet Slut in a Good Way (Charlotte a du fun) (2019) With humor and originality, Slut in a Good Way gets right into the hearts and minds of teenagers, in an authentic, contemporary style.‐ The Villager
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1.5/4 91% Nico, 1988 (2018) The story of a heroin addict in midlife, vulgar and morose, may not be prime material for a biopic.‐ The Villager
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1.5/4 92% Thelma (2017) This odd, disturbing film is visceral but ultimately unsatisfying.‐ Film-Forward.com
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3.5/4 95% Félicité (2017) Félicité is an enlightening tale that details life in central Africa, set in a milieu of a cabaret singer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
2/5 52% Ismael's Ghosts (Les fantômes d'Ismaël) (2018) Despite being an enjoyable ride-- with fine acting all around-- the story is too overstuffed to cohere, and its shifting time line gets tiresome.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
4/4 72% Spoor (Pokot) (2017) An environmental thriller that brings justice to animal abusers, by veteran Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa; Darkness) and her daughter, Kasia Adamik. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/4 95% Western (2018) Manhood is the theme of German director Valeska Grisebach's Western, which takes place in the Bulgarian countryside, where German workers are constructing a hydroelectric power plant.‐ Film-Forward.com
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2.5/4 96% Zama (2018) In a sunbaked seaside town in 18th century Argentina, an official of the Spanish crown finds himself in an absurd scenario as he waits in vain for a long-promised transfer. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/4 87% Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur) (2018) Let the Sunshine In will be satisfying for fans of Juliette Binoche, as well as those who enjoy offbeat romantic comedies.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3.5/4 93% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) Noah Baumbach's most accomplished work to date.‐ Film-Forward.com
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3/4 94% Gimme Danger (2016) A rockumentary on the seminal band the Stooges, "the greatest rock 'n' roll band ever," at least according to filmmaker Jim Jarmusch.‐ Film-Forward.com
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3/4 97% 13th (2016) With clarity and focus, Ava DuVernay traces a history of inequality that has resulted in the United States having the highest incarceration rate in the world.‐ Film-Forward.com
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3/4 84% Julieta (2016) Is this a new direction for Pedro Almodóvar, who has made excess the hallmark of his long career?‐ Film-Forward.com
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2.5/4 78% Last Flag Flying (2017) Infused with nostalgia and melancholy, Richard Linklater's film is a sober look at how the battle scars of three military buddies have shaped the trajectory of their lives. Still, it's a lightly humorous film that stars a trio of stellar actors.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/4 91% Certain Women (2016) A quiet, female-focused triptych of tales that keeps its scope quite modest.‐ Film-Forward.com
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4/4 93% Neruda (2016) Chilean director Pablo Larraín turns a standard biopic inside out in this stylish thriller with a literary bent.‐ Film-Forward.com
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3.5/4 92% The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) (2017) Accessible and droll-- and with his signature retro look and sensibility-- The Other Side of Hope is a good introduction to Aki Kaurismäki's work.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3.5/4 97% Aquarius (2016) A glorious Sonia Braga plays a widow up against developers trying to oust her from her cherished apartment.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018