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Renata Adler

Renata Adler
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
54%

Poor Cow (1967)

"An argument can certainly be made for sex in movies that try to approach seriously the problems of the young; and this one, which begins so frankly with maternity, seems to have become quite nervous about things physical right after the credits came on." ‐New York Times
Posted Mar 14, 2015
65%

Wild in the Streets (1968)

"Wild in the Streets is a kind of instant classic, a revved-up La Chinoise or Privilege for the drive-ins in summertime." ‐New York Times
Posted Jun 4, 2014
2/5 64%

Far From Vietnam (Loin du Vietnam) (1967)

"A broken film doesn't really make the best statement about anything. Or utter a cry." ‐New York Times
Posted Oct 24, 2013
4/5 67%

The Fox (1967)

"A good and interesting movie." ‐New York Times
Posted May 8, 2013
100%

Toni (1934)

"It has a curious, muted, infinitely poetic way of treating human passion." ‐New York Times
Posted Jun 6, 2012
3/5 75%

Head (1968)

"The movie is, nonetheless, of a certain fascination in its joining of two styles: pot and advertising." ‐New York Times
Posted May 21, 2005
3/5 70%

The Scalphunters (1968)

"While the individual incidents are familiar, they are played with gusto by Lancaster and Davis." ‐New York Times
Posted May 21, 2005
1.5/5 80%

Quatermass and the Pit (Five Million Years to Earth)(The Mind Benders) (1967)

"All of its pseudo-scientific talk seemed to short-circuit the audience's interest -- in it and in themselves." ‐New York Times
Posted May 21, 2005
2/5 83%

Nazarin (1958)

"It is so grim that it lacks even the energy to present itself dramatically." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
3/5 79%

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

"There are a lot of good things." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
2/5 73%

Barbarella (1968)

"Throughout the movie, there is the assumption that just mentioning a thing (sex, politics, religion) makes it funny and that mentioning it in some offensive context makes it funnier." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
3.5/5 65%

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

"A fast, dense, friendly children's musical, with something of the joys of singing together on a team bus on the way to a game." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
4/5 50%

Secret Ceremony (1968)

"Joseph Losey's best film in years." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
1.5/5 25%

Custer of the West (1967)

"So much strange cutting and botching went into the job that it is nearly impossible to follow the story and that the moment of Custer's great crisis of some sort is completely impossible to understand." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
91%

The Lion in Winter (1968)

"...outdoorsy and fun, full of the kind of plotting and action people used to go to just plain movies for." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
89%

The Firemen's Ball (1968)

"A hilarious shaggy dog story, with the pessimism of the exquisite logic that leads nowhere." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
3/5 100%

Accattone (The Procurer) (The Scrounger) (1961)

"The result is uneven, but not without distinction." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
4/5 88%

Hour of the Wolf (Vargtimmen) (1968)

"Hour of the Wolf is not one of Bergman's great films but it is unthinkable for anyone seriously interested in movies not to see it." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
1.5/5 57%

Finian's Rainbow (1968)

"Joyless." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
1/5 11%

Doctor Faustus (1968)

"Of an awfulness that bends the mind." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
4/5 94%

2 ou 3 Choses que je Sais d'Elle (Two or Three Things I Know About Her) (1967)

"There is certainly enough of wit and beauty, though, to keep the film afloat." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
3.5/5 100%

Monterey Pop (1968)

"It is possible that the way to a new kind of musical -- using some of the talent and energy of what is still the most lively contemporary medium -- may begin with just this kind of musical performance documentary." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
3/5 73%

Skammen (Shame) (1968)

"It is at Bergman's wits' end." ‐New York Times
Posted May 9, 2005
4.5/5 97%

The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1968)

"Certainly the best musical in some time." ‐New York Times
Posted Jan 15, 2005
5/5 95%

Weekend (1967)

"The film must be seen, for its power, ambition, humor, and scenes of really astonishing beauty." ‐New York Times
Posted Jul 11, 2004
4/5 97%

Bullitt (1968)

"A terrific movie, just right for Steve McQueen -- fast, well acted, written the way people talk." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
4/5 89%

Faces (1968)

"The movie is very blunt and relentless, sometimes redundant, at moments nearly unintelligible, but the entire effect is as of a high-strung, very bright documentary about the way things are." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
4.5/5 81%

The Bride Wore Black (1968)

"Truffaut is such a poetic filmmaker that the film turns around and becomes, not at all Hitchcockian, but a gentle comedy and one of the few plausible and strange love stories in a long time." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
95%

Belle de Jour (1968)

"Every detail has been so carefully thought out that seeing it again is like seeing it in another key." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
3/5 97%

Romeo and Juliet (1968)

"Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet is a lovely, sensitive, friendly popularization of the play..." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
96%

Yellow Submarine (1968)

"Yellow Submarine is a family movie in the truest sense." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
3/5 91%

The Producers (1968)

"Some of it is shoddy and gross and cruel; the rest is funny in an entirely unexpected way." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
99%

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

"The movie -- although is it pleasant -- doesn't seem to work on any of its dark or powerful terms." ‐New York Times
Posted May 20, 2003
94%

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

"The movie is so completely absorbed in its own problems, its use of color and space, its fanatical devotion to science-fiction detail, that its is somewhere between hypnotic and immensely boring." ‐New York Times
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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