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Rich Cline
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 86% In Syria (Insyriated) (2017) This is not an easy film to watch. It's more like an experience that needs to be endured, but its challenge is profoundly important.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 50% Stanley A Man Of Variety (2016) A tour de force for Spall.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Freelancers Anonymous (2018) Witty performances and a snappy script.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
5/5 78% Generation Wealth (2018) A riveting exploration of consumerism, taking a surprisingly personal approach that touches on unexplored aspects of a society that's addicted to monetising virtually everything.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
4/5 96% Studio 54 (2018) Schrager's honesty about what happened is refreshing and often emotionally resonant.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
4/5 85% Alex Strangelove (2018) Avoids trivialising issues with cheap gags. But it's still very funny, and its a topical edge makes it notable.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
4/5 76% The Happy Prince (2018) Every frame is a striking combination of thematic richness and luxuriant design, accompanied by a glorious Gabriel Yared score.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 66% Ocean's 8 (2018) Thankfully, Bullock is terrific at playing confident, Blanchett brassy, Bonham Carter kooky, Kaling knowing, Rihanna loose and Akwafina spiky.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 35% Loving Pablo (2018) The film works best when it's sticks to Vallejo's point of view, giving Cruz meaty moments to play with.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Sidney & Friends (2018) Aitchison is recounting universal stories about the deeper yearning each of us has, regardless of the specifics of our situation: either everyone has the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, or no one does.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
4/5 100% McKellen: Playing the Part (2017) The doc also recalls a simpler age when people became famous because of their accomplishments, rather than striving for fame as a goal in itself.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
4/5 100% The Fabulous Allan Carr (2017) A star-studded documentary about the colourful Hollywood producer behind Grease... the film vividly captures his boundless enthusiasm, which was often cocaine-fuelled.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
4/5 100% All the Wild Horses (2017) The cinematography... is simply spectacular, capturing both the expansive landscapes and telling details about the competitors, their horses, the officials and the locals.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
4/5 60% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) It's nice to have Goldblum back, even if his role is basically a cameo.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
4/5 62% Freak Show (2018) Lawther never winks at the camera (even when he's winking at the camera), because Billy certainly isn't a joke to himself.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Teenage Kicks (2016) Performances are raw and resonant. The young actors bring a natural energy to their roles, including a terrific sense of physicality.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Palace of Fun (2017) The Stocks brothers on what is clearly a limited budget, but they make the most of that with creative touches and a deranged sensibility that keeps us on our toes.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
2.5/5 62% The Boy Downstairs (2018) Takes the rather tired position that no young woman is complete until she finds the perfect man to grow old with.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
4/5 100% McQueen (2018) There's a real sense that he is finally getting to tell his own story surrounded by the people who love him.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
4.5/5 91% Hereditary (2018) A masterclass in writing, direction and acting.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
3.5/5 100% The Cakemaker (2018) Warm and open, this Israeli-German drama takes a sensitive approach to a complex relationship.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
4/5 100% Rift (Rökkur) (2017) Sleek and dark... beautifully made, and packed with fiendishly clever touches.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
3.5/5 71% Double Lover (L'amant double) (2018) Sexy and playful... The film is a masterclass in misdirection.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
4/5 87% My Friend Dahmer (2017) Goosebump-inducing.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
4/5 82% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Akhavan never pokes fun at the religious fervour... This is refreshing for a film that has such a clear message.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Shortwave (2016) There doesn't seem to be anything under the over-serious surface.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 94% Prevenge (2017) Alice Lowe creates a rare black comedy that makes the audience complicit with murder.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 93% The Pass (2016) Tovey holds the film together with a superbly transparent, brittle performance.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3.5/5 61% They Remain (2018) This cleverly made thriller creeps up on the audience with an understated sense of horror.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3/5 64% The Lullaby (2018) An enjoyable freak-out.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 94% Gook (2017) There's a remarkably emotional undercurrent through every scene, with tiny details that take the breath away.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3/5 55% The Forgiven (2018) Strong performances from an international cast raise the interest level, and it's a vivid exploration of mercy that transcends some rather sentimental storytelling.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 88% The Student ((M)uchenik) (2017) Big ideas and razor-sharp wit combine in this pointed high school drama from Russia.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 100% The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Hymyilevä mies) (2017) Breathtakingly original, as it feels like we are time-travelling to watch the events unfold... Performances are offhanded and almost startlingly natural.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 91% The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) (2017) In other words, every moment in this movie is pure heaven. And what it has to say is urgent.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4.5/5 95% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) Even as it deals with big themes, the film is never pushy or melodramatic, letting events unfold to gently convey a powerfully challenging message.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3.5/5 83% Game Night (2018) Full of hilarious dialog and set-pieces that keep us chortling.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3.5/5 82% Early Man (2018) Older viewers will enjoy the nonstop onslaught of playful observations and astute jokes.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Even if the story runs out of steam before its final requisite twist, it's an entertaining ride.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet Boy Undone (Memorias de lo que no fue) (2017) The underlying pathos in the premise gives the film a jolt of emotion that's difficult to define.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet A Place to Be (En Algun Lugar) (2017) Characters are engaging and authentic, and their conversations are packed with important themes expressed in deeply personal ways.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
2.5/5 34% Fahrenheit 451 (2018) Misses the chance to say something pointed about where we are right here and now.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Welcome To Curiosity (2018) Each actor struggles with the corny dialog, especially speeches that strain to sound vaguely Tarantino-esque.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Postcards From London (2018) The film may divide audiences with its heightened approach and controversial plot. But it's worth hanging on for the ride, because the film has a lot to say.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
4/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Even if most of the plot's twists and turns are fairly obvious, it's amusing to watch the balance of power shift between the characters. And no one is just along for the ride.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Hooked (2018) The script is far too obvious for its own good, shouting its opinions instead of drawing us in meaningfully.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
4/5 75% Discreet (2018) This experimental dramatic thriller [is] an odyssey into the conflicted recesses of American culture.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
2/5 42% Mary Magdalene (2018) So earnest and reverent that it's just dull.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
3/5 17% Show Dogs (2018) If the filmmakers had taken an even slightly sophisticated approach, this wacky movie might have been a minor classic.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
2.5/5 53% Book Club (2018) Cheerful and very lazy... this is the kind of romantic comedy that never stretches either the audience or the actors.‐ Shadows on the Wall
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018