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Richard Roud

Richard Roud
Richard Roud's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Guardian

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
92% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Speculation and ambiguity are fine, but it does rather look as if Kubrick and his co-writer, Arthur C. Clarke, just haven't thought it through.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
89% Le Fantôme de la Liberté (The Phantom of Liberty) (The Specter of Freedom) (1974) Beneath its lucid exterior, beneath its classical style, The Spectre of Liberty is one of those poetic works: a coherent enigma, inexhaustibly prismatic.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
No Score Yet Naked Hearts (Les Coeurs Verts) (1966) The greatest virtue of Edouard Luntz's Naked Hearts is the empathy the director has -- and shares -- with his teenage delinquents from the western suburbs of Paris.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
87% Blow-Up (1966) I always liked to think that even the worst film by Antonioni would be better than the best by almost any other director. Now I know that this is so, because I've just seen his worst film, and I was right: Blow-up is still an absolute must.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
53% Poor Cow (1967) If I hadn't seen Poor Cow with my own eyes, I would never have believed that a film with so much to offer could ultimately be so downright awful.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
82% Doctor Zhivago (1965) One of those rare film adaptations which, unless you have already read the book, makes you wonder why anyone ever bothered to make the film at all.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2016
87% Planet of the Apes (1968) It's a film to see, all right, and it does confirm Schaffner's talent. It is only that one can now see more clearly the limits of that talent, limits which are much narrower than I had hoped.‐ Guardian
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2015