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Wes Greene's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 95%

Seasons (Les saisons) (2016)

"Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud's Seasons is a nature documentary that reveals itself as a story of tragic usurpation. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 21, 2016
2.5/4 67%

Come And Find Me (2016)

"Aaron Paul possesses an innate everyman quality that lends itself well to writer-director Zack Whedon's film." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 7, 2016
2/4 62%

Rainbow Time (2016)

"Linas Phillips's contrived sense of follow-through betrays the truthfulness of his initial characterizations." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 1, 2016
2.5/4 58%

Danny Says (2016)

"It ends on a muted whimper of a note that one doesn't expect given that the film's subject is such an immensely entertaining raconteur." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 25, 2016
3/4 75%

A Family Affair (2016)

"The film gives the impression of being transmitted from someone's memory, or a journal comprised of unorganized entries." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 14, 2016
.5/4 No Score Yet

Happy Birthday! (2016)

"It plays like it was written by a bro who just discovered the early films of Quentin Tarantino." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 6, 2016
2/4 38%

Kampai! For the Love of Sake (2016)

"Mirai Konishi's documentary inevitably reveals itself to be an elaborate infomercial for Westerners. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 15, 2016
3/4 79%

Joshy (2016)

"The film feels most real, even at its most absurd, when focused on the idea of closure as a kind of fantasy." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 8, 2016
2.5/4 86%

Phantom Boy (2016)

"The filmmakers are thankfully willing to render, with unremitting vigor, how grief can batter the human heart." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 12, 2016
3/4 No Score Yet

Nakom (2016)

"Nakom depicts a culture rarely ever shown on screen, and yet Iddrisu's struggle to move forward without betraying his upbringing reflects feelings that are unmistakably universal." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 9, 2016
No Score Yet

Return To Waterloo (1985)

"Ray Davies seamlessly transitions to the role of director and shapes his artistry for a new format. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 21, 2016
2.5/4 88%

The Tainted Veil (2015)

"The filmmakers refuse to promote a political agenda of their own in order to let the varied convictions of others foster a necessary dialogue. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Dec 7, 2015
3/4 81%

Kingdom Of Shadows (2015)

"The visible numbness and empty stares of the doc's three subjects painfully evoke years of being gripped by the war on drugs. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 16, 2015
2/4 29%

Reversion (2015)

"It may look like a dream, but it plays like someone reading a congressional report on corporate finagling out loud." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 6, 2015
2.5/4 93%

The Creeping Garden (2015)

"It's something unique for both a genre exercise and a documentary: a science-fiction film that doesn't contain an ounce of fiction." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 29, 2015
2.5/4 100%

Becoming Bulletproof (2014)

"The trust that Bulletproof's filmmakers have in their cast and their talent is humanely and succinctly illustrated throughout. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 21, 2015
3.5/4 82%

I Touched All Your Stuff (2015)

"A documentary whatsit acutely aware of the inherent performance people put into social discourse to maintain appearances." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 22, 2015
3/4 80%

Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery (2014)

"Rarely do the interviewees express their own thoughts on Beltracchi, as Birkenstock lets him speak for himself, for better and for worse." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 17, 2015
2/4 94%

Rosenwald (2015)

"Director Aviva Kempner profile of Julius Rosenwald suggests a 60 Minutes segment stretched to feature length." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 10, 2015
2/4 80%

Homme Less (2015)

"Thomas Wirthensohn frequently sinks into dully positing Mark Reay as something close to the pinnacle of human integrity." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 3, 2015
.5/4 40%

Lucky Stiff (2015)

"Its irritatingly saccharine tone is such that it shuns grappling with certain characters' dubious and perverse behaviors. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 21, 2015
2/4 50%

Closer To God (2015)

"The end result suggests Re-Animator as told through an airless CNN report." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 29, 2015
2/4 62%

Felt (2015)

"A hollow bit of violence exposes the film's sense of empowerment as nothing more than a harmless sheep masquerading in wolf's clothing." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 22, 2015
1.5/4 73%

The Wanted 18 (2015)

"The eccentric artistry calls so much attention to itself as to make the subject of the film feel like an afterthought." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 15, 2015
3/4 No Score Yet

Guidelines (2014)

"It effectively implies that the subjects' troublemaking is the stuff of transience, a phase before they're ushered into the realm of adult responsibility." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 22, 2015
2.5/4 88%

(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (2015)

"Yael Melamede doesn't dwell on each of her subjects' stories beyond the condensed version that's related on screen." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 18, 2015
2.5/4 67%

Seeds Of Time (2015)

"First-person accounts from individuals most affected by the drop in agricultural productivity are rarely the focus of the film's vision." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 18, 2015
3/4 100%

One Cut, One Life (2015)

"The doc emerges not so much as a glimpse into the mind of a dying artist than as a factual drama on how loved ones are impacted by an individual's death." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 11, 2015
1.5/4 81%

1001 Grams (2015)

"In the end, Bent Hamer's view of current international relations comes to down to a treacly rendition of "Kumbaya."" ‐Slant Magazine
Posted May 5, 2015
2.5/4 57%

Antarctic Edge: 70 South (2015)

"It appears afraid of alienating viewers by overloading on scientific jargon, and in the process becomes too attracted to ultimately superfluous anecdotes from her subjects. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 12, 2015
1.5/4 14%

Kill Me Three Times (2015)

"The affectionate humanism that typically laces Simon Pegg's postmodern self-awareness is missing from Kriv Stenders's film." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 7, 2015
2/4 14%

Electric Slide (2015)

"Like the characters, the film's exterior flash can't conceal a glaring emptiness." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 30, 2015
2/4 87%

52 Tuesdays (2015)

"Sophie Hyde barely elaborates on the toll James's transition takes on him and only superficially as it affects Billie's psyche. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 24, 2015
1.5/4 No Score Yet

Lily & Kat (2015)

"It passive-aggressively seems to suggest that anyone who isn't exactly interested in monogamy may be some kind of selfish, intolerable sociopath." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 17, 2015
1/4 50%

Like Sunday, Like Rain (2015)

"Frank Whaley never gives these characters a humanizing moment outside of their default personalities, which turns them into cartoon impressions of the worst of each class." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 9, 2015
2/4 56%

Digging Up the Marrow (2015)

"In the end, Adam Green reminds us that he's all to eager to go for the easy thrill." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 17, 2015
2.5/4 30%

Mad As Hell (2015)

"The doc is too enamored with Cenk Uygur and his convictions that it hews more closely to being a conventional and one-sided biographical portrait." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 2, 2015
2.5/4 85%

Above and Beyond (2015)

"It may channel the loose, adrenaline-fueled lives of pilots, but the film's inconsistent, often impassive study of this intriguing real-life adventure feels half-told. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 26, 2015
2.5/4 64%

Still Life (2015)

"The film's fixation on life's quotidian aspects eventually gives way to a rote courtship drama. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 12, 2015
3.5/4 78%

La última película (2015)

"The film isn't so much about "the end of cinema" as it is about the people who abuse the medium and their subjects for their own political agenda." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 5, 2015
2.5/4 91%

Farewell, Herr Schwarz (2015)

"The sobering quality that informs both the documentary's aesthetic and content largely suppresses any spontaneity or much-needed moments of levity." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 5, 2015
3/4 90%

Food Chains (2014)

"Perhaps Sanjay Rawal's most fascinating excursion into agriculture's dark side is the vineyards of Napa Valley, where the practically Eden-like scenery masks a dreary labor model. " ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 17, 2014
2/4 17%

Der Turm (The Tower) (2014)

"As the psychology of the characters hardly connects with their distinctive milieu, the film merely suggests a conventional family drama littered with empty pot-shots at governmental authority." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 3, 2014
1.5/4 0%

Catch Hell (2014)

"The meta-narrative leanings of Ryan Phillippe's directorial debut almost predictably give way to self-congratulation." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 6, 2014
2/4 50%

Life's a Breeze (2014)

"A rigidly predetermined film that runs on the fumes of hackneyed plot points, squandering at nearly every turn a humanistic study of a family's struggle to maintain a tenable bond with one another." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 16, 2014
1/4 43%

Archaeology Of A Woman (2014)

"It purports to be an incisive character study dramatized through outré "dream logic," but Sharon Greytak's ineptitude at this very Lynchian aesthetic sucks all nuance and spirit out of the film." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 8, 2014
2.5/4 67%

Gringo Trails (2014)

"Pegi Vail beautifully edited film somehow addresses a lot, but ultimately says little." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 1, 2014
2/4 64%

Winter In The Blood (2014)

"Its offbeat aesthetic largely flaunts for appeal, suffocating character and thematic ambition underneath its flashiness." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 18, 2014
.5/4 8%

After (2014)

"Throughout After, the filmmakers crank the trials of the film's Valentino family up to 11, sans irony or subversion." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 4, 2014
2.5/4 80%

A Letter to Momo (2014)

"It offers a realistic portrayal of Momo's emotional state, but this comes at the expense of a deeper exploration into both the story's lush supernatural landscape and its inhabitants." ‐Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 21, 2014
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