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      Projected Figures

      Projected Figures is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Anton Bitel.

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      All the Old Knives (2022) Anton Bitel Duplicity is only to be expected in a film about double agency... both in the way that it keeps leaping chronologically from present interviews to past events via a complicated series of interlocking flashbacks, and in its deft switching of genres.
      Posted Mar 19, 2023
      Holy Shit! (2022) Anton Bitel the characterisation is as broad as the setting is narrow, with many of the jokey misfires starting to stink as much as Frank by the end.
      Posted Mar 18, 2023
      The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future (2022) Anton Bitel This is not so much nature’s revenge as its renewal, in a film that, starting with a fecund river and ending in an arid desert, sings its weird lament for present loss and longing while still clinging vine-like to hope for future generations.
      Posted Mar 18, 2023
      Adalynn (2023) Anton Bitel James Byrd’s post-partum tragi-horror shows a new mother’s flawed quest for perfection from the inside
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Here for Blood (2022) Anton Bitel Daniel Turres’ besieged babysitter horror comedy pits a pro wrestler against a Lovecraftian cult while confounding both gender and genre
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Little Bone Lodge (2023) Anton Bitel Matthias Hoene’s Psycho-thriller pits fugitive criminal brothers against one very determined mother, equally protective and vindictive
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Pensive (2022) Anton Bitel Jonas Trukanas’ (and Lithuania’s) first slasher carves up co-ed adolescents as their acts of transgression expose them to punishment
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Agatha (2022) Anton Bitel Kelly Bigelow Becerra and Roland Becerra’s rotoscoped debut feature is a hermetic, home-made vision of bewitching ritual in a diseased America
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Have Hold Take (2022) Anton Bitel D.C. Hamilton and Brinna Kelly’s wedding night psychodrama accommodates hallucinatory scenes from a marriage
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Repulse (2021) Anton Bitel Emil Krizka’s chronology-counfounding feature debut is a traumatic tale of two very different families united in deep dysfunction and damage
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Mother Superior (2022) Anton Bitel Marie Alice Wolfszahn’s feature debut is a Seventies-set feminist gothic, allegorising the eternal struggle between the sexes.
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      The Weird Kidz (2023) Anton Bitel Zach Passero’s affectionate Eighties-inflected animated monster movie lets teen rites of passage camp alongside adult ritual
      Posted Mar 15, 2023
      Monolith (2023) Anton Bitel Telling a story that confounds what is real with what is mere delusion, and what is external with what is internal, Monolith wraps its coded message in an obscuring coat of irrationality
      Posted Mar 14, 2023
      Ash and Bone (2022) Anton Bitel Harley Wallen’s small-town serial killer thriller is a tale of two dysfunctional families coming into violent collision.
      Posted Mar 13, 2023
      The Last Deal (2023) Anton Bitel Like a gangster film set in the Prohibition era, this chronicle of the Green Rush shows a criminal underworld unnecessarily but inevitably maintained by market forces during a War on Drugs in its last gasp.
      Posted Mar 12, 2023
      The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster (2023) Anton Bitel while certainly a sci-fi horror... also something else besides: an exploration of the African-American experience of being marginalised, demonised, patronised, oppressed and zombified by a society in need of radical revivification
      Posted Mar 12, 2023
      The Night of the 12th (2022) Anton Bitel Dominik Moll’s police procedural runs circles around the misogyny entrenched in patriarchal society.
      Posted Mar 11, 2023
      Molli and Max in the Future (2023) Anton Bitel Michael Lukk Litwak’s feature debut is a retrofuturist lo-fi sci-fi romantic comedy satirising the here and now
      Posted Mar 11, 2023
      Freeze (2022) Anton Bitel the low budget, the perfunctory dialogue, the bare-bones characterisation and the unconvincing rubber-suited monsters combine to drain away any of Lovecraft’s trademark dread.
      Posted Mar 11, 2023
      Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls (2023) Anton Bitel Andrew Bowser’s comedy horror lets an arrested incel act out his occult fantasies.
      Posted Mar 11, 2023
      Hunt Her, Kill Her (2022) Anton Bitel an allegory of (a) woman’s travails in an unequal men’s world, where every day (and night) is a struggle for survival, and for a better future.... It is a lean, taut, tense thriller in which male predators had better prey.
      Posted Mar 11, 2023
      #chadgetstheaxe (2022) Anton Bitel In Travis Bible's comic but dispiriting screen-life feature, narcissistic livestreamers meet their match in a real-world killer cult
      Posted Mar 10, 2023
      Jack (2021) Anton Bitel Pelayo De Lario’s microbudget, metacinematic sex comedy shows an aspirant if immature film student (repeatedly) coming of age.
      Posted Mar 10, 2023
      Country Gold (2022) Anton Bitel ...this night of sex and drugs and country-and-western encompasses the arrogance of success, the fleetingness of celebrity and the ravages of time itself. And like all the best country songs, it comes steeped in melancholy and regret. 
      Posted Mar 09, 2023
      Sound of Silence (2023) Anton Bitel Alessandro Antonaci, Stefano Mandalà & Daniel Lascar’s misophonic ghost story sends a history of domestic violence echoing across the airwaves
      Posted Mar 07, 2023
      Unicorn Wars (2022) Anton Bitel Alberto Vázquez’s animated (d)evolutionary allegory faces a group of cute teddy bears with their Vietnam and their Apocalypse
      Posted Mar 06, 2023
      Pearl (2022) Anton Bitel Ti West’s horror prequel sours the conventions of Golden Age melodrama, while unhinging the American dream with harsh reality
      Posted Mar 05, 2023
      The Astronaut (2022) Anton Bitel In Nicolas Giraud’s drama of celestial dreams and earthly gravity, a middle-aged amateur rocketeer attempts to leave Earth
      Posted Mar 05, 2023
      Skin Deep (2022) Anton Bitel Alex Schaad’s body-swapping lo-fi sci-fi is a dysphoric drama of depression, alienation, transition and extreme empathy
      Posted Mar 04, 2023
      Tropic (2022) Anton Bitel Edouard Salier’s drama is a spacebound sci-fi of siblings and separation, as an accident confronts twins with their differences
      Posted Mar 04, 2023
      Mister Organ (2022) Anton Bitel David Farrier’s documentary feature is a study in sociopathy, as the filmmaker and his gaslighting subject play mind games
      Posted Mar 02, 2023
      Adopting Audrey (2021) Anton Bitel M. Cahill’s story of surrogacy sees a rootless, drifting young woman finding herself in a family not her own
      Posted Mar 02, 2023
      Stone Turtle (2022) Anton Bitel Ming Jin Woo's mythomanic mystery places characters on an island of lost souls in search of elusive revenge and closure
      Posted Mar 01, 2023
      The Artifice Girl (2022) Anton Bitel Franklin Ritch’s sci-fi sees a team hunting sexual predators while tackling the ethics of technological singularity
      Posted Mar 01, 2023
      Nightsiren (2022) Anton Bitel a film less about female malefactors than about the villagers’ partriarchal structures and deep-seated misogynies (some internalised by the local women themselves) which suppress difference and readily blame innocent women.
      Posted Feb 28, 2023
      Nocebo (2022) Anton Bitel an angry allegory, marking the iniquities in global capitalism, while furnishing satisfaction in a fantasy of folk revenge and generational change.
      Posted Feb 24, 2023
      Therapy Dogs (2022) Anton Bitel Here adolescent experience is both universal, and fleeting – and Eng has crafted an elegiac if vibrant record of its passing.
      Posted Feb 23, 2023
      Mind Leech (2023) Anton Bitel a modest, affectionate portrait of an emerging, entirely avoidable ecological disaster that starts small, and sucks only in a good way.
      Posted Feb 22, 2023
      Gateway (2021) Anton Bitel Niall Owens’ suburban, increasingly supernatural crime drama confronts a group of would-be weed growers with grief and guilt
      Posted Feb 21, 2023
      The Civil Dead (2023) Anton Bitel Breezily funny yet also melancholic and cruel, The Civil Dead is not only a paranormal parable of friendship’s prisonhouse, but also an allegory of Clay’s creative process...
      Posted Feb 14, 2023
      Consecration (2023) Anton Bitel paranormal parable where everybody, on every side, is trying to do the right thing – with bloody, if perhaps not quite diabolical, consequences.
      Posted Feb 09, 2023
      The Outwaters (2022) Anton Bitel Robbie Banfitch’s low-budget found footage freakout documents a desert disappearance from the inside
      Posted Feb 08, 2023
      Unconformity (2021) Anton Bitel Jonathan DiMaio’s feature debut exposes a desert-set human drama to a broader geological perspective
      Posted Feb 06, 2023
      Super Z (2021) Anton Bitel the humour here is as low as the characters, all fart and dick jokes, swearing and salaciousness, with a puerile bent that many will find hard to swallow even in small doses. It is a rotten mess...
      Posted Jan 29, 2023
      A Hole in My Heart (2004) Anton Bitel there is a core of humanity that slowly emerges from all the squalor and perversion
      Posted Jan 28, 2023
      Lilya 4-Ever (2002) Anton Bitel Lukas Moodysson’s drama of innocence lost and love exploited is hard-hitting and relentlessly depressing.
      Posted Jan 28, 2023
      Waking Karma (2023) Anton Bitel Carlos Montaner and Liz Fania Werner’s Oedipal ‘cult’ movie confronts an adolescent girl with her family’s horrific legacy
      Posted Jan 28, 2023
      Murder, Anyone? (2022) Anton Bitel James Cullen Bressack’s genre-fluid film-within-a-film is a monstrously meta memorial to the director’s father
      Posted Jan 18, 2023
      The Execution (2021) Anton Bitel Lado Kvataniya’s feature debut is a gritty, twisty serial killer thriller, allegorising true crime in a mimesis of murder
      Posted Jan 14, 2023
      Fairways to Happiness (2022) Anton Bitel Doug Morrione’s documentary feature is all at once study in contentment, Dubai city symphony and golfing parable
      Posted Jan 10, 2023
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