Tip Top Reviews

September 19, 2019
Bozon has created another strange hybrid of form with this blackly comedic, sexually perverse examination of racial inequality and notable political bigotry.
March 19, 2015
The freewheeling narrative experimentation and cryptic social commentary recall 60s Godard, but the vibe is Bozon's own.
January 9, 2015
As with the Golden Age American B-movies Bozon admires, Tip Top's primary concern is not with identifying the bad guy, but with smuggling in as much additional information as possible, including televised images of the unfolding Arab Spring.
December 12, 2014
This sui generis policier audaciously balances slapstick with a fiercely intelligent probing of the still-knotty legacy of France's colonialist past.
December 11, 2014
Instead of finding one consistent tone and sticking to it, Serge Bozon allows the wildly hilarious and the grimly serious to uneasily coexist, exulting in the resultant clash.
December 9, 2014
The resulting clash of tones initially seems jarring, but ultimately original and invigorating.
December 9, 2014
Serge Bozon's smart, surprising, marvelously realized French crime-and-sex police drama/comedy distinguishes itself with trenchant plotting, inspired framing, and performances that honor true human feeling even as they lunge into the screwball.
December 8, 2014
This police procedural is staged by the director Serge Bozon as a musical without music.