Tyrel Reviews

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December 4, 2018
Rather than go all-in on exploring heavy issues regarding race, appropriation, depression, and anxiety, Silva chooses to teeter on the edge before letting the thought dissolve into nothing.
December 4, 2018
The ecosystem of behaviors and attitudes on display is so unnervingly sharp that some of us may well find ourselves wincing in recognition.
December 3, 2018
Tyrel is mumblecore and issues-driven, both at their worst - it lacks the emotional depth of good mumblecore, and the poignancy of a good issues film.
December 3, 2018
In this case however, it seems like the editors should get credit for fluffing up a series of dull sequences into a head-scratching but cohesive movie.
December 3, 2018
The film is invested with a visceral unease that cuts to the everyday heart of living in a fraught cultural mixing pot.
December 3, 2018
Silva attempts to stoke social commentary within a raucous portrait of male camaraderie, however, he's uninterested in delivering any sort of impactful poignancy.
December 2, 2018
Low key "Get Out" without the vast White Wing Conspiracy.
November 30, 2018
[A] compelling comedy-drama that, like all of the filmmaker's work, will get under a viewer's skin.
November 23, 2018
Forgettable and underdeveloped.
November 16, 2018
Tyrel is important in that it doesn't present the audience with obvious racist caricatures.
November 5, 2018
It feels incomplete without a satisfying conclusion, like it isn't doing total justice to its protagonist.
November 5, 2018
[Mitchell] lets you feel every humiliation and subsequent redemption while he's trapped in this dynamic.
September 15, 2018
Tyrel's refusal to leave the bounds of realism lends it a unique intrigue and unpredictability.
August 10, 2018
The camera isn't afraid to get close and intimate with these guys, but it's nothing that you haven't seen before from any micro-budgeted college project about the misfortunes of a sad white hipster.
August 8, 2018
With his usual malice, Silva forces us to consider what social faultlines might be evident in the banter and bonding rituals...
June 26, 2018
All-too-relatable in its exploration of being an outsider at a party, and all-too-believable in its dissection of today's climate of toxic white masculinity.
February 21, 2018
Like a lucid nightmare where no one can feel your alienation no matter how loud you scream out.
February 21, 2018
Every time this fly-in-the-buttermilk scenario leans toward satire, it reminds you that you're really watching a horror movie.
January 30, 2018
Tyrel observes how wounds can fester, doing damage long after unaffected parties would have assumed everything was fine.
January 27, 2018
It's a work that opens up discussion as much as it illustrates divides, and in so doing so does more than many to properly articulate both the challenges and strengths of building this or any community.
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