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Cinematic Reflections

Cinematic Reflections is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Derek Smith
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Its boxing metaphor plays out in such mind-numbingly literal terms, there might as well have been a woman in a bikini announcing the beginning of each day's interview.
Posted Dec 7, 2008
2
3.5/4
3
4/4
4
1.5/4
5
4/4
6
4/4
Down by Law (1986)
7
2.5/4
8
2/4
Perfect Blue (1999)
9
4/4
10
3/4
11
3/4
They Live (1988)
12
1.5/4
13
4/4
Top Hat (1935)
14
32/100
15
3.5/4
One of the great films about the mysterious allure of the female form and the destructive power of the male gaze that's inflicted upon it.
Posted Mar 28, 2006
16
4/4
17
70/100
The Firm (1988)
A jarring exploration of the male psyche and the devastating consequences of pride and uncontained machismo in a society where men's lives have lost meaning.
Posted Mar 28, 2006
18
3.5/4
Salesman (1968)
Functions as both a tribute to their work ethic and a condemnation of the system that considers such a profession a healthy route to the American dream.
Posted Mar 28, 2006
19
4/4
Funny Ha Ha (2003)
20
4/4
The World (2005)
21
71/100
22
59/100
23
38/100
24
4/4
Grizzly Man (2005)
25
65/100
Downfall takes on the unenviable task of portraying [Hitler] as a man, rather than a caricature or parody as the norm has dictated.
Posted Jul 24, 2005
26
2/5
Quote not available.
Posted Jul 24, 2005
27
83/100
Last Days (2005)
28
65/100
29
3/5
Quote not available.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
30
40/100
31
73/100
Rize (2005)
32
90/100
A vivid portrait of class barriers, overbearing social mores and the torrid, forbidden love affair that is effected by it.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
33
82/100
A vibrant discussion of the nature of the image and how they come to define our reality.
Posted Apr 23, 2005
34
73/100
35
93/100
36
66/100
Air Force (1943)
37
4/4
38
4/4
39
4/4
Trust (1991)
40
72/100
41
77/100
All I Desire (1953)
42
3/4
Tape (2001)
43
90/100
Heat (1995)
44
3/5
Quote not available.
Posted Feb 5, 2005
45
3/5
Quote not available.
Posted Feb 5, 2005
46
Garden State (2004)
47
4/4
Playtime (1973)
'It is a new way of seeing the world around us, both life affirming in its vision and brilliant in its satire'
Posted Jan 30, 2005
48
3/4
49
2/5
Quote not available.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
50
3/5
Quote not available.
Posted Oct 24, 2004