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France24 is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jon Frosch, Lisa Nesselson
Rating Title/Year Author
Selfie (2019) Lisa Nesselson Not a smart movie, which is too bad... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Bombshell (2019) Lisa Nesselson Ailes is brilliantly portrayed by John Lithgow... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Slacker (1991) Lisa Nesselson It holds up, a time capsule of laid-back denizens of Austin, TX that harkens back to the first stirrings of the independent film movement. It's also very funny. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur (2019) Lisa Nesselson A fascinating character, splendidly portrayed... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Lisa Nesselson The problem for me is that it just doesn't strike me as that daring or that funny. It doesn't offend me, it's just not that interesting... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
() Lisa Nesselson The characters aren't really developed...but the film at least puts in a good word for literary translators... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
() Lisa Nesselson A marvelous cast and an unusual history lesson. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Cunningham (2019) Lisa Nesselson What this presents is the essence of movement... EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
Tommaso (2019) Lisa Nesselson Willem Dafoe is sometimes mellow, sometimes erratic, but always interesting to watch. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
The Good Liar (2019) Lisa Nesselson It's hard to guess the motivations of the characters...Mirren and McKellen are always fun to watch, no matter the material, but this material is wobbly. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
Little Women (2019) Lisa Nesselson A timely retelling of a beloved classic. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
The Wild Goose Lake (2019) Lisa Nesselson A very colorful film noire...not sure I completely followed the intrigue, but there is a virtuoso tension that left me riveted... EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Lisa Nesselson Twenty-four hours later, I can already feel most of that movie evaporating from my memory... EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Knives and Skin (2019) Lisa Nesselson It's ambitious, very ambitious, in juggling a wide range of characters on a very limited budget...it didn't speak to me but I invite everyone to see for themselves... EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Proxima (2019) Lisa Nesselson Ava Green is ideal for conveying the gravitas that comes with training without gravity... EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Sympathy for the Devil (2019) Lisa Nesselson The recklessness, the rigor...an important movie and an important anecdote to "fake news..." EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Sweet Song (2019) Lisa Nesselson The main attraction here is Karin Viard as Louise, but she's so peculiar I felt like yelling at the screen. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
It Must Be Heaven (2019) Lisa Nesselson [Elia] Suleiman's sensibility is Kafka meets Buster Keaton -- tragic, but droll. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) Lisa Nesselson Marriage Story is wonderfully complex. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
Ford v Ferrari (2019) Lisa Nesselson This puts us right in the driver's seat, about mechanical excellence, human foils, the nature of competition...without being lectured to, it feels organic. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2019
The Dreyfus Affair (2019) Lisa Nesselson The attention to detail and the emotional power of events is breathtaking. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2019
Martin Eden (2019) Lisa Nesselson The acting is lyrical...I enjoyed this enormously. It keeps you off balance and it overflows with high-stakes emotion. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
Hustlers (2019) Lisa Nesselson At some point, I just wanted to start throwing money at the screen... EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
Sorry We Missed You (2019) Lisa Nesselson This movie doesn't preach, it just shows us what things are like, terrifying relevant right now... EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
Gemini Man (2019) Lisa Nesselson The basic premise is outstanding, and there's real food for thought here, but I left the theater hungry. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2019
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) Lisa Nesselson Wild and wooly, and thanks to a few musical numbers, it's got a good bleat you can dance to. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2019
Alice and the Mayor (2019) Lisa Nesselson A touching look into the dysfunctional workings of the corridors of power at the Lyon town hall...a lively, touching exploration of the way we live now, seen through two generations. Classy but accessible. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
The Brink (2019) Lisa Nesselson What's in this movie is very, very damning stuff. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Lisa Nesselson [Céline] Sciamma's original screenplay offers a surprising romance. EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
A Rainy Day in New York (2019) Lisa Nesselson It's a wisecracking comedy, awash in nostalgia... for an idealized Manhattan that postively glows thanks to the splendid cinematography by Vittorio Storaro. EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
Ad Astra (2019) Lisa Nesselson [Brad] Pitt's performance... is what gives the premise gravity. EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
Frankie (2019) Lisa Nesselson A self-indulgent, stop-and-start, lurching, awkward and unrewarding excuse of a movie. EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2019
The Swallows of Kabul (2019) Lisa Nesselson A sober but gorgeously-drawn story...an important meditation on freedom. EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2019
Untouchable (2019) Lisa Nesselson Some poignant, brave, well-spoken women...chilling stuff... EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2019
An Easy Girl (2019) Lisa Nesselson An Easy Girl challenges female stereotypes and attitudes to success...I certainly learned something. EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2019
Late Night (2019) Lisa Nesselson A good movie, about two female characters...women can certainly excel... EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2019
Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (2019) Lisa Nesselson The story was brilliantly told. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2019
Oh Mercy! (Roubaix, Une Lumière) (2019) Lisa Nesselson Dreary, but what this film has to offer is its performances. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2019
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Lisa Nesselson A terrific film, with a lot to say about ingenuity and loneliness. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2019
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Lisa Nesselson It's really, really an event. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Lisa Nesselson This film is an indelible tribute to the soldiers who, as they put it, had a job of work to do, and did it. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
Vita & Virginia (2018) Lisa Nesselson [The film] collapses under the weight of overbearing pronouncements. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
Yesterday (2019) Lisa Nesselson Boy are these songs good, as performed by Himesh Patel...Kate McKinnon is excellent as a record executive straight from hell, or some place even worse than that... EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
Toy Story 4 (2019) Lisa Nesselson There's a bit of overcompensating here, and there's too much attention given to the human characters...but it gets us emotionally involved, and the animation is spectacular. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
Living and Knowing You're Alive (2019) Lisa Nesselson An experimental, personal reflection on life and death...uneven but unique. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Greta (2018) Lisa Nesselson Over-the-top, but also earnest in a berserk way. It's too flat and perfunctory, and it should've been much better than it was. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Amazing Grace (2018) Lisa Nesselson This is a very special document of an unbelievable set of pipes, a pretty cool reverent and a melodic, charismatic choir... EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Particles (2019) Lisa Nesselson A modest but unusual film, with an anxiety-boosting score. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Parasite (2019) Lisa Nesselson This dark, dark comedy straddles several genres and is very satisfying. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Young Ahmed (2019) Lisa Nesselson This seemed more dutiful than inspired... EDIT
Posted May 31, 2019