Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Bedatri D. Choudhury, Ela Bittencourt, Poulomi Das, Tanner Tafelski
Rating Title/Year Author
Se rokh (2018) Bedatri D. Choudhury [3 Faces] is a more meditative reflection on women's relationships to art, work, and labor under Iran's orthodox societal norms and beliefs. EDIT
Posted May 3, 2019
Knock Down the House (2019) Poulomi Das Knock Down the House serves primarily as a searing examination of power and its glaring inaccessibility - specifically in a democracy. EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
Black Mother (2018) Tanner Tafelski Black Mother is a film about love made with love. EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Monica Castillo Jenkins's tender filmmaking style accentuates the emotional undertones in Baldwin's words. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017) Bedatri D. Choudhury Goldsworthy's art is driven by an awareness of instability and mortality, which makes it a profound celebration of the present, of life. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2019
Love, Cecil (2017) Bedatri D. Choudhury Vreeland makes a concerted effort to probe beyond the Cecil Beaton the world knows. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2019
Nico, 1988 (2017) Bedatri D. Choudhury Over and over again, Nicchiarelli's film advocates for a recognition of Nico that goes beyond her stint as a singer for The Velvet Underground. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2019
Walking on Water (2018) Bedatri D. Choudhury Watching the eccentric luddite Christo bringing the installation to life is like watching a magician perform a drawn-out magic trick. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2019
Jay Myself (2018) Bedatri D. Choudhury We witness not just an artist anxious about his uprooting, but also the anxiety of a city as it changes beyond recognition. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2019
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968) Ela Bittencourt While the film is mostly focused on the music and the settings in which it was originally played, Anna Magdalena's voice guides us, providing the film's peculiar, illusive texture. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2018
Life and Nothing More (2017) Ela Bittencourt Esparza's vision of motherhood, as a fortress whose foundations must hold even on the shakiest of grounds, pulls us into a soaring emotional tide, and keeps us entranced, marveling at Williams's talent and charm as a non-professional actor. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2018
Teströl és lélekröl (2017) Ela Bittencourt There is a real tinge of sadness to On Body and Soul, which serves as a quaint allegory on dating in the age of Tinder: a hint that visiting mysterious strangers in our dreams is at times as close we get to intimacy. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2018
The Death of Louis XIV (2016) Tanner Tafelski Set almost exclusively in Louis' bedchamber, the film is both boring and riveting, grand and minimal. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2018
Francofonia (2015) Tanner Tafelski Francofonia (2015) bristles at labeling. The latest whatsit by Russian titan Alexander Sokurov moves comfortably between categories. It stands three paces to the right of the essay film and three paces to the left of the docudrama. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2018