QBP Reviews

QBP Reviews is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Amyana Bartley
Rating Title/Year Author
Mass (2021) Amyana Bartley Kranz's feature debut is outstanding. Full of heart, honesty and naked vulnerability, you could tell that he was just as invested in this project as the awe-inspiring actors. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2021
Shadow in the Cloud (2020) Amyana Bartley Max Landis's name belongs on a "feminist film", the way Harvey Weinstein belongs facilitating a victims of sexual assault support group. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2021
Landfall (2020) Amyana Bartley As a viewer, you will not get from Landfall what you get from most documentaries. It's not traditionally set up but it definitely communicates. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
Coming Clean (2020) Amyana Bartley It is crucial to see this film and inform yourself about the horrific greed/racism behind the profits made from people's pain. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2020
#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) Amyana Bartley #Unfit represents a wake up call to those of us who know better, to do better. EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2020
Summerland (2020) Amyana Bartley Summerland is full of heart, honesty, beauty and breathtaking cinematography. Arterton and Mbatha-Raw give poignant performances worthy of accolades. Their chemistry tingles and their longing is heart wrenching. EDIT
Posted Aug 3, 2020
Relic (2020) Amyana Bartley I wish the script/the way the film was put together, had complimented and partnered with Charlie Saroff's elegant cinematography and the rest of the film's technical beauty, but it unfortunately got lost and fell flat within its own demented obscurity. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2020
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020) Amyana Bartley Miss Fisher is a solid, consistent character with a whole lot of charisma EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2020
The Other Lamb (2019) Amyana Bartley Writer C.S. McMullen and Director Melgorzata Szumowska, along with Cinematographer Michal Englert created a haunting yet hypnotic feminine awakening into empowerment that I couldn't wrest my eyes from EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2020
Coded Bias (2020) Amyana Bartley Kantayya makes a strong and compelling argument that everyone needs to pay attention to. Not only do we need to be talking about this, but we, the people, need to be doing more about this. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2020
Beware of Dog (2020) Amyana Bartley Beware of Dog is a timely, necessary film. Bedzhanova weaves together an international tapestry of troubled souls while calling attention to some of the worldwide political landscapes we are living through now. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2020
A Girl From Mogadishu (2019) Amyana Bartley The film is a good springboard to learning more about this courageous hero working to make a positive change to a brutal practice steeped in toxic masculinity. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2019
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019) Amyana Bartley Making Waves is more than a film school primer, standing in its own right as a comprehensive homage to the art that is Sound in Film and an impressive first time documentary from an accomplished sound artist EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2019
Hava, Maryam, Ayesha (2019) Amyana Bartley Hava Maryam Ayesha, illustrates the way that 3 different women live today in Afghanistan, giving the world an up close look at something that has been hidden from us for far too long. EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2019
Being Frank (2018) Amyana Bartley Director Miranda Bailey put together an overall enjoyable film reminiscent of the sleeper films of an era of filmmaking that is altogether lost EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
Muse (2019) Amyana Bartley The brilliance of this film lies not in what is said, but all that is left unsaid. The hypnotic imagery play upon the senses almost as if it were a moving painting. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2019
Captain Marvel (2019) Amyana Bartley Without the input from female writers/directors like Anna Boden, this film would not have resonated so much. Its subtle and not so subtle nuances required its creators to understand how it feels to live under an oppressive thumb in every facet of life. EDIT
Posted Mar 24, 2019
Advocate (2019) Amyana Bartley Jones creates an effective, all-encompassing view of Tsemel's life and paints a picture of an all but unheard of Israeli justice system steeped in bias and Zionism. EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2019
Sea of Shadows (2019) Amyana Bartley Using captivating imagery, fast-paced intrigue and authentic ticking clocks, Sea of Shadows captivates the viewer from scene one. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019
Polterheist (2018) Amyana Bartley Gilbank, along with co-writers Gemma Head and Paul Renhard, achieves the harshness, savagery, misogyny and grit of the drug underworld, while bringing the ideal balance of humor to make the content both fun and easier to watch. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
Rust Creek (2018) Amyana Bartley ...what looks on the surface to be a film we've seen a thousand times, turns out to be a multi-layered, multifaceted convolution of curve balls and metaphor. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2019
Ekaj (2015) Amyana Bartley Gonzales's ability to tell a story using fast-paced imagery is unlike anything I've seen before. She never wastes a single second...instead choosing a photographic approach to film that echoes the moment to moment lives of these homeless youth. EDIT
Posted Nov 24, 2018