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
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
() 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