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Rating Title/Year Author
The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019) Doris Toumarkine A deliciously decadent Hitchcockian suspenser. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2020
Who You Think I Am (2019) Doris Toumarkine Juliette Binoche gives another startling performance that is optimized by a sly script adaptation from the popular novel and a solid supporting cast... EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Straight Up (2019) Doris Toumarkine Straight Up reaffirms that a truly worthy no frills, small budget indie can indeed emerge from L.A. As such, it's also a primer for aspiring filmmakers everywhere on making a good feature with with chump change and small cast in everyday locations. EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Lavender Scare (2017) Doris Toumarkine Much credit goes...to the doc's editors and researchers who unearthed and effectively organized so much material into a chilling, thrilling true story. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Lighthouse (2019) Doris Toumarkine One for the ages...writer/director Robert Eggers' seductive, hallucinatory film is a brilliantly contrived cinematic tone poem... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
A Dog's Journey (2019) Doris Toumarkine A truly high-quality production that smartly pays attention to pacing, performances, cinematography, score, messages and...[it] authentically pays off. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
General Magic (2017) Doris Toumarkine Beyond its informational and narrative value, a vigorously-paced, magnificently-produced doc that integrates some gorgeous aerial cinematography and a rich, lulling original score... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Spy Behind Home Plate (2019) Doris Toumarkine The considerable footage of Berg in both Japan and Europe (before and during the war) expand the doc into a kind of personal and period travelogue. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
J.T. LeRoy (2018) Doris Toumarkine As the feverish airhead scheme-meister, Dern electrifies in a near-toxic, hypnotic fusion of manic 60s flower children on speed, an even more energized 60s/70s Grace Slick, and name-yer-hyper-self-involved motor-mouth wannabe of today. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
My Son (2017) Doris Toumarkine While overall a satisfying whodunnit, the whodidit may not please those diehard mystery/suspense fans insistent on big payoff "aha"s. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Charlie Says (2018) Doris Toumarkine Working with material that could have easily been sensationalized or exploited, Mary Harron manages to infuse dignity into a work whose story and certainly toxic characters don't deserve any. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Peterloo (2018) Doris Toumarkine Even when constrained by the small spaces of peasant quarters or interiors lit only by candlelight, the film is a visual achievement of beauty and authenticity. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018) Doris Toumarkine Newly-discovered footage of Guy-Blaché films and the subject herself, including rare audio recordings and a restored video interview enrich her portrait... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The White Crow (2018) Doris Toumarkine Quite a technical achievement. Beautifully shot and with all authentic or authentic-looking locations... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Brink (2019) Doris Toumarkine With great pacing, shot selection, and storytelling mojo, Klayman delivers her political animal as chilling circus act - what could become the greatest showdown on earth, were Bannon to have his way. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Buddy (2018) Doris Toumarkine A genuinely fresh take on "dog films" that, thanks to both the doc's dutiful furry stars and their grateful human co-stars, amounts to solid entertainment for all ages and screens. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Apollo 11 (2019) Doris Toumarkine Going budget class on this cinematic journey to traditional theater screens will thrill, but traveling First Class via the optimized IMAX format amplifies the WOW! of the film... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Aftermath (2019) Doris Toumarkine [It] tightly grips viewers to a bitter (maybe sweet) denouement with a final frames resolution that, upon reflection, strikes as entirely appropriate. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Hotel Mumbai (2018) Doris Toumarkine The star glitter notwithstanding, authenticity and generous production spend inform every frame. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Mustang (2019) Doris Toumarkine French filmmaker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, who also co-wrote, impresses with a feature directorial debut that displays an understanding of film as both craft and poetry. She also displays a reverence and hope for flawed humanity... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
Ramen Shop (2018) Doris Toumarkine History buffs will appreciate the bitter but revelatory detours into war history and the lingering prejudices and memories it unleashes. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Traitor (2019) Doris Toumarkine A breathtaking morality tale of loves, family, betrayals, and, arguably, redemption. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2020
Incitement (2020) Doris Toumarkine No superficial bio-pic, this smart, thrilling, even-handed study conveys clues to what underlay Amir's deep hatred and twisted sociopathy. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2020
Clemency (2019) Doris Toumarkine Clemency, thanks also to Chukwu's four years researching it, feels so real it's often painful to watch. But it's fine medicine for viewers who like to think and to experience a film beyond the usual cinematic salve. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2020
1917 (2019) Doris Toumarkine An exceptional cinematic work of art and craft, Mendes' war drama is most notable for being a powerfully immersive drama that ingeniously also recruits viewers for this dangerous trek through the war zone. EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2020