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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
54% Mouth to Mouth (2006) ...because the motivations in Mouth to Mouth are general, the cast has to provide the depth that the script lacks, but the film is not aided by the eye-rolling school of acting.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
2.5/4 82% Proxima (2019) Fortunately, the action moves forward more so from Green's reactions then the dialogue.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
3.5/4 100% An Easy Girl (Un fille facile) (2019) A steely-eyed coming-of-ager that mixes class, race, and sex.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
3/4 80% Who You Think I Am (Celle que vous croyez) (2020) A twisty, brainy, playful riddle.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
2.5/4 86% The Truth (La vérité) (2020) It's Binoche who makes the film matter. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
3/4 89% 1917 (2020) Deakins and Mendes have whipped up a barrage of horrific images and some of the year's most spellbinding moments.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
2.5/4 95% Little Women (2019) Of all the movie versions, this is more of an ensemble piece and less driven by Jo ... If Amy is your favorite March sister, then you'll feel she has finally gotten her due.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
4/4 100% Roll Red Roll (2019) Sharply and kinetically edited and propelled by a blaring heavy metal soundtrack, the film is one of the more urgent and dynamically told nonfiction accounts of late. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
3.5/4 68% Joker (2019) A visceral, disturbing, but empathetic celebration of revenge.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
4/4 95% End of the Century (2019) Sensuous and delicate.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
2/4 76% Richard Jewell (2019) The film starts off credibly and compellingly, until it turns its attention to its objects of scorn.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
2/4 80% A Hidden Life (2019) Not since The Sound of Music have the Austrian Alps been such scene stealers. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
2/4 90% Dark Waters (2019) Hathaway has the unfortunate task of delivering a monologue that's straight out of Saturday Night Live's sendup of the reoccurring character Angel, the perpetually aggrieved girlfriend played by Heidi Gardner. The sentiment is virtually the same.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
3/4 97% The Kingmaker (2019) If viewers find it easy to scoff at the pretensions of the former first lady, they'll think twice when the tone and focus shift midway ... and expand into a bigger picture of the recent Filipino political scene‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
2/4 82% The Report (2019) With plenty of details about names and places thrown at viewers, the film demands close attention-and coffee. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3/4 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) The movie offers, to quote Miss Somerset from Thornton Wilder's 1942 play The Skin of Our Teeth, "good entertainment with a message you can take home with you."‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
2.5/4 No Score Yet Vas-y Coupe! (2019) Sharp-eyed and affable‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
2.5/4 No Score Yet Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over (2019) At 75 minutes, the movie is short and sharp. Lunch continues to look back, and forward, in anger.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
2/4 67% He Dreams of Giants (2019) He Dreams of Giants is like an extended making-of documentary: typical for international co-productions, there are money worries, and the production also falls behind schedule. Yet there is little interaction with the actors.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3/4 96% The Irishman (2019) Though this is a lucidly told and often engrossing labyrinth of a tale, it's also a bit hollow at its center.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3.5/4 No Score Yet Letter to the Editor (2019) News junkies should make the pleasurable Letter to the Editor a priority.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/4 100% Killing Patient Zero (2019) Director Laurie Lynd's illuminating and arresting documentary will make you rethink the established recorded history of the early days of the AIDS epidemic.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/4 69% Liberté (2020) The film has a strange, almost hypnotic pull, while turning its watchers into complicit voyeurs.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2019
3/4 97% The Cave (2019) Briskly paced and with many incredibly intense moments.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2019
3/4 96% By the Grace of God (Grâce à Dieu) (2019) Methodically and steadily, French writer-director François Ozon builds an efficient and damning case.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3.5/4 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) An unmistakable crowd pleaser ... featuring a linear steel trap of a script.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
3/4 60% A Girl Missing (Yokogao) (2020) A steadily absorbing crime thriller with at least two satisfying twists.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
2/4 92% Fire Will Come (A Sun That Never Sets) (O Que Arde) (2019) The slice-of-life vignettes introduce intriguing, credible characters, who stand out in contrast to the imposed ambiguity of the tight-lipped ending.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
2.5/4 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) After a visually dazzling and nimble first half, the momentum deflates in the second hour as the film becomes more conventional.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
2.5/4 96% Atlantics (2019) [Diop's] movie stands out for its combination of tones and moods ... along with a terrific melancholic and spacey score by Fatima Al Qadiri.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
2/4 59% Young Ahmed (Le jeune Ahmed) (2020) A novella of a film that introduces a premise but then doesn't quite expand upon it.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2019
3/4 82% Judy (2019) If the movie needs a justification at all, it has that, in spades, in Zellweger's exhaustive and soulful interpretation.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
3/4 100% The Australian Dream (2019) An essential film on race and sports, and of the emotional and professional cost of a person of color speaking up and taking a stand.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
2.5/4 59% Frankie (2019) The scenery here is not just part of the show, it's the main event.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
3/4 86% The Nightingale (2019) If Kent's first film, The Babadook (2014), had a sinister undercurrent, her new and more multifaceted film unleashes it in full force. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
2.5/5 76% Skin (2019) The screenplay emphasizes-beatdown by beatdown-Widner's attempts to flee from the white separatists and the ways in which they retaliate. An inevitable showdown awaits him, but not an insightful psychological breakthrough.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/4 100% De Lo Mio (2019) A fine family drama of regret and remembrance.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
2.5/4 No Score Yet So Pretty (2019) A low-key, languid, slice-of-life take on a queer intellectual household in Brooklyn.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
3.5/4 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Though the director's rendering of history in this movie and Inglourious Basterds is of his own making, his characters are convincingly made of flesh and blood. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
3/3 96% Ray & Liz (2019) An epiphany-free zone.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2019
2.5/4 72% This One's for the Ladies (2019) As if realizing that a G-string can only be stretched so far, Graham uses the strip-a-thon as a gateway ... Essentially, the director profiles a panting sisterhood of mostly middle-age African American women, the self-described Classy Nasty Ladies.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2019
3/4 80% The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019) The unconventional The Amazing Johnathan Documentary could also be titled The Filmmaker's Nightmare. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2019
3/4 89% Give Me Liberty (2019) With its overlapping dialogue, the ride is like a Robert Altman film on speed. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2019
2.5/4 87% Pavarotti (2019) Pavorotti serves more as an ideal introduction for opera newcomers as well as those who may not have been around at the singer's zenith as a media star in the early to mid-1990s.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2019
2.5/4 83% Dogman (2019) The most desolate and hopeless setting outside of dystopian fiction can be found in Matteo Garrone's new film.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted May 4, 2019
3.5/4 95% Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2019) Director Pamela B. Green makes film history a pleasure to watch and a gateway for those who would otherwise pass on the chance to explore moviemaking before the advent of sound. ‐ School Library Journal
Read More | Posted May 4, 2019
3/4 100% A Regular Woman (Nur Eine Frau) (2019) Is there room for another film about honor killings? Director Sherry Hormann answers with a yes in her brisk, beat-by-beat depiction of the 2005 murder in Berlin of Hatun "Aynur" Surucu, 23, by her youngest brother.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted May 4, 2019
3/4 94% Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019) Curious viewers will be sated; they will come to understand why director Matt Wolf has focused on someone who they most likely never heard of.‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted May 4, 2019
3/4 89% You Don't Nomi (2019) This is the most thoughtful deconstruction of a film imaginable, as well as an ideal festival choice for those who used to buy DVDs just for the commentaries. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted May 4, 2019
3/4 91% Gloria Bell (2019) Although Moore can't quite pass as an overlooked wallflower as the scenario calls for-yes, movie stars are different than everyday folk-she strips the character down to its core. ‐ Film-Forward.com
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019