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Raquel Stecher

Raquel Stecher
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Shadows of Freedom (2020) informative and enlightening but doesn't offer anything beyond the usual documentary fare. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 23, 2020
71% Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres) (2019) channels the grief of a hurting nation.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
79% Phoenix, Oregon (2020) a heartfelt exploration of self-reinvention, friendship and love.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
100% The Wolf House (La casa lobo) (2018) Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña's The Wolf House/La casa lobo features mesmerizing stop animation and constantly shifting imagery to illustrate the pain of extreme isolation... an impressive feat.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
100% Shoot to Marry (2020) Shoot to Marry is a heartfelt documentary that is equal parts introspective, quirky, funny, sad and joyful.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
86% CRSHD (2019) a quirky and authentic coming-of-age story that speaks directly to social media savvy youth.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
90% Bull (2020) a meandering drama that explores the pains of self-destruction‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
No Score Yet A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps (2020) a soup to nuts exploration of the history of this government sponsored volunteer program from 1961 to present day.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted May 2, 2020
87% Vanilla (2020) a sweet and quirky comedy‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
82% She's Allergic to Cats (2016) She's Allergic to Cats is a lo-fi, out of its gourd, tragicomedy... Audiences who love weird and wacky films will want to check this one out. You really have to have a bit of patience with this one and just go with the flow.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2020
100% The Longest War (2020) This film leaves no stone unturned in the quest educate its viewers about Afghanistan and U.S. relations. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2020
No Score Yet Good Ol Girl (2020) effectively demonstrates the struggle these women face to live within the confines of their strictly gendered upbringing while also seeking independence through their respective careers. The documentary felt uneven at times‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
100% I Will Make You Mine (2020) a beautifully sensitive and lyrical film. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
100% Lapsis (2020) as far as science fiction films go, this one was fairly enjoyable and offers just the right insight into the human condition.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
100% My Darling Vivian (2020) My Darling Vivian is a well-rounded and fairly intimate film about a misunderstood woman.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
86% An Elephant in the Room (2020) An Elephant in the Room is a sensitive and enlightening look at what it means for a child to grieve the loss of a parent. The film is effective in its simplicity.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2020
100% The Donut King (2020) The Donut King is a wild ride. If you watch this film and don't immediately crave a donut, something is wrong with you. The biggest takeaway, however, is Ngoy's journey as an immigrant forging a path for himself in America and helping others do the same.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
64% Union (2019) Civil War enthusiasts will be drawn to the level of detail that goes into the reenactments... [others] will be drawn to the unconventional love story.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2020
83% I'll Meet You There (2020) a moving portrayal of a family trying to reconnect with each other. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2020
96% Blood on Her Name (2020) sharply focused thriller... The main character's ambiguity is the biggest draw. Is she a victim or a villain? We don't really know and Bethany Anne Lind does a great job at keeping the audience guessing. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
67% Funeral in Berlin (1966) the least interesting of the [first] three Harry Palmer films... Mostly due to a lack of character development and the numerous double-crossings make the plot difficult to follow. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
100% The Great McGinty (1940) a charming picture. It's lighthearted approach to the rather heavy topic of political corruption and morality makes this a big spoonful of medicine you want to take.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
98% Corpus Christi (Boze cialo) (2020) Corpus Christi is simply brilliant.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
No Score Yet A Dog's Death (La muerte de un perro) (2019) captures the social turmoil of a country in flux through its focus on the absurd actions of a microcosm of its upper middle class culture.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
66% The Wave (2020) a psychedelic adventure‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
100% Bachelor Mother (1939) "a sweet story... part workplace comedy, part family story, part romance, part holiday story... the actors all have winning performances... they are all on their A game."‐ The Movie Palace Podcast
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2019
92% The Vast of Night (2020) The Vast of Night will appeal to fans of The Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Twilight Zone. The heavy dialogue can be exhausting but if you have the patience to get through it you'll be rewarded at the end.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
89% Lina from Lima (Lina de Lima) (2019) Lina from Lima is colorful and vibrant as it is ordinary. The spectacle of the musical numbers intermingled with scenes from Lina's every day life make for an unconventional, bewildering yet ultimately entertaining film‐ Cine Suffragette
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) gorgeous and mesmerizing film. Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel bring an intensity that is simply awe inspiring.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
34% Seberg (2020) a mixed bag... felt overly conventional and a bit cheesy.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
94% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) a diverse retelling of Dickens' novel that is clever, quirky, and hilarious and boasts a spectacular cast.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
80% The Domain (A herdade) (2019) gorgeously shot, firmly rooted in Portuguese culture and history... However the film is overly long and takes too much time to solve its final dilemma.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
73% Disco (2019) Disco offers an interesting conceit but the story never quite gels. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
82% Judy (2019) Judy explores the darkest days of Judy Garland's life while also capturing what made her such a beloved legend. Zellweger shines despite the film's flaws.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) a touching tribute... Mister Rogers gets a supporting role in his own biopic and that's just the way he would have wanted it. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
60% The Moneychanger (Así habló el cambista) (2019) It has a terrific sense of place and time and offers wonderful performances... suffers from a lack of consistent tension and overall clarity.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
100% White Lie (2019) a taut and compelling drama that offers only harsh realities and no explanations.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
67% Pelican Blood (Pelikanblut) (2019) takes a strange turn which brings the conflict to its resolution. ... inventive in its storytelling and its solutions, offers fine performances and is enjoyable as both a dark family drama and a pseudo-horror flick.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
85% Sea Fever (2020) Sea Fever feels both classic and brand new... doesn't depend on elaborate action sequences or fancy special effects... Instead it latches on to its characters and won't let go.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
65% While at War (Mientras Dure La Guerra) (2019) While at War offers a grand production, fine performances but lacked in emotion.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
100% Knuckle City (2019) absolutely riveting and just plain brutal. This film is gritty and intense and it grabs hold of you and doesn't let go.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
100% Hope (Håp) (2019) Hope is a heart-wrenching film that will leave you emotionally devastated‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
No Score Yet The Narcissists (2017) In an age of quick cuts and short attention spans, The Narcissists offers something refreshingly different.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
94% Rafiki (2019) Rafiki is a gorgeously haunting film that is equal parts heart-breaking and hopeful... It's vibrant and full of life. It's simple yet bold.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
29% Coquette (1929) This film's historical significance is more interesting than the film itself which I found to be quite dull and lifeless.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) The Heiresses is a quiet and spare lesbian drama. It will resonate with anyone who has settled into their ways and suddenly finds themselves having to reinvent their life. ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
83% Tom Horn (1980) an aimless Western [with] woefully underdeveloped characters‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
25% Xanadu (1980) Xanadu is total confection. It's 100% ridiculous. Very little of it makes sense.... They really should have nixed the idea of finding a Gibb look-a-like and went with a song-and-dance man instead.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2019
No Score Yet Nothing Really Happens (2017) a quirky, offbeat film... serves as a metaphysical exploration of how disconnected we are as a society.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2019
100% Ekaj (2015) a modern day Midnight Cowboy. It's raw, gritty, sensitive, organic and real.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2019