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Tim Brayton

Tim Brayton
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 93% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) As good an example as you'll ever find of socially acceptable anti-social cinema.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
3/5 78% Vampire Hunter D (1985) The film has a good understanding of what ultimately makes any worthwhile horror film work: its atmosphere.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
5/5 100% The Mirror (1975) The film about the subjective experience of how human memory is (dis)organised that every other film about memory strives to be and cannot quite reach.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
0.5/5 0% Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004) One of the vilest films of the 2000s.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
5/5 95% Solaris (1976) Perfectly immaculate, using the chilliness of the way the location is framed to offset the profoundly human story being told there.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
4/5 57% The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Once the film gets up to speed, it remains going fast enough to barrel through the awkward blend of tones.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
5/5 90% Barton Fink (1991) It's often impossible to tell if we're watching a particularly morbid dark comedy, or a particularly hilarious tragedy.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/5 83% Going My Way (1944) So interested in the individual moments that it feels like it has no larger-scale structure than the individual scene.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 10, 2020
3.5/5 No Score Yet Panda Go Panda (2003) A vivid and expressive cartoon that's fully of movement and energy.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 10, 2020
4/5 100% Ivan's Childhood (Ivanovo detstvo) (1962) One of the greatest anti-war films of the 1960s.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 10, 2020
1/5 17% The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) Appallingly stupid and incompetently made.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 10, 2020
4.5/5 72% Rumble Fish (1983) There's a long stretch of the beginning of the film that makes a real argument to being the best American filmmaking of the 1980s.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
4.5/5 91% Raising Arizona (1987) As well-made as any other indie film of the late '80s, and frequently hilarious on top of it.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
4/5 94% Blood Simple (1984) One of the boldest debuts and most watchable indie movies of the 1980s.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3.5/5 No Score Yet Night of Fear (1972) A pretty nasty piece of work.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
2/5 89% Rain Man (1988) Garish and superficial.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 2, 2020
4.5/5 67% Redline (2011) It never lets up, but it's too creative and varied to ever feel exhausting.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted May 2, 2020
2.5/5 67% Torn Curtain (1966) It's extremely clear that Hitchcock didn't want to make this film, at least not the way he had to make it.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
4/5 63% The L-Shaped Room (1963) Everyone in the is doing superb work, but it's Caron's show.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
4/5 100% Simón del desierto (Simon of the Desert) (1965) So tight and focused that the movie blazes by in a single flurry of deranged darkly comic activity.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
3.5/5 83% A Man for All Seasons (1966) More lively and biting than typical English history Oscarbait, a genuinely engaging story of political intrigue made palatable through its sharp cast and dialogue.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
5/5 No Score Yet Tenshi no tamago (Angel's Egg)(Egg of God) (1985) Moments are connected by emotional logic that doesn't have anything to do with narrative comprehensibility and doesn't pretend to.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
5/5 100% A Brighter Summer Day (1991) The film wastes nothing at all, impressive by any standards, but a downright miracle from heaven at four hours.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/5 No Score Yet Anaconda III (2008) The filmmakers themselves obviously find the material too ludicrous to bother with anything other than smug contempt.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
4/5 82% Eve's Bayou (1996) An extraordinary mood piece that's also a piercing, challenging, and tenderly sad character study.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
4.5/5 95% Diary of a Country Priest (Journal d'un curé de campagne) (1954) Manages to marry human concerns with cosmic questions without making a big deal about either, and without giving either short shrift.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
5/5 98% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) The first bona-fide masterpiece of sound cinema.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
2.5/5 63% The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) Grows increasingly trite and unengaging as it moves along.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2020
4/5 94% A Silent Voice (Koe no katachi) (2017) A marvelously subtle work of visual storytelling.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2020
4.5/5 80% Applause (1929) The film's style is incandescent.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2020
4.5/5 94% Forty Guns (1957) Brilliant first and foremost because of how it looks.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
1.5/5 26% Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) The film goes through its paces without a scrap of joy, stretching its 97 minutes out to the point of abject boredom.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2020
3.5/5 90% My Summer of Love (2004) A spare, simple movie, but its simplicity is a great strength.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2020
4/5 81% The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) It doesn't need showy filmmaking to keep our attention; its open and honest humanity does that just fine.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
2.5/5 70% Trolls World Tour (2020) Clumsy and scattered but heartfelt.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
3.5/5 54% Cruel Intentions (1999) Gellar's hambone Machiavellian turn is so utterly fearless and showy that there really isn't a single scene of the film that she's in that isn't completely delightful.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
4/5 92% Shakespeare in Love (1998) A wonderful combination of the old-fashioned and the new.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
4/5 90% Belladonna of Sadness (Kanashimi no Beradona) (1973) It hits hard, and it keeps hitting, and even the moments that are narratively light are still heavy with the foggy dream-like quality of the artwork.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
3.5/5 100% The Whole Town's Talking (1935) A great showpiece for Robinson and one of the most offbeat curios in Ford's jam-packed filmography.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
2/5 39% Anaconda (1997) One of the highlights of... the last Golden Age of so-bad-it's-good cinema.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2020
5/5 98% The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) (1928) The consummate work of cinema.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
4/5 91% Love Exposure (2011) A film about being overwhelmed, as much as it's an overwhelming film, and it's the most excitingly exhausting kind of too much.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
1/5 17% Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace (2020) It seems for a pretty long time like it's going to be middling, before a completely bonkers final act pushes the film right down near the bottom of Perry's filmography.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
4.5/5 98% The French Connection (1971) One of the films that laid out a roadmap for how '70s cinema might go, and it is to the medium's benefit that it followed that map.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
2.5/5 82% The Platform (El Hoyo) (2019) Makes [no] sense as anything other than a heavy-handed metaphor.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
4.5/5 94% Ninja Scroll (1995) A genuinely great piece of animation, one of the medium's greatest achievements in the 1990s in any country.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
4/5 83% The Other (1972) A uniquely potent horror movie, one whose strongest horrors are the ones it leaves you to trip over yourself.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2020
4/5 88% Sorry We Missed You (2020) It is a heavy, grueling film, but it is also a sincerely humane one, and that makes so much difference.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
1.5/5 67% Lady and the Tramp (2019) There is something abjectly horrifying about watching these dogs talk, with their CG jaws just slightly too fluid, too capable of creating round "Os" and the like.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
1.5/5 30% Bloodshot (2020) Everything about this feels stuck in the '90s, and virtually never to its credit.‐ Alternate Ending
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020