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Clarisse Loughrey

Clarisse Loughrey
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 50% The Witches (2020) Did we really need another stab at it? No, but Anne Hathaway clearly relished the opportunity.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 21, 2020
2/5 91% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) It has all the moral force of someone who spends their days writing sarcastic replies to Trump's tweets, all the while he tears down democracy piece by piece.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 15, 2020
4/5 99% Time (2020) Time is a pure, unembellished call for empathy. It would be foolish to ignore it.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 15, 2020
5/5 96% Saint Maud (2020) Rose Glass's debut film is an exquisite slice of religious horror, centred on an unexpected premise: what would the opposite of demonic possession look like?‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 12, 2020
4/5 89% Kajillionaire (2020) Miranda July's films are miniature fairytales played out of tune - whimsical and sweet, with a tartness right at their centre.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 12, 2020
4/5 98% The Forty-Year-Old Version (2020) [Radha's] real hope is if she can create her own space. The Forty-Year-Old Version -- witty and deeply personal -- is Blank doing exactly that. ‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 12, 2020
5/5 100% Soul (2020) [N]ot only does Soul live up to Pixar's own impossibly high standards, but it represents the very best the studio has to offer: beauty, humour, heart, and a gut-punch of an existential crisis.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 11, 2020
4/5 80% Eternal Beauty (2019) It's a far more nuanced, evolved take on mental illness than most films are capable of.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 3, 2020
4/5 86% On The Rocks (2020) On the Rocks is the most grounded of Coppola's films, though its wit and charm are just as plentiful.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Oct 2, 2020
4/5 99% Miss Juneteenth (2020) Channing Godfrey Peoples's debut -- the mellow, tender-hearted Miss Juneteenth -- is a portrait of a life robbed of its dreams.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
3/5 60% Tesla (2020) The biopic is an impossible art. You either bore your audience or reduce your subject to a mere collection of ideas and symbols.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
3/5 91% Enola Holmes (2020) [Millie Bobby] Brown gets to be witty, candid, and confident -- all the things a young heroine needs to inspire the next generation.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
3/5 64% The Devil All the Time (2020) When The Devil All the Time does plunge into the moral abyss, it's intoxicating -- if only it did it more often.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
4/5 82% Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) We could all do with a little dose of Bill and Ted's optimism - the simple belief that kindness and camaraderie can bring us all together.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
4/5 98% Rocks (2020) The most authentic film about British teens in years.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 25, 2020
2/5 81% The Painted Bird (2020) It's much easier, says The Painted Bird, to simply throw our hands in the air and declare humanity doomed.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 12, 2020
2/5 54% Waiting for the Barbarians (2020) Its declarations are too easy, its conclusions too neat.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 11, 2020
3/5 43% The Roads Not Taken (2020) The Roads Not Taken, an understated drama from Sally Potter, is rich with small moments of intimacy.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 10, 2020
4/5 74% Mulan (2020) Mulan isn't what we've come to expect from Disney's live-action remakes - it's far more sober, meditative, and refined.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Sep 3, 2020
4/5 84% She Dies Tomorrow (2020) Amy Seimetz wrote and shot her film ... long before the Covid-19 pandemic. But the parallels are undeniably eerie.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 27, 2020
3/5 63% Hope Gap (2020) Though the cast gamely delivers each idea ... Hope Gap never seems to grasp the crucial differences between theatre and film.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 27, 2020
4/5 71% Tenet (2020) Tenet is a thrilling place to get lost in.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 21, 2020
2/5 62% Chemical Hearts (2020) Adolescence is put forth as the personal and poetic peak of all human existence ... It's a strange, myopic kind of nostalgia.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 20, 2020
4/5 94% Yes, God, Yes (2020) The film serves as an ode to the sexually naive - pioneers in their own pleasure.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 20, 2020
3/5 70% The One and Only Ivan (2020) A few clumsy jokes aside, including an extended bit on chickens crossing roads, there's much to admire about The One and Only Ivan.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 20, 2020
4/5 94% Babyteeth (2020) Shannon Murphy's Babyteeth ... makes for a thrillingly subversive work. ‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 14, 2020
2/5 60% Project Power (2020) [A]ny self-seriousness that the film might possess feels undercut by its obsession with pop culture...‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 13, 2020
2/5 9% Artemis Fowl (2020) The mischievous glint in [Judi Dench]'s eyes is Artemis Fowl's only nod to irony and self-awareness.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 11, 2020
3/5 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) Da 5 Bloods is so busy with ideas, thoughts, and passions that, at times, it feels like it's drowning in them.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 11, 2020
5/5 92% The Assistant (2020) The Assistant isn't about empowerment (that's a task for other filmmakers), but presents a cruel, unvarnished reality.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 11, 2020
4/5 94% Beastie Boys Story (2020) Beastie Boys Story [is] appealing even to rap novices, offering a rare opportunity for two artists to track their own creative, personal, and moral evolution.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 11, 2020
3/5 70% Trolls World Tour (2020) Trolls World Tour is clear on one thing: never should glitter and rainbows be automatically equated with brainlessness.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 10, 2020
1/5 21% Iron Mask (2019) The Iron Mask will be a curiosity only to those most committed to the mantra of 'so bad, it's good'. ‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 10, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet Elephant (2020) Though Elephant's narrative fakery is unlikely to please acolytes of David Attenborough, it's still a small thing of beauty.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 10, 2020
2/5 50% Four Kids and It (2020) Sky Cinema's new family adventure seems built to be consumed and quickly forgotten.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 10, 2020
3/5 47% Unhinged (2020) Derrick Borte's film is tense, slick, and finds just enough mildly ludicrous causes of death to earn its high-concept thriller credentials.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Aug 10, 2020
2/5 66% Extraction (2020) It's a vision of foreign brutality treated as wholly interchangeable, without the weight of political or social consciousness.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Apr 22, 2020
4/5 93% The Perfect Candidate (2020) For [director Haifaa al-Mansour], it's ... an opportunity to reflect on the progress made in Saudi Arabia by courageous women just like her. ‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2020
4/5 72% Vivarium (2020) Vivarium imagines the horror of being trapped inside your own home. What a concept!‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2020
3/5 66% Lady and the Tramp (2019) It's less a faithful translation of an animated classic than a nostalgic throwback to the era of Babe and Homeward Bound.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 31, 2020
3/5 92% Fire Will Come (A Sun That Never Sets) (O Que Arde) (2020) Fire Will Come ends with the haunting image of a half-starved horse wandering across a charred landscape. But its presence feels like a mystery.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
4/5 88% The Truth (La vérité) (2020) [Catherine] Deneuve brings plenty of Gallic charm and wit to the table, though the film's concerns are still strictly [Hirokazu] Kore-eda's.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
2/5 21% The Jesus Rolls (2020) No amount of added context can override the feeling that the Jesus was never meant to be more than a one-joke character.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
5/5 93% And Then We Danced (2020) Levan Akin's And Then We Danced is giddy with the pleasures of first love -- how it pulsates through the body and mind.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
1/5 57% The Hunt (2020) No one could possibly be offended by The Hunt, because that would require it to contain at least one comprehensible idea.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
3/5 83% Misbehaviour (2020) The film's failures are ... a timely reminder that feminist filmmaking can only be effective when it's truly intersectional.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 22, 2020
3/5 71% Escape from Pretoria (2020) Escape from Pretoria never dares to imagine what lies beyond the prison walls.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 5, 2020
3/5 76% Military Wives (2020) [Military Wives is] twee and cheerful without disrespecting the lived experiences it seeks to make light entertainment out of.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Mar 4, 2020
2/5 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) File this one away next to the live-action Alvin and the Chipmunks, the live-action Yogi Bear, and the live-action Rocky and Bullwinkle. It's nothing we haven't seen before.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Feb 28, 2020
3/5 61% The Call of the Wild (2020) At a time where cynicism reigns, it's refreshing to call back to the simple thrills of venturing into the unknown -- CGI pups at your side or not.‐ Independent (UK)
Posted Feb 28, 2020