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Jason Shawhan

Jason Shawhan
Jason Shawhan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Nashville Scene

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 98% Wolfwalkers (2020) [T]here's nothing quite as transporting-and sometimes transformative-as a work of animation that devotes itself to shaking up your reality.‐ AV Club
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2020
4/4 94% Possessor: Uncut (2020) If Cronenberg lost control of the tone at any moment, the end result would be unwatchably disturbing. And he does not lose control. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2020
81% The Painted Bird (2020) This film is too much. That's certainly the point it's making, and it does so with skill, style and an absence of pity or humanity. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2020
85% She Dies Tomorrow (2020) This is experimental and existential horror ... serves up something transcendent and beautiful that will put your emotions through the ringer.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2020
B+ 66% Matthias & Maxime (2019) This is a film with big emotions and swoon-worthy wet hair moments, and it finds unexpected places in the subconscious to settle.‐ AV Club
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2020
98% Vitalina Varela (2020) If you can give two hours of your existence to a dark room and sincere thought, there's nothing more essential available right now.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
90% Blood Quantum (2020) It remains an essential horror film that gives the viewer unexplored angles on a scenario we think has been done to death. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
56% The Hunt (2020) The Hunt is no kind of grand political statement, and it would have been so much stronger if it had been.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2020
93% And Then We Danced (2020) And Then We Danced is a film that understands the liberating power of carbs and gay romance.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
86% Color Out of Space (2020) Goopy body horror works in conjunction with emotional alienation at its most cruel, and nothing is sacred when illuminated by this unearthly light.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
7% Fantasy Island (2020) This film is such a haphazard stack of nested fantasies it could be a Cinemax After Dark film if it took any joy in anything.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
81% VHYes (2020) What makes this lo-fi, heartfelt whatsit of a movie so endearing is its willingness to embrace the schizophrenic, protean polyculture of modern pleasure ..‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
82% Daniel Isn't Real (2019) This is a kindhearted but emotionally rigorous journey to the precipice of madness that isn't afraid to go Screaming Mad George when the time comes to spread the splatter.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
90% The Lighthouse (2019) This film features the darkest tendencies of masculine impulses arising to redefine the world as we know it, consuming everything in a reaction of blunt-force violence.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
94% The Dead Center (2019) "There's an unknowable boundary around the human experience, and if you pass beyond that boundary, you are quite simply fucked."‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
95% The Flower (La flor) (2019) It's such a varied, shifting experience that by the time everything is done, you feel like you've been in a whirlwind affair with cinema itself. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
100% One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) (2019) One Cut of the Dead is a scrappy, sincere take on the zombie film, and perhaps the only pure and decent thing to be found at the box office. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
92% In Fabric (2019) This dress comes with a body count, and though it doesn't send folks into stabby fits of rage, haute tragedy is all the rage this season.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) There is a vicious efficiency to this sequence that cobbles together the exact right combination of sci-fi awe and visceral, exploding horror.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
83% Midsommar (2019) This is a film wherein textiles and tapestries and secret tomes tell us the truth even as people of all affiliations shakily lie.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) At its best, this film is a sustained kind of creepy that never does anything too stupid or world-breaking. ‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
86% Diamantino (2019) See it with your weirdest friend, and be prepared to learn some things about yourself.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
60% Greta (2019) This is a wicked film with a lot on its mind.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
68% Climax (2019) Writer-director Gaspar Noé specializes in emotional responses to difficult situations, and he's in his element here as conductor and architect of the saddest kind of madness.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
82% High Life (2019) This film gives voice to the scream within.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
96% Hail Satan? (2019) It's worth seeing for anyone who feels a little too certain as to their own cosmology, and also as a sign of hope that there are people battling the erosion of social liberty on all levels.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
81% Knife + Heart (Un couteau dans le coeur) (2019) Knife+Heart is essential viewing -- sumptuous, a tad silly, shocking and built on the most unexpectedly solid emotional foundations.‐ Nashville Scene
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019