Taming the Garden - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Taming the Garden Reviews

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January 30, 2022
[An] extraordinary, savagely poetic film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 30, 2022
The mood of mystery is annoying, above all, but it also has a faintly intriguing effect. At times, the film seems like a surreal work of fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2022
[An] extraordinary film...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 26, 2022
Magnificent visuals and a moving tale of arboreal anthropomorphism.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 25, 2022
[A] fascinating and deadpan film...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 22, 2022
Providing a devastating metaphor for a world gone mad, this is a poetic, provocative example of how a hard-hitting documentary tug on the communal conscience can also be wittily artistic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 29, 2021
The camera patiently documents, unable to quite fathom what it is seeing.
June 27, 2021
Filmed without commentary and with a poetic grace.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 6, 2021
It's impossible to witness the deep gashes left on the landscape by huge pieces of equipment and be unmoved.
March 16, 2021
A vivid, evergreen look at the effects of gratuitous wealth.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 1, 2021
Surreal, serene and maybe just a little bit sacred.
February 10, 2021
Taming the Garden unspools what's happening very slowly, and by the time we reach the end, it's overwhelming.
February 8, 2021
I have so many questions about this anonymous billionaire, and that's my favorite aspect of documentaries. Don't tell me what to think.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 3, 2021
Salomé Jashi's environmentalist documentary Taming the Garden engrossingly chronicles the aesthetic valuation of nature with regards to hindrance and legacy.
February 2, 2021
The not-so-quiet violence man commits against nature becomes a visually arresting, mind-boggling spectacle in this memorable fly-on-the-wall documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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