Movie reviews of Dan Santos

These are all the movies and series that Dan has reviewed. Read more at: Film Blerg.

Number of movie reviews: 121 / 121

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, it strikes up a balance between tension and tenderness, dreaminess and dreariness that tonally works. It is not always easy to watch, but one cannot help but admire the depth of its honesty. Review

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2020-02-26

2020

But, for those willing to eschew conventional narratives or neat endings, his visions so far are both provocative and thought-provoking. Review

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2020-02-06

2020

This is masterful storytelling told by a modern master – a story about the times, for the times. Review

10

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2019-12-31

2019

It is a tepid, derivative end to a second chapter that did not feel that much different from the first. Review

6.0

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2019-09-16

2019

Aster is striving to reinvigorate horror, and his sophomoric effort firmly consolidates his talent. Review

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2019-09-14

2019

Thunder Road is an affecting and immensely empathetic portrayal of someone coping with grief and struggling to forge ahead — and, ultimately, contains much that should resonate with all of us... Review

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2019-04-16

2019

The cinematography visually complements this – with its lingering gaze it too seems to gesture towards the motives and feelings which go unrecognised, unspoken, unexpressed. Review

8.0

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2019-04-15

2019

The layered screenplay – and Cedergren’s skill in finding shades – means that the film presents a compelling, multi-faceted character through which to tell the story. Review

8.0

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2019-02-27

2019

What anchors the film is Labaki’s unwavering direction. Grounded, raw and empathetic, Labaki infuses every scene with a commitment to honesty. Review

9.0

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2019-02-04

2019

The film’s critical tone becomes increasingly provocative and incendiary as the plot becomes more and more outlandish. Review

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2018-11-27

2018

Beguilingly nostalgic in its simplicity and hushed colour palette, the camera maintains a steady gaze on its subjects, often trained on lingering close-ups. It only enhances Wildlife’s compassionate storytelling, and lends the film a wistful atmosphere. Review

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2018-10-29

2018

The resonances are both striking and sobering. Review

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2018-08-13

2018

Her Joan is far too complex to be cast as merely a victim, and through her measured and masterful portrayal Close proves, yet again, that she is one of the greats. Review

7.0

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2018-07-30

2018

RBG

A solidly crafted documentary, and a worthy cinematic celebration of its subject. Review

8.0

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2018-07-23

2018

Works as an engaging, solidly crafted action film. Review

7.0

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2018-06-28

2018

The film should be applauded – for its distinct vision, its technical prowess and its uncompromising artistic integrity... Review

8.0

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2018-06-25

2018

A quietly mesmerizing, fluid whole. Review

10

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2018-06-18

2018

At its core is an interesting premise, but Whannell does not do enough to distinguish it or its execution in more unique ways. Review

7.0

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2018-06-13

2018

The jokes fly thick and fast, from those at the expense of rival movies to those about studios Fox and Marvel, along with a healthy dose of self-deprecation. Review

7.0

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2018-05-16

2018

While there are moving, gently enthralling moments, these moments are unfortunately undermined by a plot which is too sparse... Review

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2018-04-09

2018

A minimalist reverie. I... Review

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2018-03-23

2018

Entertaining and accomplished, but it is nothing ground-breaking or innovative... Review

8.0

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2018-01-10

2018

The performances flesh out the film’s themes with shaded complexity, and they give Three Billboards its warmth, depth and humanity. Review

9.0

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2018-01-01

2018

Formidable, moving film-making. Review

9.0

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2017-12-11

2017

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