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artisanal film reviews | by maryann johanson

Moonlight movie review: the empathy machine in action (but only if you’re watching)

Wed Nov 16 2016, 04:44pm | 15 comments

Fire Song movie review: finding a path through a broken world

Tue Nov 08 2016, 02:33pm | 0 comments

Girls Lost (Pojkarna) movie review: girls found

Fri Nov 04 2016, 01:01pm | 0 comments

#LFF2016: Down Under, Indivisible, Wild

Thu Sep 22 2016, 10:55pm | 0 comments

Margarita with a Straw movie review: this ain’t no pity party

Tue Jun 14 2016, 06:43pm | 0 comments

Holding the Man movie review: grand romance, no qualifiers needed

Fri Jun 03 2016, 05:29pm | 2 comments

Bad Neighbours 2 (aka Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising) movie review: the misbehaving girls next door

Mon May 09 2016, 07:51pm | 2 comments

The D Train (aka Bad Bromance) movie review: when idiot men can do no wrong

Mon Mar 14 2016, 10:02pm | 2 comments

Freeheld movie review: lovers *and* fighters

Fri Feb 19 2016, 04:59pm | 0 comments

Naz & Maalik movie review: best friends, and more

Thu Jan 21 2016, 04:36pm | 3 comments

Carol movie review: flung out of space

Thu Jan 14 2016, 10:19pm | 15 comments

The Danish Girl movie review: sometimes it’s hard to be a woman

Wed Jan 13 2016, 07:30pm | 7 comments

Legend movie review: badfellas

Fri Sep 11 2015, 09:17pm | 2 comments

52 Tuesdays movie rating: green light

Fri Aug 07 2015, 08:59pm | 0 comments

Of Girls and Horses movie review: wishes are horses

Fri Jul 31 2015, 01:16pm | 0 comments

The Suicide Theory movie review: to die or not to die

Mon Jul 20 2015, 02:31pm | 0 comments

Boy Meets Girl movie review: a slightly kinder world

Mon May 04 2015, 08:57pm | 6 comments

Drunktown’s Finest movie review: native voices

Fri Feb 20 2015, 09:29pm | 0 comments

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine documentary review: portrait of the symbol as a young man

Mon Feb 16 2015, 10:13pm | 32 comments

Pelo Malo (Bad Hair) movie review: how to destroy a child

Fri Jan 30 2015, 01:36pm | 2 comments

Eastern Boys movie review: pretty boy

Fri Dec 05 2014, 12:10pm | 17 comments

Bonobo movie review: of monkeys and (wo)men

Thu Dec 04 2014, 03:11pm | 2 comments

The Way He Looks movie review: love is all-seeing

Wed Dec 03 2014, 07:20pm | 0 comments

Hockney documentary review (London Film Festival)

Fri Nov 28 2014, 05:06pm | 4 comments

The Imitation Game movie review: decoding Alan Turing

Wed Nov 12 2014, 08:32pm | 35 comments

The Skeleton Twins movie review: oh brother how art thou?

Thu Nov 06 2014, 03:40pm | 18 comments

Pride movie review: hanging together rather than hanging separately

Fri Sep 12 2014, 11:39am | 4 comments

Lilting movie review: when words fail

Fri Aug 08 2014, 02:54pm | 0 comments

Around the Block movie review: to teach, perchance to inspire

Fri Aug 01 2014, 02:34pm | 0 comments

Yves Saint Laurent movie review: underdressed

Tue Jul 29 2014, 02:44pm | 4 comments

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia documentary review: repeating history

Thu May 22 2014, 10:28pm | 4 comments

Next Goal Wins movie review: nothing but net

Wed May 07 2014, 11:12pm | 1 comment

Tom at the Farm review: shoulda stayed in the city

Fri Apr 04 2014, 12:09pm | 4 comments

Geography Club review: mapping the teen terror of being weird

Tue Mar 25 2014, 03:20pm | 0 comments

Stranger by the Lake review: a cautionary tale about bad boys

Fri Feb 21 2014, 05:15pm | 13 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (86th Academy Awards) review

Wed Feb 05 2014, 12:36am | 1 comment

G.B.F. review: high school sucks

Fri Jan 17 2014, 08:32pm | 2 comments

Philomena review: suffer the women

Wed Nov 20 2013, 10:41pm | 28 comments

Dallas Buyers Club review: the personal is political

Fri Nov 15 2013, 12:26pm | 2 comments

Trap for Cinderella review

Wed Nov 06 2013, 06:54pm | 2 comments

Blue Is the Warmest Color review (London Film Festival)

Thu Oct 24 2013, 11:24pm | 94 comments

All Cheerleaders Die review (London Film Festival)

Wed Oct 02 2013, 10:54pm | 7 comments

Passion review

Fri Aug 30 2013, 12:13pm | 1 comment

there’s no way Almodóvar can land this plane (I’m So Excited! review)

Thu May 02 2013, 10:11pm | 10 comments

How to Survive a Plague (review)

Thu Feb 21 2013, 04:56pm | 2 comments

Koch (review)

Thu Jan 31 2013, 01:08pm | 18 comments

Laurence Anyways (review)

Fri Nov 30 2012, 04:12pm | 3 comments

Cloud Atlas (review)

Mon Oct 22 2012, 10:23am | 98 comments

The Comedian (London Film Festival review)

Thu Oct 11 2012, 11:39pm | 0 comments

Rock of Ages (review)

Mon Jun 11 2012, 04:50pm | 0 comments

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