Consensus Comparison: Stray Dogs September 13, 2014

Instead of posting TIFF scores in this summary, I’ll save it for tomorrow’s rankings, which will also include films that premiered earlier in the year. The festival films below are ones that didn’t screen at TIFF, Venice or Telluride.

New Releases

Tsai Ming-liang’s Stray Dogs

Rotten Tomatoes: 89 | 18 reviews

Metacritic: 83 | 13 reviews

Critics Round Up: 94 | 29 reviews

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Pascale Ferran’s Bird People

Rotten Tomatoes: 58 | 12 reviews

Metacritic: 71 | 10 reviews

Critics Round Up: 73 | 14 reviews

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MichaĆ«l R. Roskam’s The Drop

Rotten Tomatoes: 88 | 96 reviews

Metacritic: 69 | 34 reviews

Critics Round Up: 67 | 3 reviews

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Ned Benson’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Rotten Tomatoes: 64 | 39 reviews

Metacritic: 55 | 24 reviews

Critics Round up: 63 | 6 reviews

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Film Festivals

Nils Malmros’ Sorrow & Joy: 92 | 3 reviews (Rotterdam)

Jodie Mack’s Let Your Light Shine: 100 | 3 reviews (Fronteira)

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Cinema of the Past

Roberto Rossellini’s Rome, Open City: 93 | 11 reviews (1945, screening at Film Forum through September 25th)

Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: 79 | 19 reviews (2012, new from the archives)

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