Consensus Comparison: Terrence Malick, Apichatpong Weerasethakul March 5, 2016

The big divergence between this site and the other two aggregators this week is Knight of Cups. And although hardcore cinephiles have been much more receptive to Malick’s last two movies than most, the acclaim within that subculture is far from unanimous.

Your Film of the Week is Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cemetery of Splendor, which stands a good chance at remaining among this site’s top 10 films at the end of the year.

Knight of Cups by Terrence Malick (United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 47 • 57 reviews
Metacritic: 54 • 26 reviews
Critics Round Up: 74 • 25 reviews

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Cemetery of Splendor by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 • 28 reviews
Metacritic: 87 • 13 reviews
Critics Round Up: 98 • 41 reviews

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Zootopia by Byron Howard & Rich Moore (United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 98 • 127 reviews
Metacritic: 77 • 36 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 • 5 reviews

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The Wave by Roar Uthaug (Norway)

Rotten Tomatoes: 79 • 62 reviews
Metacritic: 68 • 23 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 • 6 reviews

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Mekong Hotel by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)

Rotten Tomatoes: 67 • 12 reviews
Metacritic: 57 • 5 reviews
Critics Round Up: 78 • 15 reviews

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me by Chloé Zhao (United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 93 • 14 reviews
Metacritic: 63 • 9 reviews
Critics Round Up: 71 • 7 reviews

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