Arielle Bernstein

Arielle Bernstein
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Arielle Bernstein's reviews and cultural criticism have been featured in The Guardian, The Atlantic, AVClub, RogerEbert.com, and The Rumpus, among many others. She teaches writing at American University.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
72% The Future (2011) I actually view this move as incredibly, unequivocally ballsy. - The Nervous Breakdown EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
80% Catfish (2010) Catfish ends up being a much more subversive film than many viewers are prepared to deal with... - The Nervous Breakdown EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
91% Obvious Child (2014) Obvious Child is sweetness swaddled in a dirty joke. - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
53% Antichrist (2009) It is frightening because it takes an unflinching look at the power and complexity of our emotional lives, a power so great that it might in fact destroy us. - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
76% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) One of the things I love most about Nymphomaniac is its insistence on seeing sex as something that is important. - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
85% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) There is something sexy about the type of languid decay we see throughout Only Lovers Left Alive... - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
1.5/4 46% The Kid (2019) This relegation of female characters to the sidelines is depressing for a film released in 2019, especially because it seems entirely possible to have a film looking at masculinity without reducing women to archetypes. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/4 100% King In The Wilderness (2018) A quiet and understated film, which lingers lovingly on its subject. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018