Demitra Kampakis

Demitra Kampakis
Demitra Kampakis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): MUBI
Publications: Reverse Shot, MUBI

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Fausto (2018) This metaphysical fixation with shadows helps explain the film's obsession with obstructing our visual clarity-subjects too are often barely illuminated by candlelight-by forcing us to reconsider what is literally in front of our eyes. - Cinema Scope EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
94% The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci) (2019) ...Ceylan allows his character's search for artistic meaning, truth, purpose and inspiration to double as a personal existential opus, in which he uses garrulous dialogue to interrogate the absurdity of life, and probe its Big Questions. - MUBI EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
87% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) So saturated with subtext, abstract postulating, philosophical musings, and dense dialogue, that it admittedly required a second viewing to be able to digest it all. - Reverse Shot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
80% A Faithful Man (L'homme fidèle) (2019) In his second directorial feature, Garrel wishes to make the incisive observation that each of us wants to be the only one to have our cake and eat it too-which is why it's such a shame that his film is too milquetoast to properly stick that landing. - Reverse Shot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
83% Her Smell (2019) Moss is the kind of actor who gives herself fully to every role she plays and here too, she brings a raw, gritty energy that's completely stripped of any vanity. - Reverse Shot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
93% The Favourite (2018) At the center of The Favourite's forced decorum lies a pitilessness, and though the characters don't really have much mercy for one another, there are striking moments of uncharacteristic tenderness exhibited by Lanthimos toward his protagonists. - Reverse Shot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018