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Lone Star Reviews

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Mike Clark
USA Today
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Sayles' latest never bores during its 21/4-hour unreeling. But neither does it soar, despite finessing a complex flashback narrative set in 1957 and present-day.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 2/5

February 10, 2005
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 2/5

February 12, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
James Rocchi
Netflix

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 5/5

November 7, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

John Sayles is in fine form here, thanks in no small part to an excellent cast.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 3, 2005
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A near-perfect examination of small town Texas life, as seen through the prism of a decades-old murder mystery.

| Original Score: 5/5

December 30, 2002
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: low +3 out of -4..+4

January 1, 2000
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

The latest chapter in Sayles' ongoing great American novel.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

March 11, 2008
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

One of several of writer-director John Sayles's masterpieces -alongside such unforgettable films as "City of Hope," "Matewan" and "The Secret of Roan Inish" - "Lone Star" is an absorbing neo-Western mystery told in a haunting magical realist tone.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A+

September 27, 2012
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 5/5

October 17, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This ambitious project is an engrossing and an original work.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A+

January 1, 2000
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 85/100

January 1, 2000
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A capacious drama about political, racial, and familial tensions and the changes sparked by memories in a southwest border community.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

August 21, 2002
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 5/5

August 22, 2003
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Lone Star is intrinsically an aggregate of John Sayles' prior films, politically and racially.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

August 31, 2004
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: B+

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Robin Clifford
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April 9, 2005
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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January 1, 2000
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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May 12, 2001
Leonard Maltin
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September 19, 2004
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January 1, 2000
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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January 1, 2000
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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February 14, 2001
Joe Leydon
Variety
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January 1, 2000

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January 1, 2000

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January 9, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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