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Apocalypse Now Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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There are worse ways to make movies, but there are a lot of better ones too.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 3/4

September 11, 2001
Andrew Johnson
Movie Mezzanine

The word "apocalypse" derives from the Greek for "revelation," so in effect the title of Coppola's masterpiece is a call for us to wake up and stop lying to ourselves about who we are and what we did and what we still have the power to do.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: A+

February 1, 2014
Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

While uneven and arguably messy as a result of its famously troubled shoot, Coppola's mythic odyssey captures the madness, insanity and horror of war in a way that few others have been able to, resulting in a hypnotic, unforgettable experience.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 4/5

August 17, 2013
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

With a famously horrific and documentary inspiring shoot it's almost unfathomable how Francis Ford Coppolla managed to harness the chaotic energy into one of the most potent examinations of war and masculinity to ever grace celluloid.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 5/5

January 2, 2013
Kelly Kessler
Common Sense Media

Disturbing tale of war horrors isn't for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 2, 2011
Marc Lee
Daily Telegraph

It is mystical, daring, poetic, thrilling, appalling and never less than utterly mesmerising.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 5/5

May 26, 2011
Jason Zingale

Apocalypse Now delivers one of the best character studies in the history of the medium.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 1979
Coco Forsythe
Future Movies UK

A must-see, preferably in the cinema.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 10/10

May 28, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The film has one of the most haunting endings in cinema, a poetic evocation of what Kurtz has discovered, and what we hope not to discover for ourselves.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Adrian Turner
Radio Times

Coppola delivered a harrowing masterwork that bursts with malarial, mystical images...

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

May 26, 2011
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

His film is timeless because although the setting may change, the wars and the plight of soldiers will remain the same.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

August 18, 2006
James Rocchi

It's a remarkable work of art.

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

November 7, 2002
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International matter what you may think of Brando's eccentric interpretation of the demented Kurtz, you can't take your eyes off him.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 17, 2002
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Perhaps Francis Ford Coppola's greatest directorial achievement, Apocalypse Now is a visually stunning war film that has no equal, with cinematographer Vittorio Storaro capturing the films Philippine location to great effect.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 4, 2012
Anton Bitel
Scene 360

reveals the horror of necessary madness.

Full Review Source: Scene 360

July 2, 2013
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

The score is wonderous, the production design solid and never overdone, and the cinematography is just wow....when it comes to a movie about war this is a real masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 5/5

November 24, 2001
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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A film of pure sensation, dazzling audiences with light and noise, laying bare the stark horror - and unimaginable thrill - of combat.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 5/5

May 25, 2011
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Coppola's magnum opus remains one of the singular reasons filmmaking was invented.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: B+

April 2, 2005
Rob Gonsalves

There is greatness in Apocalypse Now, but there is also madness, and they feed off each other.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

July 13, 2009
Dale Pollock
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Alternately a brilliant and bizarre film, Francis Coppola's four year 'work in progress' offers the definitive validation to the old saw, 'war is hell.'

Full Review Source: Variety

July 2, 2007
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
October 9, 2001
Todd McCarthy
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February 23, 2012

Irish Times

November 30, 2001

Film Comment Magazine
August 21, 2004
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