Barfly

Barfly

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  • Barfly
    2 minutes 6 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

Opening

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—— And So It Goes Jul 25
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92% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

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49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

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—— The Expendables 3 Aug 15

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Barfly Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Mickey Rourke gives a splendid performance as Bukowski's alter ego, the boozy, offbeat and eccentric writer, and he also brings the best out of Faye Dunaway as his unstable companion.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

March 17, 2012
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

As I write about Barfly, I do seem to be talking myself into greater admiration for it, or at least into a sense of welcome design beneath its superficial inertia.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: B-

January 13, 2012
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The first four letters say it all.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 23, 2010
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Charles Bukowski's semi-autobiographical short story-cum-screenplay is rich fodder for filmmaker Schroeder, who squeezes all the available juice out of it in a sensitively directed film

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

June 5, 2009
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A lowlife seriocomedy.

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

July 20, 2006
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An audacious movie about skid-row existentialism.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

August 27, 2004
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

Captures Bukowski well.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 5, 2004
Clint Morris
Moviehole

Rourke and Dunaway are dynamite

| Original Score: 4/5

April 27, 2003
Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com

A terrific little film that features the best performance Mickey Rourke has ever given. It drags you into its world and makes you care about the characters.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 8, 2002
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 4/5

October 27, 2005
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 3/5

May 4, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 2/5

July 2, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 2/5

May 27, 2004
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 4/5

April 8, 2004
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

August 27, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

October 29, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000

Variety
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June 11, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
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