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Barton Fink Reviews

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Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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It's at its best when young Barton Fink simply stares at a picture of a bathing beauty contemplating the ocean -- a Hollywood dream.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 16, 2013
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Goes off the deep end.

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

April 4, 2011
Kelly Kessler
Common Sense Media

Bizarre Hollywood dream factory. Teens only.

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

January 2, 2011
Fernando F. Croce

Resembles not the artist's churning mind but the filmmakers' conjoined colon

Full Review Source: CinePassion

November 15, 2009
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Gnomic, claustrophobic, hallucinatory, just plain weird, it is the kind of movie critics can soak up thousands of words analyzing and cinephiles can soak up at least three espressos arguing their way through.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 13, 2009
David Ansen
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Again the Coens take familiar movie tropes and twist them into something new. This may be their most haunting movie.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

October 18, 2008
Clint Morris

Does cinema get any better than this?

| Original Score: 3/5

April 19, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film's period decor, mood lighting and artful camerawork are beautiful, at times thrilling, to look at.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 6, 2007
Variety Staff
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Scene after scene is filled with a ferocious strength and humor.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 6, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This creepy satire is full of laughs and flaky twists, but by the end you may still be scratching your head.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 6, 2007
Steve Crum

Fascinating tale by the Coen brothers, among their best, with standout work by leads Turturro and Goodman.

| Original Score: 5/5

November 4, 2007
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Someone pleaaaaase explain this movie to me!

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 5/10

August 25, 2006
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

The worst of the Coens' genre-ransacking; mean and self-congratulatory.

Full Review Source: F5 (Wichita, KS) | Original Score: 0/5

February 9, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Somehow everything coheres, thanks to the Coens' superb writing and assured direction, and a roster of marvellous performances. The result works on numerous levels, thrilling the mind, ears and eyes, and racking the nerves.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Emanuel Levy

Written during their own creative block, Joel and Ethan Coen's noirish satirical allegory decodes the myth of the "sensitive" artist, the mysteries of the creative process, and the ambiguities of Hollywood authorship.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: 4/5

July 3, 2005
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

... a courageous and horrific glimpse through the ego and courage of the human spirit into the emptiness of even the kindest human being's heart.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: A

January 15, 2005
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Another great turn by the Coen brothers, with regulars Turturro and Goodman at their best.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 11, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A look at old Hollywood that's not just weird, but truly unsettling.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 7, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

The Coens' unsettling evocation of isolation and madness is vividly realized; their ultimate meaning is insanely obscure.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

April 1, 2004
Christopher Null

Nothing turns out as it seems, and the surreal finale to the film elevate the movie to being one of the Coens' best.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 27, 2004
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