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Being John Malkovich Reviews

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

There's something fantastically proto-Internet about this romantic-dramedy of flop-sweat desperation, role-playing, simulation and eccentric, niche-culture behaviour-a world of virtual-reality escapes, alter egos, sexual fetishes and rabbit-hole trips.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

February 7, 2014
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

an essential existentialist text.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 4/4

June 25, 2012

Sight and Sound

An incredibly rich and entertaining (not to say, laudably malevolent) film that far transcends its already way-out title premise ...

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

June 18, 2012
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Playing by its own rules every step of the way, Being John Malkovich is clearly the sort of movie that needs to be made more often.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 4/4

June 14, 2012
Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

May 12, 2012
Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] Corollaries of desire break through dead-end walls only to be reinvented on the other side in a supernatural spectrum of practical existence. Go figure.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A+

April 3, 2012
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Kids won't get this sex-driven, head-trip comedy.

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

December 18, 2010
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

| Original Score: 3.5/4

October 18, 2008
David Rooney
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Devilishly inventive and so far out there it's almost off the scale.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 17, 2008
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This outrageous comic fantasy may not sustain its brilliance throughout its 112 minutes, but it keeps cooking for so much of that time that I don't have many complaints.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 8, 2008
Rob Gonsalves

Will benefit greatly from repeat viewings and fervent post-viewing deconstruction.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

July 23, 2007
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

A film that seems to make all the right choices.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 4/4

July 14, 2007
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

In just a few years, with a flurry of wildly imaginative films and three Oscar nominations, Kaufman has managed to join the likes of David Mamet, Stephen King, William Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde on the short list of screenwriting superstars.

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

January 7, 2007
Chris Gore
Film Threat

A triumph. Featuring a bizarrely original storyline, the screenplay by Charlie Kaufman is brought to the screen by Jonze in what may turn out to be one of the funniest films of the year.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 5/5

December 6, 2005
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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It is hard to mix moods -- the film is manic, subtle, comic and vaguely sad -- but [Jonze] does it masterfully.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

A surrealistic ride into a fantasy world that is unique and never before seen.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews

April 9, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...dense with ideas and non sequitur surprises, a viewer-friendly fun house of a film that asks only that we enjoy the ride. It is smart without seeming challenging...

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: A

January 2, 2005
Staci Layne Wilson

Charlie Kaufman must be a monkey's uncle...

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December 31, 2004
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

This is "Alice in Wonderland" for this decade; its heroes crawl down rabbit holes into a world of gender role and sexual identity conflicts.

| Original Score: A-

December 6, 2004
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

No one will accuse music-video director Spike Jonze of making his feature-film debut with a boring, conventional movie.

Full Review Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) | Original Score: 3/4

June 23, 2004

Time Out
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This must be seen to be believed, a hundred carat cult item -- and all credit to Malkovich for playing along.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006

Empire Magazine

Chances are you'll never see another movie like Being John Malkovich, so make sure you don't miss out.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine

January 1, 2000
Ray Pride
January 1, 2000
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