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Bellflower Reviews

Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
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Bellflower revs the engine of an exciting new maverick.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

September 30, 2011
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A delightfully strange hybrid creature.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Possibly represents the debut of a one-of-a-kind filmmaker, a natural driven by wild energy, like Tarantino.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2011
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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It's like the world's coolest iPhone camera app writ large, and while it'd be misleading to make too much of this picture, it'd be a shame to make too little of it, either.

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

September 15, 2011
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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After a while, "Bellflower" feels like it can't stop checking itself out in the mirror. It's a pose, not a movie.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 9, 2011
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Handmade and helpless, it's nevertheless the real deal, an artful blurt of sensitivity and rage.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

September 8, 2011
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Bellflower is weirdly gorgeous. Its intentional post-romanticism is mirrored in evocative chapter headings and ace cinematographer Joel Hodge's images (using a camera of the director's tweaking).

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

September 2, 2011
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Glodell doesn't have the emotional intelligence or filmmaking finesse of the early Martin Scorsese, but his film is a new-millennium descendant of "Mean Streets."

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 2, 2011
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Equally fascinating and tedious, "Bellflower" is a lost cause of a movie, torn apart by incompatible ambitions.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

September 1, 2011
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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"Bellflower," writer, director and star Evan Glodell's debut, bursts at the seams with wild creativity.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4.5/5

August 25, 2011
Jordan Riefe
TheWrap
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August 5, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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As the guys' favorite character from "The Road Warrior" might say: Too much violence, and too much pain, but there is within it some sort of honorable compromise.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 5, 2011
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Glodell is a filmmaker with a future, if the apocalypse doesn't get in the way.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 5, 2011
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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This frequently dazzling, eccentric portrait of mutually assured destruction is that most delirious of combos: charmingly funny and emotionally terrifying.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 5, 2011
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Evan Glodell's explosive debut feature is a thing of toxic beauty.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 4, 2011
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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A daring feature debut by Evan Glodell, "Bellflower" looks like it was shot with the digital equivalent of a Brownie box camera, and generates an almost palpable aura of anxiety.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 4, 2011
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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There's more here than initially meets and sometimes assaults the eye, including the hyperbolic dudeness of it all.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 4, 2011
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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It is, without a doubt, a striking debut. But it's also punishingly distasteful and disjointed almost beyond coherence, a repetitive heap of a film that feels disgorged rather than crafted.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C-

August 4, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Bellflower is stylishly watchable - even when it's preposterous.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

August 3, 2011
David Fear
Time Out New York
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In one grease-monkey swoop, Glodell proves that he's a subversive talent worth following. Let a thousand of his future projects bloom.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

August 3, 2011
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Sometimes that works well and sometimes it works poorly, but Bellflower is a genuine breakthrough, and after its own profoundly flawed fashion, a work of genius.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

August 2, 2011
Rob Nelson
Village Voice
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Writer-director-actor Evan Glodell's testosterone-fueled fever-dream indie Bellflower impresses less for its screeching take on extended adolescent fury than for its own macho, wacko, pedal-to-metal embodiment of same.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 2, 2011
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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It's warm and beautiful and terrible and scary, full of heart and blood and truly unique.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 4.5/5

August 2, 2011
Karina Longworth
L.A. Weekly
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Bellflower is a mess, but one that's unquestionably the product of incredible ambition and potential.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 2, 2011
Noel Murray
AV Club
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The over-the-top, disjointed climax -- seen largely from the perspective of a character with brain damage -- will likely shoo away anyone who's not on-board with the film after the first hour, but I admired the bravura of it.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

August 2, 2011
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Evan Glodell's uncategorizable debut mixes messy romance and ill-advised D.I.Y. obsessions into a knotty but compelling vision of pop culture-damaged youth.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 2, 2011
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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It offers hope that original storytelling is still out there, lurking in the darkness, just waiting for a massive flamethrower to light it up.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 2, 2011
Richard Brody
New Yorker
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An agonizingly intense, almost unbearably beautiful first feature from the writer-director Evan Glodell.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

August 1, 2011
John Anderson
Variety
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A likely cult hit among horror fans and a gleeful affront to more delicate sensibilities.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 4, 2011
Eric D. Snider
Film.com
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Glodell took incredible risks as a filmmaker, telling a completely unorthodox story in a wholly audacious manner.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: A-

February 4, 2011
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