Opening

41% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
42% If I Stay Aug 22
20% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
9% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
15% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
32% The Giver $12.3M
20% Into The Storm $7.9M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
65% Lucy $5.5M
39% Step Up: All In $2.7M
61% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

Premieres Tonight

33% BoJack Horseman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
95% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Besieged Reviews

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011
Derek Elley
Variety
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Bertolucci and co-writer Clare Peploe seem intent on deconstructing the story's interesting elements at every turn, substituting woolliness for clarity, atmospherics for real emotion and an often condescending, armchair-liberal naivete for real political

Full Review Source: Variety

December 7, 2007

Time Out
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It's a film about the limits of art, about civilization at this moment of flux, and about a gentle connection between a man and a woman.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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This is a deeply engrossing, often exquisite film by someone who knows visuals. It's sensory, sensual, handmade.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2005
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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What an unexpected gift.

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

March 19, 2002
Daniel Mangin
Salon.com
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Given Bertolucci's impish leanings, the self-referential sequences may merely be gags. If so, they're among a half-dozen others that backfire.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

December 19, 2001
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A film that combines a stunning sensuality with a rigorous economy.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 14, 2001
Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
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Completely satisfying.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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How can a director of such sophistication, in a film of such stylistic grace, tell such a shallow and evasive story?

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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I look forward to seeing it again, much as I would return to a favorite piece of music.

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

January 1, 2000
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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A purposefully romantic exploration of the nonverbal connections between people that can blossom into love.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The film is a moderately involving, oddly lighthearted look at the connection between love, obsession, and sacrifice that is somewhat marred by instances of overwrought acting and bad dialogue.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

May 21, 1999
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