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The Brothers Bloom Reviews

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

It pulls the perfect con, which Ruffalo's character defines as a con where everyone gets what they want. The audience gets exactly what they want: A wild ride with an ending they won't see coming.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 4/4

September 24, 2012
Jason Best
Movie Talk

The Brothers Bloom is quirky and clever. Set in the present but with a perfectly judged retro feel, it looks fabulous too. Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi almost steals the film with her deadpan presence as Bang Bang, the gang's explosives expert.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

July 30, 2012
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Brick made for a natural intro to the more complicated, less laboriously arch observations of The Brothers Bloom.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

August 26, 2011
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Rian Johnson injects punchy, off-kilter fantastical charm into his playfully globetrotting film. It's like a cuckoo clock - precise, ornate and screwy-looking. But Bloom and Penelope's love - and resultant rifts - comes off as real-world collateral.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/4

September 25, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Sure, The Brothers Bloom may be the headline act, but it is the sisters eccentric that make the film.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 6, 2010
Alastair McKay
Uncut Magazine [UK]

The Brothers Bloom is inventive, but its relentless cleverness limits its emotional pull.

Full Review Source: Uncut Magazine [UK]

June 16, 2010
Andrew O'Hagan
This is London

We feel regularly discombobulated on the sea of this movie's ideas - which is a good thing for people feeling marooned by the general stupidity of this summer's film releases.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

June 9, 2010
Robbie Collin
News of the World

If Wes Anderson and Terry Gilliam ever had a child, science would be amazed and appalled. But also, it would probably end up making a film like this.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 3/5

June 9, 2010
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

The eccentric humour is an acquired taste and the contrived story overstays its welcome.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

June 7, 2010

Johnson's script and directing style suffocates the duo with too many cookie-cutter indie movie quirks, making it all too easy to spot the joins and lose interest...

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 2/5

June 7, 2010
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

It's one of those films whose fun set-up is terrific, only to be offset by the muddled plot. Still, there are some decent laughs amid the mess.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

June 4, 2010
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

Sharp, funny and stylish, but still, something doesn't quite fit...

| Original Score: 3/5

June 4, 2010
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The effect is something like Dirty Rotten Scoundrels done by Wes Anderson in a morose mood, much as its creator would presumably resist the latter comparison.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

June 3, 2010
Stella Papamichael
Digital Spy

Like his brooding anti-hero, Johnson keeps one step ahead and, at the same time, wears his heart on his sleeve. It's tough not to fall for such charm.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2010
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Oh dear.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

June 3, 2010
Stella Papamichael
Radio Times

It lags a touch towards the end and it's ultra quirky, but the artifice doesn't rob the finale of emotion. In fact, it delivers unexpected rewards.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2010
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

Blooming good fun.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 4/5

June 2, 2010
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Perhaps you can be too cool for school and too clever for a multiplex, but if you're willing to go along with this, you'll enjoy being fooled so much that you won't mind it's all a trick.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

June 2, 2010
Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

It's a charming fantasy of a con movie that is less interested in the well played con than the colorfully executed idea of a con, among other things.

Full Review Source: Seanax.com

January 13, 2010
Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm

Now I know what it's like for those buzz killers who complain about Wes Anderson films.

Full Review Source: LarsenOnFilm | Original Score: 2/4

December 4, 2009
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