Days of Heaven Reviews

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David Jenkins
Time Out
August 31, 2011
Visually and thematically, it's still one of the most beautiful films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 23, 2007
One of the great cinematic achievements of the 1970s.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
July 27, 2006
Perhaps the most typical example of a '70s American art film -- daring, romantic, rebellious but also filled with longing for the beauty of the past.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Harold C. Schonberg
New York Times
May 21, 2003
Days of Heaven never really makes up its mind what it wants to be.
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Almost incontestably the most gorgeously photographed film ever made.
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Andrew Ross
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
It is the closest to poetry in motion that I have ever seen.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
One thing that certainly can be said about Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven: it's not sentimental or manipulative. Unfortunately, it's also not particularly involving.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
This is a movie made by a man who knew how something felt, and found a way to evoke it in us.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4