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The Deer Hunter Reviews

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Paul Huckerby
Electric Sheep

A powerful film made with impressive style, and one of the key films of the decade.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

August 1, 2014
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Michael Cimino's Oscar-winning epic The Deer Hunter brought the emotional, homefront legacy of the Vietnam War vividly to life for audiences around the world.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2014
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

The idea of sacrifice permeates everything, along with the cruelty and horror. This is Cimino's masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 5/5

July 31, 2014
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Heart-on-sleeve stuff that works despite some of its more egregious impulses.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2014
Juliet Buchan
The Skinny

Impressively, Cimino manages to fluctuate involvingly between cynicism and compassion in what feels like a three hour cinematic ache.

Full Review Source: The Skinny | Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2014
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Art is long, we Cimino champions go on hopefully asserting. Life and injustice are short.

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

July 31, 2014
Jamie Graham
Total Film

It's an American tragedy indebted to Russian literature, alive with detail and ritual and embedding viewers in the souls of men, the heart of a community and the spilled guts of a nation.

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

July 28, 2014
Adrian Turner
Radio Times

This multi-Oscar winner from Michael Cimino remains one of the finest and most controversial movies about the Vietnam War.

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

January 16, 2014
Ralph Novak
People Magazine

Robert De Niro is, once again, explosive in this stunning Vietnam movie.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

January 16, 2014
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Michael Cimino is better remembered for bankrupting United Artists Studios with "Heaven's Gate" (1980) than he is for making the highly-praised war picture that put him in a position to do such a thing in the first place.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A

July 17, 2013

Total Film

Cimino's daring elegy to a war-torn community may be a long haul, but the extravagant running time is a small price to pay for such gut-wrenching performances and Vilmos Zsigmond's rich cinematography.

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

February 22, 2013
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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Is it as good as its advance word and nine Academy Award nominations suggest? Yes.

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

February 6, 2013
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The film's depiction of a senseless war remains relevant as long as power-hungry leaders continue to play Russian roulette with the lives of young soldiers.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 25, 2012
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Held together with a phenomenal cast, The Deer Hunter is a powerful film but also controversial in many ways.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 19, 2012
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Largely Ambitious, and not without flaws, Cimino's Oscar winning film is nonetheless an effective chronicle of the impact of Vietnam on a clique of close friends

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

February 26, 2011
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The friendship between the three central characters, as well as their shared association with the men from their small hometown, is truthful and realistic in a way that most guys will find impossible to resist.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 87/100

April 29, 2009

TIME Magazine
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This excruciatingly violent, three-hour Viet Nam saga demolishes the moral and ideological cliches of an era: it shoves the audience into hell and leaves it stranded without a map.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

February 20, 2009
Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews

The first half and second half of the film couldn't be more different but that is the genius behind the film.

| Original Score: 5/5

August 3, 2008
Charles Schreger
Variety
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The film is ambitious and it succeeds on a number of levels and it proves that Cimino is an important director who deserves to be watched carefully.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 20, 2008
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Like an honorable soldier, Cazale gave everything he had for a cause in which he believed.

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

July 8, 2007
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