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Elizabethtown Reviews

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Matthew Turner

Sentimental hogwash

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

October 29, 2005
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Despite all his best intentions and last-minute editing, Cameron Crowe's free-flow romanticism may have finally gotten the better of him.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2/5

October 29, 2005
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Cameron Crowe's heart is in the right place, but Elizabethtown probably works better as a tribute to his late father than the uplifting romantic comedy to which he aspires.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

October 29, 2005
Dan Marcucci and Nancy Serougi
Broomfield Enterprise

There's nothing quite like a death in the family to evoke romantic feelings and comedic chuckles in all of us.

Full Review

October 26, 2005
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

Relentlessly lumbering, tone-deaf and even, by the end, a little repellent.

October 26, 2005
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Elizabethtown is aggressive in its need to be loved. The effect of watching it is to witness over two hours of a movie hugging itself.

Full Review

October 25, 2005

It's the too-cute contrivances on which the story is built that mean it's always teetering on the verge of collapse.

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

October 25, 2005
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's both strongly involving and a bit too clever for its own good.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 22, 2005
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

The magic just isn't there.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

October 22, 2005
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

You can't go home again, but if you do, you'd better discover yourself in the process or risk consignment to the slush pile of cinematic also-rans.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/5

October 22, 2005
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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The film's problems lie with the lack of spark between a wired Dunst and a bland Bloom.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 22, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

An off-the-map disaster...the New Orleans of 2005 movies.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

October 21, 2005
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

An epic of feel-goodness that can't find the exit.

October 21, 2005
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

A warm and fuzzy parable about failure and redemption, life and death, love won and love lost, love hanging in the balance. And yet it doesn't hang itself--well, not quite.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: B-

October 20, 2005
Angela Baldassarre

It's mind-boggling how Cameron Crowe got this one wrong.

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October 20, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Rarely has a film managed to be this maddeningly meandering, forced, unbelievable and, ultimately, phony and uninvolving.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2/5

October 20, 2005
John Thomason
Orlando Weekly

Covering for the clear lack of narrative meat, Crowe piles on as many sloppily contrived 'movie moments' as he can.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly

October 20, 2005
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

All of these are rich and resonant because of Crowe's script, his direction and his ideas.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 19, 2005
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

What makes fantastic directors sometimes head south...quite literally?

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2005
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Elizabethtown is a wonderful comedy/drama about those moments in life when you get lost and have to find your way back again.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 18, 2005
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