Gerry

Gerry

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  • Gerry
    3 minutes 32 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Gerry Reviews

Todd McCarthy
Variety
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February 18, 2011
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The two stars...[Casey Affleck and Matt Damon]...both playing characters named Gerry, wander across the desert for some reason, and if you enjoy watching them on any pretext, you'll probably enjoy this; if you don't, you won't.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 11, 2008

Time Out
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February 9, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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April 19, 2003
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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If you can get lost along with it, Van Sant's Gerry is actually anything but empty: At times it's tonically liberating.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

April 18, 2003
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Fascinating, even if perversely so, and quite beautiful.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

April 18, 2003
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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If nothing else, Gerry is restful, though I'm not sure that counts as a recommendation.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C

April 17, 2003
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Now we know what happens when director Gus Van Sant gets bored. He makes us bored.

| Original Score: 2/5

April 4, 2003
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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There's a purity of purpose in Gerry -- a clean, unwavering focus -- that makes the movie feel strangely exhilarating, even when nothing is happening on the screen.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

March 28, 2003

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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March 28, 2003
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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The result is focused, breathtakingly gorgeous and unexpectedly droll.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

March 21, 2003
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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On the surface it may seem as barren as its desert, but underneath is a beautiful and surreal meditation.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

March 20, 2003
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Even though it is hugely self-indulgent, painfully slow and as repetitive as walking around in circles in the desert, the film has a sort of twisted charm by its end.

| Original Score: B-

March 14, 2003
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Directors are supposed to suffer for their art, but we're the ones stranded and craving sustenance.

| Original Score: 2/4

March 14, 2003
Steven Rosen
Denver Post
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An innovative and unusually artistic experiment.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 4/4

March 7, 2003
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Ragingly bad art that contributes to a definition of independent film as something no one would want to sit through.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 0/4

February 28, 2003
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The best way to approach Gerry -- perhaps the only way -- is to treat it as a sanctuary, a film to be visited the way you would a Buddhist temple or a piece of ambient music.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 28, 2003
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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After a while, you may start to feel like Gerry One and Two: a little fuzzy in the brain.

February 28, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie is so gloriously bloody-minded, so perverse in its obstinacy, that it rises to a kind of mad purity.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

February 28, 2003
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Zzzzzzzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Ulph. Umph. Ach. ZZZZZZZzzzzzzzz.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

February 28, 2003
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Deserves its own wing in The Old Curiosity Shop.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 27, 2003
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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It's definitely one of the strangest films ever made by a major U.S. director -- yet I liked it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 27, 2003
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Arty exercise that strands Matt Damon and Casey Affleck (both named Gerry) in a desert with little to say and do except lose themselves in an existential wasteland of doomed beauty.

| Original Score: 1/4

February 24, 2003
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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This self-indulgent bilge is about -- absolutely nothing!

February 19, 2003
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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I could say for the first forty-five minutes or so it was funny and interesting and I got what he was doing, but it just becomes tedious ...

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

February 18, 2003
David Edelstein
Slate
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I'd be lying if I said it didn't annoy the hell out of me for most of its 103-minute running time. But I might watch it again sometime and try a little harder to get on its wavelength.

Full Review Source: Slate

February 15, 2003
John Anderson
Newsday
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The results are part biblical allegory, part existential crucible, and remind one that anytime the meaning of life is questioned, it's positive -- because it presumes the possibility of meaning.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 14, 2003
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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A series of images that have little meaning or emotional impact beyond their prettiness, and which become less compelling as time crawls slowly by.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 14, 2003
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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February 14, 2003
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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With all its quirks, Gerry seeps into your pores like the wind-whipped sand that stings the faces of these disoriented hikers.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 13, 2003
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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A tough, vigorous exercise in cinematic form and pure aesthetics.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 13, 2003
John Powers
L.A. Weekly
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Van Sant ultimately reveals so little about this odd couple that we frankly don't give a damn what happens to them.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

February 12, 2003
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Gerry meanders, all right, but by the end of the movie, you know that you've been somewhere.

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

February 12, 2003
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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An anxious movie-object that might well wonder whether its minimalist aspiration is a matter of ambitious purity or empty pretense.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 11, 2003
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The film wears you down in all the wrong ways.

August 21, 2002
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