Havana

Havana

24%
  • Havana
    3 minutes 5 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

Havana Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
September 7, 2011

Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
May 26, 2008

Elaborate visual mounting and iconographic placement of the romantic leads are the movie's preoccupation, with the overthrow of Batista merely providing local color.

Variety Staff
Variety
Top Critic
May 26, 2008

Director Sydney Pollack and star Robert Redford have lost their normally dependable quality touch as they slog through a notably uncompelling $45 million-plus tale of a gringo caught up in the Cuban revolution.


Time Out
Top Critic
September 30, 2006

The whole thing lacks conviction.

Janet Maslin
New York Times
Top Critic
May 20, 2003

The glittering decadence of this culture on the verge of collapse is in fact the film's most fascinating aspect, and Mr. Pollack has re-created it extravagantly.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
Top Critic
May 12, 2001

Some fundamental things still do apply as time goes go by.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

At best, Pollack achieves a counterfeit sense of this atmosphere. But he insists on continuing the card game anyway, an over-extended misdeal of a movie that refuses to fold.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

The lesson: Get into practice before remaking a classic. And until then, here's not looking at you, kids.


Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
January 1, 1990

Full Review | Original Score: B+