Night At The Golden Eagle Reviews

Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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August 6, 2008


Time Out
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January 26, 2006

David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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May 2, 2002

One just waits grimly for the next shock without developing much attachment to the characters.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
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April 29, 2002

These are textbook lives of quiet desperation.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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April 26, 2002

Never decides whether it wants to be a black comedy, drama, melodrama or some combination of the three.

| Original Score: 1.5/4
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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April 26, 2002

The director seems to take an unseemly pleasure in [the characters'] misery and at the same time to congratulate himself for having the guts to confront it.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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April 26, 2002

Another in-your-face wallow in the lower depths made by people who have never sung those blues.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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April 25, 2002

A modest pleasure that accomplishes its goals with ease and confidence.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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April 23, 2002

What little grace [Rifkin's] tale of precarious skid-row dignity achieves is pushed into the margins by predictable plotting and tiresome histrionics.