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Paris, Texas Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Written by Sam Shepherd, and adapted by L.M. Kit Carson, the linear story for "Paris, Texas" contains the hallmarks of Shepherd's characteristic dramatic themes...

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

October 16, 2013
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

one of Wenders's best films, a stirring portrait of people striving against their disconnect that resists simple answers even as it rewards our emotional investment.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 4/4

February 14, 2010
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

One of the few films that has captured the beauty of the American southwest in all its rolling desert glory.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

January 26, 2010
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Paris, Texas may be missing a crucial piece of authentic Americana, but it still evokes an America most Americans yearn to gaze on.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 24, 2010
Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... the mix of [Wim] Wenders' sensibilities and love of American movies and Sam Shepard's spare writing and take on fractured American families creates a sublime vision.

Full Review Source: Seanax.com

January 24, 2010
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Deservedly winning Cannes Fest top award, Wim Wenders' brilliant film is a personal meditation on the relative power of images and words, as well as a contribution to the modern Western and journey pictures as uniguely American genres.

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

November 20, 2008
Jason Morgan
Filmcritic.com

the evolution of a dream

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 10, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Compelling contemporary Western.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

December 30, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Paris, Texas is that rare thing: a movie of intelligence and beauty and poetry, but also based on emotionally believable characters and a forward-moving, narrative thrust.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

June 14, 2004
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Paris, Texas uses the familiar thematic construct of the Western, and is conducted in somber nostalgia.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

April 6, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A quirky movie about the surprise of selfless love.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

July 23, 2003
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Wenders' slow, moody style isn't for everyone, but this is the epitome of it

| Original Score: 5/5

January 16, 2003
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 3/5

November 7, 2005
Eric Melin
Lawrence.com

| Original Score: 4/5

August 5, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

April 21, 2005
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

March 2, 2005
Clint Morris
Moviehole

| Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2004
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 5/5

August 6, 2004
Jurgen Fauth
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 28, 2004

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2003
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