Red Beard Reviews

Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A-

Dvdrama
February 10, 2007
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
November 30, 2005
Kurosawa at his Dickensian best. A masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 93/100

DVD Beaver
May 13, 2004

CinemaZone.dk
March 16, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 6/6
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
January 21, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

CHUD
June 4, 2003

dvdmg.com
April 2, 2003
Robert Keser
Daily-Reviews
November 23, 2002
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
November 22, 2002
Because of its episodic nature, Red Beard feels long and aimless.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
November 14, 2002
[Kurosawa's] use of the widescreen frame is superb, arranging the elements within the frame for maximum poetic effect.
Jon Danziger
digitallyOBSESSED.com
November 13, 2002
Top Critic

Hollywood Reporter
October 15, 2002
Michael Rankins
DVD Verdict
September 9, 2002
September 9, 2002
Edward C. Wang
Rotten Tomatoes
September 4, 2002
This epic and emotional tale of a young doctor's education in the field is a powerful statement about humanity from legendary director Akira Kurosawa.

Cinescape
August 7, 2002
Phillip Duncan
DVDTalk.com
July 31, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

Digital Bits
July 28, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
July 24, 2002
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
July 19, 2002
[Akira] Kurosawa's career was built on great films, and this one ranks toward the top.
| Original Score: B+