Run Lola Run Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 1, 2000
...fun to watch, with a lot of very clever jump cuts and effects...
| Original Score: 4/5
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Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
A madly spinning top of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Ernest Hardy
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Run Lola Run's power isn't in celebrating the giddy mixture of testosterone, drugs and new youth culture (i.e., electronica), but in taking the oldest of questions...
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Gemma Files
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Run Lola Run is the feverish, wish-fulfillment embodiment of everyone's unspoken dream...
Caroline Westbrook
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
What's more, this stylish, hugely likeable bit of adrenaline-pumped Euro-nonsense should shatter the illusions of those convinced that all subtitled fare is musty, wordy and dull.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A film of nonstop motion and visual invention.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
The writer-director of "Run Lola Run," Tom Tykwer, must have heard the phrase "moving pictures" at an impressionable age and taken it literally.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
A low-budget no-brainer, Run Lola Run is a lot more fun than Speed, a big-budget no-brainer...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
...it's the most fun I have had at any movie thus far in 1999.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
A giant pinball game of a movie, Run Lola Run may be superficial and relatively meaningless, but it sure is great fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 84/100
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
...a sort of power-pop variation on the mystical time-bending Euro-art movies made by the late Krzysztof Kieslowski.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Lola, played with unbounded energy in an utterly captivating performance by Franka Potente, does exactly that, run almost the entire movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
...the movie is a departure from the norm that will have audiences chattering well into the night...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
FAST, smart and fun,
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
It's never, ever boring. And, importantly, it knows exactly when to quit.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
Interspersed with Lola's zigzag swiftness are moments when the action shifts into trancelike tableaux.
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
For intellectuals, it's a thrilling exercise. For action- and visual-lovers, it's pure eye candy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Greg Dean Schmitz
Greg's Previews at Yahoo! Movies
January 1, 2000
it is a German film that is being hailed for its stylishness, even to the degree that it's worth seeing just for its look...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
We get fast and slow motion, crane shots, split screens, handheld cinematography, tracking shots, lateral wipes, jump cuts, candy coloring, MTV-style editing, whip pans, still photographs and rapid-fire montages. You name it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
An exuberant and creative film game that amps things up for a run of nonstop action that tantalizes the senses and bombards the mind with an adrenaline rush of stimuli.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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