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Southland Tales Reviews

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Mark Asch
Stop Smiling

As in Kelly's previous film, Southland's flaws, and its scope, are magnificently earnest; the guy is in way over his head, but his flailing is extravagant.

Full Review Source: Stop Smiling

December 17, 2013
Mark Olsen
Film Comment Magazine

As the follow-up to his debut feature, the unexpectedly enduring teen-movie/sci-fi hybrid Donnie Darko, writer-director Richard Kelly has crafted an even more ambitious and far-reaching story

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

November 19, 2013
Simon Miraudo

Writer-director Richard Kelly throws a lot at the wall. The problem, if that's what we should call it, is that everything sticks. That's bad news for those who like some narrative clarity, and great news for those who enjoy bonkers wall art.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4/5

September 16, 2013
Chris Sawin

Unusual and extremely ambitious with an alternate reality that is entirely absorbing; Southland Tales is Richard Kelly's magnum opus that only a small few are able to recognize. Thankfully, those small few are pimps. And pimps don't commit suicide.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 8/10

June 11, 2013
Emanuel Levy

Not much improvement over the vfirst, severely flawed version.

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

July 23, 2011
Dave White

Dude, I have no idea.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/5

April 4, 2011
Rob Gonsalves

The brilliance of Southland Tales is inextricable from its flaws, if indeed they are flaws.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

November 8, 2009
Fernando F. Croce

Has the galvanic pulse of a filmmaker trying things out, failing, and trying again

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 25, 2009
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It's the sort of experience you feel embarrassed about even though you had nothing to do with it, because it's not just a mess, it's a pretentious mess

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 0.5/4

July 29, 2009
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

This is not just another hodgepodge of a movie that's all noise and excess; writer/ director Richard Kelly has a point here; he has plenty to say.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 71/100

December 30, 2008
Michael Dequina

The type of incoherent, indulgent muddle that can only emerge from the mind of someone who is quite talented.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/4

December 27, 2008
Marc Fennell
ABC News (Australia)

I'll give it this: Southland Tales is never boring.

Full Review Source: ABC News (Australia)

August 31, 2008
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

entirely misdirected, and the film never gels or even makes sense

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2008
Sean Gandert
Paste Magazine

Although it's by any reasonable means a flawed film, Southland Tales demands watching, if only for its cinematic achievements.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine

July 31, 2008
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Sets up such a pretense of intellectualism it fools its audience into believing it's on a plane they can't understand...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

May 3, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

A subversive and annihilistic satire on America, lurching from black comedy to farce, from dramatic insight to superficial jokes

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

April 26, 2008
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

When it's not being obstinately stupid, Southland Tales is just difficult to watch.

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: D

March 21, 2008
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

While Donnie Darko is a fine film regardless of your level of sobriety, Richard Kelly's sophomore effort most definitely is not.

Full Review Source: Washington City Paper

March 6, 2008
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

I hope Kelly's career survives Southland Tales, unless, that is, he plans to make more movies like this.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 10, 2008
Anthony Quinn

They've left it late, but writer-director Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) and his team have gone and scooped The Independent's Worst Film of 2007 award - against stiff competition, too.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 1/5

December 7, 2007
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