Spring Forward Reviews

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
March 26, 2010
Beatty and Schreiber generate a convincing camaraderie that is warm and touching yet with a refreshing lack of sticky sentiment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Nusair
Apollo Guide
April 28, 2003
A breath of fresh air, and an antidote to all the mindless drivel Hollywood churns out on a regular basis.
Full Review | Original Score: 87/100
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com
September 17, 2002
Here's a film that values good dialogue and complex characters over dramatic gimmicks and cheap action.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf
November 16, 2001
A remarkable film, totally absorbing from the first frame to the last. It's a marvel of simplicity and depth, comfort and compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 29, 2001
every moment is jam packed with a philosophical or heavy moment, never giving his characters a chance to breath
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
May 29, 2001
...a pair of big-budget performances by Beatty and Schreiber.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show
February 26, 2001
While seeming to be about nothing in particular, it gradually builds toward a deeply affecting emotional impact by actually being about everything that's important.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
February 21, 2001
The performances are all fine and heartfelt, but the story itself never provides much reason for us to care.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Bruce Feld
Film Journal International
February 7, 2001
Beatty and Schreiber give accomplished performances, but are handicapped by the staginess of the script and the static nature of Gilroy's direction.
John A. Nesbit
ToxicUniverse.com
February 7, 2001
What a treat to finally see a pudgy character actor and a stereotypically type cast "bad guy" demonstrate their consummate acting skills
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 1, 2000
A marvelous movie about a friendship that slowly unspools between two unlikely souls.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
an intelligent script and first rate performances
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
July 24, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeremiah Kipp
ToxicUniverse.com
January 27, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
March 8, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Reel.com
February 12, 2001
| Original Score: 3.5/4
James Brundage
Filmcritic.com
February 7, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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