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Stranger Than Paradise Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a love-it-or-hate-it sort of endeavor.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

August 18, 2014
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's a unique, indelible and hilarious film, and certainly one of the best of its era.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

October 18, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a hipster version of Marty.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A-

August 11, 2008
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

Jarmusch constructs from basic ingredients a complex of narrative symmetry and existential ennui pointing to something far more resonant than the sum of its parts.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

May 13, 2008
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... like a French New wave film by way of Bela Tarr, directed with a hipster American comic sensibility and an outsider's fascination with the details of the everyday.

Full Review Source: Turner Classic Movies Online

October 15, 2007
Jay Antani

the American Dream inverted, that its characters are carefree is a by-product not of sharing in the Dream, but of dealing with life on the margins.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

October 10, 2007
Cole Smithey

Overrated but solid understated comedy.

| Original Score: 3/5

September 16, 2007
Emanuel Levy

This austere, minimalist comedy put NY's East Village and Jim Jarmusch on the map, displaying unique sensibility and aesthetics (single long shots). Though only his second work, it's still Jarmusch's best picture--by far.

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

December 2, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Not a lot to it, certainly, but the acting and performances combine to produce an obliquely effective study of the effect of landscape upon emotion, and the wry, dry humour is often quite delicious.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A whimsical picaresque tale.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

August 19, 2004
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Its characters' vacant aspirations are equated by Stranger Than Paradise's lack of conventional purpose - this is the film's idiosyncratic strength.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

February 4, 2003
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The movie is not about plot. It is about mood, and to a lesser extent about character.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 28, 2002
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 4/5

May 19, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

February 27, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 4/5

October 11, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

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

July 30, 2003
Michael Szymanski

| Original Score: 2/5

November 7, 2002
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 4/5

September 3, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002
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