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The Dead Reviews

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

The film is a masterpiece, both a worthy translation of James Joyce's story and a wonderful summation of John Huston's career.

Full Review Source: The Moving Picture Show | Original Score: 4/4

July 18, 2014
Emanuel Levy

A personal film for John Huston, starring daughter Anjelica and adapted to the screen by son Tony, this very last work evokes beautifully the mood and texture of James Joyce's lyrical story.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

April 15, 2012
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... a small masterpiece, a film of exquisite grace and understated power.

Full Review Source: Turner Classic Movies Online

June 2, 2010
Don Willmott

a finely polished jewel and a wonderful way to remember a great director.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 3, 2009
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

What redeems Huston's last gasp is the observational framing and agile editing with which the Morkan sisters' soiree is captured.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

November 2, 2009
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of cinema's best literary adaptations.

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

June 22, 2008
Jamie Russell

[A] deeply reverent, deeply affecting adaptation.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

February 5, 2008
Philip French
Observer [UK]

Entirely filmed in a Californian warehouse, The Dead features the greatest Irish cast ever assembled on screen.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

February 5, 2008
Peter Bradshaw

Fine performances from everyone, and a self-effacing, enigmatic star turn from Anjelica Huston herself.

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

February 5, 2008
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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There's also a rather awesome and unpretentious directness as well as calmness about the way that Huston contemplates his own rapidly approaching death.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 5, 2008
Variety Staff
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A well-crafted miniature, this dramatization of the Joyce story directly addresses the theme of how the 'shades' from 'that other world' can still live in those who still walk the earth.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 5, 2008
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

February 25, 2007
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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A beguiling chamber piece.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A true labor of love -- a masterpiece, and perhaps the crowning achievement of a long, varied and highly celebrated career.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

November 17, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

May 6, 2005
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

A haunting farewell for father John Huston, a powerhouse acting turn from daughter Anjelica.

| Original Score: 4/5

December 3, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Dead celebrates the beauty of the English language, the challenges of marital love and the intimations of mortality which can bring us back to an exaltation of life.

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

August 28, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

May 14, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Very faithful Joyce adaptation that's worth sticking with to its powerful end.

| Original Score: 4/5

March 18, 2004

TV Guide's Movie Guide

This sublime adaptation of the last story in James Joyce's Dubliners is John Huston's final film, and it is as beautiful, delicate, and moving an epitaph as any filmmaker could ever desire.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 30, 2003

Empire Magazine
March 11, 2008
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