• PG, 1 hr. 43 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Peter Weir
    In Theaters:
    Jun 5, 1998 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 26, 1999
  • Paramount Pictures

Critic Review - eFilmCritic.com

Some of us may go out wishing for something meatier, edgier.

August 5, 2007 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Comments (11)
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Comments

BuddyGroove

Buddy Groove

"Some of us may go out wishing for something meatier, edgier."

That's funny. That's exactly what your wife said about you when she was with me.

Aug 15 - 08:20 AM

Joseph B.

Joseph Baxter

NO!

May 13 - 02:44 PM

kurisukun

Kurisu Kurihashi

hehe, thats a good one heh

Aug 21 - 01:57 PM

Hexagram

Nathan Thompson

Sorry but the results are in--Rob Gonsalves is a douchebag

Sep 14 - 06:49 AM

ajv120

Adam VanMeter

how can this movie be improved? I don't think you have any idea what you're talking about, robbie.

Nov 10 - 08:48 PM

James B.

James Bong

this movie is perfect. stfu, your a bad critic, and your review of this masterpiece just shows how stupid you are

Jan 10 - 08:39 AM

Jake W.

Jake Ward

Actually, MOST of us (at least all 25 professional critics that I'm on first-name terms with) might go out wishing for something in the OPPOSITE direction. Don't believe me?
"District 9" was indeed dramatic. No complaints there. However, it was too gory and had WAY too much swearing for my taste. "The Truman Show" is neither in any way, which is exactly why I go out wishing for something more like it.

Apr 23 - 05:17 PM

ValerieDunn

Valerie Dunn

Seems a real shame that your "thoughtful" review lowered the percentage for this wonderful film. I am NOT a Carey fan and was dragged to this movie. But it was superb. You should not be reviewing movies if you have to pan any movie that doesn't meet some ridiculously high "meatiness" and "edginess" standard that YOU have set. Most of us long for a really great story and really great acting, which this movie has in abundance. We don't say "bad movie" because it isn't "edgy" enough. In fact, most of us were SICK TO DEATH of edgy 20 min. after it became so popular, so pullleeeeeeze!!

Nov 24 - 03:12 PM

Peteypoo

Rob Schneider

This was a ridiculous review. You didn't get the movie, and to try and save face you're blaming it on the movie rather than the fact that you are a RETARD.

Jan 7 - 12:16 PM

Vermin Jerky

Maryann E.

Hey, at least unlike Peter Rainer, Rob didn't insult people for liking it. Go attack that asshole, he says you're all stupid if you think the movie is profound.

Aug 8 - 06:08 AM

Courtney TheMagnificent

Courtney TheMagnificent

I think he was just looking for the typical quick-cut, blood-bath of an action film.

Oct 30 - 04:57 PM

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