Ulee's Gold Reviews

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Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 31, 2006
Deceptively old-fashioned, this is an emotionally quiet but rewarding portrait of a taciturn beekeeper (marvelously played by Peter Fonda, who resembles his dad) forced to emerged out of his solitary, sheltered life and face his family responsibilities
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
This low-key drama is played slow and sage.
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
September 10, 2005
Peter Fonda's portrayal of Florida beekeeper Ulee Jackson is a masterpiece of restraint, confident and finely etched, understated yet always in control.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
A craftwork of exceptional detail and nuance.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Clint Morris
Moviehole
March 31, 2005
A profusion of perfect performances
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
November 24, 2004
Fonda shines in an Oscar nominated performance.
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
August 4, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
June 1, 2004
The acting styles are well-matched with Nunez's slow, deliberate direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Oz
Hollywood Bitchslap
March 3, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 20, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 7, 2004
Works well as a realistic look at a family in need of a second chance on life.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 5, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
January 15, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
May 29, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
Nunez manages to pull it together with such grace that you forgive his handful of out-of-focus shots.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 2, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
One of those unexpected pleasures that combines a low budget with a high emotional impact.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Fonda's work and Victor Nuņez's direction shine in this carefully crafted film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
A movie of simple substance that stays in the mind long after lesser films fade away.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

Boxoffice Magazine
October 18, 2008
Top Critic
Todd McCarthy
Variety
June 5, 2008

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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