Breathless Reviews

June 24, 2006
A wanton, playful film, belying the stated despair by its boiling energy.
August 30, 2004
I still don't understand why Mr. McBride and Mr. Carson elected to do the film but, considering the more obvious possible pitfalls, they could have done a lot worse. That is meant to be praise.
August 12, 2004
The result is a stylistic exercise without any genuine human concerns we can identify with -- and yet, an exercise that does have a command of its style, is good-looking, fun to watch, and develops a certain morbid humor.
January 1, 2000
The attitudes on display are so distanced and derivative that the picture still seems to have no life or identity of its own.
April 6, 2015
It's good that audiences are now able to see Jim McBride's Breathless as originally intended, thanks to Shout! Factory's new Blu-ray, if only to recognize the film's thoroughly contemptible and winded cultural sensibilities.
April 3, 2015
[Blu-ray Review] Sensual, provocative and beautifully shot, highlighted by sparkling turns from Richard Gere and Valrie Kaprisky, "Breathless" comes highly recommended on Blu-ray.
April 3, 2015
"Breathless" is both sexy and maddening in the best way.
November 17, 2007
December 18, 2004
November 12, 2004
A much better remake than its reputation implies