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Grand Canyon Reviews

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Eric Hynes
Village Voice
April 18, 2012
This is the sound of a filmmaker wrestling (transparently) with ideas, talking at but not quite down to his audience.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 18, 2008
[An] earnest, often moving but not totally successful film.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
If this disaster-packed parable often smacks of melodramatic contrivance, it does at least benefit from solid performances and direction, and a leavening line in sardonic humour.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
For long stretches of this offbeat and innovative film, the viewer truly has no idea what will happen next and many reasons to care.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Even when he wasn't trying, Kasdan's camera found tragedy, as with the opening footage of Magic Johnson, filmed before anybody knew he had the AIDS virus. The filmmaker and his team have truly caught society on the verge.
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Joe Brown
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It maps these dark, desperate, fearful times with comic and terrifying veracity, and holds out a glimmer of hope for the soul-searching survivors of the '90s.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Entertainment Weekly
December 25, 1991
Full Review | Original Score: B+