Naked Reviews

December 7, 2017
Once Johnny's babble of half-baked ideas and hand- me-down theology begins to pall, we're bogged down in the slough of despond, with only the banality of evil for company.
March 4, 2015
It would be hard to imagine a film much sourer than Naked, but sourness is not a fault, merely a characteristic. Hollowness, now, self-indulgence, a sort of gloating emotional ugliness -- those are faults.
July 19, 2011
As immersive and well-acted as any character study Leigh's done, but ultimately numbing in its insistence on focusing on this would-be world-wary philosopher.
October 9, 2005
January 1, 2000
It's hard to be sympathetic to any of this lot of losers, who make the cast of Alfie look like the road company of The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
January 1, 2000
The overriding aspect of all this is the film's driving anger, a mean-spirited cruelty that never abates.
January 1, 2000
Leigh's film isn't really the black comedy it pretends to be: Comedies are funny. Naked is bleak.