Sleepers Reviews

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August 16, 2011's more than a bit disconcerting to see how the narrative makes serious wrongdoers sympathetic. Therefore, a qualified success.
August 2, 2011
Despite it all, just try to take your eyes off this movie: skillfully crafted by Levinson, Sleepers is eminently watchable, deeply emotional, and populated with top acting talent. [Blu-ray]
January 1, 2011
Powerful story of child abuse. Not for kids.
August 23, 2009
Boasting a glorious multi-generational cast (De Niro, Hoffman, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric), Levinson's tale of sexual abuse and revenge is just decent, lacking dramatic energy and relying too much on voice-over narration and conventional courtroom procedures
August 14, 2009
Disturbing, but compelling and provocative.
August 2, 2008
One thing you will not being doing after seeing this dark, yet beautifully written film, is sleeping.
January 25, 2006
January 20, 2006
Disturbing and powerful
April 21, 2005
April 9, 2005
Brad Pitt and Jason Patric are, sorry to say, far overshadowed by their more mature colleagues. Neither has any real presence, in my mind, especially Pitt, whose star power is far greater than his acting ability.
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