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The Thin Red Line Reviews

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July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Makes 'Apocalypse Now' look like a focused and concise piece of work
Full Review | Original Score: D+
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 25, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
April 18, 2016
The problem here is that all these narrators end up sounding like one big voice; they're all just part of that one big abstraction which is Malick's script.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
An hour of the film is shots of flora and voiceovers of soldiers, all of which sound like parts of Wings of Desire that Wenders left on the writing room floor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Dispenses with plot, characterization, dramatic structure and emotional payoffs in favor of the sort of painstakingly composed pictorial diddling that invariably gets critics frothing about the director's "indelible" images.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 4/10
January 1, 2000
Malick certainly attunes the viewer to his themes, but he really keeps us at a frustrating distance from his characters and his story.
January 1, 2000
Pretty pictures and vague pondering do not a movie make!
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Viewers will get lost in the wanderings of this dreamlike movie!
January 1, 2000
A spectacular misfire!
March 24, 2002
A frustrating return to the screen of one of American film's most distinctive and challenging geniuses.
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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