Traffic Reviews

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May 18, 2008
I don't see this slightly better-than-average drug thriller, with slightly better-than-average direction by Steven Soderbergh, as anything more than a routine rubber-stamping of genre reflexes.
April 27, 2007
The promise of Sex, Lies, and Videotape has been fulfilled.
June 24, 2006
It's wise about different kinds of addiction and concepts of family, about the folly, futility and hypocrisy of anti-drug 'wars', and about the awful human cost of it all. And it grips like a vice from start to end.
April 25, 2003
Director Steven Soderbergh is riding one of the hottest streaks in the movie world.
September 26, 2002
Soderbergh's jazzed stylistics can be smartly entertaining. Without them, an uneven movie like Traffic might seem more of a mélange than it already is.
February 7, 2001
February 7, 2001
It leaves one feeling restless and dissatisfied.
February 6, 2001
A real cannonball, a hardass drama about the drug trade that Steven Soderbergh directs like a thriller -- it comes out blazing.
January 5, 2001
In compelling terms, it puts bitter economic, social and racial truth before our eyes. Continue to blink or see. Your choice.
January 5, 2001
Don't avoid Traffic. It takes you to the most amazing places.
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