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Ned Kelly Reviews

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March 29, 2004
If Ned Kelly is supposed to be an anti-hero to root for, his speeches border on parody and his cause is really unclear.
March 24, 2004
starts off as predictable but enjoyable nonsense and goes so thoroughly off the rails,
| Original Score: 2/5
April 1, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 26, 2004
It just couldn't get any duller.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 28, 2004
Ned Kelly suggests that not only do you not need anything of interest to watch, but you don't even need to see it at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
March 28, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 25, 2004
Manages to shrink the grandness of the myth without clarifying our understanding of the man.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 25, 2004
There is a potent national epic struggling to find expression here, but this movie is too rushed and fragmented to do it justice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 25, 2004
Monotonous and drags toward the end.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 26, 2004
To get swept up by the hagiographic treatment and to be all that interested in every nuance of this fellow's development, one might really need to be Australian.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 26, 2004
Ledger, talking into his chest for much of the film in an apparent effort to lend gravity to his performance, is pretty stiff, but so is Jordan's direction.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 26, 2004
A handsome, action-packed biographical drama with a credibility gap wider than the screen.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 26, 2004
A leaden retelling of the legend of Australia's Jesse James that has understandably been sitting on the shelf for a couple of years.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
March 26, 2004
Heath Ledger makes this good guy gone bad seem worthy of his legendary status - he makes it easy to root for the outlaws.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2005
Director Jordan fails to deliver a film worthy of such mythical figure.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
March 26, 2004
Offers a couple of well-filmed showdowns and lots of pretty landscapes, but you need more than scenic views and stylish action to chronicle a life, especially one as controversial as Kelly's.
March 26, 2004
This handsomely produced historical drama never fully engages your attention.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 3, 2004
Think Braveheart Down Under-an impossibly masturbatory, unilateral act of hero worship.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 6, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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