Lou Reed's Berlin Reviews

July 25, 2008
It's Reed's gruff and tuneless delivery that challenges one's enjoyment.
July 25, 2008
Reed, who's looking more and more like a Bond villain, comes close to smiling at one point, although the chances are you won't.
July 25, 2008
For devotees only, I'm guessing.
July 18, 2008
A well made concert film that will, nevertheless, fail to satisfy Reed's many dedicated fans.
July 16, 2008
Schnabel is not exactly the ideal interpreter of Lou Reed's Berlin-years anguish. And the Berlin songs themselves don't transport one into that experience so much as convey a once-novel attitude.
July 14, 2008
The movie experience gets in its own way.
July 14, 2008
The indulgent might term it "introspective," but a baleful, empty narcissism is the major affect one feels.