8 1/2 - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

8 1/2 Reviews

Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine
January 13, 2010
It's still not much more than a smirk-provoking, Oulipian ode to the thicket of middle-aged sexuality, but on Blu-ray the thicket appears far more paean-worthy.
Adam Tyner
December 24, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
January 27, 2004
a wonderfully self-indulgent meditation on creative blocks and personal crises-the film director as tortured soul
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Breck Patty
Movie Habit
November 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

October 26, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
Mike Pinsky
DVD Verdict
June 2, 2002
This may be among Criterion's best releases yet. And certainly 8 1/2 is one of those essential landmarks of cinema that any serious film lover must have in their collection.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 3, 2002
After those 8 1/2 earlier films that made him famous, Fellini seems to be admitting in this picture that he has nowhere to go, that he's run out of ideas.
April 26, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5