Open Your Eyes (Abre los Ojos) Reviews

August 9, 2002
Falls apart about halfway through. Great acting, though.
March 19, 2002
For adventurous filmgoers, though, this Spanish import offers something off the beaten path and a chance to play the coffee-shop game: Could This Screenplay Be Saved?
January 1, 2000
I felt uninvolved, finding myself drifting into my own dreamworld instead of the filmmaker's.
January 1, 2000
Banish any thought that this might be a thoughtful or insightful parable; it simply doesn't get under the surface enough to sustain that level of discourse.
January 1, 2000
When they finally reveal the Big Secret, you're liable to just shake your head -- both because it's so ludicrous and because you can easily and correctly write the epilogue.
January 1, 2000
The cumbersome, fantastical plot twists of its last 40 minutes render the whole thing unfathomable.
January 1, 2000
The first portion of the movie can't possibly prepare audiences for what turns out to be a series of inane plot contrivances, which help the movie end with a real thud.