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Assassination Tango Reviews

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
April 29, 2004
O ritmo é lento, falta foco à narração e o ato final é confuso. Por sorte, este não é um filme sobre "tramas", mas sobre personagens - e é aí que merece elogios.
| Original Score: 4/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
December 29, 2003
More a song about living and dying well than a picture that makes much sense in the traditional definition.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 20, 2003
I loved this film for what it didn't try to do.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 26, 2003 would be a mistake to dismiss Duvall's career behind the camera as a rich character actor's hobby.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
Josh Larsen
Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)
May 22, 2003
You get the feeling Duvall took a tango trip to Buenos Aires and haphazardly decided to make a crime movie while staying there.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jason Anderson
April 20, 2003
While Duvall's contribution to the tango canon may not add much to its mystique, it still offers considerable pleasures to anyone who shares his interest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
April 18, 2003
Not so much a movie as a chance to sidle up alongside Robert Duvall and twirl around a cinematic dance floor with him.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
April 18, 2003
Its many tiny character details make up for the ludicrous story it's telling.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
April 17, 2003
The exquisitely genuine dance scenes are the anti-Chicago.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Orndorf
April 13, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
April 11, 2003
Watching a Robert Duvall performance has become like putting on a great, weathered pair of boots -- you know it will feel good and you will want to go the distance.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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Tom Long
Detroit News
April 11, 2003
An ode to love and art while simultaneously a reminder of human frailty.
Read More | Original Score: B+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 11, 2003
Assassination Tango has very little to do with style -- or even plot -- and everything to do with the way a character moves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
April 11, 2003
Moves to an off-kilter rhythm that seems at times to be locked away in the head of its writer/director/star.
Nick Carter
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 10, 2003
The film works as a self-portrait -- of both Duvall's character, and Duvall and his self-reflective style of acting.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
April 10, 2003
Yes, it's murky, but if you enjoy watching Mr. Duvall dig into a gnarly character, the script's flaws fade in importance.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 5, 2003
When Duvall films the tango, his passion for it is palpable. You can feel the wonder he feels at its emotion and its precision.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
April 4, 2003
The studied pace of Duvall's film, and his carefully measured performance, will win over more patient patrons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
April 4, 2003
It's an uneven but occasionally fascinating film, as labors of love so often are.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
April 4, 2003
It is a pleasure and a bit of a treasure hunt to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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