Basquiat - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Basquiat Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Often seems like a blank canvas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 17, 2003
Pretentious and dull.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
December 14, 2007
The character on the screen (played by Jeffrey Wright)... is nothing more than a surface.
September 5, 2002
By the end of Basquiat, there are even fewer answers than when we started.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 22, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 10, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 16, 2004
Wright is brilliant.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 1, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
March 31, 2010
There isn't a boring shot anywhere, and writer-director Schnabel is clearly enjoying himself as he plays with expressionist sound, neo-Eisensteinian edits, and all sorts of other filmic ideas.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 28, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 14, 2001
Wright is at his best when interacting with the numerous great actors who lend small parts and cameos to the independent film.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
January 29, 2003
A stylish and interesting look at a moment in New York City's art world where everyone stopped to look at one person, who never seemd to quite fit.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
September 30, 2009
Schnabel made his film about Basquiat, which carries its own validation. He's also made something of a work of art in its own right.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 19, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
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