Be Kind Rewind Reviews

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January 1, 2011
February 22, 2008
It's hard to get too cranky about a movie that, at heart, is a tribute to the joy of making things with your friends.
February 22, 2008
A film that's sweet and well-intentioned, but with a heart where its brain should be.
February 22, 2008
Hollywood showbiz is about the now and the new, so there is something subversive about Gondry pitching his tent in the wasteground of obsolescence behind the gleaming edifice of modernity.
February 22, 2008
Takes a clever concept and cobbles a weak story around it.
February 22, 2008
Long before the movie ends, it slips right off the sprockets.
September 5, 2018
Gondry connects the guys' toil and glee with a kind of old-time neighborhood hominess that's dying away and a jazzed creative joy that never will.
August 24, 2017
Be Kind Rewind, while erring just this side of too adorable for its own good - it's nothing if not enjoyable for once again showcasing Gondry's ingenious guerilla filmmaking tactics - is still a bit of a setback.
February 18, 2012
April 4, 2011
August 27, 2009
What a foul junkyard of Quirk it is!
June 7, 2009
A glowing valentine to creativity in opposition to commerce.
December 11, 2008
Sua natureza auto-referencial transforma o filme numa grande homenagem ao próprio cinema.
August 1, 2008
Be Kind Rewind should gather dust on both DVD and VHS shelves.
July 22, 2008
Once the movie starts finding its focus it becomes a very unique experience
July 17, 2008
A surprisingly quiet and whimsical comedy about a ridiculous and unlikely series of events that turns into a nearly-as-likely miracle. Best bit: the film's own Sweded preview.
July 11, 2008
An ode to finding one's creative side and the joys of being able to share one's creations with others.
June 29, 2008
Nothing can save this overambitious enterprise embarked upon by a couple of idiots, full of sound and fury but ultimately signifying nothing.
June 20, 2008
Tackles the hackneyed with the tender hand and heart of writer/director Michel Gondry.
June 16, 2008
For Michel Gondry, [the film] becomes a kind of folk art spin on Hollywood gloss and a tribute to his own preferred style of filmmaking...
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