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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.
August 27, 2009
What a foul junkyard of Quirk it is!
June 7, 2009
A glowing valentine to creativity in opposition to commerce.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 11, 2008
Sua natureza auto-referencial transforma o filme numa grande homenagem ao próprio cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 1, 2008
Be Kind Rewind should gather dust on both DVD and VHS shelves.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 22, 2008
Once the movie starts finding its focus it becomes a very unique experience
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 11, 2008
An ode to finding one's creative side and the joys of being able to share one's creations with others.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
June 20, 2008
Tackles the hackneyed with the tender hand and heart of writer/director Michel Gondry.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 9, 2008
But with a skill that is difficult to pinpoint, Gondry seems to stumble like a fox from this paper-thin plot into a precious little ode to community.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 22, 2008
Director Michel Gondry delivers the first great film of 2008.
April 9, 2008
'Be Kind Rewind' is a whimsical adventure with genuine affection for its characters, but Gondry's story is essentially weightless, a fanciful flight in search of a raison d'etre.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 26, 2008
It's central message is that filmmakers are wonderful people, which is pretty much what you would expect filmmakers to say.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 21, 2008
The process of Sweding soon becomes a community project, another glance back and ahead at the same time.
March 20, 2008
Ultimately trades in schmaltz of the unearned kind.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 20, 2008
The remake/parody sequences are outstanding, but Black's all-over-the-place mania and Mos Def's bland orphan hero don't quite tie the rest of the picture together. Still, it has heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 19, 2008
And the film ought to be funny, with Mike and Jerry recreating those films as home movies. But somehow it's not, the laughs are very thin on the ground.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 16, 2008
Brilliant ideas dance on the high side of Creative Street, but Michel Gondry's outlandish premise doesn't stretch far enough to go the distance.
March 16, 2008
The premise of Be Kind Rewind is pure Michel Gondry. The end result is anything but.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 2, 2008
quirky
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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