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Be Kind Rewind Reviews

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February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 4, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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
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.
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 2, 2008
corny, cool and beautiful
| Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2008
The community-produced version of Fats Waller's story leads to a block film party in what may be the most touching ending of Gondry's films.
February 28, 2008
Be Kind Rewind may be the least ambitious of Gondry's films but is also his most fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
February 27, 2008
It falls short in the character development category, relying on a whimsical vibe, the charm of its actors, and ceaselessly inventive movie re-creations to get by.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 27, 2008
Gondry has merely used the plot to celebrate community, friendship, love, creativity, making something out of nothing and the power of myth to sometimes be greater than truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 24, 2008
One of the most bizarre concepts to hit the big screen unspools erratically in "Be Kind Rewind," an outrageous comedy that offers some clever scenes and more than a few laughs.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
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