Before Midnight Reviews

March 16, 2019
Linklater tries almost too hard and pre-determinedly to create a supposedly bathetic and neurotic fortysomething counterpoint to the "what if" musings of the earlier two films
September 6, 2017
While the film has certainly satisfied many audiences and critics across the board, I was left very cold and bewildered, questioning what I even saw.
June 13, 2013
"Before Midnight" is heartbreaking, but not because of Jesse and Celine. It's the filmmakers' passions that seem to have cooled.
May 24, 2013
It's a wildly uneven enterprise, overall.
January 21, 2013
Admirers of the first two films will feel pangs of nostalgia and a residual warmth for its charismatic leads, but as an extension to the series it feels forced and unnecessary.