Being John Malkovich Reviews

July 26, 2007
The movie is so successful at being so far on the fringe, it often isolates.
April 27, 2007
By the time the tunnel worthy of the likes of Gulliver and Alice becomes a freeway clogged with bit players, a big chill has descended on all the characters.
May 8, 2002
Gender and relationships shift and merge and re-form like blobs of goo in a lava lamp… a profoundly anti-human fantasy.
March 8, 2002
Loses momentum tacking on countless plot twists that, while unpredictable, are tiresome and obnoxious.
January 9, 2002
The filmmakers are stoned on weirdness for its own sake, which is the danger of becoming too enthralled by the freewheeling ethos of the '60s.
March 12, 2001
We get self-absorbed characters seeking personal happiness, no matter how it may affect others, especially Malkovich.
February 14, 2001
It's not a horrible movie. It just gets so confusing that you should rent it, so you can rewind and figure out what is going on.
January 1, 2000
Descends disappointingly from hilarious whimsy into bleak, repellant, Outer Limits - tinged dysfunction.
January 1, 2000
Overlong.