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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Reviews

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John Hartl
Seattle Times
July 29, 2016
Reeves and Winter are clearly having a wonderful time. The enthusiasm is contagious.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 29, 2016
It's playful, funny and finishes far too quickly.
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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times
July 29, 2016
In almost every respect, Bogus Journey is better than the original: more imaginative, more opulent, wilder and freer, more excitingly visualized.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune
July 29, 2016
Bill and Ted have a guileless, immediate way of dealing with the world that makes them both very likeable and highly entertaining to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Lloyd Bradley
Empire Magazine
July 29, 2016
Perhaps even smarter than the original as it expands the potential for the surreal and ties up all the loose ends, managing, quite remarkably, to give its own pointlessness a purpose.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
July 20, 2011
An anarchic motion picture, but reveals triumphant originality -- a sublime daredevil of a film that authentically assumes a great deal of risk. Not many sequels can lay claim to that.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
December 3, 2006
Has there ever been a more perfect role for Keanu Reeves than floppy-haired, dim-brained high school slacker Ted "Theodore" Logan?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Dominic Wells
Time Out
February 9, 2006
For those who appreciate dude-speak and bozo humor, this is a very funny film.
Keith Breese
April 4, 2005
The plot is awash in weird humor and outlandish gags.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
A riot of visual invention and weird humor that works on its chosen sub-moronic level, and on several others as well...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
July 11, 2004
strained but goofy fun
| Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
June 29, 2004
Its best moments make up for its more mediocre ones.
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It's hard not to appreciate two guys who can invest a cry of "Whoa!" with such pure ecstasy and who think that Joan of Arc is Noah's wife.
Brian Mckay
March 21, 2003
More mindless airhead time-traveling fun. The hilarious William Sadler gives the best portrayal of Death since Bengt Ekerot in THE SEVENTH SEAL.
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
February 5, 2003
EXCELLENT! (But not quite as EXCELLENT! as the first.)
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
January 27, 2003
Worth seeing if only for the scene in which Bill & Ted play 'Battleship' with Death.
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
October 14, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
Diverting nonsense
| Original Score: 3/5
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