Black Snake Moan Reviews

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November 24, 2020
A nearly indefinable blend of pulpy guilty pleasures.
June 6, 2019
Worth seeing for Sam Jackson alone, but one wonders what someone like Quentin Tarantino or Robert Rodriguez would have done with this material.
November 3, 2018
Brewer uses these plot machinations to investigate ideas of race, religion and redemption in a way that for most of the film's running time is unusually riveting.
July 6, 2010
God, sex and the blues are mashed together and deep fried southern style in Craig Brewer's unique Black Snake Moan.
August 27, 2009
Snaps and crackles with comic verve
April 29, 2009
With excellent performances, plays on morality and sexual behavior, Brewer composes another surefire classic.
February 1, 2008
I did expect there to be a stronger emotional connection between Ricci and Jackson, but that said, the two actors were impressive to watch.
October 31, 2007
Pulpy Southern immorality tale is for adults only.
September 15, 2007
Its sleazy, scuzzy nature comes not from a forward desire to push the standards of taste but a been-there sense of the ways of the world.
July 28, 2007
Deception, freedom and redemption all weave themselves into a moody tale that holds our attention for most of the time, compounded by Ricci's striking performance and waif-like appearance
June 29, 2007
Basically, the movie is an old-fashioned morality play, for all its lurid details.
June 25, 2007
A fascinating, colourful, sometimes outrageous film that succeeds because it was built on a solid foundation.
June 25, 2007
Black Snake Moan is highly recommended for anyone who is tired of films with scripts that insult their intellect or that boast superficial performances by mediocre actors.
June 19, 2007
A superbly written, brilliantly acted and frequently surprising film that is by turns sexy, shocking and ultimately moving.
June 16, 2007
Jackson's elegant performance gives the frequently tough to swallow story some credence.
May 18, 2007
Sam Jackson delivers the electric blues in a not-so-blue movie that promises more Deep South sin than it actually delivers.
March 15, 2007
The collision of ideals is also where Black Snake Moan shines as a statement on the value of the cultural melting pot.
March 15, 2007
Moody and full of atmosphere, this film has a terrific premise, but no plot to speak of. It's an intriguing character study, beautifully filmed and acted but ultimately somewhat empty.
March 11, 2007
This is a strange, politically incorrect and controversial film. It defies all expectations.
March 10, 2007
The pace may be uneven but the music side of this album is worth watching and especially listening to.
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