Boxcar Bertha Reviews
March 31, 2008
The Roger Corman production, shot on an austere budget in Arkansas area, is routinely directed by Martin Scorsese.
February 22, 2008
Scorsese's second film is one of his weakest, a violent impersonal work that feels like an extension of such rural crime-gangsters features as the exploitation flick Bloody Mama or the arty and better one Bonnie and Clyde.
July 29, 2006
Part exploitation movie, part visionary cinema, Boxcar Bertha is caught somewhere in between both.
August 4, 2004
For exploitation-enthusiasts and Scorsese completists only.
May 24, 2003
For the most part it accords to basic B-movie rubric.
May 1, 2002
Many of this movie's problems lie in the cookie-cutter script, which squanders most of the very real potential of a movie about Bertha Thompson's life.