Boxing Helena Reviews

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May 30, 2019
Both the beauty and her beastly pursuer remain too blankly generic for the implications of the movie's main metaphor to come through vividly.
July 25, 2018
Instead of the grotesque sexual humiliation of Kim Basinger we were all hoping for, we get schoolgirl surrealism.
June 12, 2018
'Boxing Helena'' is a bad film - with terrible acting, cliched dialogue, a silly script, pedestrian camera work and inferior direction.
April 18, 2018
Take one peak into the shoddy, tasteless Boxing Helena, and you'll realize why Madonna and Kim Basinger bailed out of the title role.
September 7, 2011
April 5, 2008
February 8, 2008
[An] ambitious but unsuccessful curiosity.
February 8, 2008
It's probably just as well that last-minute dropouts Kim Basinger or Madonna didn't take the title role, as the presence of a star lurking powerlessly on the little platform no doubt would have been distracting and more laughable than it [is] now.
October 30, 2007
It is curious that Lynch, having taken so many visual cues from her father, has an inadequate grasp of this compassion. The paralyzing obsession that permeates many of her father's works, on the other hand, she comprehends well.
June 24, 2006
Grotesquely misconceived.
May 2, 2006
Prior to its world premiere at Sundance, Boxing Helena, the debut of David Lynch's daughter Jennifer, was the hottest film in the festival; two hours later, the movie was dead.
October 1, 2005
silly attempt at quirky drama
September 17, 2005
Fairly provocative and not nearly as bad as critics claimed when it was released, but still intellectually half-baked.
September 8, 2005
February 9, 2005
Durante boa parte do tempo, discute de forma interessante diversos temas relativos ao amor, sexo e posse - apenas para desmoronar nos cinco minutos finais.
August 5, 2004
Quirky and underrated.
January 21, 2004
What ever happened to Jennifer Lynch?
January 2, 2004
Engagingly morbid with moments of power--that is, until it falls apart beyond repair during its final moments.
August 7, 2003
May 20, 2003
s. Lynch has both talent and a point. Her film is by no means the gory, exploitative quasi-pornography that it sounds like from afar.
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