Carlos Reviews

November 5, 2018
There is a sense that the film makers became far too engrossed in their subject matter, whilst forgetting that the point of drama -- as opposed to biography -- is to evoke emotion through a unique connection with its audience.
November 22, 2010
Like "The Baader-Meinhof Complex", this is a largely pointless exercise meant to deliver the same kind of cheap thrills as "Bonnie and Clyde" or the Mesrine flicks. At least with straight-ahead gangster movies, you don't get the liberal moralizing.
October 16, 2010
While 'Carlos the film' is an inflated action movie, Carlos the monster-man remains as enigmatic as before
October 15, 2010
Here's the bottom line: Would people be singing the praises of this film if it was equally well-made but was the story of Mohamed Atta? A terrorist is a terrorist.
October 13, 2010
Carlos gives hipsters Munich minus the moral conviction and dramatic cogency that hipsters fashionably distrust. It's being presented in two versions: 330 minutes and 165 minutes, one as emotionally flat as the other.