Cradle Will Rock Reviews

May 7, 2018
The let's-put-on-a-show energy can be intoxicating. But man, does it take a long time to achieve that high.
November 30, 2017
It is impossible to take the show seriously, as put together in Mr. Robbins's cliche-jammed version...
March 31, 2008
Robbins eschews leftist diatribes for a bold cartoon version of history. It's as crowded and energetic as a big parade.
Top Critic
March 19, 2002
January 1, 2000
Willfully superficial.
January 1, 2000
Robbins is so convinced of his movie's political correctness that he couldn't see its lack of dramatic cohesion or luster.
January 1, 2000
Remarkably complex, funny and thought-provoking.
January 1, 2000
A confused, unrefined agitprop movie.
January 1, 2000
Rock actually rocks out as one of the year's most purely entertaining movies.
January 1, 2000
Robbins has made the classic mistake of thinking that art that's persecuted for its political ideals must be good art.