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Crazy in Alabama Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Crazy in Alabama is an ungainly fit of three stories that have no business being shoehorned into the same movie.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 2/5
May 30, 2003
Banderas' direction is as unstable as an isotope on Three Mile Island.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
June 22, 2013
With its sluggish pace and awkward continuity, 'Crazy in Alabama' emerged as one of the most disappointing films released in 1999.
January 1, 2000
Stylistically uneven.
January 1, 2000
Because the civil rights sections are somber and serious and the Lucille sections exaggerated and giddy, Crazy in Alabama never finds any cohesive tone.
January 1, 2000
A key problem is that the Lucille storyline just doesn't work.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
The film is all over the board and never demonstrates a dominant personality to lead the viewer through the story.
January 1, 2000
Banderas needs to stick to his day job after this one.
January 1, 2000
The movie flounders in the final reels, as a series of overextended courtroom scenes threaten to spell out every message Banderas and Childress have already underlined.
January 1, 2000
There are a lot of movies struggling to get out of Crazy in Alabama, and most of them are bad.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
A cinematic hash of stale ingredients.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Too many scenes feel excessively underscored, either by Mark Snow's sentimental music, or by characters commenting on the action.
January 1, 2000
Griffith's performance is daffy and endearing, but the twisted comedy of her half of the tale eventually drives the movie right off the rails.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 56/100
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