May 11, 2021
Like any good Hollywood suffering artist [she] goes and walks through a thunderstorm for 10 minutes and then conies in. dripping wet, to type out her first masterpiece.
May 10, 2021
Ritt is an able and honourable film-maker but when his heart is on his sleeve like this, the result tends to be the kind of liberal Hollywood movie that looks and tastes like fudge.
May 10, 2021
It is puzzling, then, that in the end the film is so uncompelling.
Oct 22, 2018
Cross Creek is a lyrical but vivid portrait of life in the untamed backwoods of Central Florida in the late 1920s.
Jan 11, 2008
It's an uncompelling, yet warm, tale which lightly skips over the woman's travails by illustrating a series of vignettes of rural humanity.
Feb 9, 2006
Never one to stint himself when it comes to romantic overkill, Ritt piles on the slush with even more gusto than usual.
May 20, 2003
Somehow, Mr. Ritt manages to use this very artificiality in the service of an optimism that is very much his own.