The Day of the Locust Reviews

June 12, 2008
Magnificent production, combined with excellent casting and direction, make The Day of the Locust as fine a film (in a professional sense) as the basic material lets it be.
January 26, 2006
The narrative is often confused and confusing.
October 23, 2004
Schlesinger has conceived his film as an epic, which was a daring thing to do with such slender material.
January 1, 2000
A painfully misconceived reduction and simplification.