Diamond Men - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Diamond Men Reviews

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show
July 18, 2014
It's a little movie with a great big selling point: Robert Forster's subtly nuanced and effortlessly engaging portrayal of Eddie Miller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
October 15, 2009
| Original Score: 3/4

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Clint Morris
October 29, 2005
An excellently performed, superbly written film
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 11, 2005
...a lost classic, a beautiful miniature evocation of a unconventional, minor-key way of life.
Full Review| Original Score: A-
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
July 22, 2003
...an incredibly entertaining look at a pair of exceedingly compelling characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
February 14, 2003
...a wonderful character study with an unforgettable acting performance by Robert Forster.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Doug Brunell
Film Threat
December 17, 2002
What this film does, which other genre movies often neglect to do, is remind us that we are all people who don't always act the way you'd think we should.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
October 10, 2002
It's certainly a gem.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
October 4, 2002
This well-acted film is a nifty little change of pace.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
October 4, 2002
One of those rare small movies that come out of nowhere and surprise you with their unassuming charm, wily intelligence and graceful acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
September 27, 2002
Cohen serves his actors smartly, and though the film has no artistic weight, it has the craft of a story firmly committed to good characters.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
September 26, 2002
The movie is warmed by a fine sense of place and the lovingly elaborated detail of the salesman's life.
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
September 20, 2002
Wahlberg looks like a rising star, while the seasoned Forster manifests his usual sober authority and approachable masculinity.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
September 19, 2002
Forster finally gets the kind of Gene Hackman-like star part his revived career deserves, and he does himself proud.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
June 11, 2002
A small, quietly effective portrait of male bonding...sharply written, observant, and rather sweet.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Kim Morgan
April 19, 2002
Wahlberg shows poignancy, and Forster simply walks through the movie oozing effortless soul.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
April 12, 2002
Delightful, low-key comedy.
| Original Score: B
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
February 28, 2002
There's too much genuine affection at work here -- between the salesmen and for them -- to resist.
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
February 28, 2002
Pacing and story problems aside, this is as fine a showcase for Forster, Armstrong and Wahlberg as they could want, a real actor's picture.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Wilson Morales
May 13, 2003
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
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Arizona Republic
September 20, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Ted Murphy
December 21, 2001
... flawed, but it serves as a perfect setting for Forster's gem-like performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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