Ed Wood Reviews

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October 26, 2020
Burton has managed to make something altogether unique - a compassionate farce - that can be enjoyed even by people who have never heard of Wood, who would never willingly submit themselves to a Wood work.
September 7, 2020
Landau is simply brilliant.
April 12, 2019
A good story about the (out) of the star system in Hollywood in 1950's. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 9, 2018
Ed Wood [is] a comedy of the ridiculous in which the ridiculous turns unexpectedly sublime.
August 15, 2018
Burton succeeds in creating a benign parallel world where the last are the first and the insulted and injured become the recipients of all-star tributes.
April 10, 2018
Just daft enough and just deft enough to satisfy high-culture and low-culture aficionados alike.
March 20, 2018
Burton imitates Wood 's films brilliantly, and Wood 's chaotic lifestyle is brought to the screen with brio.
October 14, 2013
A masterful ode to movie making and the horror genre.
September 26, 2012
Burton wraps it all in his singular vision, devoid of bells and whistles and all the more potent for its comparative subtlety.
October 12, 2010
Depp-led cult-director bio delves into cross-dressing, kink.
October 5, 2008
Typically, Burton's storytelling is sometimes erratic, but his emphasis on humanizing marginal characters -- a project that seems central to his artistic agenda -- is as strong as ever.
October 5, 2008
Beguiling rather than thrilling, oddly charming instead of transporting, meaning that Disney will have its work cut out for it with what is at heart a cult movie and a film buff's dream.
October 5, 2008
The film's greatest achievement is to avoid the easy, patronizing laughs and instead see the near heroic qualities of a patently untalented artist.
July 30, 2007
It's refreshing to see Burton in a relatively upbeat mood, but he picked the wrong story to give an optimistic spin.
July 7, 2006
I loved the acting, Johnny Depp and Landau are awesome, the B&W look is perfect and the story is kind of cute, but where is the genius in this flick? Am I missing something?
April 5, 2006
[Tim Burton's] own jazz-hands dance to the spirit of movie-making.
January 26, 2006
It certainly succeeds as a funny, touching tribute to tenacity, energy, ambition and friendship.
June 27, 2005
Droll and witty, Burton's tribute evokes the career of Hollywood's "worst" director by making a most stylishly polished production
November 30, 2004
If you love movies, you've got a little Ed Wood inside you.
November 25, 2004
Tim Burton, fidle son talent et sa rputation, transforme un scnario dj bien concoct en un film des plus divertissants
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