June 5, 2008
The chatter in the lobby, I predict, will be from people wondering how and when [Antonioni] flipped his lid... The film is a failure, no matter how grandiose its title or the names above it.
June 21, 2007
Three directors combine short films to form a triptych about love. The problem? The connections are tenuous at best. These are really three films marketed as sharing a theme.
June 15, 2007
Three is a crowd, and Wong and Soderbergh would have got along just fine without Antonioni there to wreck the marriage.
May 28, 2007
If there's a point to any of this, it's the supposedly therapeutic revelation that major female mystery lies in what you can discover by rifling through her purse.
March 29, 2006
Feels like an experiment that you'd be happy to catch during a film festival ... right before you nodded off for a solid 90-minute catnap.
February 9, 2006
Three smart filmmakers produce three whiffs on the theme of love.
September 26, 2005
The auteurist feast turns out to be a paltry spread, with one director on autopilot, another playing it safe, and the last apparently working on assignment for the European Red Shoe Diaries.
July 8, 2005
It is fairly melancholy news that the works of two of Antonioni's admirers outshine the master's segment.
July 5, 2005
No matter what caliber of talent is on board, omnibus anthology pictures are almost doomed to be uneven affairs.
June 15, 2005
Eros aims high. But aside from Wong Kar-Wai's effectively compressed erotic musings, it falls short.
April 28, 2005
Eros comes nowhere near meeting the challenge of its title when compared to the increasingly lewd standards of our current cinema.
April 25, 2005
Three master filmmakers craft short films about desire that leave a lot to be desired.
April 23, 2005
Wong is unusually perceptive and eloquent about the arbitrary nature of romantic attachments and about the great joys or lasting aches that can come from the least gesture.