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Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Reviews

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June 16, 2016
The wacky sight gags and psycho-drama slapstick is tinged with melancholy and regret ...
July 4, 2015
One of the most insightfully sad explorations of the human drive for love since Annie Hall concluded that we need the eggs.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
May 30, 2014
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind goes by like a fevered dream of love, but one you remember vividly, with profound pleasure.
May 30, 2014
At its core, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind could have been just another love story. Refracted through Kaufman's wonderfully weird prism, it's something truly memorable.
May 30, 2014
The result is a cinematic vagueness that makes the film less aesthetic yet more persuasive. This is how dreams really look: like reality, only less so.
May 30, 2014
Pretty fancy stuff, for a sci-fi romantic comedy.
May 30, 2014
It's a very Kaufmanesque narrative experiment, technically ingenious and sophisticated. It also looks like some lost comedy idea by Philip K Dick; you could call this film We Can Forget It for You Retail.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 30, 2014
The latest and loveliest alternative universe created by Charlie Kaufman, America's most -- we should probably say only -- intellectually provocative screenwriter.
May 30, 2014
This outing from Kaufman's oddball imagination is wonderfully intriguing, often touching and typically convoluted.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 30, 2014
This movie doesn't even try to be for everyone, but it will pierce some of you right in the heart. Give it a shot.
May 30, 2014
What follows will knock you silly, upending every single concept of storytelling that you're probably used to.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 30, 2014
Kaufman's latest is a weird, visually woozy rom-com-in-reverse that charms, amuses and moves.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 30, 2014
Don't be fooled by the glib, offhand nature of the film's surface demeanor. Kaufman's endearingly off-the-wall antics are pronounced as ever, but he's finally learning how to temper his humorous sport with something called humanistic spirit.
December 24, 2010
Imaginative, loopy romance is for adults only.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 3, 2009
A surprisingly bittersweet love story at heart, Eternal Sunshine values the sum of experience, which in this case means a thorns-and-all openness to romantic possibilities.
May 8, 2009
Michel Gondry tries to channel Fellini and ends up irrigating faulty plumbing.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 29, 2009
This is a wonderful, often beautiful, heart-wrenching story.
October 18, 2008
The film entertains for the most part and gives us a set of marvellous performances from this outstanding cast, even if it doesn't quite reach the near-genius of Kaufman's other writings.
August 7, 2008
Most imaginative and impressively executed...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2007
Kaufman and Gondry bring out all the weirdness of the premise, sometimes eliciting disbelieving laughter, sometimes taking us to odd, chilly places.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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