Fool for Love Reviews

July 1, 2011
The basic friction between Altman's lightness and Shepard's portentousness serves the movie in rich and ever-expanding ways, and not just because you can't ever predict how the narrative will swerve.
August 30, 2007
It seems like a transplanted drama from the 1950s.
March 9, 2006
July 7, 2005
June 23, 2005
August 22, 2004
A scorching drama about the war between the sexes.
May 13, 2004
Fool For Love is too removed from the real world to connect as more than a spooky, extradimensional love story.
February 6, 2004
May 20, 2003
Though most of the tension of the theatrical presentation is gone, the movie preserves a lot of the play's lunatic humor. It also understands the Shepard concern for characters who have somehow found themselves cut loose from any social roots.
November 25, 2002
January 1, 2000
With Fool for Love, he has succeeded on two levels that seem opposed to each other. He has made a melodrama, almost a soap opera, in which the characters achieve a kind of nobility.
January 1, 2000
Altman's staging only underlines the pretentious vagaries built into Shepard's concept.