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The Fountainhead Reviews

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January 20, 2012
The Fountainhead is by turns exciting, handsome, astoundingly awkward, fully committed, untowardly relentless, very strange, and a little creepy in its compulsive watchability.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 15, 2009
King Vidor's melodrama about individualism and creativity works better as cinema than as literature (it's based on Rand's novel).
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 6, 2008
It's the kind of dazzling film, shot in a fascinating German Expressionist style, that veers from being silly to being provocative.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 12, 2007
It remains one of the strangest and most florid pictures of its time, possibly of all time. It's also immensely enjoyable and startlingly steamy... a stylish, fascinating curio.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 11, 2005
Irresistibly campy Ayn Rand adaptation.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 11, 2005
Soap opera at its finest...and glossy as a skyscraper. Coop and Neal sizzle.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 4, 2004
Enjoyable as camp rather than as a manual for living, or even good filmmaking.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2003
Potboiler of potboilers.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 2, 2002
Fairly good version of the book, brilliantly stylized
| Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
Seldom has symbolism been so leaden.
| Original Score: 0/5
October 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/5
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