Friday Night Reviews

July 16, 2005
October 5, 2003
It will make you long for the weekend...a picture that seems to ramble its way through an essentially tepid little anecdote.
October 3, 2003
Beautiful and moody, fiercely intelligent and astoundingly chilly.
October 3, 2003
I would not want to spend my Friday Night watching this Friday Night. It's bad enough to sit through it on Wednesday morning.
August 27, 2003
Friday Night never makes the leap from a little fantasy about sex with a stranger to a larger story about a woman settling down for life.
August 8, 2003
Laure is uptight, slightly vacant, often confused. That the film becomes slightly surreal in the second half doesn't help.
June 5, 2003
Very little happens in the picture, and what does happen happens very slowly. It's a well crafted movie that I admired but can't say that I liked.
May 26, 2003
A very dreamlike experience (especially if you fall asleep while you're watching it).
May 23, 2003
This film is so understated and restrained that even the bedroom scenes seem detached.
May 23, 2003
I'm not arguing that it's bad, only that it's French. Its virtues seem, uh, like some delicacy not really suited for the uneducated palate.
October 24, 2002
Oddly gawky and tepid.