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Garden State Reviews


Empire Magazine
February 22, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: B

CinemaZone.dk
September 24, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
Dodd Alley
MovieWeb
May 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Liam Cullin
Empire Movies
April 14, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
Paul Maniaci
The Cinema Source
March 1, 2005
| Original Score: A-
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
February 19, 2005
There are two highly enjoyable commentaries on the DVD.
| Original Score: 82/100
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com
February 2, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Fred Hong Joo Jung
Korea Times
January 31, 2005
Garden State is the year's most unexpected reward.
Full Review| Original Score: B+
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
January 25, 2005
An exceptional first film, it makes us eager to see what the guy's going to do next.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Veronica Mixon
Film Gazette
January 17, 2005
"Garden State" seems to celebrate the slacker life of twentysomething, bored young people and the apparent joy that discovering love.
Full Review
Mike Long
JackassCritics.com
January 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
January 16, 2005
the kind of story that makes you feel good without feeling bad about feeling good, like you've been manipulated or cheated
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

Reel.com
January 15, 2005
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Indiana Sev
DVD Clinic
January 15, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Francis Rizzo III
DVDTalk.com
December 27, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
December 18, 2004
...ambles along amiably through a series of often amusing and sometimes touching scenes until Large learns to find a place for himself in a largely uncaring world.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Annandale
Upcomingdiscs.Com
December 14, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
December 7, 2004
New Jersey is not as ugly as Solondz would have us believe, nor is it as precious as Braff tells us, but we'll take Garden State over Palindromes any day.