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Hard Eight Reviews

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April 11, 2018
Hard Eight wouldn't be the compelling story it is without Philip Baker Hall as its center of gravity and values. Anderson wrote the script with Baker in mind, and it's about time somebody did.
October 16, 2014
A clever, confident debut from Paul Thomas Anderson and a showcase role for character actor Philip Baker Hall.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2012
A near-classic in a minor key, and a must-see for fans of later work.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 20, 2007
...a low-key yet sporadically fascinating drama...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 26, 2007
This minor Vegas-set drama, about a loser and his older mentor, shows the features that will mark Anderson's better films: love for his characters, taut dialogue at the expense of plot, and fascination with the possibilities of the film medium.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
January 13, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 25, 2003
Estréia de Anderson, mostra que o diretor sempre teve talento para contar histórias, embora ainda não tivesse confiança o bastante para criar as belas tomadas e movimentos de câmera que marcam seus trabalhos posteriores.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 23, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 28, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 22, 2002
Anderson coaxes top-notch performances from the male leads and also from Gwyneth Paltrow.
January 1, 2000
This being an acting piece, the four performances are of a very high order.
January 1, 2000
Anderson, who developed this first feature at the Sundance Institute, builds his characters well -- and the casting is perfect.
January 1, 2000
We get to see Jackson play one of his scarier characters.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Has ... meaning and truth, not to mention scarred humanity.
January 1, 2000
Ace!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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