Harry and Max Reviews

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September 26, 2005
Though Williams and Johnson fit comfortably into the European naturalism that's become Mnch's stock in trade, they can't quite wriggle out of his high-concept premise and become plausibly real.
April 29, 2005
Seems like the work of a novice, with self-conscious expository passages and emotionally false conversations.
March 24, 2005
To consider Harry and Max as being about incestuous feelings would be shortchanging it, because the film is really about the evolving nature of love and the need to define it.
March 24, 2005
The movie is a congeries of half-formed ideas about pansexuality and other social taboos, but Munch fails to accomplish what he seemingly sets out to do.
March 10, 2005
Provocative without being especially thoughtful or credible.
February 18, 2005
Too superficial to shock or surprise.
December 6, 2005
As disturbing and unsettling as the subject matter is what is truly sad is that the performances of the two leads were impressive and they ended up being wasted by the trash content of the script.
August 29, 2005
The actors are tender and raw and believable as boy band fodder.
April 29, 2005
...incest...pedophilia...the film seems to be nothing more than an attempt to affirm a sense of I'm-OK-you're-OK normality for any viewers with such issues in their own lives.
March 24, 2005
You watch this prurient would-be porn, treated with kid-glove 'sensitivity,' in a state of disbelief.
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