I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Reviews

Page 1 of 2
August 14, 2007
November 1, 2002
Is there enough material to merit a documentary on the making of Wilco's last album?
October 25, 2002
If you aren't already a fan of Wilco, a critical darling led by the talented and wily songwriter Jeff Tweedy, the film does little to enlighten or recruit.
October 25, 2002
Woven together handsomely, recalling sixties' rockumentary milestones from Lonely Boy to Don't Look Back.
October 17, 2002
The film doesn't show enough of the creative process or even of what was created for the non-fan to figure out what makes Wilco a big deal.
September 27, 2002
A cohesive demonstration of why Wilco, as a whole, is one of the most compelling musical entities working today.
September 27, 2002
Even if you don't know the band or the album's songs by heart, you will enjoy seeing how both evolve, and you will also learn a good deal about the state of the music business in the 21st Century.
September 19, 2002
Fans of critics' darling band Wilco will marvel at the sometimes murky, always brooding look of I Am Trying to Break Your Heart.
September 13, 2002
The plot twists give I Am Trying to Break Your Heart an attraction it desperately needed.
September 13, 2002
An undeniably gorgeous, terminally smitten document of a troubadour, his acolytes, and the triumph of his band.
September 12, 2002
Jones has crafted a natty narrative that, enhanced by Erin Nordstrom's editing, is filled with payoffs.
September 6, 2002
A tuneful, heartfelt tale of artistic struggle and eventual triumph.
August 29, 2002
Tells Wilco's story so well that you'll leave the theater thinking the album is a work of genius.
August 9, 2002
The unexpected drama captured puts I Am Trying to Break Your Heart in the good company, if not quite the league, of Let It Be and Gimme Shelter.
August 9, 2002
It testifies to art's vitality and endurance, despite its marketers' -- and sometimes even its makers' -- efforts to the contrary.
August 5, 2002
Largely a for-fans artifact.
August 5, 2002
Fans of the band will know that the album was eventually released by Nonesuch and became a success. Yet Mr. Jones manages to generate some authentic dramatic tension and suspense.
August 5, 2002
The concert footage is stirring, the recording sessions are intriguing, and -- on the way to striking a blow for artistic integrity -- this quality band may pick up new admirers.
August 5, 2002
An exciting and involving rock music doc, a smart and satisfying look inside that tumultuous world.
August 5, 2002
As Tweedy talks about canning his stockbroker and repairing his pool, you yearn for a few airborne TV sets or nude groupies on the nod to liven things up.
Page 1 of 2