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I Heart Huckabees Reviews

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December 7, 2004
As with Russell's other films, Huckabees moves its audience from initial bafflement to a broader apprehension of a situation rife with complexity.
December 7, 2004
This movie is definitely geared toward blue-staters.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 30, 2004
Never binds into a satisfying whole.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 28, 2004
A genuinely wonderful comedy, brought to life be a genuinely wonderful cast and an interesting director.
| Original Score: 79/100
November 26, 2004
For all its madcap whimsy, the film still manages to pack a much more powerful intellectual and moral punch than, say, your average Hollywood blockbuster.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 20, 2004
Succeeds because it never takes itself that serious despite its heady premise.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
November 18, 2004
I heart this film! Do you like quirky comedies? Existential philosophy? Or at least, do you like (or need) to spend a little time reflecting on meaning in your life?
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 8, 2004
[T]alk all they want, nothing the characters say alters the [simplistic] melodramatic mechanism.
November 7, 2004
The director of Three Kings asks: If all people want is cheap oil and Wal-Mart convenience, should liberals just give up?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 6, 2004
I Heart Huckabees combines slapstick humour, a witty, off-the-wall script and a collection of wonderful performances from its superb ensemble cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 6, 2004
Russell is a cool and clever director, with a vision all his own.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 6, 2004
To watch David O. Russell's zany farce is to see an alert mind at work, but the movie doesn't work. Huckabees is a distancing intellectual film with too small a heart.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 5, 2004
David O. Russell continues to prove just how wacky a filmmaker he truly is. In "'Huckabees" the laughs are mixed, but the wackiness couldn't be more inspired.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 2, 2004
While the director may have ambition to admire and career-risking courage to respect, the sad truth is his new movie has almost nothing to heart.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
November 1, 2004
In this chaotic style of skit moviemaking, plot resolutions are thrown at you like a multiple choice quiz.
October 31, 2004
Feel free to Honk if you love Huckabees, but don't be surprised if the person sitting next to you flips you the existential bird through their inner moon roof.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 30, 2004
Quirky enough for me to recommend it, but its self-satisfied braininess diminishes what could have been a truly wonderful film.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 29, 2004
I have no idea what writer/director David O. Russell was trying to accomplish with this messy but not-quite-a-disaster of a movie.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
October 28, 2004
Those who find the film too confusing are missing the point -- there's no philosophy here to "get," just mockery of the folks who think there is.
October 28, 2004
Trying to decode the film through its entertaining philosophical ramblings leads nowhere substantial... [Huckabees] is a vision of contemporary US divisiveness.
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