In the Bedroom Reviews

January 10, 2003
Minimalist acting is only interesting--and it can, of course, be intensely interesting--when it isn't providing a desperate cover for thematic inscrutability.
March 2, 2002
February 6, 2002
Note to the filmmakers: if your goal was to get the audience to feel the characters' pain and suffering, congratulations. It worked.
January 24, 2002
Not like some films, which can be slow and interesting, this baby is slow, boring, predictable and downright overrated!
December 28, 2001
Takes a number of courageous risks but finally falls victim to emotional monotony.
December 25, 2001
Short of good, better than awful, it opens brilliantly, then just goes on, toward self-negating absurdity.
November 26, 2001
Will this tedium ever end? Well, it does, for a while...
November 24, 2001
As good as the performances are, much of the movie flounders.
August 17, 2001
Field's leisurely buildup forestalls but doesn't prevent his movie's mutation into a granola Death Wish.