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Ivans Xtc Reviews

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October 3, 2017
Shot on High Definition video, this exceptionally well-made but exceedingly bleak peek at tinseltown would be unbearable were it not for the sympathetic performance of Danny Huston...
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 5, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 17, 2002
A triumph, relentless and beautiful in its downbeat darkness.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 6, 2002
The fascination comes in the power of the Huston performance, which seems so larger than life and yet so fragile, and in the way the Ivan character accepts the news of his illness so quickly but still finds himself unable to react.
| Original Score: 3/4
September 25, 2002
It gets onto the screen just about as much of the novella as one could reasonably expect, and is engrossing and moving in its own right.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 20, 2002
Huston nails both the glad-handing and the choking sense of hollow despair.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 19, 2002
Captivates as it shows excess in business and pleasure, allowing us to find the small, human moments, and leaving off with a grand whimper.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 19, 2002
(Danny Huston gives) an astounding performance that deftly, gradually reveals a real human soul buried beneath a spellbinding serpent's smirk.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 16, 2002
A committed, intelligent and fascinating piece of work with no irony about it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 10, 2002
A directorial tour de force by Bernard Rose, ivans xtc. is one of this year's very best pictures.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 8, 2002
A substantial and affecting piece of work.
July 9, 2002
A powerful, chilling, and affecting study of one man's dying fall.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 29, 2002
It's "Bowfinger" with a meaning, it's "The Player" with a heart, it's a window into business, politics and excesses. The film has heart
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 28, 2002
A remarkable film by Bernard Rose.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 27, 2002
I have no way of knowing exactly how much is exaggeration, but I've got a creepy feeling that the film is closer to the mark than I want to believe.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 11, 2002
To the degree that ivans xtc. works, it's thanks to Huston's revelatory performance.
June 10, 2002
It's tough to watch, but it's a fantastic movie.
June 7, 2002
This indie drama resonantly demonstrates how a person's worth is weighed in a town where you're only as good as your last game.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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