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Levity Reviews

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August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2004
... a bit heavy on talk and light on action, the film grapples with tough issues at the soul-level, instead of selling us feel-good lies or cynicism.
Read More | Original Score: B+
August 12, 2003
Smart cinema for folks who like to think for themselves rather than be spoon-fed by over-eager filmmakers.
Read More | Original Score: 77/100
July 11, 2003
It's probably impossible for a movie featuring Thornton, Freeman, Dunst and Hunter to be bad or uninteresting, and Levity is neither.
June 27, 2003
Slow and satisfying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 30, 2003
...rescued by the quiet power of Roger Deakins' cinematography - watch how, every now and then, a streak yellow flares in his gray fields - and the quality of the main performances.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
May 16, 2003
This is a lovely film about redemption and guilt.
Read More | Original Score: B+
May 15, 2003
The real deal, the aspect of this film that moves it to the next level, is the chemistry between Hunter and Thornton.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 15, 2003
The characters are well drawn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 9, 2003
Offers a really interesting script and riveting performances from the players.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 4, 2003
. . . a serious, thoughtful, even intriguing script that wrestles with the theological and philosophical questions of redemption
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 25, 2003
The story textures itself into a quiet, decent credibility that is touching.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 24, 2003
Beautifully cast and acted, smartly written, done with excruciating care and glowing Roger Deakins cinematography, it's a film that, in some ways, suffers from its own seriousness, the very passion and guts that make it special.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 12, 2003
A serious examination of the nature of forgiveness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 11, 2003
This quiet story occasionally resounds with emotion, and Solomon is a talent to watch.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 11, 2003
Actually plays more like a short story than a feature film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 10, 2003
It's an absorbing, well-cast and ultimately satisfying parable that casts a pleasing spiritual glow over its audience.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 4, 2003
It's an intriguing movie, and Thornton's performance is both fascinating and maddening.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 4, 2003
Whenever the dour drama Levity threatens to become too painfully biblical, an intriguing character quirk or outburst of the title quality brings the proceedings back down to earth.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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