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Local Color Reviews

July 31, 2009
Kriter-director George Gallo has given the stocky, ever-commanding Mueller-Stahl a heroic, bravura role and has been rewarded by the actor with a towering, complex portrayal that is surely among his finest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2009
For a purportedly autobiographical work, the events of this labor of love from director George Gallo, fit seamlessly into the fabric of the standard coming-of-age movie.
July 6, 2009
I suspect Local Color will lose those unfamiliar with the jargon and subtleties of the art world. Skip it.
July 6, 2009
Obviously a passio project for Gallo but he is never really able to translate that importance to the audience. We never really care or connect with these characters.
July 1, 2009
The sweeping landscapes look flawless, but missing from Local Color's canvas is any nuance in its human elements.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 26, 2009
Beneath its layers of sentimentality Local Color means what it is says.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 24, 2009
How is it that a film about the love of art can make art seem so detestable?
October 18, 2007
A sweet, autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1974.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 13, 2007
Even the soft-hearted may find this formulaic yarn of a young man's apprenticeship to a cantankerous artist too rosy-hued and treacly.