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Loggerheads Reviews

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October 31, 2005
This felt like a Lifetime movie to me.
October 27, 2005
Loggerheads is full of compassion and good intentions, but (director Tim) Kirkman never spins the stories into compelling cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
October 15, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 24, 2005
There's little dramatic tension in this well-acted, well-intentioned and painfully low-key tale of familial and emotional disconnection.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 21, 2005
In the end, for all its good intentions, Loggerheads is so slow and earnest that it's hard for the viewer not to lose patience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 24, 2005
Quietly involving, albeit uneven.
October 14, 2005
[An] underachieving indie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 15, 2005
The question of story structure is a big one in the making of films. Sometimes an unusual structure will manage to hide the stereotypical characters and predictable plot.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 20, 2005
You watch these sad souls going about their morose business and, instead of being fraught and moved by them, are merely bored stiff.
December 15, 2005
You're in deep.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 26, 2006
The movie could have benefited from a lighter touch ...
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
February 3, 2006
The dramatic tension is nil. But the performances, particularly by Hunt (in a non-comedic role, for a change), are worth a look.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 26, 2006
... an understated and heartfelt story, superbly acted, with a strong sense of people and place.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 7, 2005
... a quietly impressive, nuanced essay about the emotional politics of abandonment, adoption and atonement that needs no dispensation for its small budget.
Read More | Original Score: A-
October 21, 2005
Loggerheads is not a movie where the emotions are tidy and the messages are clear.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 14, 2006
the kind of movie that makes you feel more like an eavesdropper than a viewer
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 3, 2005
Freshness aside, Loggerheads is beautifully performed (especially by Hunt and Harper), and the script is finely attuned to the nuances of communication that has nothing to do with words.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 16, 2005
Characterized by an assured restraint and attention to the subtleties of human interaction.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 24, 2005
Kirkman's attention to detail and his deft handling of the interlocking plots make the film worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 21, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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