Lucky Reviews

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July 24, 2019
Lucky is all about the metatextual pleasure of spending 90 final minutes with one of cinema's all-time most entertaining actors, and for that, it is a pure gift.
July 21, 2019
Continuously unearths affecting ways of making cantankerous endearing.
January 30, 2019
How this movie could exist so perfectly baffles me, but I'm very glad it does.
January 19, 2019
The art of living in defiance of goodbye
December 14, 2018
Harry Dean Stanton was a talent that will never be forgotten, but the chances are, once the hype from the festival circuit dies down, this film will be.
November 10, 2018
Lucky is one big, warm farewell to Harry Dean Stanton, a man who didn't hug the spotlight or seek out starring roles, but who made even the smallest parts count.
October 30, 2018
Lucky may be a movie devoid of intense conflict but it's the warmth that the film exudes in all of its characters that make it a wonderful little movie.
October 29, 2018
Most actors don't get the opportunity to dictate their cinematic epitaph, and Lucky makes for a lively wake.
September 27, 2018
Lucky is, according to its creators, a "love letter" to Stanton. At times, this tribute exceeds the purpose of showing how lovable the honoree was. [Full review in Spanish]
September 25, 2018
A small and humble reflection about mortality. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 19, 2018
Although Lucky, the film and the man, can be drily funny, at times it is almost too poignant.
September 18, 2018
This is no fluffy eulogy or hagiography. There are flashes of anger and discontentedness throughout.
September 17, 2018
The movie becomes the most lyrical, shrugging of swan songs.
September 17, 2018
It's a slow and initially gloomy tale but it confounds our expectations quite beautifully.
September 17, 2018
It is a beguiling and warming few seconds and a fine way to remember the great Hollywood icon as he takes one of his last major curtain calls.
September 16, 2018
A goldmine of small but perfectly formed parts.
September 14, 2018
Stanton's navy veteran quietly dominates virtually every frame, weather-beaten as the landscape around his small American town.
September 14, 2018
There is a slightly surreal feeling to it... it's a bit Twin Peaksy.... I thought it was really charming.
September 14, 2018
Harry Dean Stanton's valedictory performance isn't enough to save this movie.
September 14, 2018
A wonderful and fitting goodbye for an incomparable actor.
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