May 1, 2019
Tonally, it's not the film that got Scorsese's attention, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, but set alongside any of McNaughton's pictures, [all] are formally of a piece: rhythmic, economical and quietly urgent.
Mar 7, 2019
The movie isn't exactly laugh-out-loud funny, but it does have a light spirit like a comedy would.
Nov 15, 2017
These are all talented people, but on this project they seem oddly divided, within themselves as well as from each other.
Oct 5, 2008
An edgy romantic drama that never quite jells, but has enough moments of humor and/or charm to make it worth seeing.
Oct 5, 2008
The film's main sin seems to be its indecision as to whether it is a black comedy, a satire, a thriller or a love story. It's none of the above. Just tedious.
Apr 9, 2007
A terrific little comedy, as well as a showcase for screenwriter Richard Price's incomparable ear for dialogue.
Aug 21, 2006
An original if incoherent fable about the intricate relationships between a cop, a girl, and a gangster whose tone shifts radically from scene to scene, unable to reconcile between the story's softer love elements and its harder urban edges.
Jun 24, 2006
De Niro seems committed to the part of the sensitive loner, while Murray all but succeeds in mixing smooth and sinister, heartfelt and hot-tempered.
May 26, 2003
DeNiro can play a complete wimp and Murray can play a heavy--who knew?
May 20, 2003
An almost unconscionably enjoyable movie that plays like something conceived by a contemporary, furiously hip Damon Runyon.