Feb 23, 2012
Uneven performances, flat direction and an overall sense of narrative arbitrariness keep "Main Street" from being anything more than a minor footnote to the career of much-lauded playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter Horton Foote.
Oct 20, 2011
It's not groundbreaking, but it's pleasant enough.
Sep 9, 2011
Like a small firecracker that turns out to be a dead as the city it depicts..Durham ought to sue for libel.
Sep 8, 2011
Main Street is an ensemble drama that functions as a display case for a range of regional drawls, from the authentic to absurd.
Aug 26, 2011
There's something interesting here at the core of the conflict, but the story is offered so little room to breathe, coming across rushed and undercooked.
May 20, 2011
This disappointingly suffers from some uninspired direction and a clutch of odd casting choices, which never work.
May 19, 2011
An unreleased movie is like a kind of commodity, one whose value goes up and down depending on the vagaries of circumstance.
May 19, 2011
While Main Street does have its merits, the production (which ironically experienced its own share of financial hardships before and after shooting) feels ever so slightly unfinished.