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The Man from Elysian Fields Reviews

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December 28, 2008
What really sneaks up is how involved one gets into these characters and their complicated relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 7, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
April 5, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 2, 2003
The tone keeps a marvelous balance between intelligence and pity.
Full Review| Original Score: A-
March 12, 2003
Acting is what sustains the unstable plot lines.
March 1, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
February 24, 2003
Best of all is Garcia, who perfectly portrays the desperation of a very insecure man.
| Original Score: 6/10
December 28, 2002
...a trashy little bit of fluff stuffed with enjoyable performances and a bewildering sense of self-importance
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B-
December 28, 2002
Smart and full of sharply drawn characters and wonderfully snappy dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 27, 2002
A terrifically engaging, provocative movie.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 20, 2002
The film is hard to dismiss -- moody, thoughtful, and lit by flashes of mordant humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 16, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: A-
November 29, 2002
If you can look past the leaps in logic and take it in as a morality tale about the consequences of unprincipled affections, then Elysian Fields can offer its share of blissful moments.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 14, 2002
Prancing his way through the tailor-made part of a male hooker approaching the end of his vitality, Jagger obviously relishes every self-mocking moment.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 14, 2002
Funny and, at times, poignant, the film from director George Hickenlooper all takes place in Pasadena, "a city where people still read."
| Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2002
A rare comedy of manners, witty, wicked and worldly, and one of the best movies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 27, 2002
A pointed, often tender, examination of the pros and cons of unconditional love and familial duties.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2002
Only the charm and attractiveness of the cast keeps this movie from the remainder bin.
October 18, 2002
The movie has an interesting premise with some nice twists and turns, character studies, and an appealing edginess.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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