Marathon Reviews

April 8, 2004
It makes for a satisfyingly excruciating experience.
April 8, 2004
The real star ... is Michael Simmonds, whose manic black-and-white camerawork captures the unique vibrancy of New York City.
April 8, 2004
A visual valentine to New York subways and streets as well as a meditation on the universal human yearning to test ourselves against self-imposed limits..
April 2, 2004
A portrait of a certain urbanite mind and a city whose tolerance of anonymity provides a perfect stage for compulsion, neuroses and the fulfillment of hidden needs.
April 2, 2004
What really makes the film work is Paul's striking performance.
April 1, 2004
The beauty of Mr. Naderi's filmmaking lies in his combination of acute social observation and pure, almost mathematical formalism.
March 30, 2004
Marathon offers one of the most inventive reimaginings of the MTA since D.A. Pennebaker's 1953 cine-poem Daybreak Express.
January 14, 2004
It's certainly a gem; a probable "underground" masterpiece.