Martin Eden Reviews

October 23, 2019
The displacement is distracting rather than meaningful, the political resonance vague rather than pointed. In turn, the film's overly-academic script becomes all the more impenetrable.
September 12, 2019
Martin Eden works better as a story of self-loathing and self-destruction than it does as a social critique or political statement.
September 3, 2019
This spry yet increasingly bitter romantic drama is so vague and un-targeted that its social critiques feel less defined than ever.
September 3, 2019
The story finally runs aground on an iceberg of undigested ideas, barely developed themes and bad hair choices.
September 2, 2019
In the end... the film suffers from Eden's own weighty intellectual pretensions, railing against society without finding the means to articulate the argument.