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My Own Private Idaho Reviews

Sarah Boslaugh
PopMatters
November 20, 2015
...nothing like a conventional Hollywood film.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
October 21, 2015
Gus Van Sant's masterpiece, a daring work in New Queer Cinema featuring River Phoenix's greatest performance, receives a subtle yet important visual facelift.
Sierra Filucci
Common Sense Media
January 26, 2010
Delicate portrayal of street hustlers isn't meant for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007

Dvdrama
August 28, 2006

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Empire Magazine
July 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Reel.com
April 2, 2005
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
March 20, 2005
Mike and Scott live a strangely lyrical credence. Simultaneously inviting and resisting interpretation, they move on.
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine
March 16, 2005
A daring, neo-Shakespearean mix of road movie, doomed love story, art collage and grimy, rural street ethos...
Full Review | Original Score: B

DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005
Dawn Taylor
DVDJournal.com
March 4, 2005
... the pacing of the film is hypnotic, the lovely autumnal imagery ... is often mesmerizing
Joel Cunningham
digitallyOBSESSED.com
March 2, 2005
Brett Cullum
DVD Verdict
March 2, 2005
Francis Rizzo III
DVDTalk.com
February 23, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Ben Pollock
DVD.net.au
July 25, 2002

Movieline
November 12, 2001