Ned Rifle Reviews

November 12, 2015
As much as I generally enjoy revisiting Hartley's world, there's a touch of half-baked off-off-Broadway theater about Ned Rifle.
April 5, 2015
The movie doesn't exactly go anywhere. Or rather, it dithers around, and then, just as things start to get interesting, it ends.
April 1, 2015
The veteran trio of Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak and Parker Posey steals the picture from the younger cast in a capper that's faithful but inessential.
March 31, 2015
Pretentious, talky final chapter in Hal Hartley's Henry Fool trilogy will only appeal to the series' most devoted fans.
September 28, 2014
All along the way it's impossible to remove Hartley's tongue that's burrowed far too deeply in his cheek.
September 8, 2014
You appreciate that this is all part of Hartley's distinctive style but the laughter provoked is just as often at the absurdity of it all rather than because it is funny.