Night at the Golden Eagle - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Night at the Golden Eagle Reviews

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
August 6, 2008
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
May 2, 2002
One just waits grimly for the next shock without developing much attachment to the characters.
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
April 29, 2002
These are textbook lives of quiet desperation.
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
April 26, 2002
Never decides whether it wants to be a black comedy, drama, melodrama or some combination of the three.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
April 26, 2002
The director seems to take an unseemly pleasure in [the characters'] misery and at the same time to congratulate himself for having the guts to confront it.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Jan Stuart
Newsday
April 26, 2002
Another in-your-face wallow in the lower depths made by people who have never sung those blues.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
April 25, 2002
A modest pleasure that accomplishes its goals with ease and confidence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
April 23, 2002
What little grace [Rifkin's] tale of precarious skid-row dignity achieves is pushed into the margins by predictable plotting and tiresome histrionics.