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Night on Earth Reviews

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May 12, 2017
Throughout, Jim Jarmusch playfully blurs the line between driver/passenger, servant/customer, and native/immigrant.
October 26, 2008
Takes us to places most other filmmakers never do.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 13, 2008
Jarmusch's most accessible exercise to date while also his least seen
| Original Score: 3.5/5
September 16, 2006
Revisiting his interest in oblique comedy, Jarmusch explores a primal relationship, that of a passenger and taxi driver, using the cab as a temporary shared world, from which one party may emerge shaken up or feeling differently about himself/herself
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 26, 2006
Though it may take a while to get Jarmusch's gist, hang in there; by the time Tom Waits growls his lovely closing waltz over the credits, Jarmusch has shown us moments most filmmakers don't even notice.
November 14, 2005
Almost good, but not quite there.
| Original Score: 2/5
August 13, 2005
Beautiful color cityscapes
| Original Score: 4/5
July 18, 2003
A clever glimpse of the human condition via taxi drivers and their passengers in five different cities
May 20, 2003
With this, his fourth commercially released feature, Mr. Jarmusch again demonstrates his mastery of comedy of the oblique.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 7, 2002
Flawed by fascinating
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
At the end, we have learned no great lessons and arrived at no thrilling conclusions, but we have shared the community of the night, when people are unbuttoned and vulnerable - more ready to speak about what's really on their minds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, Jarmusch's lackadaisical minimalist aesthetic and his chronic lack of energy are the only unifying elements.
January 1, 2000
"Night on Earth" sounds better than it turns out to be.
January 1, 2000
It's as though this cab ride of a movie keeps moving forward with no clear destination or purpose.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Jarmusch's movies aren't for everyone - but for the sophisticated audience he pursues there are sometimes great rewards.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 12, 1991
Night on Earth dawdles a bit, and a couple of the segments, notably the one in Helsinki, feel like half-baked epiphanies. Throughout, though, there are moments that catch you delightfully off guard.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 16, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
April 24, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
September 2, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 10, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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