Nixon Reviews

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August 7, 2019
Stone had just come off of his blast of overcooked insanity Natural Born Killers, and he applies some of that rebellious invention to this otherwise sober undertaking.
September 7, 2011
December 15, 2010
Dense psychodrama of much-disliked U.S. president.
August 20, 2009
You could say that Nixon is Oliver Stone's Citizen Kane, and not necessarily mean it as praise.
October 27, 2008
The filmmaker's deftness at evoking theme and sentiment through editorial montages within individual dramatic scenes reaches an apotheosis here.
August 20, 2008
A convincing blend of Shakespearean tragedy and Citizen Kane, Nixon paints the thirty-seventh President of the United States as a uniquely American tragic hero...[Blu-Ray]
August 19, 2008
Some of Nixon's scenes are standouts, but it's Hopkins' crazy rants that you won't forget.
August 19, 2008
A staggering work of empathy for Stone.
January 23, 2006
The combination of Oliver Stone and Richard Nixon, two paranoids from opposite ends of the political spectrum, is a match made in cinematic heaven.
January 8, 2006
For all its unwieldy temporal scope and narrowness of perspective, Nixon is an amazingly graceful beast, flawed yet invigorating, packed with enough material that will fascinate and irk moviegoers of all stripes for quite a time to come.
December 5, 2004
A riveting tragedy.
November 7, 2004
A hulking tyrannosaur of a movie, lusty and fierce, crashing around for all the world to see, majestic in its size and scope though it's also an instant anachronism.
June 16, 2004
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May 20, 2003
What it finally adds up to is a huge mixed bag of waxworks and daring, a film that is furiously ambitious even when it goes flat, and startling even when it settles for eerie, movie-of-the-week mimicry.
May 20, 2003
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