Old Boyfriends Reviews

August 23, 2019
I find Tewkesbury's restraint more interesting, as it results in something hazily impenetrable and truer to the often ambiguous nature of people's thoughts and motivations.
July 29, 2019
Tewkesbury evokes a Hitchcockian depth of subjectivity in what is essentially a first-person survey of women's hidden terrors.
March 26, 2009
A protege of Robert Altman, novice director Joan Tewkesbury, who scripted his Nashville, employs similar loosely narrative techniques, with the Shire character holding together the series of set pieces.
January 26, 2006
The failure owes something to slack direction, and probably more to the misogyny of Paul and Leonard Schrader's script, which contrives a distinctly reactionary mix of sentiment, morality, and melodrama.
May 9, 2005
The performers... invest much more of themselves in the film than it ever returns to them.