Out of the Blue Reviews

August 16, 2019
A fierce and aggressive film that eliminates all hope. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 28, 2018
This film is an impressive demonstration of mastery of mood and tone that affects and engages the viewer at an emotional level so deep and instinctive that it seems both primal and profound
August 22, 2017
At its heart, Out of the Blue is the story of one very sad family that starts and ends with a bang.
June 14, 2011
In the late Dennis Hopper's mind a better film than Bertolucci's Luna and his own Easy Rider, the actor-director's brilliant, still shockingly subversive 1980 cherry bomb is as sad and unsettling as dysfunctional-family dramas come.
June 1, 2011
Hopper keeps things light and off-the-cuff, allowing his performers free rein...
May 31, 2011
A genuinely alarming miasma of misplaced sexuality and rock 'n' roll fetishism.
May 30, 2011
Out of the Blue depicts us as strung-out survivors who symbolically punish our transgressors with ferocity and loud guitars.
May 30, 2011
Hopper's characters are in the realm of the irreparable; if the fervent acting occasionally overheats, the reckless emotions nonetheless convey the authentic struggle of personal experience.
March 14, 2010
"...And into the black
July 6, 2005
February 5, 2005
Provides a jolting lesson in its conclusion about sex, drugs, and rock music.
October 31, 2004
The movie escalates so relentlessly toward its violent, nihilistic conclusion that when it comes, we believe it.