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Paris, Texas Reviews

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
March 18, 2015
The acting, Robby Müller cinematography, music and tone carry the day ...
Cole Smithey
October 16, 2013
[VIDEO ESSAY] Written by Sam Shepherd, and adapted by L.M. Kit Carson, the linear story for "Paris, Texas" contains the hallmarks of Shepherd's characteristic dramatic themes...
Full Review | Original Score: A+
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 14, 2010
one of Wenders's best films, a stirring portrait of people striving against their disconnect that resists simple answers even as it rewards our emotional investment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
January 26, 2010
One of the few films that has captured the beauty of the American southwest in all its rolling desert glory.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine
January 24, 2010
Paris, Texas may be missing a crucial piece of authentic Americana, but it still evokes an America most Americans yearn to gaze on.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Sean Axmaker
January 24, 2010
... the mix of [Wim] Wenders' sensibilities and love of American movies and Sam Shepard's spare writing and take on fractured American families creates a sublime vision.
Emanuel Levy
November 20, 2008
Deservedly winning Cannes Fest top award, Wim Wenders' brilliant film is a personal meditation on the relative power of images and words, as well as a contribution to the modern Western and journey pictures as uniguely American genres.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Jason Morgan
December 10, 2007
the evolution of a dream
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 30, 2005
Compelling contemporary Western.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Cole Smithey
November 7, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Eric Melin
August 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
April 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rebecca Murray
March 2, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
October 11, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
August 6, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Jurgen Fauth
July 28, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
June 14, 2004
Paris, Texas is that rare thing: a movie of intelligence and beauty and poetry, but also based on emotionally believable characters and a forward-moving, narrative thrust.
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
April 6, 2004
Paris, Texas uses the familiar thematic construct of the Western, and is conducted in somber nostalgia.

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 23, 2003
A quirky movie about the surprise of selfless love.
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