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Prince Avalanche Reviews

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January 9, 2017
This isn't a film; it's a one-act high-school play. Feel free to leave Prince Avalanche flailing in the wilderness.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
May 16, 2016
With beautiful and interesting cinematography Prince Avalanche manages to put you out in the middle of nowhere with Alvin and Lance and their dysfunctional relationship.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 16, 2016
There's some terrific stuff going on here, its minimalist bent and gorgeous photography combining to form a quietly immense dramedy that should age very well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 8, 2015
For those who've come for the juvenile humor, the film has very little to offer. Unfortunately, there is nothing particularly moving or substantive, either.
July 20, 2015
Most of the film feels directionless... Yet, I can't deny that Prince Avalanche has a charm about it
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 18, 2014
Prince Avalanche certainly takes its time getting anywhere, but it's hard to complain too much when the company's good and the scenery is this nice.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
July 15, 2014
An offbeat story with an unfocused director and narrative, Prince Avalanche becomes a mere lucid dream of cinematic enjoyment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 8, 2014
An eminently amicable piece of work
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 5, 2014
The film's gift is that it is utterly grounded and simultaneously otherworldly.
February 7, 2014
This is a hauntingly beautiful story of two men discovering themselves -- and their place in the world -- when they are at their loneliest and is worth the money just to witness the joyous drunken scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 5, 2014
It's thanks largely to the simple, accessible chemistry between Rudd and Hirsh that film is, for the most part, a success.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 2, 2014
Prince Avalanche is a slow burn and it does grow on you over time, but despite the central pair sharing undoubted chemistry, the movie's dialogue isn't as riveting as it needed to be and it inevitably feels a little flat.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 19, 2013
This is a slow moving film, and not much happens, so it isn't for everyone, but I liked the characters and the performances, which were all right on the money.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 17, 2013
Weird charmer.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 4, 2013
The journey taken by Alvin and Lance has few plot points, but the film is remarkably gripping and rich.
October 21, 2013
A patience-testing two-hander about a pair of bickering oddballs spending an irritable summer painting traffic lines in the middle of fire-ravaged woodland.
October 18, 2013
An engaging variation of David Lynch's film The Straight Story (1999), this is about everything from humanity and landscapes to dungarees, fish, sleeping bags, fear of snakes, parenting worries and confessions affecting each character's dynamic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2013
Rudd and Hirsch have great chemistry, and Green gives them room to develop their characters with a languid pace and unobtrusive style.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2013
Flashes of oddball invention can't quite lift Prince Avalanche out of its own meandering fog.
October 18, 2013
For this low-key comedy-drama, writer-director David Gordon Green harks back to the quirky charms of his 2003 gem All the Real Girls (rather than the overt silliness of Pineapple Express or The Sitter).
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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