'R Xmas Reviews

October 8, 2019
I'd welcome another chance to see Abel Ferrara's R-Xmas, a vertiginous, anti-Sopranos riff on middle-class drug dealers...Ferrara's uncharacteristic restraint and understatement registered as a unique accomplishment.
November 22, 2002
Ferrara's best film in years.
November 21, 2002
Once Ice-T sticks his mug in the window of the couple's BMW and begins haranguing the wife in bad stage dialogue, all credibility flies out the window.
November 19, 2002
Ferrara's strongest and most touching movie of recent years.
November 8, 2002
R Xmas offers a poetic and profane ambiguity that's vintage Ferrara.
November 7, 2002
Admirers of director Abel Ferrara may be relieved that his latest feature, R Xmas, marks a modest if encouraging return to form.
February 28, 2002
What could have been right at home as a nifty plot line in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic fails to arrive at any satisfying destination.