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Reds Reviews

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 10, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Keith Uhlich
Reverse Shot
October 11, 2006
A left-leaning pretty boy's distended, black book ramblings.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
As for Beatty, Reds is his bravura turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 1, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 5, 2007
Vittorio Storaro, who won an Oscar for his cinematography, keeps the long film moving at a healthy pace, mixing static shots with subtle camera movement, never showing off or detracting from the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine
September 12, 2006
Reds is finally just an appealingly conventional epic movie-star romance with radical trimmings, but it contains several sharper elements that suggest the colorful period it seeks to recreate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Cole Smithey
June 14, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 5, 2007
Viewed today, it's not so effortlessly impressive, but it's still an uncommonly intelligent and quite entertaining film.
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
September 10, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
November 30, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 31, 2004
Reds is a richly textured drama that successfully blends history, romance and reminiscenes in its portrait of the poet and romantic revolutionary John Reed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
May 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 10, 2010
Filled with rich ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
May 7, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Chris Cabin
October 18, 2006
It's tragic that more American filmmakers aren't taking risks like this at a time like this.
| Original Score: 5/5
Boyd van Hoeij
June 10, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 10, 2006
Political drama and sweeping romance in one - only Warren Beatty would, or could, do it.
| Original Score: 4/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
August 15, 2011
Warren Beatty's political epic features superlative performances and speaks to the inner-rebel in each of us.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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