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Rhinoceros Eyes Reviews

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June 15, 2006
Has its own peculiar sensibility, a sort of magical grotesqueness. . . . It's too bad that Woodley doesn't push his themes and ideas further, blurring reality and dream more profoundly.
May 27, 2006
Part comedy, part horror and part stream-of-consciousness, the low-budget film betrays influences ranging from retro-maven Guy Maddin to Woodley's own uncle David Cronenberg, all held together by Woodley's own unique spark.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 10, 2006
A disturbing movie with new talents to watch ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 10, 2006
... I've come to appreciate the comic side of it.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 23, 2004
The surprise is how utterly original [Woodley's] gorgeously mounted curiosity seems.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 23, 2004
Michael Pitt, the baby-faced actor who recently played a more sophisticated cinephile in Bertolucci's "The Dreamers," holds the film together just by being himself.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
April 20, 2004
A film about a guy with a fantasy life so rich it could make Walter Mitty envious.
Full Review| Original Score: B
April 18, 2004
A film rich in depth and texture, "Rhinoceros Eyes" should give avid cinéastes a pleasurable time at the theatre.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 15, 2004
A lovely, dark fairy tale told in unembarrassed allegory with verve and intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 14, 2004
Von Trotta's look at the women's standoff is fascinating for its hints of feminism, and a radiant performance by Katja Riemann as a woman whose compassion is her only weapon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 13, 2004
What about those fundamentals of engagement that keep filmgoers in their seats?
May 27, 2004
Reeks of film-school, 'Donnie Darko'-inspired weirdness. It's the sort of movie that would be pretentious if it were smart enough to figure out how.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 21, 2004
Smacks of upscale student work with a command of atmospherics but a script mixed in a blender of concept doodles.
May 21, 2004
As weird and off-putting as portions of the film are, the most serious problem is Pitt's performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 18, 2004
Utterly wrongheaded and indistinctly creepy, in that yawn-inducing way of pretentious twaddle...
May 7, 2004
Quirkiness alone can't substitute for a compelling story line, interesting themes or real characters.
Read More | Original Score: C-
May 7, 2004
A movie that doesn't always work but certainly earns high marks for weirdness.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 4, 2004
For too much of the film's running time, quirkiness stands in for genuine wit, and the screenplay is most notable for its derivativeness.
April 22, 2004
A thriller that shamelessly rummages through other movies in search of shocks.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 22, 2004
Most of this weird-for-weird's-sake film is set inside a cluttered store for movie props where a pathologically shy young clerk (Michael Pitt) lives and works.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
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