Romance & Cigarettes Reviews

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November 17, 2011
February 28, 2008
January 29, 2008
It shouldn't work, but there's something beautiful in Turturro's non-judgmental, almost affectionate, exposure of human love as the courting dance of clueless primates
January 3, 2008
In a season seasoned with off-beat originality in the movies, from Lars and the Real Girl to I'm Not There, you still have not seen anything quite like John Turturro's extraordinary Romance and Cigarettes.
December 21, 2007
How weird is John Turturro's Romance & Cigarettes? Almost indescribably weird, though also strangely involving.
December 14, 2007
Romance and Cigarettes is a dark-red valentine to the way that pop music gets under our skin.
October 18, 2008
Romance & Cigarettes wears thin, like a moral for the titular addiction: Sure, there's the sweet dream of that first drag, but a whole pack'll do a body bad.
October 18, 2008
October 1, 2008
April 16, 2008
Se trata de toda una sorpresa, un experimento hecho con pasin y mucha complicidad %u2013se nota- y sin temor al ridculo, lo que la convierte en una obra inusual y arriesgada.
February 28, 2008
... it feels a bit off-key and a lot unfocused.
February 18, 2008
When it succeeds, it soars with great abandon, and when it fails, it fails so grandly that we still want to applaud it. This is a madhouse of a movie.
December 31, 2007
The film has an overall tonal inconsistency and suffers from the occasional bout of tin-ear-itis, which ultimately derails this sometimes interesting attempt at reinvigorating the genre.
December 21, 2007
...you have not lived till you've seen Walken belt out a Tom Jones tune.
December 21, 2007
It takes us on a unique, passionately committed journey.
December 20, 2007
John Turturro has crafted a truly unique American musical worthy of the Coen brothers' executive producer credits.
December 13, 2007
One of the most inventive, surprising and challenging American films of 2005. Pity that it's 2007.
December 13, 2007
A step away from Springtime for Hitler -- a classic awful.
December 12, 2007
I found myself smiling with bafflement for most of the film, mostly enjoying the unorthodoxy of the whole thing.
December 7, 2007
An ambitious experiment, it's not entirely successful, but it's easy to admire.
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