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Sideways Reviews

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June 21, 2005
A relentless and painfully funny critique of masculine pretense and selfishness, of which wine fetishism is the apotheosis.
May 21, 2005
Intelligent, funny and moving.
May 4, 2005
Maintains a deft balance between breezy joviality and understated poignancy.
May 2, 2005
Was "Sideways" worth the price of admission? Yes, but the overt sexual references make it hard for me to recommend it to anyone I might have to face later.
April 17, 2005
The underdevelopment of some characters can be attributed to an overriding decision to caricaturize the subjects of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 13, 2005
Payne and Taylor excel at getting underneath these tough exteriors and portray these people for what they are, warts and all.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 11, 2005
Built upon its characters and would have been ordinary if it hadn't been for the excellent casting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 4, 2005
'La fortaleza del filme se encuentra en el enorme respeto que Payne muestra por sus personajes, así como en un estupendo elenco como el que pocas veces se puede juntar'
| Original Score: 3.5/4
March 21, 2005
The movie has an abundance of high energy and good spirits and seldom takes itself too seriously....
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 14, 2005
This is more fun than most art films and should be a legitimate Oscar contender.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 13, 2005
I really, really liked this movie, but I have to admit that I think it is a tad overrated.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2005
Yo me serviría otra copa y trataría de volver a disfrutar de los mismos sabores. Seguro que surgirían otras vetas que estaban esperando para sorprendernos.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 5, 2005
As in Payne's other films, when the laughs die down there remains a residue of sadness, desolation and self-loathing, leaving the impression of something far more darkly insightful than your average light comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 4, 2005
Payne leva o espectador a se envolver com figuras que, em produções menos ambiciosas, seriam retratadas como seres desagradáveis e repulsivos.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 3, 2005
A funny, heartfelt coming-of-middle-age story by, for, and about snobs.
February 2, 2005
it succeeds thanks to a screenplay steeped in humanity and a director with a gift for making ordinary Joes into extraordinary movie heroes.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/4
February 1, 2005
Neither a bang nor a whimper, but a warm, engaging dialogue about things that matter, in words that must be said.
| Original Score: 4/4
January 31, 2005
Un brindis completo por el amor, por la vida, por la madurez anhelada.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 30, 2005
A knowingly-clever and downright-insulting movie that does little more than talk down to its audience.
| Original Score: 15/100
January 29, 2005
The film is impressively directed throughout with Payne conveying Miles's drunken state through effective use of wobbly camerawork.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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