Song to Song Reviews

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April 7, 2017
The haughtily unenlightened can joke and snipe and snore all the want. As evinced by Song to Song, Malick is operating in top form. If only we'd be bothered to do the work of making sense of it.
April 6, 2017
Terrence Malick's latest film isn't so much a movie as it is a freeform collection of whispers and beseeching looks.
March 23, 2017
This is the one with Ryan Gosling, and like Terrence Malick's two previous dramas it's a gauzy, improvised affair that looks like a photo essay out of Architectural Digest and regards its gorgeous, murmuring actors as if they were statuary.
March 23, 2017
"Song to Song" is Terrence Malick's first truly awful film.
March 23, 2017
"Song to Song" isn't the sleepy disappointment Malick's last two films were, but it's hard not to wish he'd wake up.
March 23, 2017
If "Song to Song" is a punctuation point in Malick's search for a new visual language, let it be an instructive one.
March 1, 2019
Song to Song is slightly disappointing. Rooney Mara's voiceover only offers empty platitudes and Ryan Gosling's romantic hero is sweet and endearing but ultimately quite boring.
December 30, 2018
It's the great gift of Malick's cinema: no one viewing can adequately grapple with the scope of his vision. Those who suggest otherwise are just not paying attention.
December 12, 2018
Though there are times when you're dying for any excuse to look away from the monotony of the montage, it's yet another vanity project that's as isolating as it is immersive.
December 6, 2018
...embodies the notion of a cyclical story, one which turns and returns like a revolving record, or a girl twirling in circles in a field or against the Austin skyline.
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