The Station Agent Reviews

July 21, 2011
There isn't a character, location or situation in The Station Agent that could exist anywhere other than in a screenplay.
April 15, 2004
As comforting, a bit hokey, and predictable as a CBS Sunday Night Movie, this intimate film should play well on television.
February 9, 2004
...indie flavor-of-the-month Patricia Clarkson is so predictable in her quirky style that you can set your watch by her.
January 12, 2004
The Station Agent features characters so insufferably quirky their relationship could only exist in Indie-wood.
January 7, 2004
A dull and obvious film posing as a subtle character study.
November 20, 2003
...I was checking my watch every few minutes?even though I knew that I wasn?t wearing one?just because it gave me something to do.
November 1, 2003
October 17, 2003
Each of these characters has a generic, can-be- summed-up- with-one- character-trait quality, and there's no compelling reason for them to exist or for their stories to be told.
October 1, 2003
High-concept elements can't obscure how tired the surrogate family storyline is.