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Stoned Reviews

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March 23, 2006
Stoned is one trip you do not want to take.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
March 22, 2006
A tawdry fictionalized account of Jones' last days, ignoring his contributions to rock to focus on the sex, drugs and controversy
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
May 4, 2006
Never finds a way to interest us in what made Jones tick.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
March 24, 2006
With its low budget, unadventurous script and notable lack of any Stones recordings it has the look and feel of a TV movie.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 23, 2006
Most of the movie is a tired sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll cliché, and many of the performances are so bad as to be laughable.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 19, 2006
...a lacking rock-n-roll biopic that has more disjointed disillusionment than a muddy Woodstock hippie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 23, 2006
Jones comes off like a hedonistic burnout whose history is no more gripping than any other rock 'n' roll cautionary tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
March 26, 2006
a tiresome slog of uneven acting, artistry and technique...for fanatics of the material only, although it's possible getting oneself into the titular state may raise it up a notch. I can't be bothered to find out.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
April 13, 2006
I would rather be stoned than have to watch Stoned.
Full Review | Original Score: D
March 8, 2006
The herky-jerky editing is meant to indicate tumultuous excitement, switching back and forth in time, but the effect is grating and frustratingly unilluminating.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
March 23, 2006
In the end, a Stones (or a Jones) movie with no Stones songs is itself a bit like death by misadventure.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 23, 2006
Stoned, Stephen Woolley's convoluted docudrama examining the final weeks in the life of the guitarist Brian Jones ... stalls in its own laborious accumulation of detail.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
March 24, 2006
Played with such an utter lack of charisma by Leo Gregory, Jones comes across as a rocker so drug- and ego-addled he doesn't have enough sense to lie down.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 6, 2006
A flat riff on Jones's short life. You'll get the highlights but no sense of what made him special -- or what really haunted him.
April 14, 2006
Even The Doors looked like a model of clarity next to this.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 31, 2006
When 'Stoned' veers away from the known facts of the Stones' story ... it [slows]. For anyone less than obsessed with such Stones arcana, it's hard to imagine how it could matter at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 23, 2006
we've drowned in Woolley's pool long before Jones has.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 28, 2006
Mostly what we see are breasts. Lots and lots of beautiful breasts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
June 21, 2007
A miserable disappointment.
Full Review | Original Score: F
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