Sunset Boulevard Reviews
November 12, 2008
if you have the dream to make it to Tinsel Town, you might want to check this flick out because Hollywood is as hard on dreams as it was back in the 1950s
November 6, 2008
Dark comedy. Film noir. Tragic romance. Hollywood satire. 'Sunset Boulevard' has it all.
August 14, 2007
A tour de force for Swanson and one of Wilder's better efforts.
June 28, 2007
...They rate a nod for daring, as well as credit for an all-around filmmaking job that, disregarding the unpleasant subject matter, is a standout.
December 30, 2006
This cold-blooded satire is at once subtle and savage.
June 24, 2006
One of Wilder's finest, and certainly the blackest of all Hollywood's scab-scratching accounts of itself.
July 4, 2005
Gloria Swanson and William Holden give definitive, Oscar-nominated performances as the fading star and hack writer, respectively, in Bily Wilder's darker than dark comedy about the inner workings of Hollywood at a crucial phase of the industry's change.
February 20, 2005
A cynically dark recognition to Hollywood's forgotten stars.
October 15, 2004
A concentration of classic filmmaking at its peak, a specimen of director Billy Wilder at the razor's edge of his brilliance.
August 15, 2004
Few pictures are greater than Sunset Boulevard, Billy Wilder's scathing assault on Hollywood's magnetism, aura, and fear of watching it pass you by...
June 24, 2004
Marvelous Hollywood-on-Hollywood satire, balanced exquisitely between All About Eve and Mulholland Drive.
May 22, 2004
Black comedy, creepy noir, and timeless Hollywood satire... as good as they come.