The Hours and Times Reviews

February 26, 2020
A dynamic and frank depiction of friendship and same-sex attraction that's well worth revisiting.
February 7, 2020
Its extreme low-budget charms elude this spectator.
February 7, 2020
[Writer/director Christopher Munch] is greatly aided by Ian Hart's deft impersonation of the cocky yet sensitive Lennon and David Angus's considered portrayal of the tortured Epstein.
March 2, 2019
Easily the most engaging fiction film made about The Beatles.
March 1, 2019
It's short (57 minutes) and sweet.
February 27, 2019
Even though the film runs just shy of an hour, the production values equal that of a studio blockbuster!
February 27, 2019
All these years later, this landmark of Queer Cinema still has power, even if it seems downright quaint.
February 26, 2019
The film delivers intellectual archeology, a rediscovery of states of mind and mood that shook the world; Münch's calm, contemplative, and quietly astonished direction vibrates with the historic excitement of the moment.
December 14, 2005
John Lennon and his manager Epstein's trip to Barcelona is the only factual element in Munch's original film, an evocative meditation on the friendship between two men who could not have been more different.
August 30, 2004
A sharp, concise, evocative film about friendship, about its limitations and the recognition of those limitations.
October 29, 2003
John Lennon and Brian Epstein must have been fascinating people, so to force these two unique men to have conversations that are beyond banal is incredibly bizarre.
September 5, 2003
June 16, 2003
Interesting, but flawed.
October 19, 2002
Ever wondered what might have happened when John Lennon and his manager Brian Epstein spent four days together in Barcelona, just before the Beatles hit it big? Me neither.
January 1, 2000