The Same River Twice Reviews

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December 9, 2004
At its core, The Same River Twice is about a process everyone goes through, and the recognition that change is inevitable and we can't be young forever.
March 12, 2004
Other documentaries have crisscrossed between time frames, but Moss' beguiling The Same River Twice represents one of the most effective uses of the device.
March 12, 2004
The movie's then-and-now approach proves reasonably interesting, but Same River doesn't dig deeply enough to provide us with more than a series of passing views.
March 12, 2004
The documentary The Same River Twice will ring startlingly true to any ski bum who ever went legit.
March 11, 2004
The Same River Twice is far from an arthritic exercise in hippie nostalgia. There is a seasoned richness and vivid specificity to these lives, for all their hurts and losses.
March 4, 2004
Succeeds through articulate, nostalgic sequences of introspection linked by poetic camerawork.
March 12, 2005
February 12, 2005
On the expected side: Those were good times. Get it will you can. I really wouldn't encourage my kids to do the same thing. And so on.
April 9, 2004
The copious nudity of the '78 sequences is striking, but the body part gazed upon most by these people is the navel.
April 9, 2004
It's a rather listless and self-involved documentary.
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