Treasure Island Reviews

January 13, 2013
An incoherent, interminable mess...
July 12, 2005
June 5, 2004
September 18, 2001
...all of the bad things that make up what we call 'independent film.'
February 14, 2001
No matter how bright many of its ideas may be, however, Treasure Island is far from satisfying, as such matters as narrative coherence and dramatic credibility have been treated as annoyances worthy of being ignored.
January 1, 2000
Ought to bypass the theaters entirely and go straight to cult status, joining the likes of Night of the Living Dead and Plan 9 From Outer Space.
January 1, 2000
For all the ideas it tosses around -- and many of them are useful and painful correctives to our rose-colored fantasies -- Treasure Island is too crude a movie to muster much rhetorical clout.
January 1, 2000
Climaxing with images shanghaied from Ugetsu and Dr. Strangelove, Treasure Island can be thin and underrealized.
January 1, 2000
You may not like Treasure Island when you see it, but what you can't dismiss is that it's definitely not commercial.