Treasure Island Reviews

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
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
There is a dreamlike logic at work here, but viewers are expected to put the pieces together themselves.
January 1, 2000
Climaxing with images shanghaied from Ugetsu and Dr. Strangelove, Treasure Island can be thin and underrealized.