Under the Volcano Reviews

October 23, 2007
Although this voyage into self-destruction won't be to the taste of many, there will be few unmoved by Finney's towering performance as the tragic Britisher.
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June 24, 2006
Not for the purists, maybe, but the last half-hour, as Firmin plunges ever deeper into his self-created hell, leaves one shell-shocked.
October 23, 2004
The movie belongs to Finney, but mention must be made of Jacqueline Bisset as his wife and Anthony Andrews as his half-brother.
May 20, 2003
Daring as it is to have brought Under the Volcano to the screen in this faithful but incomplete form, Mr. Huston has done so without making compromises in the process.
January 1, 2000
As the tortured consul, Albert Finney has moments of technical brilliance, but Huston's direction gives him no inner life.