Walk the Line Reviews

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July 9, 2020
This is not a malicious or embarrassing work; the viewer simply feels that Mangold has not genuinely tackled a single one of the complex and potentially rich problems bound up with the lives of Cash and Carter.
February 28, 2019
I love this movie so much.
January 10, 2019
The film boasts of extremely competent performances, particularly the extraordinary Phoenix. As for Witherspoon, with her nasal twang and perky persona, she is sweet and sassy...
January 16, 2018
Walk the Line -- although conspicuously well acted -- is really no different from previous efforts, and that's a good thing. It shares the charm of the (musical biopic) genre.
September 26, 2017
Not only does the film show just how hungry Cash was to sing his songs, it understands how hungry society was for the cataclysmic changes such music brought.
November 19, 2013
It's a tidy Hollywood arc imposed on a messy real life, but it gets the job done.
July 2, 2013
the acting compensates for the weaknesses in the script
July 31, 2012
What made this film work, and what ultimately won it most of its acclaim, were the performances of the actors.
September 1, 2009
Reverently reductive
April 29, 2009
A fun, well acted, and well directed piece of filmmaking...
November 20, 2008
March 22, 2008
Walk the Line isn't as great a biopic as Ray, but it's still a fine tribute to the Man in Black and his muse.
August 16, 2007
a very solid piece of filmmaking... but as a biopic it walks the line between conservative and bland.
July 24, 2007
A sturdily conventional biopic.
July 14, 2007
December 30, 2006
November 17, 2006
Witherspoon delivers a full-bodied, note-perfect performance as sassy, no-nonsense June, and proves herself an able singer in the process.
May 12, 2006
May 4, 2006
Reese Witherspoon is a marvel.
April 1, 2006
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