Wild At Heart Reviews

April 11, 2019
The scattergun nastiness is, after a while, profoundly unaffecting.
October 29, 2018
Lynch brings forth a world where evil and weirdness coexist, the two being these obstacles that arise in the way of a romance unlike any other.
April 27, 2015
There's a spontaneous, anything-can-happen feeling to it that's the primary appeal of any road movie.
May 13, 2014
I enjoyed it more back in 1990, though I'd be hard-pressed to recall exactly why -- viewing it now, it's only a marginally satisfying experience, with some potent set-pieces diluted by an almost juvenile predilection on Lynch's part.
February 21, 2014
A perverse, violent, nutso depiction of romance that even Bonnie and Clyde would shrug off as too hardcore for them.
February 10, 2013
Should be perceived as a wicked comedy.
September 17, 2008
The result's mostly empty at heart and hollow on top.
September 17, 2008
Even the title is a letdown, somehow.
September 17, 2008
This winner of the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or is a lunatic road movie seething with the same dark intensity that animates director Lynch's earlier work.
September 17, 2008
Joltingly violent, wickedly funny and rivetingly erotic.
September 17, 2008
Barry Gifford's beautifully written picaresque novel about southern lovers on the run, though essentially literary, could have worked as a movie had David Lynch shown some fidelity to the realistic context.
December 2, 2007
July 23, 2007
It's not a pleasant film by any definition, and it's not remotely for everyone, but it's true to Lynch's vision.
December 26, 2006
December 20, 2006
Lynch's paean to Wizard of Oz divided critics when it premeiered at Cannes, and it never found an audience beyond the helmer's fans who enjoyed the fable's couple (Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern) taking their own Yellow Brick Road in search of the wizard
January 26, 2006
Funny, scary and brilliantly cinematic.
December 6, 2005
Not for the weak of heart, one of the best Lynchian outings with some fantastically memorable dialogue.
July 1, 2005
June 12, 2005
Wild at Heart feels belabored, and it lacks the resonance and power with which the best, most unfiltered passages of Lynch's work vibrate.
March 11, 2005
David Lynch does it again.....a hot, heavy, hellish movie