Wild Mountain Thyme Reviews
February 12, 2021
It's a cleverly offbeat exploration of awkward small-town relationships, creating a comically exaggerated sense of Ireland.
February 7, 2021
Writer/Director John Patrick Shanley's film, based on his play, Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) requires suspending rationale, insistence on a straightforward storyline and immersing oneself in the visual splendor of Shanley's words, images.
February 5, 2021
WILD MOUNTAIN THYME the result is a baffling, if not enchanting, film adaptation that somehow has a lot in common with Jerry Seinfeld.
February 1, 2021
...any film in which a central character confesses to his attraction to the state of being a honey bee is aiming for something other than kitchen-sink naturalism...
January 31, 2021
This film features fine performances from Christopher Walken and Emily Blunt, who also does a nice job singing the title song in one scene.
January 29, 2021
Unfortunately, it leads up to one of the most wackadoodle twists in rom-com history. It's so odd, you may forget Christopher Walken's massacre of the Irish accent.
January 19, 2021
This is a film that only falters when it tries to be taken seriously. Left to its own daft devices, Wild Mountain Thyme is a wobbly, unexpected triumph of charm over credibility.
January 1, 2021
grab a romantically inclined mate, and settle in for some good old-fashioned simmering Irish passion. Tears and laughs will follow.
December 31, 2020
Nothing excuses how a project with such a strong cinematic pedigree could produce a film that totally misses the mark by such a wide margin.
December 29, 2020
The landscapes are way more charming than its annoying protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 28, 2020
Practically the only thing missing (and it feels like a near miss) is a leprechaun. Oh, and a plot.
December 28, 2020
Wild Mountain Thyme is sweet in all the right places, has a great deal of heart, and a certain affection toward those who don't fit into the mainstream.
December 26, 2020
A look at a farmer's unrequited love for a man in a movie filled with delightful kitsch.
December 25, 2020
The key problem is that Shanley's attempts to adapt the theatrical rhythms of his stage work to the screen fall flat.
December 23, 2020
We've seen that cliché so many times that any new version has to bring more to the table than a couple of pretty faces and Ireland's mercurial weather.
December 21, 2020
Sadly here it feels like he piled 7 screenplays into a canon and then mixed it up to make the final version.