Wonderland Reviews

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March 7, 2005
April 25, 2003
Wonderland is well crafted from the editing to the acting, but it often feels like a television pilot for a calculatedly hip soap opera.
May 11, 2001
The film's realistic approach to storytelling and the strong performances mesh well with Winterbottom's stylistic flourishes.
February 14, 2001
It becomes one of those movies that hurt so good.
January 1, 2000
It is easy to admire.
January 1, 2000
A beautiful, surprisingly uplifting movie.
January 1, 2000
One of those rare films in which everything comes together.
January 1, 2000
Winterbottom simply spends two hours dispersing the spiteful attitude of England's 'angry young man' films throughout the general populace.
January 1, 2000
An often powerful, and more often bracing, experience.
January 1, 2000
Channels the self-evident symptoms of urban malaise into a movie of authentic textures and seemingly spontaneous gestures.
January 1, 2000
It's lively soap opera, ratcheting up the intensity with freshness and immediacy.
January 1, 2000
Artfully constructed.
January 1, 2000
The film gets a lot of emotional power and tension out of everyday occurrences.
January 1, 2000
A film that should be seen.
January 1, 2000
There's something wonderful in Wonderland, after all.
January 1, 2000
It's a neat enough film.
January 1, 2000
Wonderland feels predictable.
January 1, 2000
You feel as if there's something in the way of connecting with this story.
January 1, 2000
Movies like Wonderland invite me into the screen with them.
January 1, 2000
Michael Winterbottom doggedly excavates the innate sadness of his characters -- to the point of numbing his audience.
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