The Wood - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Wood Reviews

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May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
December 18, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
October 15, 2002
A charmer, a heartfelt memoir full of the buoyant good spirits and free-wheeling fun that, say, American Pie never had.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 5, 2002
Heartfelt honesty and a determined refusal to resort to exploitative stereotypes help make The Wood an uncommonly uplifting experience for audiences of all races and backgrounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 3, 2002
Three middle-class African-American men yearn to stay forever young as they struggle with their relationships with women.
February 14, 2001
An across-the-board delight featuring a spot-on ensemble cast that treats the most awkward and embarrassing moments in the rites of passage with affectionate hilarity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 14, 2001
What are you waiting on? Go see this one!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
By the film's final toast, one feels as if they are indeed part of The Wood.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Winning performances save it from fading into treacle.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
A savvy, good-natured comedy!
January 1, 2000
The Wood is a solid debut for director Famuyiwa.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
The growing-up stuff is kind of wonderful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A fair and admirable comedy we haven't quite seen before.
January 1, 2000
There's a lot of good interplay between the leads, and the flashback scenes successfully evoke the '80s.
January 1, 2000
Famuyiwa has kicked up fertile new storytelling territory for black filmmakers.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
this film's spirit and charm overwhelmingly eclipse technical pops and sputters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A respectable debut.
January 1, 2000
A gentle, honest and amusing coming-of-age story!
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