Review by whaler66
June, 05 2008
Pros: Strong performances from Tom Cruise and Jason Robards.
Cons: Julianne Moore and Bill Macy are off target with their performances.
Review by jake5206
January, 03 2008
Pros: Great acting, beautifully filmed
Cons: Very long - nearly 3 hours in length
Review by epi_member
December, 25 2007
Pros: Pacing. Script. Performances. Direction.
Cons: Slightly slow beginning.
Review by bilbopooh
January, 31 2006
Pros: brilliant performances, interconnectedness, compassionate outlook
Cons: some violence, considerable lewdness, prolific profanity
Review by kittywaymoc
January, 08 2006
Pros: Human natures aspects shown in a creative way.
Cons: Writing could have been better
Review by splicer1
January, 01 2006
Pros: All star ensemble
Cons: Too busy, pointless, meaningless...
Review by magnolia12883
July, 25 2005
Pros: EVERYTHING: CINEMATOGRAPHY, EDITING, MUSIC, ACTING, DIRECTION, WRITING, SETS, COSTUMES, MAKEUP, SPECIAL EFFECTS, IN SHORT: EVERYTHING!
Review by twinsfaninca
March, 20 2005
Pros: Script, amazing cast, cinematography, intriguing, some good direction
Cons: Way too long, pacing problems
Review by homega
March, 02 2005
Cons: Too long, too boring, no plot, insulting, endless.
Review by charlie419
October, 11 2004
Pros: Strong performances out of the entire cast.
Cons: A few long-winded scenes that could've been dumbed down and would've had the same effect.
Review by emperor69
February, 18 2004
Pros: Great acting, interesting characters, Tom Cruise in a 'baddie' role.
Cons: Ending is interesting but doesn't feel like it has come together well.
Review by lisarowe
November, 06 2003
Pros: The acting was great, as was the cast.
Cons: It is very long, and a bit confusing at first.
Review by steve39
August, 27 2003
Pros: Captivating, great theme (the seeming randomness of life), super acting
Cons: A bit too long
Review by aerives
January, 17 2003
Pros: Beautiful superstructure of a film
Cons: "a long way to go for no punch...a little moral...story I say.."
Review by ivanova169
November, 02 2002
Pros: profound exploration of fascinating characters and the human condition.
Cons: only if "depressing" is a con.
Review by AuntieEmma
July, 25 2002
Pros: Original, creative, engrossing
Review by deltronic
June, 09 2002
Pros: dialogue, acting, visually stunning, hidden meanings
Cons: dragged in some areas
Review by omvegan
April, 07 2002
Pros: None that I can think of
Cons: Long, no plot, offensive
Review by redsox75
January, 18 2002
Pros: Outstanding performances and stories
Cons: Very long
Review by Tmarks411
December, 09 2001
Pros: This is one of the best movies I have ever seen
Review by duke101
September, 04 2001
Pros: after what seemed like an eternity, it came to an end
Cons: the list is too long to write here, see review body