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Brokeback Mountain

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance

Release Date :

December 16, 2005

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ang Lee

Starring :

Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Michelle Williams, Scott Michael Campbell, Anna Faris, Linda Cardellini

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

“..will appeal to moviegoers who enjoy grand filmmaking and poignant love stories..”
by Ray Bennett [The Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..undeniably a work of considerable sensitivity, which speaks well of the fine pedigree of the creative talent behind it..”
by [Cinema Signals by The Filmiliar Cineaste]
4 of 5

“..surprisingly enjoyable..”
by Dazza [Iofilm]
5 of 5

“..Lee brings his A-game..”
by David Thomas [Filmcritic]
2.5 of 4

“..is very much a milestone for a mainstream Hollywood production..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
4 of 5

“..genuinely moving and compelling..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
4 of 4

“..Directed with piercing intelligence and delicacy..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
9 of 10

“..Ang Lee's beautifully realized masterpiece..”
by Edward Douglas [Comingsoon]
2.5 of 5

“..an honest attempt to get beneath the stoicism of the strong and silent American cowboy..”
by Kevin Courrier [Boxoffice Magazine]
5 of 5

“..a big Hollywood weeper with a beautiful ache at its center..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
8 of 10
Reviewed by Mel Valentin [Movie-Vault]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Stella Papamichael [BBC Films]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Brian Orndorf [EFilmCritic]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Steve Moreau [The Cinema Source]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
5 of 5
Reviewed by [E! Online]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Pam Grady [Reel]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Jan Stuart [Newsday]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Eric Lurio [Greenwich Village Gazette]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Daniel Fienberg [Zap2it]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Keough [The Boston Phoenix]
Reviewed by Ken Tucker [New York Magazine]
Reviewed by Ken Eisner [Georgia Straight]
Reviewed by Anthony Lane [The New Yorker]
Reviewed by Rob Nelson [City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul]

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