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The Broken Tower

Overview


Genre :

Biography, Drama

Release Date :

April 27, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

James Franco

Starring :

James Franco, Michael Shannon, Dave Franco, Betsy Franco, Vince Jolivette, Stacey Miller, David Gerson, Sean Patrick Murray, David Rothstadt, Dylan Goodwin

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..sincere, amateurish, and misguided..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
Review rate : B-

“..more-visual-than-verbal style..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4

“..it's tonally flat and a little too impressed with its own elliptical construction..”
by Matthew Connolly [Slant Magazine]
“..it's mostly a tedious chore, much akin to listening poetry you don't much like..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..is lensed in black and white, which is, at times, quite handsome..”
by David Noh [Film Journal International]
3 of 5

“..feels unique as a young man's tribute to an adventuresome, doomed soul..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
2 of 5

“..feels less a movie than an outline for one..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
“..disappointment and artistic frustration are just around the corner, and knowing this makes the scene all the more poignant..”
by John Anderson [Variety]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Farran Smith Nehme [New York Post]
Reviewed by Devon Ashby [Crave Online]
Reviewed by Tim Terhaar [Tiny Mixtapes]

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