Roadie Reviews

  • Roadie
    • Genre : Drama
    • Release Date : January 06, 2012
    • MPAA Rating : NC-17
    • Duration : 95
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Magnolia Pictures
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      3 of 5
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  • while the reunion works on an expository level, its awkwardness extends to the filmmaking
    Review rate : C by Manohla Dargis [New York Times ]
  • the uniqueness of the story could be a marketing handicap, but word of mouth could provide a commercial counterweight
    by John Anderson [Variety ]
  • takes its characters' suffering seriously without ever properly justifying said misery as enlightening or unique
    1.5 of 4 by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine ]
  • seems unfocused at first, and a little under-powered
    by Kurt Loder [Reason Online ]
  • merely assembles the usual ingredients into an average
    Review rate : C+ by Eric D. Snider [ ]
  • make you wish that Thomas Wolfe had written, "You could go home again, but please don't, because it's not going to very interesting
    by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap ]
  • it's tough to say what the commercial prospects for this flawed but audacious picture might be - except, wait, no it's not
    by Andrew O'Hehir [ ]
  • it is the unflinching accuracy of the photography and the dialogues that make this such a scary film
    7 of 10 by Ron Wilkinson [Monsters and Critics ]
  • enough to redeem Cuesta's indie commonplaces
    by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice ]
  • eldard has a shambling charisma, but Roadie becomes a one-note comedy whose darker undertones are never fully explored
    5 of 10 by Chris Barsanti [PopMatters ]
  • each scene offers some quietly precise moment of truth
    Review rate : B by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • disappointingly rote as its standard setup suggests
    Review rate : C by Alison Willmore [AV Club ]
  • delivers large doses of rock
    by Doris Toumarkine [Film Journal International ]
  • amazingly, Roadie does not make a mockery of its protagonist
    by Leslie Stonebraker [New York Press ]
  • a fresh alternative to typical indie-cinema wallowing
    Review rate : B by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York ]

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