Skip to main content

reviews

60
Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Self-satisfied -- an undisciplined brat of a film. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Susan Sarandon has never looked better in her 29-year screen career than she does here. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Few movies are as eloquent in their performances and their art direction. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Beneath the noisy, farcical surface of John Turturro's Illuminata is a thoughtful and unusually mature meditation on love. show more

  • 49
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Turturro's movie is all surface, all artifice, and little substance. Actors love artifice; the rest of us wait for it to clear so we can find something meatier. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A gloriously giddy movie about theater, love and artifice, an unabashed art film. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Baltimore Sun

    John Turturro's farce about life and theater that is by turns elegant and bawdy, but always transfixing. show more

  • 63
    Hannah Brown New York Post

    Like a thick slice of ham - tasty, elegantly prepared and served - that aspires to be gourmet fare but in the end turns out to be only half-baked. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Turturro tricks you into thinking there's magic realism streaming through this ode to art and commited love - despite there being little magic and not a trace of reality to speak of. show more

  • 50
    Curtis Morgan Miami Herald

    Overdone performances mar the fine ones -- (Turturro) has become, alas, a hambone. show more

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X