This movie was so bad I thought I was going to die of torturous boredom in the theater. Seriously! I even gasped outloud at the 2 hour mark "It's not over yet!!??" I even considered killing myself to avoid seeing any more of the 2 hour plus torture - my son paid for the tickets so I stayed. The acting was marvelous, the script was interesting at moments, but the story was so bad and the visuals
May 22, 2008
This movie has two of the best performances I have ever seen, two very good performances, one good actor working with nothing, and one absurd miscast. Cate Blanchett deserves her Oscar nomination as Dylan in his mid-60's heyday and Marcus Carl Franklin was cheated out of one as the pre-fame Dylan. That kid was incredible. Richard Gere was surprisingly good as the Country-Rock Dylan of Nashville
The movie I am not there, was not there. By the end of the Movie my friend and I and one other couple were the only fourpeople left in the show. We waited and waited for something to show us this movie was worthwhile, it never happened. Who ever wrote this screen play had to be on something heavy.
I've been an avid Dylan fan since just before his first album "Bob Dylan" was released. Back then I saw him I Gerdie's and at the fountain in Washington Square Park, playing on a Sunday afternoon. I currently possess almost every recording he has made. As a result, "I'm Not There" was an exciting experience for me.I believe every devoted Dylan fan will love and adore this film. It will take a
If you don't have one, forget it and don't waste your time. The film has Fellini references, lyrical references, and references of references. It busts down the door of what a film should be. There were trippy moments, beautiful moments, and some that confused me (I do *not* know everything about Dylan, but I was compelled to learn after watching I'm Not There). Job well done.