Based on 20 Critics
  • Adrien Brody deserves superlatives for his acting in the alternately mesmerizing and maddening Detachment. show more

  • Adrien Brody, delivering his finest performance since "The Pianist," plays the central role of the disaffected Henry Barthes. show more

  • Comes across like the creation of a precocious student. I don't mean that to be a damning critique, though Detachment is a mesmerizing misfire -- it's just that it has the uncomplicated earnestness and hyperbolic melodrama of teenage poetry. show more

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