Ed Harris, who plays Pollock and makes his debut as a director - doing both jobs superbly, by the way - is angst incarnate. show more
Several startling depictions of the artist at work make you forget, if only temporarily, the serious shortcomings of the script.
It is a difficult and demanding movie, one that rewards the persevering moviegoer just as Pollock's difficult and demanding paintings ultimately reward the steadfast. show more