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I've spent decades avoiding THE 400 BLOWS, afraid it was either dark and brooding, or a documentation of child abuse (physical and/or emotional), or an angry and vindictive assault... Read morePublished on May 11 2004 by Steven Hellerstedt
I don't mind slow movies, but this movie is slow + boring and 100% predictable. In my opinion, it's terrible.Published on March 11 2004 by Rafael Jimenez
This is a review for the Criterion Collection version.
This is a great film and Truffaut based it loosely on his childhood. It's populatity also spawned numerous sequels. Read more
Antoine Doinel lives in a family where the parents are preoccupied with their own existence and therefore parental supervision is lacking. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by A Customer
Adolescence is a difficult time for any child. It does not matter where you grow up or in what era. Read morePublished on Nov. 16 2003 by Steven Y.
I just saw this recently, and it is one of the best films I've seen in a very long time. Beautifully photographed, written, and directed. Read morePublished on July 1 2003
Much has been said by many brilliant critics about this now-legendary film. It typically makes every reviewer's favorite movies of all-time list. Read morePublished on May 26 2003 by E. Dolnack
This film is a masterpiece, in that the images last a lifetime. The story develops at a steady pace about a boy growing up in Paris, and tracks the stages downward as he falls into... Read morePublished on Aug. 20 2002 by nick minorsky