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The Woodsman Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    72

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    In a film that's carefully crafted but also airless and overcalculated, Mos Def walks away with every scene he's in because we're never sure what his character is up to, and we're never told.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Worth seeing for Bacon's lived-in minimalist purgatory, but the movie soft-pedals the nature of the desires he's at war with: the fact that they will never go away.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A stunning, difficult film.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Bacon is a strong and subtle actor, something that is often said but insufficiently appreciated. Here he employs all of his art.

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