Left Header Right Header
Header 3a   Header Right End A Header Right End B Space
Header Left 3b
Movie Reviews Movie Trivia
FREE Membership MatchFlick Friday - Win Free DVDs






Member Login  [help]
 
 
 
 
 
Member Trends
 Top 10 List
 Exclusive Interviews
 Horror Club
 Zombie Club
Movie News
 Current News
 News Archives
Message Board
 Go To The Forum
Cool Statistics
 Member Stats
 Trivia Stats
Columns   [more]
 Have You Been Sp...
 But Can She Act?...
 They're Not The ...
 Time Does Fly Wh...
 Column Archives
Popular Movies  [more]
 World War Z
 Mission Impossible 4
 Twilight Breaking Dawn
Popular People  [more]
 Leonardo DiCaprio
 Megan Fox
 Tom Cruise
Membership
 Join for FREE
 FAQs
 About MatchFlick
 Privacy Policy
Contests
 Guess That Scene
Syndication
 RSS Feeds
  
MatchFlick Member Reviews
Sideways
11 reviews

review this movie

read all reviews

Movie Details

view all movie information
Directed By
Alexander Payne

Written By:
Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

Cast:
Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Gallagher, Virginia Madsen

Buy on DVD
 
 
Sideways (2004)
email this review to a friend

Movie Review by Jessica Film Junkie
March 5th, 2007

The Genius Payne

This is the one movie I can honestly recommend to just about anyone. Paul Giamatti ('American Splendor') and Thomas Hayden Church (TV's 'Wings') play two buddies out for a final weekend of wine tasting and fun before Church's Jack gets married. They come across a waitress and a wine pourer and the adventure that is their self-obsession and denial begins. The performances are outstanding and one of my favorite actresses, Sandra Oh (you loved her in many things, but check out 'Last Night') gives one her best.

Alexander Payne is rebirthing the creativity of the 70's movement that spawned Scorsese and Altman so check out his earlier works 'Citizen Ruth', 'Election' and 'About Schmidt'. He is the master of real life stories that create their own comedies without need for overdone plotlines.

Also one of my favorite movie endings, right up their with 'Before Sunset', of 2004.

email this review to a friend

Comment on this Review:

Sorry, you must be a member to add comments to reviews.

Join or Login.


Subscribe to MatchFlick Movie Reviews through RSS



  Terms of Use | Press | Contact Us
Partnership and Advertising Opportunities | Movie Database | Merchandise

©2004-2017 MatchFlick®. All rights reserved.
©MOVIE IMAGES ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED AND THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS

Web Analytics