Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas 1998

Critics score:
49 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: It's certainly distinctive, looking at times like Richard Lester put through a postmodernist blender. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: (Gilliam's) vision is too reflexively comic to evoke the shadows of dread in Thompson's writing. Read more

Globe and Mail: Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Darn funny, but those moments of seemingly-inspired humor are more than offset by the rest of the movie, which is nearly unwatchable. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: If you encountered characters like this on an elevator, you'd push a button and get off at the next floor. Here the elevator is trapped between floors for 128 minutes. Read more

Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle: It's really a series of sketches on one theme. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: A film of brilliant moments, but sadly less coherent - and, on senses, rather less personal - than most of Gilliam's work. Read more

Todd McCarthy, Variety: Pic serves up a sensory overload without any compensatory reflection on the outlandish and irresponsible behavior on view. Read more