Beyond the Multiplex: Is this the next great cult film?

Masterpiece or mess? Richard Kelly's latest film opens after years in the making.

Published November 16, 2007 10:36AM (EST)

Andrew O'Hehir writes that "Southland Tales" is "such a passionate and ambitious mess -- overcrowded with extraordinary images, incomprehensible ideas, literary and pop-cultural references and colliding subplots -- that it transcends its adolescent awkwardness and approaches being magnificent." Read more about the film.

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