The Fall Part Pan's Labyrinth and part pretentious perfume commercial, the exotic trip The Fall is littered with operatic violence and half-drawn characters who routinely bellow at… The Fall Part Pan's Labyrinth and part pretentious perfume commercial, the exotic trip The Fall is littered with operatic violence and half-drawn characters who routinely bellow at…
Movie on DVD Review

The Fall (2008)

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Sep 09, 2008; DVD Release Date: Sep 09, 2008; Movie Rated: R; Genres: Action/Adventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Catinca Untaru

Part Pan's Labyrinth and part pretentious perfume commercial, the exotic trip The Fall is littered with operatic violence and half-drawn characters who routinely bellow at the heavens. Darling Untaru, age 6, is a wonder. But her authenticity — as a hospitalized immigrant enamored of a crippled 1920s stuntman's (Pushing Daisies' Pace) tales — is tainted by Indian music-video auteur Tarsem, who unabashedly details his bullying in a self-indulgent featurette and commentary. C-

Originally posted Sep 12, 2008 Published in issue #1012 Sep 19, 2008 Order article reprints