Sideways Alexander Payne's wise and warm film about the pleasures of wine, the melancholy of midlife diminished expectations, and the balm of male friendship is on… Sideways Alexander Payne's wise and warm film about the pleasures of wine, the melancholy of midlife diminished expectations, and the balm of male friendship is on… 2004-10-22 R PT124M Comedy Drama Paul Giamatti Thomas Haden Church Virginia Madsen Sandra Oh Fox Searchlight Pictures
Movie Review

Sideways (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: Oct 22, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 124 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Drama; With: Paul Giamatti; Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures; More

Alexander Payne's wise and warm film about the pleasures of wine, the melancholy of midlife diminished expectations, and the balm of male friendship is on a very short list for best American movie of the year.

Originally posted Nov 05, 2004 Published in issue #791 Nov 05, 2004 Order article reprints