"...[Harris] seems as natural playing the abstract-expressionist superstar as he did playing John Glenn in THE RIGHT STUFF..."
"...POLLOCK is beautifully shot....There is a nice cameo by Jeffrey Tambor..."
"...Moments of visceral, sensual beauty....Amy Madigan is tart and vivid..."
"...Ed Harris has always been a great actor in search of a role that could match his haunted intensity, and in POLLOCK, which he directed and stars in, he finds it..."
"...Harris brings an energy to [the] action-painting scenes that is pure and exhilarating....This is a towering performance of bruising inspiration..."Rolling Stone
"...Harris' film describes a confrontation between genius and human frailty....It tracks a mythology of creativity which runs from Caravaggio to Patti Smith, and is still running, unended..."
Sight and Sound
"...Harden's performance conveys the guts and heart of the drama....You'll be drained, enthralled and maybe even a little inspired..."
"...Ed Harris' film is as successful as it is because it passionately follows the artist's lead..."
Los Angeles Times
"...It contains all of the hum and buzz of the postwar New York art world....POLLOCK is confident, insightful work -- one of the year's best films..."