"...Courageous and uncompromising..."
"...Keaton is nothing less than splendid....REDS is an extremely fine film."
New York Times
"A rabble-rousing tour de force....The movie is political, educational, provocative...It is also intellectually stirring..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly
"REDS remains a superior history lesson, thanks to Mr. Beatty's thorough command of the material and to his inclusion of real-life 'witnesses' to the life and times of Reed."New York Times
"Beatty's passion is indisputable."Rolling Stone
Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 DVDs Of The Year" -- "[T]he movie has only increased in power and relevance."Entertainment Weekly
4 stars out of 5 -- "Beatty and Keaton give career-best performances and Jack Nicholson, as ever, steals all his scenes..."Total Film
"There is plenty to admire here....It takes a certain gumption to make a three-hour Hollywood epic centered on the Russian revolution."Sight and Sound