Owen Gleiberman - Entertainment Weekly
Dean Essner - Entertainment Weekly
Vincent Canby - New York Times
Desson Thomson - Washington Post
Hal Hinson - Washington Post
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times
Dean Essner - Variety
David Ansen - Newsweek
Here's a one-word review of 1492: hubris.
Jack Kroll - Newsweek
Dean Essner - Time Out
Chuck O'Leary - Fantastica Daily
Emanuel Levy - EmanuelLevy.Com
An uneven film and overlong, but not without some merit.
Dennis Schwartz - Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Brian J. Arthurs - Beach Reporter (Southern California)
Not quite sure why this one tanked as badly as it did; I thought it was gorgeously realized, myself.
Widgett Walls - Needcoffee.com
Over-ambitious but still utterly beautiful
Clint Morris - Film Threat
Walter Chaw - Film Freak Central
Misses the mark by an entire continent.
Alex Sandell - Juicy Cerebellum
This is one Columbus who should have stayed at home. A real loser.
Bob Bloom - Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
Philip Martin - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dragan Antulov - rec.arts.movies.reviews
Gorgeous to look at and frequently quite compelling ... but, obviously, not without some big gaping flaws.
Scott Weinberg - eFilmCritic.com
The moments when it approaches greatness only make its shortcomings that much more transparent.
Andrew Howe - eFilmCritic.com
Dean Essner - Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Kathleen Maher - Austin Chronicle