“There Comes A Time In Any Film Fanatic's Life When A Film Comes Along That Is So Rich, So Tense, So Dramatic And Beautifully Executed By The Writers, Directors And Actors That The Film Fan Wishes There Were More Stars, Thumbs And Words To Describe The Extreme Brilliance Of The Said Film. For 2007, That Said Film Is 'No Country For Old Men.'”
Balloons don't blow into funny shapes, and its narrative direction isn't fairly self-explanatory. Yet to watch it is to gaze at the chilling, pitch-black flipside of "Raising Arizona," and be haunted by penetrating, unflinching stares it gives back.
Nick Rogers - State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)