A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Synopsis
Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. When his true love, a perplexing beauty named Ivana, suddenly breaks off their relationship, Charles’ life falls...
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NPR

The moody picture even swings toward hopeful in its final minutes, as it tries to celebrate Charles as the man he is, faults and all. It's...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
No less sweet for being unoriginal: A guy (Charlie Sheen) mourns a bad breakup with the woman he loves (Katheryn Winnick). The execution, on...
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40

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Fellini used to get away with such slender crises, but he had Marcello Mastrioanni behind the shades, as well as a more vivid penchant for...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The actor/walking disaster known as Charlie Sheen gives a perfectly credible performance here. It’s the rest of the film that tries your...
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

With such an in-house cast of extended Coppola family sparklers, one would think things couldn’t go too wrong in the comedy department, but...
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
So feeble it fails even as train-wreck exploitation. I’d be unkind, but not entirely inaccurate, to label Coppola’s sophomoric, er,...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
The film speeds ahead with almost gleeful disinterest in dealing with the narrative challenges it sets up before resolving them in the most...
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A film is a terrible thing to waste. For Roman Coppola to waste one on A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III is a sad sight to...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
That was probably writer-director Roman Coppola's main responsibility in "Charles Swan," to give the audience a character worth watching....
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Swan is so eager to be a trippy comic lark that it ends up resembling a clown trying to fit through a pea-shooter.
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Rated R | For Some Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Sheen's '70s-set comedy is a jumbled, sex-filled mess.
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