"…so carefully crafted, uses language so precisely and often so brilliantly, it’s hard to do justice to something so good, so smart, so funny and so deeply, deeply unsettling."

"‘American Beauty’ is many movies rolled up into one exceptionally effective film."

"Kevin brings tremendous life to this man. You’re going to hear Kevin’s name come Oscar time."

"…there is much is this movie…that reverberates still."

"…incredibly well made…"

"…you won’t forget it."