Jonathan Larson's Legacy Lives On

Columbia Pictures/
Creative Loafing (Atlanta) | November 23, 2005
Rent builds to a touching funeral and a superb reprise of two of the best songs, but rather than go out on a strong note, the film retains the musical's melodramatic final portion, including a ridiculous death scene that, on a movie screen, feels like having a billboard yell at you for five minutes.

Creative Loafing (Atlanta)

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