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Black Book (Zwartboek) Reviews

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008

Beyond Hollywood
October 18, 2008

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/6

October 18, 2008

Film Freak Central
October 13, 2007

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

October 6, 2007
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Verhoeven's potent mixture of provocative melodrama and spy movie theatrics set against a carefully researched historical backdrop makes for a heady cinematic experience

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 6, 2007

October 6, 2007
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

If you can get past the unevenness, the gratuitousness, and the slick surface of Black Book, Verhoeven's film is entertaining enough.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 6/10

October 5, 2007
October 3, 2007
Sean Axmaker

(A) riveting World War II resistance thriller with a runaway pace and a gripping sense of peril.

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October 1, 2007
Ryan Keefer
DVD Verdict
September 28, 2007
September 26, 2007
Kent Turner

Verhoeven highlights how intricately plotted the script is. Turn away from the screen for a few minutes and a scene later on won't make sense.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 24, 2007
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Finally, a Verhoeven film your mother and father can rally behind. Compromised, yes, but still a necessary experience for anyone who's been starving for a new film from the director since 2000's Hollow Man.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

September 23, 2007
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Extras on the disc include a full length audio commentary by director Paul Verhoeven, who provides a thorough explanation of just about everything that happens onscreen.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 72/100

September 22, 2007
Kam Williams

Reportedly based on actual characters and events conflated as a concession to cinema, this is ostensibly the first Holocaust flick to reinterpret a survivor's story as an erotic espionage thriller.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 4/4

September 22, 2007
Danny Minton
Beaumont Journal

I would also have to put van Houten on my shortlist for best actress this year due to her incredibly brave and powerful performance.

Full Review Source: Beaumont Journal | Original Score: A

September 20, 2007
Adam Tyner

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 19, 2007
Prairie Miller

While gleefully turning all prior war movie stereotypes on their heads, Verhoeven opts for the bizarre theory that ravishing designing women and lots of sex can change the course of world history.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

September 4, 2007
May 15, 2007

DVD Beaver
May 10, 2007
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

It's implausible and outrageously comic, but equally memorable and passionate. Worth seeing.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 2, 2007
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