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Dangerous Liaisons Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
February 8, 2008
This incisive study of sex as an arena for manipulative power games takes too long to catch fire and suffers from a deficient central performance.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
February 8, 2008
The creepy plot still holds a certain fascination.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Steve Grant
Time Out
January 26, 2006
A sombre, manipulative affair in which the decor is never allowed to usurp our interest.
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Witty, entertaining, if occasionally overripe.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Director Stephen Frears accelerates entertainingly through Christopher Hampton's wig-and-powder sado-comedy about sexual mind games in 18th-century France.
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Tantalizingly wicked -- watching it makes the color rise to your cheeks.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
An absorbing and seductive movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 1988
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4