Opening

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65% A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
44% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
84% Tracks Sep 19
92% The Guest Sep 17

Top Box Office

11% No Good Deed $24.3M
72% Dolphin Tale 2 $15.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $8.1M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $4.9M
20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
89% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
36% The November Man $2.8M
33% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

Coming Soon

68% The Equalizer Sep 26
70% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
86% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
91% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

New Episodes Tonight

100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
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89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

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86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— The League: Season 6
56% Legends: Season 1
24% The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
59% Red Band Society: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

87% Boardwalk Empire: Season 5
86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
90% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

Blue Steel Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Blue Steel turns into yet another movie about Jamie Lee Curtis bravely fighting off a bogeyman. It's Halloween 1990. Still, Bigelow's talent cuts through in flashes.

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

September 7, 2011
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 4/5

August 6, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Underrated Kathryn Bigelow gem.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

May 26, 2006
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The thriller inadvertently becomes an exercise in erotic violence: Director Bigelow turns the heroine's uniform and gun into fetishism, making her film a field day for Freudian psychologists.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C+

May 5, 2006
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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Short on plausibility but preserving the psycho-sexual ambiguities throughout, Bigelow's seductively stylish, wildy fetishistic thriller is proof that a woman can enter a traditionally male world and, like Megan, beat men at their own game.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 4/5

June 1, 2005
Clint Morris
Moviehole

A captivating and thrilling whodunnit....Silver's tops

| Original Score: 3/5

April 25, 2005
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

March 19, 2004
Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

A routine crime thriller that surprisingly adds some off-kilter punch to its run-of-the-mill psychological edginess.

| Original Score: 3/5

May 22, 2003
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Jamie Lee Curtis makes Megan so appealing and real that the film holds together even when it has no reason to.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2003
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

The film gets very silly at times, particularly during the unnaturally attenuated final showdown between Megan and Eugene, but it's still enjoyable.

Full Review Source: All Movie Guide | Original Score: 6/10

January 12, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Bigelow brings some steely style to an otherwise pedestrian cop thriller. Clever switcheroo on the casting, though.

| Original Score: 3.5/5

July 26, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The plot is a little of "Fatal Attraction," a little of "Jagged Edge" and a little of "Wall Street." It works because it's so audacious in combining elements that don't seem to belong together.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 12, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 2/5

January 16, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 2/5

April 18, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Good premise, weak execution. Silver is rather hammy as the gun nut.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 14, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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What starts out as a moody arthouse flick rapidly becomes an uneven B-movie yukfest (sometimes intentional, sometimes not), with low-budget concessions to the Hollywood cop-versus-killer industry.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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A mean and unsavory celebration of misplaced misogyny milked for dollars, a mindless soup of urban neurosis and sexual loathing.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000

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January 9, 2002
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