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Fatal Instinct Reviews

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Entertainment Weekly
December 1, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Brian Lowry
Variety
September 30, 2008
The filmmakers have provided critics ample artillery by prominently featuring a skunk in this thuddingly flat spoof of erotic thrillers.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
September 30, 2008
It's a real pity, because Reiner has certainly been funnier and more inventive on other outings and Sherilyn Fenn makes a winsome gal Friday.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
A collection of gags that vary much too wildly in terms of timing and wit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
Small jokes are buried under elaborate setups. Sight gags are repeated to the point of exhaustion.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Maybe you'll be in the right mood and like this stuff. It looks good, and the actors are several notches above the usual parody cast in ability. And yet...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Lacking in both inspiration and ingenuity, it doesn't so much spoof the conventions of the genre as dumb down famous -- and in some cases, forgotten -- scenes from a slew of other movies.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
If I see another send-up of Sharon Stone's character in Basic Instinct, I think I'll walk out of the theater.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4