The Fan Reviews

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 11, 2005
This slick, extremely gripping thriller is three-quarters an excellent movie that only falls apart during a tense but ultimately ridiculous finale.
| Original Score: 4/5
Christian Toto
Washington Times
October 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
April 27, 2003
A Home run for the thriller genre.. De Niro, in top form
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 27, 2002
Mesmerizing film about the soul-killing dimensions of perfectionism.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 1, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
An entertaining piece of work, if not the most original.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Entertainment Weekly
June 1, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: B
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
July 27, 2013
A roughly-assembled, mean movie: flashes of solid genre filmmaking keep it from being a wash, but it's really not much fun at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 1, 2010
A film with lots of great ideas yet none of them come to fruition.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 6, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
October 9, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
March 18, 2004
Strike three, you're out. A stinker that should have been postponed because of inept filmmaking.
| Original Score: 1/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
November 10, 2003
More ugly and depressing than haunting or suspenseful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
September 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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