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The Siege Reviews

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Ryan Cracknell
Calgary Movies

More political than entertaining, The Siege is a reflection of our heightened awareness and sensitivity to terrorism and the price of freedom.

Full Review Source: Calgary Movies

June 21, 2007
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Zwick (Courage Under Fire) has fashioned another ethical tour de force that reveals his dedication to serious filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

November 6, 2003
Chris Gore
Film Threat

If you like political thrillers with lots of explosions, domestic terrorism, and vein-popping army Generals, this movie's for you.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 8, 2002
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies

A gripping build up gives way to an incredibly dumb finish.

| Original Score: 3/5

October 9, 2002
Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

A flawed but not uninteresting political thriller that struggles with middling success to satisfy the dual aims of being both commercially entertaining and socially significant.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 5, 2002
Ken Hollings
Sight and Sound

The Siege attempts to update the bluffs and counterfeints of the Cold War spy thriller, not to advance any ideological point but to obscure the fact that it doesn't have one.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

March 5, 2002
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The Siege raises a lot of important questions about racism, free speech, and the power of government. It doesn't deal with them particularly effectively.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 28, 2002

It was like eating celery - crunchy and loud and tasty - then zero caloric content after all that trouble chewing it.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5

June 14, 2001
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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It's difficult to sustain a responsible subtext when you're delivering the jolts required to keep butts in the seats.

May 11, 2001
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

The Siege is a good idea that is never quite executed as it should be.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2/4

February 27, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Even at its most unbelievable, The Siege has the performances of Washington and Bening to fall back on, and a theme that understands that what's difficult is not choosing right from wrong but 'choosing the wrong that's more right.'

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2001
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

While the ending was pure Hollywood, and there was too much cute spy stuff, most of the film was suspenseful, engaging and thought-provoking.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

January 1, 2001
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The first hour is riveting, with a couple of particularly tense scenes. But things go hideously awry from there as the ham-fisted messages begin to dominate.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Wildly schizoid, The Siege manages the feat of being both intelligent and irresponsible, serious and silly.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The script is too muddled to be remedied by vigorous filmmaking.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

In all, quite a disappointment.

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: C

January 1, 2000
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

The movie does deliver its share of action and spectacle, but action and spectacle are clearly not all Zwick and company had in mind with this fumbled Siege.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Paul Clinton (
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Typical summer popcorn fare.

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January 1, 2000
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Examiner

At some point, the movie itself crosses the line, from a modestly thoughtful attempt to extrapolate a drama from real and urgent events to a generic action piece with predictable good and bad guys and pat, civics-book morals.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Dustin Putman

The Siege is constantly heavy-handed, not entertaining or insightful, and just goes to prove that not even the best actors can save a film that lacks a satisfactory screenplay.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
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