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Femme Fatale Reviews

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Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

December 30, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Brian De Palma returns in full style with his best movie since Scarface.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

May 26, 2006

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment

Rebecca Romijn's sexy performance will no doubt mercifully distract some viewers from the silly story, overblown melodrama, and general cheesiness.

| Original Score: 6.5/10

September 9, 2003
Kurt Dahlke
Apollo Guide

Like a great bottle of low-cost wine, it's a sexy, silly, thrilling indulgence to satisfy your cravings.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 79/100

August 3, 2003
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

It's much better than you've heard.

Full Review Source: Reno Gazette-Journal | Original Score: A

April 2, 2003
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...suspenseful and sensuous, exasperatingly preposterous, and almost every minute entertaining.

| Original Score: 7/10

March 20, 2003
Michael Dubois
Movieline

Wickedly funny, visually engrossing, never boring, this movie challenges us to think about the ways we consume pop culture.

Full Review Source: Movieline

March 17, 2003
Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

What's so fun about this silly, outrageous, ingenious thriller is the director's talent. Watching a Brian DePalma movie is like watching an Alfred Hitchcock movie after drinking twelve beers.

Full Review Source: KFOR Channel 4 News

January 16, 2003
George Wu
culturevulture.net

Emotionally and intellectually resonant.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

January 2, 2003
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

A lovely, unapologetic rendering of all the stuff that makes De Palma films tick -- and great stylish fun to boot.

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

December 27, 2002
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

But in a disastrous third act, "Femme Fatale's" more enjoyable moments are eviscerated by the film's final surprise. One monstrous twist too many and De Palma seems to apologize for his earlier, edgier decisions.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 3/4

December 12, 2002
Darrin Keene
Film Threat

This is a return to form for De Palma.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
Adam Nayman
eye WEEKLY

A movie as glossily silly -- and guiltily pleasurable -- as a waiting-room fashion magazine.

Full Review Source: eye WEEKLY | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 19, 2002
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a tour de force of giddy-enthralling cinematic trashiness.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 18, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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I found myself capitulating to its inspired formalist madness -- something I've resisted in [De Palma's] films for the past 30-odd years.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 3/4

November 15, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Perhaps more than any film he's made up to this point, [it] is DePalma's most humanistic defense of his body of work, but only a director with his unique obsessions and talents could make a statement of humanism that's so provocative, sexy, and exciting.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 4/4

November 14, 2002
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

November 14, 2002
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

This is SO De Palma. If you love him, you'll like it. If you don't...well, skip to another review.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

November 13, 2002
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Whatever else it is or isn't, Femme Fatale is pure filmmaking of a kind we don't see much of these days. It's vintage De Palma and I, at least, am glad to have him back in form.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

November 12, 2002
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Lisa Nesselson
Variety
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Time Out
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January 26, 2006

FilmStew.com
February 1, 2004

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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April 27, 2003
Leonard Maltin
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December 23, 2002

Boston Phoenix
November 18, 2002
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 15, 2002
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online

Bait and Switch

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online

November 9, 2002

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 9, 2002

Orlando Weekly
November 9, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 8, 2002
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