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Nightmare Alley Reviews

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
August 2, 2007
Alongside Todd Browning's Freaks, this is a brilliantly grim assessment of humanity's place in the cruel circus of life.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
July 23, 2005
...worth a look, if only for Power's engaging, electrifying performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
June 4, 2005
will haunt you for days
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 14, 2005
A cult classic.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Marc Mohan
Oregonian
February 15, 2002
One of the odder products of Hollywood's golden age.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
February 6, 2002
A strange and rather sick movie made by highly talented people.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 6, 2002
A terrific movie, pulled off with a tremendous amount of skill.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
February 6, 2002
A middle of the road drama that has a lot going for it in certain key areas.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
February 6, 2002
Neither a great movie nor even a classic noir but it has a great ambition to be daring and, once seen, is not easily forgotten.
Michael Atkinson
Movieline
February 6, 2002
Power used his almost irritating handsomeness as a subversive tool.
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
December 6, 2004

Film4
May 24, 2003
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