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50% The Musketeers: Season 1
46% Reckless: Season 1
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After the Sunset Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Unappealing characters and a dumb story. Skip it.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 1/5

September 9, 2010
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a fluffy time-killer.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2008
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

The mix of thievery intrigue, humor, exotic slacking and animal attraction are a classy recipe for stealing audience affections.

Full Review

March 23, 2007
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today

After the Sunset is the sort of movie that may not find its ideal audience until channel-surfing insomniacs discover it late some evening, long, long after sunset indeed.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

September 1, 2006
Anil Sinanan
Time Out
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Audiences seeking mild diversion might prefer approaching it as Lola does her new surroundings: 'The challenge is to find joy in simple things'.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
William Thomas
Empire Magazine

As guilty pleasures go, this is as good as three rum punches on a hot afternoon at a beach bar. It won't do you any good, but hey, it's a lot of fun.

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

April 1, 2006
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Behind the curve.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness

May 3, 2005
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

The dialogue mimics the terseness [of Elmore Leonard's work] without the snap or humor. Almost every word sounds recycled from another movie.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: C-

April 13, 2005
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Folks who like these actors will probably have fun with the film. Just don't go in with high expectations, as the script and direction are merely average.

| Original Score: C+

April 8, 2005
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic

Beautiful to look at (particularly any scene containing Salma Hayek) and has a zippy energy, but there's nothing going on underneath its attractive surface.

Full Review Source: NYC Film Critic | Original Score: 2/5

March 5, 2005
Wilson Morales

What you get with this film is an unoriginal concept using the backdrop of a resort to lure us to see a heist film where our time is only thing that was stolen.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

January 25, 2005
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Like a holiday page-turner, there's nothing terribly profound in this heist movie cum-comedy, but the characters are likeable and it's easy on the eye.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 12, 2005
Dan Lybarger

That's when most of us sleep.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

December 31, 2004
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

They forgot the "r" in "caper"

Full Review | Original Score: C+

December 17, 2004
David Noh
Film Journal International

Devoid of a clever script and truly charismatic chemistry, it plays out as one big, glossy yawn.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

December 8, 2004
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

All polish trying to cover up an unsanded surface.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 4, 2004
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...[a] hollow heist flick. Alas, After the Sunset maintains having the trivial tension of a fifth grade spelling bee contest. Repeat after me...Paradise Lost.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2004
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

Spends so much time down Selma Hayek's shirt fronts that we come away suffocated.

Full Review Source: Movie Boeuf | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 22, 2004
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Every bit as easygoing as its tropical island setting, and every bit as uninspired and uninspiring. Its pleasantness is its undoing.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2004
Matthew Turner

Light-hearted, enjoyable caper flick that gets good mileage from both its stunning locations and its equally stunning cast.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

November 20, 2004
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