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Beautiful Creatures Reviews

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Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
April 12, 2010
Writer and coproducer Simon Donald offers an efficient plot, and director Bill Eagles knows how to pace the actors and action while delivering it.
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
April 4, 2010
The well of surprise is all but parched in the post-Tarantino seriocomic crime caper genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
February 17, 2003
The main problems with Beautiful Creatures lie in execution -- the film's baser machinations come across as nothing more than indie film quirks.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Ireland)
January 30, 2003
More Tom and Jerry than Thelma and Louise.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 26, 2001
A black comedy triggered with snide Guy Ritchie type of lowbrow British humor that is not as clever as it thinks it is.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
July 24, 2001
Engaging and successful for fans of the genre
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jay Stone
Ottawa Citizen
June 20, 2001
Always surprising and the performances are carefully calibrated.
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
May 11, 2001
Style doesn't count for much if you just don't care.
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
April 27, 2001
Emits an aura of contrived cool.
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News
April 27, 2001
Suffers from familiarity -- this whole genre should take a well-deserved rest.
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
April 27, 2001
Too much style and not enough of anything else.
| Original Score: 2/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 26, 2001
A fun, Bound-like off-kilter psycho-dance.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
April 24, 2001
The dialogue is banal and the characters are irritatingly dumb.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
April 23, 2001
Full of sharp ideas but undermined by blunt-headed characters and logistical loopholes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Jan Stuart
Newsday
April 23, 2001
Tedious and unfunny.
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
April 20, 2001
Why should boys have all the fun in the movies?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
April 20, 2001
For all of us bad little boys and girls.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
April 20, 2001
A stylish film that is a fun ride despite a script that offers few surprises.
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 20, 2001
[It's] trying to add a feminist twist to the spate of Britain's bloody gangster thrillers and never quite succeeding.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 20, 2001
A movie about two of the most loathsome women in recent cinema, and the movie thinks the male characters are the villains.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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