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Blood and Wine Reviews

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David Rooney
Variety
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An amusingly caustic, straight-up serving of film noir staples spiced with star charisma.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

As lifeless as a flat wine.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

October 2, 2008
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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An engrossing thriller - and one sparkling with intelligence, with the surprising twists grounded in credible human behaviour.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A noir thriller about greed.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

July 25, 2005
Dragan Antulov
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Rafelson shows that he can't handle noir themes as easily as the real masters of the genre.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10

February 19, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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When Bob Rafelson decides to get nasty, he really means it.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2003
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Bob Rafelson sends this movie out like a hissing flare from the island of the nearly-forgotten, and if justice had prevailed, moviegoers would have answered the call.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: B+

January 10, 2003
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

The director benefits from a powerhouse duo in Nicholson and Caine. It's like watching two cats fight for the same mouse, because both characters are corrupted to the bone.

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

June 5, 2002
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts

Screenwriters Nick Villiers, Alison Cross, and Rafelson were trying too hard.

Full Review Source: Film Scouts

April 17, 2002
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

A slowly-plotted, mostly uninvolving modern-day Miami film noir...

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

February 27, 2001
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner

Let's just say that Blood & Wine is a good idea badly executed.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

To borrow a phrase from the Simpsons, it's just a bunch of stuff that happened.

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Renshaw
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It might have helped a bit if there had been a hero worth rooting for.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 5/10

January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Rafelson is so true to his sour vision of crime, deception and a rottenness at the core of our natures -- he's as cheerful as a Jim Thompson potboiler -- that we never get a chance to like or care about his characters.

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

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The film takes several surprising turns and evolves into a decent thriller. Still, the script by Alison Cross and Nick Villiers too often gets mired in its own material.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

Blood and Wine is a murky attempt at film noir that has a couple of good twists, but overall it wastes its talent.

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Nicholson is good, but the movie isn't.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

Blood & Wine is rewarding for its performances and the material it explores, but ultimately it's messy.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Bob Rafelson uses the themes of greed, lust and betrayal coupled with riveting ingredients to bring an emotionally satisfying, biting thriller.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 1, 2000
Mark R. Leeper
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This was a good role for Nicholson and a better one for Caine.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: high +1 out of -4..+4

January 1, 2000
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