Bound Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
November 10, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] Revered in lesbian circles for its hat-tips to the milieu's authenticity, "Bound" is a neo-noir that earns every ratchet click of tension is draws from its audience - body and soul.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
May 8, 2006
This lesbian crime drama is enjoyable, though it's a pale imitation of the Cohen brothers and Tarantino.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
January 23, 2006
Stylish, nicely written and filled with tension. An exceptional piece of filmmaking.
| Original Score: 8/10
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
April 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 29, 2004
A masterful neo-noir, with bright and shiny colors and contrasts, deliciously camp acting, and a killer plot.
| Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
July 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
June 15, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 6, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
December 25, 2003
Excellent movie, proving the Wachowski Brothers did have talent, once.
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 12, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com
August 10, 2003
Gangsters and Lesbos and pre-Matrix Wachowskis . . . oh my!
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 4/4
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 5, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Times (Australia)
February 4, 2003
Tense, gripping, sexy. And girls kiss in it too.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 30, 2002
A taut, intense, and oh-so-very naughty offfering from the Wachowski Brothers.
| Original Score: 4/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
December 18, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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February 9, 2006
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April 9, 2005
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Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
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Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002

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March 24, 2002

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March 4, 2002
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Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001

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January 1, 2000
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Sacramento Bee
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January 1, 2000
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San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
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San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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