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The Crying Game Reviews

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Film4

Review Those unacquainted with The Crying Game should note that it is well acted, original in intent rather than execution, and in possession of a narrative about-turn so insane that the film is guaranteed a place in cinematic history.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

February 13, 2012
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This thriller gives you an entertaining run for your money and some offbeat frissons along the way.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 13, 2012
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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After luring us into what appears to be a classic they-gazed-at-each-other-across-an-empty-bar romantic setup, Jordan undermines our expectations so thoroughly that it's as if we've rediscovered our innocence as moviegoers.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

September 7, 2011
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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An astonishingly good and daring film that richly develops several intertwined thematic lines, The Crying Game takes giant risks that are stunningly rewarded.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 18, 2008
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Neil Jordan's daring, mesmerizing film combines a Hitchcockian thriller and a spellbinding love story with a twist set against intriguing political circumstances; don't reveal the ending to your friends.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A

April 26, 2007
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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The Crying Game's effectiveness comes not from the big reveal, but from the expertly crafted story that frames it and makes it into a meaningful reversal rather than a sudden isolated shock.

Full Review Source: AV Club

October 6, 2006
Barry McIlheney
Empire Magazine

A finely-acted, sensitively-written tale of an IRA gunman finding some sort of redemption in the arms of a British soldier's lover.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

August 2, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Tthe film does work, raises a plethora of questions concerning loyalty, violence and the nature of desire, and is in some respects a summation of the various themes that have emerged from Jordan's work.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Even if you know the big surprise, it's a compelling drama

| Original Score: 4/5

January 11, 2004
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

A spindly, absorbing thriller about politics, ethics, sexuality, and the looseness of identity.

| Original Score: 5/5

August 17, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Neil Jordan at his best.

| Original Score: 5/5

August 14, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

The Crying Game pulls off a tremendously difficult technical feat; its screenplay contains not one, but two, wrenching twists, each of which could easily derail the narrative in the hands of a lesser storyteller.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

July 30, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The physical production is as lush as the film's romantic longings.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

May 20, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Now wildly overrated, but a very good little mystery story.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 29, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

It is original, well-written, well-photographed, well-acted, extremely well-directed and very poignant.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: A-

March 23, 2003
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A corker from start to finish with its exploration of the choices which define the soul.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

August 21, 2002
KJB
IGN Movies

Got too much buzz because of the ending but despite the hype, still a pretty good movie. And Jaye Davidson has a purty mouth.

| Original Score: 4/5

August 8, 2002

Extremely original masterpiece in British cinema

| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 1, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Not as great as all that, but certainly engaging enough.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2002
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Don't read any more reviews. This is a tough film to review without revealing any of the plot twists. Word is going to get around soon about this film. See it first. And don't tell anyone else either.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

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