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—— The Identical Sep 05
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67% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $16.3M
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39% If I Stay $9.3M
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37% The November Man $7.7M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $5.6M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.6M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.5M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
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New Episodes Tonight

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—— Breathless: Season One
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—— Unforgettable: Season 2

The Departed Reviews

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

I think GoodFellas leaves this for dead, absolutely for dead.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 11, 2014
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

The Departed doesn't improve in any way on Infernal Affairs, which served up a return to stylish Hong Kong action.

| Original Score: 5/10

March 30, 2007
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Scorsese revisits old territory in The Departed, and he doesn't do anything he hasn't done brilliantly several times before.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

July 30, 2007
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Sub-par gangster fodder.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

September 24, 2013
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

DiCaprio is outstanding, as is the film's first hour. But Scorsese's tale of rats and the rat race gets its neck snapped in traps set by Nicholson's relapse into Just Jack, a flabby finish and a tonally wrong final wink.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 6, 2006
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... managing to convey nothing for the mind or soul in its over two hours of excessive overkill.

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

October 6, 2006
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Suffers in comparison to the tension, subtlety, and top-drawer acting in Infernal Affairs.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

November 5, 2006
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Neither a debacle nor a bore, The Departed works but only up to a point, and never emotionally.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 3, 2006

Much splat, little art

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

July 23, 2009
Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly

Scorsese hurries through scenes with an impatience that suggests boredom. Spontaneous violence doesn't shock us anymore in Scorsese's environments. Even the director's reliable technicians let him down.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 6, 2006
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Redolent of four-letter words, Scorsese's flatulent Boston massacre doesn't amount to a hill of beans ... It's easily his worst film since Cape Fear. How bad is GoodFellas Does Boston? So bad that even Nicholson is a deadly bore.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly | Original Score: 1/4

October 9, 2006
Timothy Knight
Reel.com

Despite its jazzy energy and many stunning set pieces, Scorsese's latest film is a regrettably uneven addition to the director's canon, paling in comparison to such classics as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Goodfellas.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

October 6, 2006
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

as inflated with its own sense of epic destiny as the Hindenburg was with hydrogen and just as doomed

Full Review Source: Killer Movie Reviews | Original Score: 2/5

October 4, 2006
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A sprawling crime drama that works, when it does work, mainly as a comedy. Convoluted, confusing and full of fat, the film cries out for a trimmed down version.

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

October 5, 2006
Fred Topel
Can Magazine

There should be so many interesting dilemmas, but like the original Infernal Affairs, it muddles in standard mob deals and police investigations, nothing you can't see on any handful of TV shows. Why not give each side some painful decisions to mak

Full Review Source: Can Magazine

October 5, 2006
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

This picture feels like an exercise by a Scorsese clone who has tackled the master's themes -- without his energy and economy of style.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer | Original Score: 2/4

October 6, 2006
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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As so often before, the body count is high in a Martin Scorsese movie. But where once the bodies pulsated with life in all its vainglorious furor, here they drop like wooden ducks in an artificial pond.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 6, 2006
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Crime stories have become incredibly generic, and though this is not a pit like Miami Vice, some bursts of good staging and imagery only serve to remind us that Scorsese is a streak gambler who can get stuck with the wrong hand.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 6, 2006
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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Is Scorsese desperate? This screenplay has the scent of it, as if he is scraping for material to feed his basic filmic interests.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

October 26, 2006
Jason Zingale
Bullz-Eye.com

Though the story drags on longer than it probably should, Scorsese and his ensemble cast do an amazing job with staying faithful in their translation.

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 7, 2006
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