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Enemy at the Gates Reviews

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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There's never much risk of reality intruding--just a lot of histrionic James Horner music nd plenty of designer stubble on the soldiers' faces.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 9, 2007

Time Out
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Set-pieces get you so far (and Annaud delights in blowing this set to pieces), but the script's shortcomings aren't camouflaged by the decision to adopt Home Counties' accents as the film's lingua franca.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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It's as if an obsessed movie nut had decided to collect every bad war-movie convention on one computer and program it to spit out a script.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

September 26, 2002

Globe and Mail
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| Original Score: 2/4

March 19, 2002
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
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Hackneyed material.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 27, 2001
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Any flaws in execution pale against those moments when the film brings history to vital life.

| Original Score: 4/5

March 22, 2001
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The story hits and misses for more than two hours following its opening artillery bloodbath.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 16, 2001
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It's this human understanding of an inhuman conflict that gives Enemy At The Gates so much power, despite its defects.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

March 16, 2001
David Edelstein
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The film, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, doesn't stint on mud, corpses, or rubble, but the focus is all screwed-up.

Full Review Source: Slate

March 16, 2001
John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
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The film is way too big for the story.

March 16, 2001
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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After Enemy at the Gates teases us with the promise of something big, it's hard to be happy with a small-scale story.

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

March 16, 2001
John Anderson
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Airplanes arrive as regularly as the groaners in Enemy at the Gates.

Full Review Source: Newsday

March 16, 2001
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Can't easily be dismissed or forgotten.

March 16, 2001
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
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Impressive visually, with great sets and a grim feel of massive tragedy.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

March 16, 2001
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Although it is not without flaw, Enemy at the Gates makes its point in compelling fashion.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 3/4

March 16, 2001
Paul Tatara
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An elaborate, character-driven World War II epic that gets the war right, but pretty much fumbles the characters.

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March 16, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Large and ungainly, this World War II tale of a sniper duel that parallels the bloody battle for Stalingrad has an indisputable visual power, but it's nothing you'd want to have a conversation with--or, for that matter, about.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 16, 2001
Andrew O'Hehir
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A tense and artful war film that works both as thrilling spectacle and as intimate drama.

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March 16, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's remarkable.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 16, 2001
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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This movie may seem to some like little more than boys' war games. But director Annaud, who wrote this with Alain Godard, knows how to milk the suspense.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/5

March 15, 2001
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Even with its flaws, I guess you could say that this is the best American movie ever made about a heroic Soviet sniper and his propagandist pal.

March 15, 2001
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Enemy at the Gates has its deficiencies, but the first-rate cast is not among them.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 15, 2001
Lawrence Terenzi
Mr. Showbiz
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Marred by an unconvincing love triangle and an insincere dénouement, it's a story that nonetheless resonates as much as Saving Private Ryan does.

March 15, 2001
Gemma Files
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The new year's single most satisfying movie experience thus far.

March 15, 2001
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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If too much of Enemy of the Gates is melodramatic hokum, it is redeemed by the sniper standoffs, which are models of suspense.

March 15, 2001
Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
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As so often happens, the good stuff gets diluted with requisite pap and banal dialogue a love triangle, lackluster sex, betrayal and redemption.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

March 15, 2001
James Berardinelli
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As fascinated as I was by the historical backdrop against which the struggle occurs, I found it difficult to care one way or another about which characters lived or died.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 15, 2001
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Despite a strong cast and occasional flashes of creativity, the cat-and-mouse action thriller by Annaud ... is boring.

March 15, 2001
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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A simplified 'happy' hero's story.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

March 15, 2001
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Elaborate, exciting and lavishly shot.

| Original Score: 3/4

March 15, 2001
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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The cat-and-mouse scenes between the two snipers are electric.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B-

March 15, 2001

Ebert & Roeper
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March 8, 2001
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A considerable achievement, a thinking man's war movie with a more compelling story than that of Saving Private Ryan.

February 19, 2001
Derek Elley
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Shows a consistent inability to generate any kind of drama when characters open their mouths.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 8, 2001
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