The Glass House Reviews

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James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Creepy psychothriller features great performances, twisty plot and superbly crafted moments of tension.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International
December 9, 2001
A first-rate melodrama, one that might have played nicely in theatres as a second feature back in the early '60s.
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
November 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Scott Weinberg
November 13, 2001
Either way, it's a bad film, and one that's certainly worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
October 15, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Susan Granger
September 19, 2001
Actor Stellan Skarsgard single-handedly makes this sinister thriller more effective than you might expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
September 17, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Harvey S. Karten
September 15, 2001
Stellan Skarsgard makes this thriller watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Dustin Putman
September 14, 2001
A thrilling suspenser that wisely puts the lovely Sobieski front-and-center, where she belongs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Philip Booth
Orlando Weekly
September 14, 2001
A competently paced, reasonably engrossing suburban thriller.
Joshua Tyler
September 14, 2001
A wholly entertaining and thoughtful flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
September 13, 2001
The film coolly builds from a chilling opening to a sharp, smart finale with efficiency, technical precision and a minimum of fuss.
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
September 13, 2001
There's no tippy-toeing in The Glass House, but you will still find yourself holding your breath.
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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
September 13, 2001
A workmanlike thriller that works.
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
September 13, 2001
Sackheim ... pulls off a surprisingly scary film.
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
September 13, 2001
Evil foster parents haven't been this much fun since Terry O'Quinn in The Stepfather.
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
September 13, 2001
This film's obvious plotline and cheap thrills should equate a 'good time' for most anyone looking for diversion in their choice of movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Has so much potential and structure to become an excellent thriller yet it doesn't deliver.
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Michael Szymanski
February 24, 2004
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]
December 15, 2003
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
August 9, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2002
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 19, 2002
Pete Clark
This is London
May 12, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Irish Times
February 1, 2002

January 26, 2002
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 6, 2002
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 3, 2002
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
October 30, 2001
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 22, 2001
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
September 20, 2001
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Ebert & Roeper
September 20, 2001
Jason Anderson
September 17, 2001
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