Illuminata Reviews

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Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
Variety
December 12, 2006
Clearly a labor of love, this sophomore effort from Turturro (a better actor than helmer), about fables and foibles of a tightly knit acting troup at turn of the century New York, is structurally messy and unevenly acted; a step fown from his debut Mac
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
May 10, 2005
With a streamlined script--and a resulting clearer focus--Illuminata could have been a lot more than what it is
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
November 24, 2003
Charming, but finally strangely unsatisfying.
| Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 28, 2002
This clever comedy probes the fascinating intersection of love and creativity.
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
The movie takes on more than it can handle, but the cast is strong and there are a number of lovely and funny moments to savor.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Turturro overdirects his players with an athletic intensity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
I can't see a general audience taking to this strictly for the theater crowd film.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 29, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
August 23, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
January 29, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Bezanson
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Cheryl DeWolfe
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
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