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Inside Man Reviews

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Joshua Starnes

The lack of characterization of the robbers, while true to the structure of the story, makes it seem a bit flat. At the end of the day, it's not really about anything; it's just a bunch of stuff that happens. But it's a bunch of stuff that's fun to watch.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 6/10

March 27, 2011
Nick Rogers

An intelligent, invigoratingly airtight caper and a love letter to New York on crumpled, coffee-stained paper, "Inside Man" is the best kind of Spike Lee joint - one where he doesn't stumble over his sledgehammer before swinging it.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

September 24, 2010
Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

... remains consistently watchable as a mechanical exercise.

Full Review Source: DVD Review

June 19, 2009
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

With great performances by Washington, Ejiofor, and Owen, this is a bank robbery thriller that will keep you in your seat.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009

Inside Man is the Spike Lee film for people who don't go to see Spike Lee films, and it's also a fun treat for people who see everything the man does.

Full Review Source: CHUD

February 27, 2009
Leigh Singer

An enjoyable, polished thriller, ideal for Friday night entertainment.

Full Review Source: Film4

April 29, 2008
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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[A] wily thriller, which revitalizes a familiar premise by turning it inside out.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 29, 2008
David Ansen
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As unexpected as some of its plot twists is the fact that this unapologetic genre movie was directed by Spike Lee, who has never sold himself as Mr. Entertainment. But here it is, a Spike Lee joint that's downright fun.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

November 1, 2007
Rob Gonsalves

[Lee] nails the irritable yet alive soul of New York -- particularly, now, New York post-9/11 -- better than anyone else.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

September 24, 2007
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

the apotheosis of its genre, honing the heist siege flick to the perfection of a diamond. See it, and be dazzled.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

July 10, 2007
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

This is the fourth time that Lee has directed Washington, and they have become as great a team as Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese.

Full Review Source: Nolan's Pop Culture Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 13, 2006
Stuart Klawans
The Nation

Yes, Lee did a contract job -- but that doesn't mean he slapped his coat of paint onto someone else's house.

Full Review Source: The Nation

November 11, 2006
Lisa Ann Cockrel
Christianity Today

The movie bristles with life with the meeting of people from different races. It's a Spike Lee joint after all, and it's at its most entertaining when reflecting these tensions.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 3/4

September 25, 2006
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

A hugely entertaining heist film, with a refreshingly straightforward plot, excellent characters, and just the right amount of Spike's snarky class/racial digs.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

August 7, 2006
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A heist movie that feels more real than many that have come before it yet feels as much like a movie as anything.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 20, 2006
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

A great example of smart high-concept escapism. Strong performances, believable characters and an interesting and well-paced premise keeps you compelled throughout

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 3/4

June 29, 2006

Time Out
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A slick, kinetic and relatively straightforward -- which is to say enjoyably twisty-turny -- tranche of cat-and-mouse procedural.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

...a clever, stylish and highly entertaining concoction of plot twists and character quirks that elevates itself above similar fare.

Full Review

June 12, 2006
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review

Inside Man is smart and funny and a movie for grown folks. You know what I mean?

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

May 28, 2006
Dan Marcucci and Nancy Serougi
Broomfield Enterprise

It tried so hard to be a smart flick that it outsmarted itself.

Full Review

May 12, 2006
Chris Fujiwara
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
Michael Atkinson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
April 1, 2006
March 31, 2006

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2006
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