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Interview With the Assassin Reviews

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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I haven't yet decided whether Burger is exposing our paranoia or exploiting it, but if people are more inclined to believe him than the Warren Report, is that his fault?

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 30, 2009
Walter Dawkins
Variety
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Interview With the Assassin is a satisfying picture that like a pot of water on the stove keeps heating up until it explodes.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 1, 2009
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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There are no big-name actors and no fancy camera work. But that's what makes it interesting.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

March 13, 2003
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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This film offers a compelling scenario of what could have happened.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

November 26, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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[Barry] gives Assassin a disquieting authority.

November 22, 2002
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Begins as a promising meditation on one of America's most durable obsessions but winds up as a slender cinematic stunt.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 22, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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As an exercise in stripped-down filmmaking, Interview is grimly effective.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 22, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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In the end, the movie bogs down in insignificance, saying nothing about Kennedy's assassination and revealing nothing about the pathology it pretends to investigate.

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

November 22, 2002
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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An uneven exploration of the T-shirt slogan question posed by Walter's claim: Is he paranoid, or is everybody really out to get him?

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 22, 2002
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Comes off as a film-school stunt that never breathes the air outside its sealed-off universe.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 22, 2002
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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A savvy exploration of paranoia and insecurity in America's culture of fear.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

November 21, 2002
Patrick Z. McGavin
Chicago Tribune
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Consummate actor Barry has done excellent work here.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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While Interview With the Assassin has a nicely nuanced performance from the veteran character actor Barry, it also has tonal problems.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

November 15, 2002
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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This cinema verite speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy may have been inspired by Blair Witch, but it takes its techniques into such fresh territory that the film never feels derivative.

November 15, 2002
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Few of the increasingly far-fetched events that first-time writer-director Neil Burger follows up with are terribly convincing, which is a pity, considering Barry's terrific performance.

| Original Score: 2/4

November 15, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The film's best trick is the way that it treats conspiracy as a kind of political Blair Witch, a monstrous murk that haunts us precisely because it can never be seen.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

November 14, 2002
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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Resourceful and ingenious entertainment.

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

November 14, 2002
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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Whether softening his military cadences with a touch of the South or shimmying down the outside wall of a motel, the veteran character actor [Barry] goes a long way toward padding what is a clever if fundamentally minor conceit.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

November 14, 2002
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
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Never quite transcends jokester status ... and the punchline doesn't live up to Barry's dead-eyed, perfectly chilled delivery.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 12, 2002
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