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K-19: The Widowmaker Reviews

Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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Why did movie moguls think that this was the right moment for a tale of unflinching loyalty to the Soviet Union?

Full Review Source: The New Republic

March 5, 2013
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 6, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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| Original Score: C+

August 9, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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August 2, 2002
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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July 28, 2002
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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What could have been a movie packed with historical significance and nail-gnawing underwater tension ends up little more than a lumbering public-service announcement for the human spirit.

July 25, 2002
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
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Bigelow hits all her marks and more within the narrow parameters.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 23, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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[A] really strong work from start to finish.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

July 22, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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More intellectually scary than dramatically involving.

July 19, 2002
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Gets stuck in a no man's land between the real and the fictional.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

July 19, 2002
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Though this saga would be terrific to read about, it is dicey screen material that only a genius should touch.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

July 19, 2002
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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The movie's centrepiece is as close to tour-de-force suspense filmmaking as you'll see anywhere this summer.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

July 19, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Within the clutter of accents and heavenly choirs -- Klaus Badelt's score is at times a bit much -- lurks a good story. And, in midsummer, that's often all we can ask for.

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

July 19, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Bigelow is known for making good, visceral movies, but here she adopts a kind of dignified watchfulness, and that feels right for the material.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

July 19, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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A salute is in order for Bigelow, a director who knows how to navigate macho terrain without losing her human compass.

July 19, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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A thriller without a lot of thrills.

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

July 19, 2002
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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Despite its exciting moments, the film is too long.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 19, 2002
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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If you enjoy the tense claustrophobia of submarine thrillers, K-19 fills the bill.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: B+

July 19, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Apart from its exhaustingly repetitive attention to the contrasting Ford and Neeson characters, the movie has virtually no interest in the secondary and tertiary characters whose heroism, jitters, sacrifice and suffering are at the heart of the story.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 2/4

July 19, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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As intelligent as it is suspenseful.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

July 19, 2002
Steven Rosen
Denver Post
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At its best, it almost makes you feel proud to have been a Soviet communist, -- even if you weren't.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

July 19, 2002
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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While the film deals with serious issues based on fact, its emotional tone is too solemn. All hands aboard K-19 seem to have deluded themselves into believing that they're making an American Das Boot.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C+

July 19, 2002
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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It's not your Dad's submarine melodrama, and, for the most part, it's exciting stuff.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

July 19, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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The movie, from director Kathryn Bigelow, can't keep track of what course it wants to steer.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

July 19, 2002
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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It's almost impossible not to be moved by the movie's depiction of sacrifice and its stirring epilogue in post-Soviet Russia.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

July 19, 2002

Arizona Republic
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July 19, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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[Bigelow] is an expert technician who never steps wrong and is skilled at exploiting the personal qualities of Ford and Neeson to add another level of uncertainty.

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

July 19, 2002
Mike D'Angelo
Time Out New York
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Remember The Hunt for Red October, in which Sean Connery played a Russian sub captain without modifying his Scottish burr in the slightest? He's my hero.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 50/100

July 18, 2002
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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Sleek and suspenseful.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News | Original Score: 3/4

July 18, 2002
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Joins Wolfgang Petersen's Das Boot at the top of a very short list of the best submarine movies ever made.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

July 18, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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A tense, swift drama of mechanical catastrophe and dueling egos.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 18, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Pleasantly old-fashioned for the most part, K-19 frankly spends more time than is necessary on these preliminaries. It becomes another, better movie when the nuclear crisis begins.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 18, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Never before have I seen a men-of-war film more notable for its psychology than its spectacle.

| Original Score: 3/4

July 18, 2002
John Powers
L.A. Weekly
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K-19 is so unnervingly square that it seems eerily like Party-sanctioned Soviet filmmaking.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

July 18, 2002
Paul Clinton (CNN.com)
CNN.com
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K-19: The Widowmaker is a great yarn.

Full Review Source: CNN.com

July 18, 2002
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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'K-19' isn't a movie that will necessarily charge up the kind of audience that embraces the overblown plot gimmicks of 'The Sum of All Fears' or the stylized paranoia of 'The Bourne Identity', but Bigelow makes 'K-19' an effective and moving thriller.

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

July 18, 2002
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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A taut, sobering film.

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

July 18, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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K-19 may not hold a lot of water as a submarine epic, but it holds even less when it turns into an elegiacally soggy Saving Private Ryanovich.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

July 18, 2002
Robert Koehler
Variety
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Obediently follows the verities of the submarine movie and its true story origins but without the imagination needed to refresh the genre.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 16, 2002
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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This submarine drama earns the right to be favorably compared to Das Boot.

July 16, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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K-19 will not go down in the annals of cinema as one of the great submarine stories, but it is an engaging and exciting narrative of Man confronting the Demons of his own fear and paranoia.

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

July 16, 2002
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