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The Ladykillers Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Though there are moments of genuine humor ... they feel hollow without any depth to the characters who populate them.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 25, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Always wildly signaling for us to notice it. Not content to be funny, it wants to be FUNNY! Have you ever noticed that the more a comedian wears funny hats, the less funny he is?

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 26, 2004
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

An interesting collection of character work, ultimately The Ladykillers is a disappointment.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 25, 2004
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

The juxtaposition of southern Gothic touches, rap and the professor's effete Svengali vibe is ineffectual.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

March 29, 2004
James Rocchi

Tom Hanks and the Coen brothers team up for a remake that's so much less than the sum of the parts.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 1/5

March 25, 2004
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The Coens' remake of a comedy classic flounders amid extreme caricatures and stained humor.

March 18, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Most of this stuff isn't worthy of the Farrelly brothers, let alone the Coen brothers.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

March 29, 2004
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A lukewarm live-action Loony Tunes cartoon.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness

May 4, 2005
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 14, 2005
Dan Callahan

The Coen Brothers remake of The Ladykillers is a half-baked mess.

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January 31, 2005
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian

Smug comedy.

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March 24, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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Grounded in caricature and played for loud, unmodulated laughs, the film suffers from the same problems that affected the Coens' other big dud, The Hudsucker Proxy -- namely, little fun and no heartbeat.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 25, 2004
Mark R. Leeper

The Coen Brothers try their hand at remaking one of the best of the 1950s Alec Guinness comedies. A version that has little to offer anyone who has seen the original.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/10

April 7, 2004
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The remake -- which could have been shot anywhere and probably was filmed on a studio back lot -- has almost nothing coherent to say about Mississippi, though it does recycle a few cliches.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 2/4

March 27, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Most of the gags are repeated from old time sources, and they're repeated over and over again.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 26, 2004
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...a flat and flimsy escapade of a shapeless farce...has all the fizzle of warm root beer in a dirty mug...meager and baseless

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

April 1, 2004
Eric Melin

The story, adapted by the Coens themselves, is reduced to a series of hoops the characters must jump through to prove just how strange they are.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

September 29, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The Ladykillers might improve when it becomes an in-flight movie. With its unnecessary foul language deleted, it wouldn't fall so short of its potential.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 29, 2004
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

The Ladykillers just feels indulgent, without imparting any notion of whom it might be indulging. Everyone in it looks as though they're punching a timecard.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: D

April 15, 2004
Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

Joel and Ethan Coen's disappointing The Ladykillers is too trifling to be taken seriously, and too routine to inspire hilarity.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 22, 2004
Todd McCarthy
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