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The Lookout Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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I left the theater entertained but not fully satisfied.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 28, 2007
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

My interest waxed and waned. The set up for the film seemed to take eons. Frank overstuffed the script with exposition, multiple subplots and some seemingly unnecessary sequences. Just as I was ready to dismiss the movie, he switched gears.

Full Review Source: Murphy's Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

July 14, 2007
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

One senses the screenplay was repeatedly worked over in a seminar or honed using a software program. With stock characters, salty language, caper tension and heartfelt drama, it's calculated to please.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

March 30, 2007
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A professional script professionally shot, rather than a personal story burning to be told

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

The Lookout becomes something of a standard-issue, sub-Elmore Leonard caper in which double-crosses and inconvenient surprises lead to murder

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 25, 2007
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Instead of a funny heist flick or a comedy with thrills, [writer Scott Frank] sketches out a gentle sine wave of a movie. It oscillates from not very funny to not very thrilling without ever being in a hurry to get where it's going.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

March 30, 2007
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 2/5

January 26, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The straightforward routine story has plot holes you can drive a tractor through and a screenplay that's too clean for the messy story it's spinning.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

December 22, 2007
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It is as if [Frank] trashes the entire mechanism altogether, resulting in a spoonfed conclusion, rewarding facile expectations and violating the integrity of his film's well-established structure.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

March 13, 2007
Adam Bregman
Orlando Weekly

Throwing a mentally impaired dude into a heist drama doesn't really add much. There are times when the audience will forget that Chris is disabled, partially because Gordon-Levitt isn't very persuasive.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

March 29, 2007
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

It's a pity Frank is too busy laying on the wintry atmospherics to make the story grip as it should.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

November 2, 2007
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Sleekly tooled but eminently forgettable.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 29, 2007
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as a fellow who has suffered serious head trauma, comes up with such a moody Method assemblage of twitches, tics, and guilty Memento mannerisms that he's not much fun to watch.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

March 28, 2007
Erica Abeel
Film Journal International

This film leaves you hoping for a project truly worthy of Gordon-Levitt's gifts.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 29, 2007
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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The dour, downbeat story eventually spirals into grisly Grand Guignol and contrivance.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

March 29, 2007
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

The reason why [The Lookout] took so long to get produced is readily apparent: The people in this movie may be entertaining, morally complicated, even fascinating -- but persuasive they just aren't.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 30, 2007
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Lookout is without the noose-tightening suspense or moral complexities of similarly themed thrillers. And the rare bits of business or color are too familiar and derivative to be diverting, and point to a conclusion that is ultimately the same.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

March 30, 2007
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

We know what's coming, [writer-director] Frank knows we know. His challenge is to make us care regardless. I confess that I didn't.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News | Original Score: C+

March 30, 2007
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Tends to bubble along as a plot-boiler. Chris' guilty fantasy about the past girlfriend, just as he works up nerve for some major action, is the kind of twist that one studies screenwriting to learn and then surpass.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

March 30, 2007
David Fear
Time Out New York
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There's nothing here you haven't seen before, and even the pleasant hum of a well-tuned engine begins to drone a little.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/6

March 31, 2007
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