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The Loss of Sexual Innocence Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 8, 2002
...Figgis -- one of the most interesting and meticulous directors around -- has made a genuinely boring and confusing movie.
Full Review| Original Score: D
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
January 17, 2003
One of the worst films ever made.
| Original Score: 0/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 3, 2004
It seems more like a student film turned in as a project assignment.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
October 27, 2002
I see [Figgis's] point, and I appreciate what he tried ... but it left me cold.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
March 19, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 8, 2004
The material is... indulgent. The film is ambitious, but somehow incomplete.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
April 5, 2001
A turgid, rotten bore that pretty much signals the death of "art" cinema as we know it.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 64/100
David Luty
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
It's a shame that Figgis has so little purpose for all this painterly loveliness.
Tom Block
culturevulture.net
September 18, 2001
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
So personal as to be self-indulgent, so self-indulgent as to make not a single iota of sense to anyone but Figgis, this admittedly captivating but wholly incoherent and utterly baffling experience will likely leave everyone else dumbfounded.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
November 23, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
November 10, 2005
| Original Score: 0/5

Reel.com
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1/4
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
July 17, 2007
A promising movie from Mike Figgis. Where are you Mike?
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
Explores the twists and turns of sexual desire in the life of an English film director born in South Africa.
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Mac Verstandig
Moviereviews.org
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Charlotte O'Sullivan
Sight and Sound
March 5, 2002
Jim Ridley
Nashville Scene
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
Variety
March 26, 2009

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000

Movieline
January 9, 2002
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Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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