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The Ninth Gate Reviews

Lisa Nesselson
Variety
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June 17, 2008

Time Out
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January 26, 2006

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

April 25, 2003
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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August 15, 2002
Richard T. Jameson
Mr. Showbiz
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Plenty of talent is wasted here.

January 1, 2000
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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The filmmaker takes you on a journey that goes absolutely nowhere.

January 1, 2000
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
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On a scene-by-scene basis, it sometimes entertains, but never amounts to anything.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I kept hoping Polanski would take the plot by the neck and shake life into it, but no.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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About as scary as a sock-puppet re-enactment of The Blair Witch Project, and not nearly as funny.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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The film never gets around to illuminating much about the lead character.

January 1, 2000
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
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The self-immolating and oblivion-bound Ninth Gate is the kind of film that's going to give satanic cults a bad name.

January 1, 2000
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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It's so disappointing for the director of Rosemary's Baby to have to stoop to something as desperate as pyrotechnics and nudity.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Isn't likely to be mistaken for one of Polanski's great shockers.

January 1, 2000
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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It drags, it clunks, it leaves you stuck between a guffaw and a groan.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

January 1, 2000
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Elegant, scary fun.

January 1, 2000
John Hartl
Film.com
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You end up feeling duped for taking a two-hour-plus ride that dumps you in the middle of nowhere.

January 1, 2000
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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January 1, 2000
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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It overstays its welcome by 20 minutes or so, just long enough for us to begin to feel a little silly for having so much fun.

January 1, 2000
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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Sexy, sardonic and slightly over the top, it definitely contains Polanski's best work in years.

January 1, 2000
Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Watching The Ninth Gate is like being force-marched through dank rooms piled high with musty books, led by drab tour guides who mutter the same pedantic points over and over.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 1, 2000
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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January 1, 2000
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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The worst occult film to star big-name actors in many years, and a startlingly inept and unsatisfying piece of storytelling.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Early on I thought I could almost smell the sharp must of the leather bindings ... but that scent was just the aroma of middle-brow, art-house Euro-rot, a whiff of decay and hauteur.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D+

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
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Polanski's sly sense of film-noir conventions pokes fun at the genre while at the same time honoring it.

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

January 1, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The script is so bereft of real surprises that it's best to keep the lid on what few there are.

January 1, 2000
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The Ninth Gate is far from essential viewing.

January 1, 2000
Charles Taylor
Salon.com
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Amusing, ultra - deadpan entertainment.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

January 1, 2000
Peter Brunette
Film.com
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Compulsively watchable.

| Original Score: 6/10

January 1, 2000
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