43% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
41% If I Stay Aug 22
18% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
8% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

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34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
32% The Giver $12.3M
20% Into The Storm $7.9M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
65% Lucy $5.5M
39% Step Up: All In $2.7M
61% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

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—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
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67% Life Of Crime Aug 29

Premieres Tonight

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New Episodes Tonight

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Original Sin Reviews

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James Berardinelli
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Cable fare masquerading as a theatrical feature because of its high-profile cast.

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

August 6, 2001
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2/4

September 30, 2005
Ted Murphy

Cristofer takes liberties with the novel's downbeat ending and tacks on a happily ever after coda that seems more in keeping with something made under the studio system ...

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 21, 2001
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The situation is unbelievable, the characters are laughable, and the dialogue is exploding all over the place like an overripe peach.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

August 2, 2001
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 3/10

November 30, 2001
Eric D. Snider

A dull, languid film full of unsurprising plot twists and ludicrous soap opera-style melodrama.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

August 3, 2001
Brian Orndorf

| Original Score: 2/10

November 12, 2001
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Cristofer sabotages his movie by killing most of the suspense and robbing it of logic.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

August 3, 2001
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

[Cristofer] presents it like one of those late-night HBO softcore flicks that tries to be 'artistic' and fails miserably.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

August 3, 2001
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

One the most laugh-out-loud funny movies I've seen all year. However, it's not being billed as a comedy.

Full Review Source: Fantastica Daily

August 3, 2001
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 1/4

August 6, 2001
Rob Blackwelder

Director Michael Christofer falls victim to the frivolous trappings of...pulp carnality, letting the tawdry get the better of him...

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

August 3, 2001
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...the only sin committed was by the filmmakers producing the movie in the first place.

| Original Score: 3/10

March 31, 2002
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Um melodrama que tenta esconder sua vulgaridade atrás de uma aura de falso refinamento.

| Original Score: 2/5

May 30, 2002
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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[Cristofer] gets the look of art but not the pulse.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune

August 2, 2001
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The actors have so little chemistry delivering tired dialogue that the sluggish direction by Michael Cristofer ... is merely the final insult.

Full Review Source: USA Today

August 2, 2001
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Banderas' and Jolie's characters are not recognizably human. They are engineered to fit the mechanics of plot.

| Original Score: 2/4

August 2, 2001
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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If it had more panache, it would tumble into the infamous so-bad-it's-good category, but that's too positive a label for this sad-sack saga.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

August 2, 2001
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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The film aspires to Hitchcock ... but it comes off like one of those soft-core Red Shoe Diaries flicks you see on cable TV.

| Original Score: 2/5

August 2, 2001
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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We haven't had this much tawdry fun since Pia Zadora and Bo Derek's heydays.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News

August 2, 2001
Michael Szymanski
February 24, 2004
Rebecca Murray
December 17, 2002
Joshua Tyler
August 12, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
January 27, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
David Poland
Hot Button
January 7, 2003
Barrett Hooper
August 6, 2001
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online
August 10, 2001
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Alexander Walker
This is London
December 15, 2003
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]
December 15, 2003

Ebert & Roeper
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August 9, 2001

October 12, 2001

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
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