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Phone Booth Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Farrell and Whitaker are always great to watch, but the movie feels manipulative and padded.

| Original Score: C-

April 3, 2003
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

This movie doesn't make sense on any level.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 27, 2010
James Rocchi
Netflix

Joel Schumacher, master of the overblown, tries to craft a stripped-down, simple thriller and fails as desperately as only he can.

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

April 10, 2003
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The stratagems that compel the film to stay put are as improbable as they are illogical.

September 11, 2002
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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If the whole thing flags, then dive-bombs at the midway point, it's not because Farrell and Schumacher aren't trying hard, but because the filmmakers struggle to wedge in some meaning where none belongs.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 3, 2003
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 2/4

December 27, 2007
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Does a decent job of giving us the creeps until drizzling out toward the end.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 4, 2003
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Phone Booth is a movie completely disconnected from what suspense should be like.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

June 26, 2003
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

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

April 4, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

The problem with Schumacher's direction is that while he keeps the suspense taut, he fails to utilize or heighten the danger and, most importantly, the claustrophobia, of the situation.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

April 5, 2003
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com

Full Review | Original Score: 3/10

April 7, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

All the heavy moralizing that comes after the nutty scenario soon becomes tiresome, and it left me wanting to hang-up on this film.

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

April 7, 2003
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A high-concept hostage drama of absolutely no value to anyone -- except maybe Bell Atlantic, whose titular street-corner pay phone is on screen for almost every agonizing frame.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

April 3, 2003
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Despite the film's blessed brevity -- it's only 75 minutes -- it seems as artificially padded as a Reno showgirl.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

April 3, 2003
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Bogus on every level.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

April 3, 2003
John Anderson
Newsday
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Nothing about Stu, in the end, is really important enough to justify the Sturm und Drang of Phone Booth or its tempest in a telecommunications teapot.

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

April 4, 2003
Mike Clark
USA Today
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A superficially gritty yet soullessly slick melodrama.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 4, 2003
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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If this sounds like a Kafkaesque spoof thrown together for the annual Publicists Guild of America luncheon, Larry Cohen's script is only occasionally that clever.

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

April 22, 2003
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

What might have been a pretty decent claustrophobic thriller turns into a Mr. Rogers moral lesson (be nice to the pizza delivery guy).

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 20, 2003
Robert Wilonsky
Dallas Observer

The movie's so hung up (pardon) on its gimmick it never transcends it.

Full Review Source: Dallas Observer

April 4, 2003
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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Derek Adams
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 14, 2003
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 11, 2003
Jonathan Ross
Daily Mirror [UK]
May 20, 2003
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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May 19, 2004
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Mark Freeman
Critical Eye

May 30, 2003
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
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April 7, 2003
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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April 4, 2003
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
April 4, 2003
Alexander Walker
This is London
April 19, 2003

ComingSoon.net

March 31, 2003

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April 4, 2003

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April 4, 2003

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April 20, 2003

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April 21, 2003

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May 30, 2003
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