Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Reviews

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
December 15, 2011
Pieces together an irresistible puzzle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
September 23, 2011
Fascinating, accomplished and surprisingly emotional.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
September 23, 2011
Filmmaker Jon Foy sets it to a thriller's pace, even contributing his own fateful score.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
September 22, 2011
This doc is interesting not because of the explanation, but because of the investigation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
September 2, 2011
Riveting, innovative and provocative are just three of the adjectives that never occurred to me while watching the documentary "Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles."
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
September 2, 2011
Without a satisfying resolution, the movie ultimately sheds very little light on its own subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Andy Webster
New York Times
September 1, 2011
Though their quarry eventually appears to be a model of paranoia and prejudice, it's the thrill of the hunt that keeps "Resurrect Dead" compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Alison Willmore
AV Club
September 1, 2011
It's a ride worth more for its journey than its destination.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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David Fear
Time Out
August 31, 2011
An Errol Morris-lite essay that's a mildly diverting curio at best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Eric Hynes
Village Voice
August 30, 2011
Resurrect Dead works splendidly as a threadbare urban mystery, teasing out details and complications without withholding too much information.
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Robert Koehler
Variety
January 31, 2011
Entertaining as a sleuthing expedition though amateurish as filmmaking.
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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter
January 27, 2011
Doc about an urban art enigma strains to maintain suspense.