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Secret Window Reviews

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

for a while it works, right up until its dreadfully silly ending

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2/4

March 21, 2004
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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The story is so basic that it makes a fine template for an exercise in style, and Koepp layers on the details with great relish.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

March 21, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Except for Depp's performance, "Secret Window" is a film we've seen and heard before.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

March 19, 2004
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

Secret Window is filled with so many red herrings, one could have a veritable feast if one were to filet them, cream them, and serve them with a box of crackers.

Full Review Source: Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 19, 2004
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

By the end of Secret Window, I was too busy being amused by the film's undeniable sense of thrills to care that much about the flaws.

Full Review Source: Cinemaphile.org | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2004
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

The mystery in Secret Window won't be too hard to pry open.

| Original Score: 3/5

March 18, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Koepp simply never gets anywhere near the story's underlying themes.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 18, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

...[only] the latest King thriller to be defenestrated onto the screen. The hack finale buried whatever hope I had for Secret Window to keep me from eyeing the door.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

March 18, 2004
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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Has no story, no ending and no redeeming value.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

March 18, 2004
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

If the material seems awfully familiar (and after you learn the ending, it will), it's as much Stephen King's fault as David Koepp's.

Full Review Source: F5 (Wichita, KS) | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 18, 2004
Ed Gonzalez
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Naturally, the less said about the spooks themselves, the better.

Full Review Source: City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

March 18, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sadly, the good isn't as good as the best King adaptations, and the bad isn't as funny as the worst ones.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 17, 2004
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca

N'empêche une autre performance de qualité de Johnny Depp, Fenêtre secrète finit par s'effriter à mesure que l'on avance vers sa résolution

Full Review Source: EnPrimeur.ca | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 17, 2004
Annlee Ellingson
FilmStew.com

Unfortunately, an attention-grabbing visual style and compelling performances across the board cannot overcome what's lacking in story.

Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

March 16, 2004
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Ridiculously overwrought.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 16, 2004
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The plot certainly has possibilities, but far too many of them are botched by writer-director David Koepp, who's a better writer than director.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 1/4

March 16, 2004
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

[A] fairly mundane thriller.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

March 16, 2004
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Remember why Kathy Bates won an Oscar? Well this is something like that.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

March 16, 2004
Peter Debruge
Premiere Magazine

Not the stuff strong thrillers are made of, but Panic Room screenwriter David Koepp knows how to ratchet up the tension and spring as many giddy jump cuts on the audience as they can stand.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

March 16, 2004
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
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Adapted from a Stephen King novella, the film lurches tiredly through the author's favorite masochistic-narcissistic fantasy, subjecting a woebegone writer to a gauntlet of abuse.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 16, 2004
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