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The King Reviews

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Brian Marder

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

November 20, 2008
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

The degree to which this film is unsettling is testimony to the strength of the acting and direction.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2008
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio

Red States' worst nightmare rules on screen.

Full Review Source: WBAI Web Radio

May 3, 2007
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This movie creeped me out big time.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C+

January 19, 2007
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

"The King" actually moves you, particularly because it has outstanding actors like William Hurt and Gael Garcia Bernal giving haunting, complex performances.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

September 6, 2006
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Programmed by the fatalistic filmmakers toward a cruel outcome, but the actors make it convincing...

| Original Score: 3/4

August 11, 2006
Mike Russell

Marsh has a knack for setting up twisted situations, and he nicely counterbalances the horror by filming everything in a straightforward, muted style.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B-

July 7, 2006
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

The real acting sparks are generated by Hurt, delivering an absolutely sincere performance as a reformed sinner basking in God's love.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 7, 2006
Peter Sobczynski

So wildly and absurdly melodramatic in every way, shape and form that many viewers will be unable to decide whether it is a flat-out masterpiece or the most lurid piece of junk that they have ever seen.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

June 24, 2006
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

Offers a fascinating consideration of religion and religiosity, sin and revenge, and the ultimate question for Christians: Can evil be forgiven?

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

June 24, 2006
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

In various ways this is a strangely impressive movie.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 23, 2006
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Chilling and compelling.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 23, 2006
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Milo Addica's script delves into emotionally messy territory... and director James Marsh embraces the ambiguity, sometimes at the expense of the characters.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

June 22, 2006
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

A strange, disturbing movie that will appeal to you if you like to leave the theater with lots of questions to mull over.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 22, 2006
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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It is an intelligent, disturbing thriller.

| Original Score: 3/4

June 22, 2006
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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A deeply involving film where intentions are as cryptic as the title, and the reckoning of past sins opens fresh wounds.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

June 16, 2006
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The soundtrack is brilliant, the cinematography strange and wonderful and the performances are creepy good.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 16, 2006
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Even if the filmmakers are to be distrusted as slumming ethnological tourists, they treat the message of religious fundamentalism seriously.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

June 16, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's the kind of work where characters develop on their own, without consulting the book of cliches.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 16, 2006
Mark Keizer
Los Angeles CityBeat

Director James Marsh's disturbing treatise on the limits of faith is a slow burn on a too-long fuse. But his ability to dramatize hideous, depraved acts with complete emotional indifference is an achievement that earns our continued attention.

June 15, 2006
Urban Cinefile Critics
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October 18, 2008
Philip French
Observer [UK]
January 20, 2007

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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August 6, 2006
Bill Gallo
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
July 1, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 1, 2006
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian [UK]
May 20, 2006

Sydney Morning Herald
March 10, 2006
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