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The Number 23 Reviews

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Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

There's nothing to fear.

Full Review

March 15, 2007
Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com
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Pretty much every important date in history...can be teased to fit the pattern. What can't be hammered out of this fixation, apparently, is a coherent movie.

Full Review Source: Film.com

March 13, 2007
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

Schumacher is as much to blame for this mess as Carrey is. Over and over again, he mistakes looming shadows and manic outbursts for tension, and his ponderous, ham-fisted directorial style creates more questions than it answers.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 0.5/5

March 10, 2007
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

I think that "The Number 23" is supposed to have a twist at the end.But a twist is supposed to be something that you can't see coming, something that takes you by surprise. In this sometimes entertaining but mostly befuddling film, the only confounding el

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

March 9, 2007
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A psychological thriller that is a murky mess.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

March 6, 2007
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

An overworked horror-thriller based on an absolutely ridiculous concept that, at various points in the movie, comes tantalizingly close to working.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 6, 2007
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

Schumacher's style is too slick, his sense of the macabre too watered-down, and his concentration on the thematic implications of the story too distracted by more generalized ideas to really get at the dark heart of the material.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 2/4

March 5, 2007
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald

A cop out of chaotic inconsequence.

Full Review Source: Oregon Herald | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 5, 2007
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

More like "The Number 2"

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: D

March 5, 2007
Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

If you circle every 23rd word in this review, you'll wind up with a message that makes no sense. Neither does paying to see this movie.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

March 4, 2007
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

The Number 23 lacks cohesion. (Director) Joel Schumacher flails around like a drowning man, and takes his picture under with him.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 4, 2007
Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York
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It just adds up to sheer ineptitude.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/6

March 3, 2007
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

If long-winded Wikipedia writers or "Lost" bloggers wrote a thriller, it would turn out something like this. It starts as a dark variant on "Stranger Than Fiction" and ends with a melodramatic flood of embarrassing exposition.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

March 2, 2007
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Once all the blood and madness run out, The Number 23 is one of those disposable movies that so often fill the film industry's off season.

Full Review Source: Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) | Original Score: 5/10

March 2, 2007
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...raving nonsense...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

March 2, 2007
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

With its glaring plot holes, over-reliance on coincidence and unexplained central conceit, it is hard to fathom why this project drew the likes of Jim Carry and Virginia Madsen.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D

March 2, 2007

Everything in the film may add up to 23, but no matter how you do the math, it doesn't add up to a good movie.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 1, 2007
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A supposedly tangled tale that's ultimately as easy to unravel as two nylon stockings.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 2/4

March 1, 2007
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

... just another movie designed to cash in on the gullibility of ticket buyers.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

What's wrong with The Number 23 can't be blamed on Schumacher -- though he ought to have known better than to sign on board this project.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2/5

February 28, 2007
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