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The Number 23 Reviews

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Bob Grimm
Reno News and Review

Good God, I actually liked this screwball of a mystery thriller.

Full Review Source: Reno News and Review | Original Score: 2.75/5

March 24, 2007
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

More entertaining than most of the movies nominated for an Oscar this year.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 3/4

February 26, 2007
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

I don't care what anybody else says. The acting was good and the script was complelling. So there!

| Original Score: 4/5

February 26, 2007
Philip French
Observer [UK]

I enjoyed it a lot. I haven't heard of anyone else who has.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

February 26, 2007
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Carrey owns this movie. He's in virtually every scene, and there's no taking one's eyes from him.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

February 23, 2007
Gary Goldstein
Reel.com

Jim Carrey makes for an unlikely but completely effective lead choice. He brings a nice touch of comic irony to his otherwise serious role, impressively handling a wide range of emotions as an ordinary Joe caught in an extraordinary web.

| Original Score: 3/4

February 23, 2007
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Newcomer Fernley Phillips' screenplay eventually binds itself into too tight a knot. But it also has some admirable ambitions about family, responsibility, memory.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 23, 2007
Pete Hammond
Maxim

Carrey skillfully leads us on a twisted trek with hair-raising jolts.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 23, 2007
Staci Layne Wilson
Sci-Fi Weekly

While The Number 23 is probably not destined for masterpiece status, it does what it sets out to do: entertain, and mess with your mind.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Weekly

February 22, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Number 23 is a modest, well-executed film. Is it scary? Not exactly. But if you're willing to settle for mildly creepy, then you're in luck.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2007
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

There's enough style, intrigue and plot twistiness in this thriller to keep us watching

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

February 22, 2007
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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By the end, you'll want to stick around, if only to crack the Jim Carrey code: Is he a real actor after all, or is the rabid urgency with which he keeps trying to be the most real thing about him?

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

February 21, 2007
Johnny Butane
Dread Central

I can say I was never bored with The Number 23...so I guess that's a good sign that it works as a piece of entertainment if nothing else.

Full Review Source: Dread Central | Original Score: 3/5

February 20, 2007
Simon Crook
Empire Magazine

Genuinely intriguing in places and romps along at a satisfying pace for a conspiracy thriller.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

February 20, 2007
Neil Smith
BBC.com

Things don't really add up in The Number 23, but you can count on some queasy chills and trashy thrills all the same.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 3/5

February 20, 2007
Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

As far as psychological thrillers go, The Number 23 is a little too much 'psycho' and not enough 'logical'.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 2/5

November 3, 2012
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Absurd, dark, and a miscast Jim Carrey. Yuck.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 1/5

December 15, 2010
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

As Walter's/Fingerling's paranoia grows, the viewer is irritatingly yanked back and forth between the real and imagined settings, and left to decide which one is more ridiculous.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 6, 2010
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Nothing to decipher here

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Peg Aloi
Boston Phoenix

There is something to this 23 stuff, and a film about apophenia (obsession with random connections) would be fascinating. But no.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2009

Irish Times

February 23, 2007
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