• R, 1 hr. 37 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Mike Figgis
    In Theaters:
    Apr 28, 2000 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 26, 2000
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Timecode
    8 minutes 42 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Timecode (Time Code) Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

a fascinating introduction to innovative film technique

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: C+

July 2, 2012
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The film's raison d'etre is its technique.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3/5

February 28, 2002
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

What fails it is the generic, banal storyline.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: short

February 21, 2002
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

One has to admire its visual chutzpah.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

May 2, 2001
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This gimmicky experimental film from Mike Figgis ("Leaving Las Vegas") isn't worth the film it's on...

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A triumph of style and technological innovation, but a failure in terms of storytelling.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room

A big pretentious joke.

Full Review Source: Scott Renshaw's Screening Room | Original Score: 5/10

January 1, 2000
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Four times better than most multiplex fare.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Don't touch that pause button!

Full Review

January 1, 2000
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

It's hypertextual moviemaking.

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

January 1, 2000
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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As gimmicky as that sounds, what's most amazing about the enterprise is how well it works.

January 1, 2000
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

An audaciously unique and exciting film.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

January 1, 2000
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
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Everything Figgis tries to do in Time Code, Warhol did three decades ago.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 1, 2000
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

There's a lot to see in Timecode. Unfortunately, there's not a lot that's interesting.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City

January 1, 2000
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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Apart from its technological originality, Time Code is almost completely uninteresting.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

One can achieve almost the same effect any afternoon at your local Sears store by turning 4 adjoining television sets on 4 different soap operas.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 5/10

January 1, 2000
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Induces a serious case of sensory overload that left me drained and edgy.

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

January 1, 2000

Houston Chronicle
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For those who just want a good story and to heck with exploring brave new worlds of cinema, Time Code may seem like Time Cod-liver Oil.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

January 1, 2000
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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With Time Code, there is always a danger that you are watching the wrong corner.

January 1, 2000
Karen Hershenson
Contra Costa Times

Time Code isn't so much a movie as an experiment in digital filmmaking, and one likely to induce nausea or migraines in the viewer.

January 1, 2000
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