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The Underneath Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Caryn James
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Too chaotic to work as a thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
What The Underneath lacks is the kind of emotional connection that the best film noirs have. Instead of involving, this film is distancing, too given to admiring its own shiny surface.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A departure from the run-of- the-mill thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Joe Brown
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Downbeat, laconically funny, arty (maybe a touch too arty), it's simmering, smoldering lowlife fun, like a good episode of Twin Peaks without the self-conscious weirdness.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
As tales of sex and sinfulness go, Soderbergh's fourth film doesn't deliver.
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Why did Soderbergh want to remake an old film noir, anyway? Take out the crime elements and flesh out the human elements here, and you have a more interesting movie, I think.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Steven Winn
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film may turn out to have been more of a stylistic adventure for the director than for an audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Entertainment Weekly
April 28, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: A-