Urbania Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
May 14, 2011

An impressive feature debut about the nature of love and loss, as felt by a group of characters, some of which gay.

Full Review | Original Score: A-
Emanuel Levy
Variety
Top Critic
September 1, 2006

One of the boldest entries in 2000 Sundance Fest, Shear's impressive debut is a darkly intriguing drama that probes the nature of love and lasting effects of loss, beautifully played by Dan Futterman (who later became known as the scripter of Capote)

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
July 24, 2006

Full Review | Original Score: B

Film Threat
December 6, 2005

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
September 17, 2005

A provocative and cathartic story about the impossibility of retribution and the challenge of redemption.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 7, 2005

| Original Score: 5/5
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jason Clark
Matinee Magazine
February 4, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: B+
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
April 2, 2001

Superb parts and a muddled whole is one way you can describe this eventually incisive look into one man's homosexuality.

Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
February 17, 2001

Full Review | Original Score: B-
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 30, 2001

The disorienting film takes devious delight in layering various versions of the stories so that we feel like we're jurors looking into a courtroom lined with funhouse mirrors.

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

Reel.com
January 1, 2000

| Original Score: 3.5/4
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000

Shear skillfully captures [a] steamy atmosphere and takes his time to develop Charlie into a rounded character.


Boston Phoenix
December 6, 2005


Houston Chronicle
Top Critic
July 21, 2005

Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002


Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001

Stephen Farber
Movieline
April 16, 2001

Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
February 7, 2001


Deseret News, Salt Lake City
February 7, 2001


E! Online
January 1, 2000

Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000

Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000

Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000

Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000


Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Gemma Files
eye WEEKLY
January 1, 2000

Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

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