Opening

92% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
10% Rage Jul 11
19% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

—— The Almighty Johnsons: Season 3
—— Hemlock Grove: Season 2

New Episodes Tonight

61% Crossbones: Season 1
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1
—— The Legend of Korra: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
88% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

The Weight of Water Reviews

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Michael Sragow
New Yorker
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The boating scenes have a languid yet charged sexuality, and the performances remain vibrant and rock-solid to the end.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

May 30, 2011

Irish Times

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 17, 2009
Emanuel Levy
Variety
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Artistically speaking, Bigelow's drama may be her most ambitous and personal film to date, a multi-layered (period and contemporary) psychological thriller that borrows from Bergman's masterpiece Persona; commercially, however, it's problematic.

Full Review Source: Variety | Original Score: B-

December 20, 2006
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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There are a few wrong notes, and the ending is too enigmatic for its own good, but for a studio production the film is uncommonly intelligent and uncompromising.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: A-

December 13, 2002
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Sarah Polley deserves some kind of recognition for her role in this film.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7/10

December 13, 2002
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Works better in its various parts than as a whole.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star

December 6, 2002
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

You can feel the restlessness in the repressed emotions and unspoken passions of the characters, but exactly what they yearn for is not always clear.

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

November 14, 2002
Janice Page
Boston Globe
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Though it never rises to its full potential as a film, still offers a great deal of insight into the female condition and the timeless danger of emotions repressed.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 8, 2002
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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An intelligently made (and beautifully edited) picture that at the very least has a spark of life to it -- more than you can say for plenty of movies that flow through the Hollywood pipeline without a hitch.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

November 8, 2002
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Bigelow perfectly establishes a feel of place and time for both stories, and they're so radically different that you may find yourself shocked when 100 years flash by in a single cut.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 7, 2002
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Maneuvers skillfully through the plot's hot brine -- until it's undone by the sogginess of its contemporary characters, and actors.

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

November 6, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Kathryn Bigelow, it's like she's directing two films. They have very distinct styles, and everybody gets their say and gets their moment.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

November 5, 2002
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

Whether our action-and-popcorn obsessed culture will embrace this engaging and literate psychodrama isn't much of a mystery, unfortunately.

Full Review Source: Fantastica Daily

November 1, 2002
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Bigelow may produce broad, middling big-budget fare when (working for) a studio...But left to her own devices, she's capable of creating fine layers of intimacy and intensity.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3/4

November 1, 2002
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

If the film fails to fulfill its own ambitious goals, it nonetheless sustains interest during the long build-up of expository material.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

October 31, 2002
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Kathryn Bigelow's attractive film version of Anita Shreve's novel is a gripping plunge but a remote one, suffering from the weight of one too many inexpressible thoughts.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 31, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A very literary drama that uses two intertwined stories to explore jealousy as a dangerous little mutant that sometimes is life-threatening.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

October 31, 2002
Loren King
Chicago Tribune
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Bigelow directs this screen version of Anita Shreve's complex novel with polish and a flair for the melodramatic.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

October 31, 2002
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Intriguing and beautiful film, but those of you who read the book are likely to be disappointed.

Full Review Source: Planet Sick-Boy

October 29, 2002
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A literate presentation that wonderfully weaves a murderous event in 1873 with murderous rage in 2002.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: 3/4

October 21, 2002

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Glenn Kenny
Premiere Magazine
September 17, 2003
Bill Gallo
Dallas Observer
January 8, 2003

Boston Phoenix
November 18, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 2, 2002

Arizona Republic
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November 2, 2002

National Post

July 24, 2001
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