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Criminal Reviews

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November 23, 2017
Filmmaker Gregory Jacobs, making his debut here, delivers an opening half hour that's perhaps not as compelling as it could (or should) have been...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 16, 2017
A witless high-concept action film that's forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 22, 2010
This con man movie is best for older teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2005
Like Richard Widmark, [John C. Reilly] is an excellent character actor who can convey both likeability and pathetical desperation simultaneously.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 2, 2005
Those viewers who watched NUEVE REINAS beforehand will be affected with increasingly unpleasant feeling of deja vu.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
June 2, 2005
Con film aficionados won't find the picture revolutionary, but even they should enjoy the structure, craftsmanship and a nice supporting performance by Maggie Gyllenhaal.
| Original Score: B
May 3, 2005
A second-generation photocopy of a David Mamet cryptogram.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 9, 2005
[It's] a safer, watered-down, but still enjoyable redo.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 8, 2005
...the interaction of the movie's two leads, Reilly and Luna, is so good you might enjoy it for their performances alone.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
February 19, 2005
it's Training Day for confidence tricksters, an exciting 24-hour tour of LA's underworld with a headache-inducing sting in its tail.
February 9, 2005
Considerando-se que o ótimo Nove Rainhas foi realizado há apenas alguns anos, esta refilmagem soa desnecessária, por mais interessante que seja seu roteiro.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2005
... a fairly straightforward remake of the Argentine hit Nine Queens (2000)
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: C
October 31, 2004
Reilly is perhaps the most amazing fusion of boy and man we have in American movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 24, 2004
Well acted and intriguing...
Full Review| Original Score: B
October 19, 2004
It isn't quite as witty or gritty as Nine Queens, but if you didn't see that film, then see it now that it's in English.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 8, 2004
Like a smash-and-grab job, the movie gets in, springs the con and gets out quick - leaving the viewer to replay the twists on his or her own time.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 8, 2004
While the twists at the end are a little more predictable here than in the first film, it's still an assured work, especially considering that it comes from a first-time director.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 8, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 6, 2004
This is one of the best con movies I have seen as rare currency is used as the valuable commodity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 5, 2004
A jazzy, offhandedly brilliant exercise in colorful mendacity and shell game shenanigans that benefits from the cool, authoritative occupational swagger of John C. Reilly.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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