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Interview Reviews

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Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com
August 25, 2008
The resulting film is a boring hour-and-a-half of watching two immature adults sink down to the Lord of the Flies lowest for no reason and hurl bile and vitriol at each other.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine
August 22, 2008
The movie really started off on a good note, but then it just got repetitive.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Peter Calder
New Zealand Herald
March 14, 2008
Even the smart ending feels predictable once it's happened: "Move along," it seems to say, just like those New York cops. "There's nothing to see here."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Matt McKillop
Filmcritic.com
December 12, 2007
From its opening frame to its final revelation, Interview hums with life.
| Original Score: 4/5
David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com
December 12, 2007
Interview comes across more like an acting exercise than a workable story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
December 9, 2007
I can't get on the Sienna Miller bandwagon. I can damn with faint praise: she's perfectly competent as an actor -- but that's it.
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
November 17, 2007
The wonderful thing about Interview is that we have no idea where it is going to lead. It's honest, conflicted and surprising, as journalist and actress battle words and emotions in a potent drama that takes us to unexpected places
Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
November 2, 2007
Interview is well-made but depends almost entirely on its acting. Neither of the two principals let it down, even when the screenplay isn't quite as sharp as it could have been.
| Original Score: 3/5
Neil Smith
thelondonpaper
November 2, 2007
Sienna Miller as an airhead celeb more famous for her sex life than her movies? Quite a stretch for the British actress.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
November 2, 2007
It pretends to be about the games of deceit that go on between men and women, but it's really just a squib on the culture of celebrity, and the cynical conclusion that's meant to pull us up short is feeble and silly beyond patience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)
November 2, 2007
The friskiness of this pas de deux is something, and the acting duet enough of a selling point.
Karl French
Financial Times
November 2, 2007
A talky, tricksy but never particularly convincing or involving drama.
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
November 2, 2007
There can hardly be a bigger waste of time than this conceited and self-indulgent two-hander directed by Steve Buscemi, remade from a Theo Van Gogh film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

The Sun (UK)
November 2, 2007
Sienna does a good job of portraying Katya as a blonde, self-obsessed actress who is good at turning on the tears. Remarkable that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Maher
Times (UK)
November 2, 2007
The constant see-sawing of emotion eventually becomes repetitive and wearisome.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
November 2, 2007
There's some nicely written dialogue in this remake of a foreign movie, but it's all extremely unsatisfying thanks to a so-what? ending and the script's inability to make us warm to its two principal characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 2, 2007
Snappy exchanges, smart acting and slick directing go to make up a wickedly entertaining work that's hugely enjoyable. A deft story about modern-day celebrity culture, it also proves what a talent Buscemi is as a director.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
November 2, 2007
Interview is a decently acted two-hander fringe play that doesn't deserve to be on film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 2, 2007
Essentially it's a game of verbal ping-pong and, even if cynicism wins the day too easily in the end, the interplay is lively and intriguing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Aubrey Day
Total Film
November 2, 2007
Interview is a decent showcase for the talents of its stars, but may leave you in doubt over the talents of its originator. Hopefully the other Van Gogh remakes in production will sport more smartness and subtlety.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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