Body of Lies Reviews

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November 17, 2011
May 6, 2011
February 12, 2009
November 21, 2008
Perhaps Scott's ever-restless shooting style doesn't quite differentiate between the peaks and troughs of the narrative, yet it's still an engrossing account of the intersection between process and ethics.
November 10, 2008
Good solid far-fetched multiplex action-adventure fare in the Bondian mode, with awe-inspiring technology and just enough moral philosophizing laced through it to give the mind a little something to chew on.
November 10, 2008
Just because it's really dense and layered doesn't mean it's good.
November 10, 2008
A complicated movie about the war on terror with two terrific performances and a terrific director.
October 18, 2008
Yes, there are a couple of chase scenes, but Scott rarely shifts into high gear.
October 18, 2008
Body of Lies has nothing to say about geopolitics, the action scenes are formulaic, and DiCaprio is rarely on the screen with Crowe, who coasts through the most puzzling performance of his career.
October 18, 2008
DiCaprio's solid, though I wonder if a real CIA agent could get away with looking so earnest every second. Crowe has the right idea, in addition to all the fun: Just throw it away, throw it away and pretty soon you build yourself a clever characterization
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