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Dangerous Liaisons Reviews

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Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
February 8, 2008
The creepy plot still holds a certain fascination.
| Original Score: 2/4
Emanuel Levy
April 30, 2007
Emotional cruelty through sexual manipulation is the rule of the game of this smooth transfer of Christopher Hampton's witty play, with an all-American cast, headed by Glenn Close and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Susan Granger
December 26, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
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Steve Grant
Time Out
January 26, 2006
A sombre, manipulative affair in which the decor is never allowed to usurp our interest.
Cole Smithey
November 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
December 3, 2004
Splendid... full of deliciously devious characters
| Original Score: 5/5
Sarah Chauncey
June 10, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Blackwelder
May 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
February 10, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
February 5, 2004
For a tragedy that carries a strong emotional kick, it's wickedly fun.
| Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
February 3, 2004
Close, Malkovich e Pfeiffer aproveitam ao máximo seus fascinantes personagens e os diálogos afiados do roteiro de Hampton, mas o filme é um pouco mais frio do que deveria.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 16, 2003
Wicked and well-appointed, this is a deliriously sinful costume a drama.
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Its vernacular style allows the film to connect easily with present-day morals, sexual politics, and thirst for power.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Witty, entertaining, if occasionally overripe.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Stephen Frears' direction is superb -- the design and lighting evoke simultaneous worlds of privilege and squalor, and while the nature of day-to-day life in 18th century France becomes readily apparent, it never becomes distracting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
July 25, 2002
Perhaps the juciest adaptation of the story that one could hope for.
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
It's like Masterpiece Theater ... but not boring!
| Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 14, 2002
A scintillating study of sexual politics that skillfully presents the cruel ways two malevolent protagonists manipulate their targets and deceive others around them.
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