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The Postman Always Rings Twice Reviews

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February 24, 2017
The Postman Always Rings Twice is a masterclass in noir.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 30, 2015
Gripping tale doubles as allegory about exploited workers and economic revolt.
June 19, 2014
One of the great cruel jokes in early film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
February 8, 2012
The movie is not a wild river but a humid delta of stagnant frustration and stymied movement, so it's all the more impressive that it's such a gripping spectatorial experience.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 4, 2008
...has little of the insinuating nature of the best film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2005
Whilst the Jack/Jessica version was entertaining it was seemingly only interested in 'pushing the envelope', this film doesn't need to do any of that - and doesn't - it just plays out the story, and that's gripping enough.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 10, 2004
Part sultry romance, part mystery thriller, the movie continues to keep audiences involved with its edgy character relationships and unforeseen tensions.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 25, 2002
Better than the remake
| Original Score: 3/5
June 27, 2002
The characters are corrupt at a level so basic that no amount of absolution can cleanse them of their sins
Full Review | Original Score: 81/100
January 1, 2000
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) is one of the best film noirs of all time - and one of the earliest prototypes of today's 'erotic thrillers.'
January 1, 2000
what it lacks in sex it gains in passions of other sorts. It smolders.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
The magic in the film is in the chemical reaction between Garfield and Lana, their performances are sizzling.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 1, 2000
Garfield and Turner electrify; there's no nudity or on-screen sex in the picture, yet the erotic charge between these two is incredibly potent.
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
June 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 28, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
July 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
September 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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