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Vanishing Point Reviews

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
March 13, 2009
Merged the appeal of Bullitt with that of, say, Zabriskie cars and dusty existentialism. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
March 11, 2009
should be seen as a particularly charged variant of a now extinct genre: the artsy B-movie
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Variety Staff
May 6, 2008
The action is almost entirely made up of one man driving a car at maximum speed from Denver to, hopefully, San Francisco.
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
October 10, 2007
A film all but overflowing with the revolting spirit of the oppressed. Bring the noise!
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Peter Kenis
Rolling Stone
August 14, 2007
In a time when vacant retreads such as The Fast and the Furious are the problem, Vanishing Point is the answer.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
July 10, 2007
Really nothing but a one hundred minute car chase across country, and I loved every minute of it...
Brett Register
Orlando Weekly
May 24, 2007
The last quarter of Grindhouse was little more than a love note to this flick's towering excellence.

TV Guide
March 28, 2007
A fairly interesting, but somewhat muddled, road movie starring Newman as an ex-cop who now drives cars from Denver to San Francisco for a living.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
The woodenness of both direction and Newman's performance becomes increasingly apparent.
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Roger Greenspun
New York Times
May 9, 2005
A movie about which I can think of almost nothing good to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5

May 24, 2003
A beguiling, if silly pleasure.
Scott Weinberg
August 13, 2002
A fairly entertaining chase flick, with a few artistic touches included to keep the thinking viewers happy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
February 13, 2001
A cult classic.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Takes full advantage of the subject's existential and mythical undertones without being pretentious, and you certainly get a run for your money, along with a lot of rock music.
Emanuel Levy
August 22, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 4, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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