Diabolique Reviews

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June 20, 2019
The plot and premise of Diabolique are absurdly implausible, but that's the power of good movies: they make you believe in the impossible.
May 2, 2018
There are problems with Stone's performance, which lacks the requisite ambiguity to make sense of the plot. But Adjani carries Diabolique by creating a Mia who is susceptible to any hint that the dead man may somehow have risen
September 7, 2011
July 30, 2007
The new Diabolique mostly dispenses with subtlety, contenting itself with regularly scheduled cathartic jolts that pass for suspense in our degraded culture.
July 29, 2006
June 30, 2005
April 3, 2005
If it makes at least one person search out and discover the original version, then it's all worth it.
January 6, 2005
December 26, 2004
December 5, 2004
Chechik fails to create any real suspense or thrills and does not seamlessly juggle the serious thriller aspects with the black comedy
March 20, 2004
March 4, 2004
May 14, 2003
January 11, 2003
Silly update of the French classic; the ending is an unforgivable cop-out.
January 9, 2003
June 18, 2002
April 8, 2001
Why do Hollywood filmmakers keep messing around with and screwing up past successes?
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
The husband is still a brute, and the swimming pool is still moldy, but the new Diabolique fails to translate into anything more than the latest ham-handed Hollywood makeover of a European classic.
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