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The Funeral Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
April 9, 2007
Anticlimactic and unconvincing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
November 14, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
With a cast like that, one would expect fireworks on the screen. Unfortunately, this never happens.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Lea Russo
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Some viewers may enjoy watching the lifestyles of the grim and depraved; others will find that sitting through "The Funeral" is like going to celluloid hell.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000
Call it Bad Mafia Lieutenant.
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
We have seen Martin Scorsese's gangster films, and Abel Ferrara, you are no Martin Scorsese.
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Now here is a gangster movie that does not want setups or payoffs like traditional gangster movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 29, 2006
A psychologically strung-out tale stuffed full of ideas and inspired moments.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
Cole Smithey
November 14, 2005
The corpse, the corpse, the corpse!
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
June 20, 2008
The Funeral is yet another fresh take on the gangster flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
The picture works despite the bizarre ending.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Film after film, Ferrara and St. John are finding new ways to scream.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
You're engaged on a moral level rarely found in movies about violence.
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Dragan Antulov
January 14, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
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