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The Funeral Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
Variety
July 4, 2006
Though directed in different style, thematically, this period movie is a companion piece to King of New York and The Bad Lieutenant, forming an urban crime trilogy and representing Ferrara's best work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
A brilliant, very visceral piece of film-making with an infectious strain of morbid humour.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
[Ferrara] still finds sharp new ways to explore the nuances of a trite-sounding story.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
You're engaged on a moral level rarely found in movies about violence.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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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
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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
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Entertainment Weekly
November 1, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: B+