April 7, 2020
The performances across the board are superb, with Cox giving one of the very best of the year.
January 2, 2018
Even in its least interesting moments, L.I.E should be credited for attempting to put an edgy kind of truth on camera.
March 31, 2008
A striking, unnerving coming-of-age film, "L.I.E." is the rare American movie that isn't afraid of ambiguity or confronting an audience's preconceptions.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
January 12, 2004
November 19, 2003
...worth checking out for Cox's amazing performance...
April 24, 2003
Cuesta has succeeded in making a clear and captivating narrative involving the issues of trust, loss and deceit, all of which take place within the space of a week.
March 11, 2003
Raises the bar on the coming-of-age story with a tightly focused portrait of a 15-year-old who looks for a father figure and finds his kindly neighborhood sexual predator.
January 16, 2003
A story which never resorts to sensationalism in its troubling study of people wanting to find a way out.
December 8, 2002
Ultimately offers little satisfaction outside of the strong performances.
July 12, 2002
June 5, 2002
It's a fiercely compelling tale, the acting is among the year's best, so I wish Cuesta had been content to leave it at that.