Enigma Reviews

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December 24, 2010
WWII drama has excellent performances; ok for 15+.
September 24, 2010
Tom Stoppard's script, inspired by historical events, commands attention with daring, dizzying twists, betrayals and manipulations. An intelligent examination of the dangerous impulse to categorize the unpredictable or unthinkable.
June 22, 2006
Steeped in the tense atmopshere of Wartime Britain, Michael Apted's semi-Hitchcockian drama centers on the mysteries of code breaking while at the same time relates a noirish tale of love, obsession and betrayal.
December 6, 2005
September 30, 2005
June 25, 2004
Tries to wed a wartime spy thriller with a noir mystery involving a femme fatale, which doesn't fully work.
July 25, 2003
O roteiro confuso em certos momentos e a edio (que inclui vrios flashbacks) deixa a desejar, mas, no geral, um filme interessante.
May 20, 2003
May 16, 2003
Within a few weeks' time you'd forget ever having seen it at all . . .
February 26, 2003
For the great turns from Scott, Winslet and Northam and the timely reminder that the greatest acts of heroism are so often unsung, it deserves your attention.
December 23, 2002
December 8, 2002
A cleverly involving, slow-burning dramatic thriller.
November 4, 2002
A complicated and intelligent British film with a curious roster of off-screen talent.
October 30, 2002
October 8, 2002
The mystery doesn't revolve solely around guessing who the bad guy is -- there's a historical and personal context to the whole thing -- and the thrills are more cerebral than visceral.
October 2, 2002
"Intelligence fails because it is human, no stronger than the power of one mind to read another, to divine its intent, to know the enemy." - NY Times.
September 26, 2002
a History Channel pageant masquerading as a full-blooded film
September 26, 2002
The complex, demanding script tries to cover too many bases at once, but it succeeds better than one might expect.
September 22, 2002
The sort of film that makes me miss Hitchcock, but also feel optimistic that there's hope for popular cinema yet.
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