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AKA Reviews

May 20, 2004
As the movie goes on (and on), this triple-image effect ultimately starts to feel less effective than what a single, well-placed camera might convey.
Read More | Original Score: C+
April 18, 2004
The three-panel format gives the digitally shot picture enormous psycho-emotional layering.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 18, 2004
Does the radical choice to split up the action contribute anything that couldn't be achieved in a more traditional format? The answer is a well-earned affirmative, and the drama is solid enough to make the whole enterprise worthwhile.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 5, 2004
Coupling the plot with the presentation -- and the appealing cinematography -- makes AKA a film not to miss.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 20, 2004
It's an eloquent testament to the fragmentary nature of identity.
January 2, 2004
An unforgettable film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 23, 2003
Always watchable yet ultimately self-defeating in terms of its tonal / aesthetic choices.
December 16, 2003
Needlessly distracting and off-putting.
December 12, 2003
Watching three frames at once is disconcerting at first, but eventually the experience gives the film a high-tech boost.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 11, 2003
The material comes packed with dramatic possibilities and rich metaphors, but Mr. Roy focuses most of his energy on caricaturing his wealthy former friends.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 11, 2003
Among the most sophisticated, fully realized and satisfying films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 11, 2003
AKA has the ruthlessness and compassion of someone who has been there, done that and emerged with a heightened understanding of our shared sense of fraudulence.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 10, 2003
Not just one of the best gay films to come out of Britain in years, it's one of the best British films period.
December 9, 2003
The period specificity of the pre-AIDS, pre-Thatcher years is piquant, and Roy boldly allows Dean's sexuality to be the most complicated -- and opaque -- aspect of his shifting self.