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8MM Reviews

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June 5, 2002
In the end, the surprise plot twists make perfect sense, and it becomes clear that the mystery that's supposed to be driving the suspense was obvious from the beginning.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
As it is, everything is on screen too long, and the problems are magnified.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 23, 2007
Sets a new record for gross stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
This is one for which we needn't pray for a sequel.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Overlong, slow, violent, nasty and unredeeming.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
If Schumacher wants to make some porn, fine -- First Amendment and all that. He can do whatever the hell he likes. But he can't pretend to make a statement against porn with a piece of voyeuristic and pornographic crap like 8MM.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Joel Schumacher's "8 MM" jumps into the underworld of pornography as quickly as a scared rabbit scurries under a fence.
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Unsavory and unpleasant: violence against women is not entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
January 1, 2000
"8MM" doesn't condemn or condone its subject matter, it just exploits it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 9, 2005
It's pretty sad that a big star/big budget film about a gritty piece of life that should powerfully effect the viewer at the gut level fails so miserably.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
A pointless, violent, torture-or-be-tortured flick!
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
A plodding, doggedly tawdry thriller.
January 1, 2000
When it goes serious, it gets silly.
January 1, 2000
In the uncertain zone between dumb and truly twisted.
January 1, 2000
Preposterous, pretentious.
January 1, 2000
Eight Millimeter demonstrates the extent that non-challenging roles have stymied Mr. Cage's talent.
November 24, 2006
Director Joel Schumacher aims for a psychological depth that the script can't sustain.
January 1, 2000
Walker and Schumacher have made a rather ordinary picture with an ironically self-righteous mean streak.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
June 14, 2004
Unpleasant.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
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