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Arbitrage Reviews

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September 27, 2012
All of the characters are pretty darn unlikable. But when they're played by such a capable cast in such a tightly constructed story, you may not mind so much.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 26, 2012
Writer/director Nicholas Jarecki makes his feature debut with this refreshing movie, a combination of intelligent, grown-up writing and entertaining, audience-pleasing filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 25, 2012
... a tightly written, sharply acted melodrama with a Tiffany gleam.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 25, 2012
A muddled tale of a corporate high-flying huckster brought low.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 24, 2012
Part thriller, part character study, and it moves swiftly and confidently, with many details that feel exactly right.
September 23, 2012
Aided by one of Gere's better performances, rookie Nicholas Jarecki directs with an acute perception of pace which makes this film exceptional.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 23, 2012
His moral guidelines are just as complicated and self contradictory as our own
September 23, 2012
The rich show they are different in this superb thriller in which honesty and dishonesty are bedfellows... a sophisticated film that grapples with many issues ranging from the superficial to the nitty gritty
September 23, 2012
It boasts solid performances from Gere and Sarandon, yet feels overly familiar, even predictable, at times.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 21, 2012
This isn't very effective as a thriller, though it's a provocative fable about our ambivalent feelings toward financial elites.
September 19, 2012
Playing a character that's almost entirely unsympathetic, Gere demonstrates the outward charm that's allowed Miller to accumulate his wealth and status, as well as the abyss-staring soul his showmanship conceals.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 18, 2012
These Wall Street magnates... they're taking their hits as the villains of the day in post-Enron, post-AIG, post-Lehman Brothers, post-Bernie Madoff America. The breed is getting its just condemnations, but...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 16, 2012
Savvy, slick and suspenseful financial thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 16, 2012
Arbitrage is the latest in a long line of movies with touches of Alfred Hitchcock's DNA. The film reverberates with themes such as deception, ethical ambiguity, and the impact of fate.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 15, 2012
"Arbitrage" is one of those films that doesn't rely on flourish to succeed, and in the end, it's probably better off without it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2012
The screenplay, written by first-time director Nicholas Jarecki, keeps us guessing, which is one of the best compliments one can pay to a movie of this sort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2012
The latest 'Richard Gere under pressure movie.'
Read More | Original Score: 6.5 out of 10
September 15, 2012
Competent, glossy thriller gussies up the familiar and articulately updates to the new Gilded Age. . . but with uncomfortable sympathy for the man at the pinnacle of the 1%.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
September 15, 2012
This isn't a film that invites you to identify with its leading character ...
September 15, 2012
The best part of Gere's overall "je ne sais quoi" is the fact that the man can act.
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