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Arbitrage Reviews

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times
June 28, 2016
Does the privilege of powerful men always lead to lust and lies? No. But the phrase 'Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely,' is well depicted in 'Arbitrage.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Richard Haridy
November 25, 2013
As we follow the increasingly frantic Gere down his nightmarish rabbit hole, the picture takes a satisfyingly cold, amoral stance - less critique and more cynical observation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Glenn Dunks
September 8, 2013
Like something straight out of 1992, Nicholas Jarecki's debut feature Arbitrage ... is a small scale, high-gloss thriller that feels like Wall Street's cousin.
Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger
May 26, 2013
A Wall Street-thriller blending elements of Chappaquiddick with a pinch of John Edwards and a whole lot of Bernie Madoff.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
March 21, 2013
Richard Gere is terrific and the supporting cast do superb jobs in this fascinating exploration of greed, justice and the law.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray
March 7, 2013
An absorbing character study that teases some vicarious revenge on a perfidious member of the billionaire's club.
Andy Lea
Daily Star
March 5, 2013
It's the way Gere and director Nicholas Jarecki create sympathy for the devil that makes this so gripping.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 3, 2013
Arbitrage is the kind of classily put-together film that actors, filmmakers and grown-up audiences frequently complain no longer gets made.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip French
Observer (UK)
March 3, 2013
This is a gleaming movie about a man with his back to the wall, facing disgrace on several fronts and the possibility of exchanging his Armani suit for prison garb.
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy
March 1, 2013
Arbitrage is a rewarding, thought-provoking movie that deserves to find a wide audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
March 1, 2013
Richard Gere delivers such a charming, layered performance that he overcomes a contrived plot that piles too many financial and personal crises on the central character.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
March 1, 2013
We are persuaded to root for Miller, even when he is betraying the people he loves best. You'll feel dirty, and well you should after a few hours in this company.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Sexton
London Evening Standard
March 1, 2013
Arbitrage is a slick, intelligent psychological thriller that works to connect public and private immorality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
February 28, 2013
Writer-director Nicholas Jarecki, making his debut picture, has delivered a satisfying, grown-up drama, if not the definitive film about the financial crisis.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Grant Rollings
The Sun (UK)
February 28, 2013
Golden Globe-nominated Gere gives a cool and charming performance and is ably supported by Susan Sarandon and Tim Roth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Cox
February 28, 2013
An old-fashioned treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 28, 2013
He's been An Officer And A Gentleman, An American Gigolo and Mr Pretty Woman, now Richard Gere is back in a smart and stylish thriller, Arbitrage.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
February 28, 2013
Gere is matchless in this kind of role. The lacquered crinkle of the smile; the corrugated silk hair; the eyes deep-pouched and glinting like coins in a rich man's wallet.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph (UK)
February 28, 2013
What elegant pulp this is, and how inelegantly I gobbled it up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies
February 28, 2013
Like Gere's Machiavellian tycoon, Arbitrage's flaws only start to appear under close scrutiny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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