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The Bone Collector Reviews

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James Rocchi
Common Sense Media
December 19, 2010
Grisly thriller with great performances; not for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 13, 2002
A thriller that also manages to focus on the art of mentoring.
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
February 14, 2001
Once again, Mr. Washington delivers a fine performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Washington brings both humour and pathos to Rhyme.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Matt Easterbrook
Matt's Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 6/10
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Not a bad film.
| Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
A slick and entertaining genre film.
Top Critic
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Washington is, as usual, simply marvelous.
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
January 1, 2000
This film spices itself up with some great shots, unique points-of-view angles, an effective chilling mood, and some excellent performances put forth by Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
Noyce has the skill to keep the plot percolating and overcome its occasional missteps.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
The Bone Collector was a very well plotted, paced, scripted, acted, directed and very suspensefully adept.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
The Bone Collector is gripping and Ms. Jolie, for all her tentativeness in the acting department, is pleasant on the eyes.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Forsmark
Flint Journal
January 1, 2000
Reasonably entertaining.
Full Review
Top Critic
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
January 1, 2000
Although the material is utterly conventional, the film does have a lot going for it.
Top Critic
Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie muster enough electricity to make The Bone Collector a watchable thriller.
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
May 3, 2012
Top Critic
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 27, 2007
Top Critic

Time Out
June 24, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
Jason Drake
Sight and Sound
December 3, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Top Critic
Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Andrew Howe
Film Written Magazine
April 1, 2001
An acceptable time-waster.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
January 1, 2000
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