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Bound Reviews

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Cole Smithey
November 10, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] Revered in lesbian circles for its hat-tips to the milieu's authenticity, "Bound" is a neo-noir that earns every ratchet click of tension is draws from its audience - body and soul.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Rob Gonsalves
July 23, 2007
It's been praised for its spin on film noir standards, but all it actually does is reproduce them and arrange them back-to-back.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.
Emanuel Levy
May 8, 2006
This lesbian crime drama is enjoyable, though it's a pale imitation of the Cohen brothers and Tarantino.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
January 23, 2006
Stylish, nicely written and filled with tension. An exceptional piece of filmmaking.
| Original Score: 8/10
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 29, 2004
A masterful neo-noir, with bright and shiny colors and contrasts, deliciously camp acting, and a killer plot.
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
December 25, 2003
Excellent movie, proving the Wachowski Brothers did have talent, once.
| Original Score: 5/5
Brian Mckay
August 10, 2003
Gangsters and Lesbos and pre-Matrix Wachowskis . . . oh my!
| Original Score: 4/5
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Times (Australia)
February 4, 2003
Tense, gripping, sexy. And girls kiss in it too.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 30, 2002
A taut, intense, and oh-so-very naughty offfering from the Wachowski Brothers.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Some caper movies build suspense, while others tweak the genre with tongue lancing cheek. But this lesbian caper pic often pulls off both feats in the same scene, even simultaneously.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
A clever and funny script, strong performances, and very accomplished and intelligent direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
April 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
July 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
June 15, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 6, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 12, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 4/4
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