The Burial Society Reviews

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July 30, 2004
Falls prey to a creeping structural rigor mortis that sets in early.
July 29, 2004
Features fine performances by a cast of veteran actors but is marred by its unconvincing back story.
July 28, 2004
Underneath its cheeky amorality, there beats a heart.
May 28, 2004
Scrambling to find a place in the Coen brothers' shadow, Racz tries too hard to manufacture a sense of zany unpredictability, but each new twist only reveals Sheldon as the soulless opportunist that he is.
July 8, 2003
With a plot that is at once needlessly complicated and maddeningly careless, the movie veers unsteadily between farce and crime drama and never really engages the viewer.
June 6, 2003
The Burial Society is definitely big on plot, but can the thing dance? Short answer: It's no Astaire.
December 6, 2005
July 30, 2004
The twisty storyline does have its moments, but eventually the actors are reduced to wearing the requirements of the plot like pairs of cement shoes.
July 30, 2004
Mostly mediocre heist flick.
May 28, 2004
The feature debut of writer-director Nicholas Racz is twisty and clever, if not a reinvention of the genre.
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