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The Burial Society Reviews

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December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 29, 2004
Features fine performances by a cast of veteran actors but is marred by its unconvincing back story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 28, 2004
Underneath its cheeky amorality, there beats a heart.
May 28, 2004
The feature debut of writer-director Nicholas Racz is twisty and clever, if not a reinvention of the genre.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 22, 2004
The film plays like an old episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, with a resolution that's truly unpredictable.
July 22, 2003
The appeal of The Burial Society lays in its unusual and obscure take on an otherwise mundane tale of greed, treachery and double-cross.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 13, 2003
Spiritual on the one hand and street tough on the other - a cross between The Jewish Sopranos and Six Feet Under And Kosher.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 6, 2003
[A] nifty little thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 30, 2004
Falls prey to a creeping structural rigor mortis that sets in early.
July 30, 2004
Mostly mediocre heist flick.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 6, 2003
The Burial Society is definitely big on plot, but can the thing dance? Short answer: It's no Astaire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 6, 2003
The potential here is obvious, but never realized.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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