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Burn After Reading Reviews

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August 28, 2016
Yet again the Coens parade a carnival of stupidity before us, another cavalcade of caricatured schmucks, imbeciles and idiots.
June 29, 2016
Burn After Reading maintains comic balance, and after so many smart, gutsy Coen movies (many in the note of madcap), that shouldn't be a surprise.
October 21, 2014
It might be the same old song, but I could watch these guys play it over and over again.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 15, 2014
Seldom has a comedy about such thoroughly dumb individuals been so engaging, or so insightful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 14, 2012
A comedy so stupid, it doesn't realise it's a comedy. If intelligence is relative, then ignorance is bliss.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 28, 2011
A quirky tale of lust, greed, vanity, idiocy and ineptitude that spreads its giggly ripples through the bureaucratic buildings and leafy suburbs of Washington, D.C.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 15, 2011
A month from now you'll have forgotten all about it.
July 14, 2011
Coen fans will also enjoy their distinct brand of whip-cracking dialogue, which is almost musical in its rhythms.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 24, 2011
Sure Burn After Reading is disjointed, fragmented and frustrated. But that's the point.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 26, 2009
Gratuitous stuff, flat and desperate
August 14, 2009
It's a just-for-funsies caper, and the Coen brothers seem to revel in it, helped along by an impressive cast that gleefully follows their lead.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 1, 2009
Fails to live up to the high expectations involuntarily set by such reputable talent.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 4, 2009
a quirky, delicious comedy with an A-list cast clearly enjoying every moment of their screen time
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 1, 2009
Please send Get Well cards to the Coen Brothers. After last year's No Country for Old Men, for which they won the Oscar for Best Picture of the Year, Joel and Ethan Coen have had a relapse. Their new offering Burn After Reading is reminiscen
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 12, 2009
A bunch of pieces in search of a puzzle.
January 6, 2009
Unlikable characters who do stupid things.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 3, 2009
Burn Before Watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.0/4.0
December 20, 2008
Una disparatada comedia que le toma el pelo a la (des)inteligencia norteamericana, de la mano de un puñado de personajes absurdos animados por un estupendo elenco.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 2, 2008
Influenciados pelos mesmos clichês que comprometem tantas produções do estilo, os próprios personagens de Queime Depois de Ler parecem não saber diferenciá-los da realidade.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 26, 2008
Showcases a pitch-black comic sensibility that will either attract or repel moviegoers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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