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Il Cartaio (The Card Player) Reviews

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January 24, 2005
Argento, the once great king of giallo, goes down the drain - which is the only royal flush to be seen in this sub-par gambling thriller.
November 25, 2005
Plutôt embarrassant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
October 6, 2005
Argento can't adapt thrills of digital entertainment to the thrills of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
July 27, 2004
An okay story, a tepid and convoluted plot, no logic and silly dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 19, 2004
Watching the online cards turn slowly (sometimes painfully so) in the film is to be reminded of how good Argento used to be when his aesthetic approach was less synthetic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 6, 2004
Though it's based on a promisingly outrageous premise ... the film unfolds as a tired, thoroughly conventional police procedural that might as well be titled CSI: Roma.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 8, 2004
This oddly flat serial-killer picture shows none of the baroque flair that characterizes the best of Italian horror filmmaker Dario Argento's work.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 6, 2004
Fans of the cult helmer who expect the usual gore will be disappointed -- but there are compensations.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 16, 2005
What most disappoints, then, is the film's aggressive ordinariness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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