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Closer Reviews

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December 22, 2010
Searing story of betrayal isn't for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 7, 2010
Closer is no joke and it's got the brave, mature performances of an all-star cast to prove it. It's a movie in which characters feel each other up with their hands and knock each other down with words.
Full Review | Original Score: 74/100
April 29, 2009
Nichols ... simply stuns with a beautiful production, excellent script, unconventional and rather hateful story, and excellent acting all around.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 18, 2009
Mike Nichols teases up a similar level of emotional dysfunction to "Carnal Knowledge" with a filmic rendition of Patrick Marber's stage play about sexual one-ups-man-ship.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 30, 2007
It's only as good as its cast. Fortunately, it's a good cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 28, 2007
Marber looks at farcical giddiness with a hard-won sobriety.... Closer is a voguish farce that, rather than making you wish you were like the characters, makes you wish that you hadn't been.
August 31, 2006
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Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 24, 2006
Owen and Portman give excellent, committed performances, leaving Law and Roberts in the shade.
April 1, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
February 11, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2005
Fortunately for Nichols, Marber's script is smart enough and often uncomfortably amusing, and the talent he's arrayed all live up to their marquee status. Even Roberts.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 26, 2005
Closer, a lacerating four-character suite on the elusiveness of love and intimacy, finds Nichols returning to his roots without having lost his sardonic edge.
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 17, 2005
"Closer" isn't the kind of film just any audience would enjoy. The film features complex sexual and relationship themes that might leave some viewers cold.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 13, 2005
The dialogue is often lacerating, as lovers wield words like lashes, striking out to get what they desire.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 1, 2005
Since we only glimpse these personalities when they are threatened, the fun of the movie becomes trying to guess which behavior is genuine, and which is a means of defense.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
March 24, 2005
Surely the most divisive film about modern relations since Eyes Wide Shut.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 14, 2005
Portman, with her big, eager eyes and knowing, seductive smile ... lifts the movie up to another level.
March 7, 2005
Vibrates with eroticism, bruising laughs and dynamite performances from four attractive actors doing decidedly unattractive things.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 7, 2005
Marber's script is wonderfully thorough in its exploration of the permutations of desire and betrayal, and the cast serve it brilliantly.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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