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The Conversation Reviews

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July 14, 2003
Outdated techno-thriller. Hackman is great, but it doesn't hold up.
| Original Score: 2/5
February 27, 2001
A taut, intelligent thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 13, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2002
Director Francis Ford Coppola's paranoid classic is brilliantly revived on DVD.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 11, 2009
Coppola shows off his arty aspirations by doing for audio technology what Antonioni did for photography. But The Conversation is a different animal entirely, steering clear of the existential dilemmas in Antonioni's film and creating a character pi
Full Review | Original Score: 93/100
November 21, 2011
A film OF the 1970s, The Conversation is rooted in the new American anxiety of the time, the idea that behind every ideal was a rotten, festering truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
February 21, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
November 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
February 13, 2001
Though the film is an acknowledged tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup (1966), The Conversation has aged far better than that '60s relic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 24, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 8, 2011
Coppola may have made films of a more spectacular nature but here he makes a virtue of a introversion - so that the film's horror moment is all the more vibrantly terrible when set in relief.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 18, 2008
A major artistic asset to the film -- besides script, direction and the top performances -- is supervising editor Walter Murch's sound collage and re-recording.
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A unique film, enhanced further by a great sound track by Walter Murch.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 18, 2004
Grapples with the moral issue at stake in a country where technology has outstripped out knowledge of how to use and control it
April 1, 2004
Hackman e Coppola têm trajetórias profissionais longas e brilhantes - e, assim, não é um elogio qualquer dizer que este é um dos melhores filmes na carreira de ambos.
| Original Score: 5/5
August 26, 2005
brilliant conspiracy thriller
| Original Score: 5/5
November 6, 2001
Both Coppola and Hackman have done showier work than The Conversation, but none so chilling, real or powerful.
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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