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Dark Water Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Evolves from a supernatural mystery to a truly sad tragedy...
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
May 24, 2007
This murky urban ghost story about a possible haunted hi rise of horrors, basically lets the all-natural creepiness already native to its NYC landscape just do its deadly thing, likely intensified by 9/11's architectural carnage.
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Rex Roberts
Film Journal International
February 22, 2007
A moody, quirky movie that, although flawed, is worth a walk to the theatre in a gentle rain.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
January 11, 2006
A mature film about the courage it takes to survive in a mortal world that's dependent on temporary relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Weinberg
December 27, 2005
Equal parts quiet, creepy, tragic, and visually gorgeous, Dark Water might be one of the best movies of 2005 that nobody went to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 24, 2005
Un filme bien hecho, mucho mejor actuado y que, a pesar de ser innecesario, logra firmemente su cometido.
| Original Score: 3/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
August 12, 2005
Se você valoriza a construção consistente de um clima de melancolia e tensão, dificilmente se decepcionará.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Dan Chant
August 7, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
Matthew Turner
July 31, 2005
A watered-down version of the Japanese original, Salles's remake is still an enjoyable, atmospheric horror flick, with strong performances from its cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
July 22, 2005
As far as American remakes of Japanese horror flicks go, this one's better than either The Ring or The Grudge.
Dan Jolin
Empire Magazine
July 22, 2005
Interesting and unsettling, but never terrifying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
July 20, 2005
[Connelly] does superior work creating a woman struggling to be a good mother while feeling like she's falling to pieces.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Angela Baldassarre
July 19, 2005
Dark Terror. Salles' thriller this year's best.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
July 18, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
July 18, 2005
[Jennifer] Connelly's assured performance as the devoted mom struggling to stay afloat in a watery hellhole makes up for the lack of serious scares.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
July 18, 2005
Because it's not a festival of horrors, there's time for viewers to notice how well-made it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
July 16, 2005
Jennifer Connelly gives another wrenching and indelible turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Cornelius
July 16, 2005
Smarter, creepier, and better than expected.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
July 15, 2005
a stylish cut above most of the recent J-horror remakes - but once again it seems that the waters of Asian ghost stories flow purer, deeper and darker at source.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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