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Death and the Compass Reviews

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Christopher Null
December 16, 2001
The director of Repo Man takes an Argentinian short story by Jorge Luis Borges and brings it to the screen with his curious style.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Ken Eisner
January 11, 2008
A bleary-eyed fever dream lumbered with impenetrable literary references, Death and the Compass quickly loses its way and expires long before its 90 minutes are up.
Emanuel Levy
July 18, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 17, 2001
Probably the kind of film for cultists who coo over Peter Greenaway films.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide
July 19, 2001
Please take notes because you will be tested as the end of the movie.
| Original Score: 42/100
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
April 20, 2001
When he [Director Alex Cox] overreaches and trips up...the thud is resounding.
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