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Devil in a Blue Dress Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 26, 2009
Entering the main flow of the story relatively late, Don Cheadle steals all his scenes as a live-wire, trigger-happy old buddy of Easy's from Texas, while Sizemore and Mel Winkler, as colorful underworld figures, make strong impressions.
January 26, 2006
Sheer pleasure.
May 20, 2003
The role of Easy looks as tailor-made for Mr. Washington as his suit, and it shows off the full effect of this actor's movie-star dazzle.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
August 15, 2002
A fluid, persuasive piece of movie-making graced with the considerable visual sophistication.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 18, 2002
The film also does a convincing job of re-creating Los Angeles of 1948 with both specificity and poetry.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 12, 2002
A bland, workaday detective flick.
May 12, 2001
The movie simmers with pungent suspense, humor and eroticism.
January 1, 2000
Franklin's picture is effortlessly wise beneath its entertaining surface.
January 1, 2000
A hoary Chinatown knock-off wrapped in a seductively novel black-culture veneer, with a dash of Laura added for bad measure.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
First-rate American pulp -- fast, absorbing and substantive.
January 1, 2000
While Devil in a Blue Dress never develops the taut momentum of Franklin's previous effort, One False Move, it maintains audience involvement.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
I liked the movie without quite being caught up in it: I liked the period, tone and look more than the story, which I never really cared much about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 29, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: C