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Don't Move Reviews

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 19, 2005
One of those tedious movies that thinks the midlife crisis of a dull guy is more interesting than it really is.
| Original Score: 1/4
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
April 2, 2005
PenÚlope Cruz proves that she is more than just a pretty face in this overlong melodrama.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Nick Schager
March 8, 2005
ludicrous, offensive, and idiotic
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Peter Sobczynski
April 25, 2005
There's plenty of style, plenty of ideas, epic delusions of importance, and zero substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 26, 2005
Cruz is astonishingly determined to make us believe she's a dumpy slag... but frankly, she's more like a comedy sketch character
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Rob Blackwelder
May 27, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
March 10, 2005
What could have been a provocative psychological drama is instead a dishonestly romantic exploration of narcissism and exploitation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
April 15, 2005
Castellitto keeps cranking up the melodrama and l'amour fou, and after a while you realize he has no idea when to stop.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
April 21, 2005
The character of Timoteo is so hypocritically conceived that it's hard to watch the movie to the end.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
June 3, 2005
Though beautifully shot and acted, Don't Move still holds limited appeal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 19, 2005
Two desperate, unlikable people hungry for any thread of compassion - it oozes melodrama and tries to be steamy, but is mostly pathetic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly
April 27, 2005
A perversely compelling collection of ghastly ideas...
Lexi Feinberg
March 7, 2005
Filled with pain, suffering, self-loathing, and brutal ugliness: fun for the whole family.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Achy Obejas
Chicago Tribune
May 13, 2005
Manipulative in the extreme.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Marcy Dermansky
March 11, 2005
Preposterously bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Timothy Knight
March 24, 2005
Although it's certainly intriguing, Don't Move ultimately comes across as a rather perverse vanity piece for the film's star/director and co-writer.
| Original Score: 2/4
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
March 7, 2005
Too rounded-out, parallel-storied, and miscast.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
February 7, 2005
Long on visual affections and unexamined smut but short on insight, the film's view of human behavior is as offensive as it is preposterously simpleminded.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide
August 4, 2005
Someday filmmakers will recognize that blackened teeth and bad makeup make beautiful actresses neither ugly nor brave.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Ken Eisner
Georgia Straight
December 6, 2005

Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2005

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
May 21, 2005

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
July 23, 2005
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AV Club
September 26, 2005
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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