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The Door in the Floor Reviews

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March 13, 2018
Jeff Bridges is extraordinary as Ted Cole...this hothouse tale of grief, sex and betrayal is told with a cool detachment that renders it commendably unsentimental--and slightly remote.
July 11, 2010
Complex, candid, and satisfying "The Door In The Floor" beckons back to the socially provocative American films of the late '60s and early '70s. It is an adult drama with characters you sympathize with in spite of their immoral behavior.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 1, 2005
Williams (...) toma decisiones extrañas que no hacen crecer la película en términos dramáticos.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 29, 2005
A direção de Tod Williams, além de abrir espaço importante para a força das atuações do elenco, destaca-se por não ter medo do silêncio.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2005
[Jeff Bridges] struts around like a peacock trapped in a burning house...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 3, 2005
an alternately amusing and tragic portrait of post-traumatic eccentricity, focusing on two parents who are unable to get over the loss of their two sons after a car accident.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 21, 2005
Jeff Bridges is perfect as the dissipated, amoral, wise, foolish writer.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 18, 2004
Another entry in the fallout-from-grief genre, but it subscribes too readily to the theory that tragedy automatically equals importance.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
November 14, 2004
Despite some powerful scenes and Jeff Bridges' performance, as a whole, Door in the Floor is a flawed movie that lacks much shape or rhythm.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 4, 2004
The audience may feel like taking a shower, just to wash this creepy movie away
October 31, 2004
A finely made drama about a seriously disturbed family.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 24, 2004
Start engraving that Oscar for Jeff Bridges.
Read More | Original Score: B+
October 15, 2004
rich with rarely seen moral gray areas. The characters may not be likeable, but at least they have actual human depth.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 30, 2004
The material is slim and becomes slimmer still by our advance grasp of it; what's meant to be novelistic in detail instead comes to seem belabored. Not a bad film. A misfire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 17, 2004
One of the best Irving adaptations, a movie with a sad soul and something to say about that state in us all.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2004
It takes nerve to use dead children as apologists for adult misbehavior, but nerve is something novelist John Irving has never lacked.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
September 8, 2004
[O]ne of the most subtly suspenseful movies of the year...
September 3, 2004
The most interesting character in the book remains 4-years-old [in the film], never growing up into the anguished heart of the novel.
August 31, 2004
"The film, while telling a story dealing with tragedy and its after affects, essentially boils down to a study in humiliation"
Full Review | Original Score: 3
August 30, 2004
...a film both fluid and hermetically sealed, inviting multiple interpretations and yet ultimately reluctant to give up its secrets.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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