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Fear X Reviews

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June 15, 2011
The director captures a sense of hazy, harrowing obsession that's amplified by his immaculate camera set-ups and pans.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
December 31, 2008
Slick thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 2, 2005
It's a fundamentally Scandinavian movie, a hyperintense meditation on death and destiny set amid a bleak wintry landscape and played out by the emotionally devastated.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 1, 2005
As the film builds, director Refn skillfully allows Harry to get both closer and farther away form his goal, like an optical illusion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 28, 2005
Fortunately, Turturro's subtle turn keeps our emotional connection solid even when the story skates on thin ice.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 27, 2005
Fear X, like an impressionistic painting, is evocative in original ways.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 27, 2005
With an elliptical style and open-ended interpretations, it is definitely not for those who like their mysteries spelled out and tied up neatly.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 27, 2005
Grimly austere barely begins to describe the atmosphere of dread that seeps through Fear X like a toxic mist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2005
This thriller is ingeniously woven with motifs suggesting the difficulty of seeing and understanding truth, and substitutes psychological chills for commonplace gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 27, 2005
Turturro ... never wavers in his commitment to a role that deprives him of nearly all his actorly tools.
January 25, 2005
It's half a movie, but a half that hums.
January 18, 2005
Turturro gets under your skin, obsessed as he is with finding not the who, but the why, of his wife's senseless murder.
Full Review| Original Score: B
January 7, 2005
[A] thoroughly riveting slow-burn of a psychological thriller...
July 16, 2004
Like all Refn's work, Fear X was shot chronologically and, given that the film was made on a tight budget, it's not too much of a surprise that the ending feels rushed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 21, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 23, 2004
Refn seems overly pleased with his own cleverness, laying on the hypnotic austerity a bit thickly.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 13, 2003
A supremely elegant, meditative thriller.
March 23, 2007
A Middle American psychological crime thriller agreat portion of which plays out none too rationally inside its protagonist's head.
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