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First Snow Reviews

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April 9, 2007
In terms of the five stages of grief, Jimmy spends most of the film in denial and anger--understandably so--but it grinds First Snow into dramatic inertia.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 9, 2007
... this one foresees a bleak future for anyone fool enough to look into it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 9, 2007
Guy Pearce continues his quirky, risk-taking ways with another very strong performance here.
April 9, 2007
As Jimmy, Guy Pearce turns in his most striking work since Memento.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2007
Fergus builds suspense, especially in the first half of the film, but then he falls to assumptions and suppositions ...
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 7, 2007
Guy Pearce is two for two in 2007 playing American users whose actions come back to haunt them.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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April 7, 2007
Through it all, Pearce reminds us how good he can be in these obsessive parts.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 7, 2007
Like a first snow, Mark Fergus's psychological thriller is unpredictable, but doesn't quite stick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
April 7, 2007
A thoughtful, but tense, meditation on whether the knowledge of your impending demise would be a curse or a gift.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 7, 2007
[Pearce maintains] our interest even as the film, in its final half hour, seems to take a few wrong turns on the highway.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2007
[The filmmakers] pay homage to the genre without bringing much new to it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 7, 2007
A lousy Twilight Zone premise stretched mercilessly to 121 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
April 6, 2007
Scene for scene, Guy Pearce's performance opens up the movie's mostly regular ruminations on fate and free will.
April 6, 2007
"First Snow" has the makings of a complex psychological thriller, but it gets lost in moody atmospherics and an incomplete script.
April 6, 2007
Seeing where the road leads, audiences will be forgiven for asking their own existential question: 'Is that all there is?'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 6, 2007
First Snow keeps audiences guessing - not necessarily about how the film will end but what path things will take to get there.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 5, 2007
First Snow starts out with a compelling premise but melts all too quickly.
April 5, 2007
First Snow echoes Pearce's signature film Memento just closely enough to suffer by comparison.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
April 5, 2007
A trusty, entertaining notch on the indie drama bedpost.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 5, 2007
For a movie concerned with such heady topics as fate, destiny, and mounting paranoia, it seems curiously reluctant to stick with the mystical.
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