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The Formula Reviews

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Paul Brenner
Filmcritic.com
January 25, 2009
plays like a tedious checklist of murders without a score card.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 30, 2008
Only Marlon Brando in a small role as a daffy oil tycoon gives the film some spark.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Tom Milne
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Laborious
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
its completely muddled plot is a disaster: There can be no joy in unraveling a plot that is a mystery even to itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The murder scene is littered with so many red herrings it might as well be a delicatessen.
| Original Score: 2/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 29, 2004
The Formula is an intriguing thriller that raises many questions about business ethics and the moral bankruptcy of the very rich.

Film4
May 24, 2003
A potentially fascinating subject is torpedoed by an overplotted and overloaded script, and opaque direction.
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
September 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 3, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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