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Homicide: The Movie Reviews

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November 12, 2009
Homicide, David Mamet's ponderous film about a Jewish cop losing his way, loses its way whenever it wanders from the scene of the crime
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 26, 2009
The doomy mood of the final scenes packs a wallop that's missing from Mamet's more contrived narratives.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 17, 2009
a high wire neo-noir that bravely incorporates the urban thriller with the crazy twist of religious conversion and the saving/condemning of a divided soul.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 15, 2009
As Mamet writes, so he directs -- his shots get to the point, usually one we don't forget.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2009
I still like the movie for the way it immerses itself in each moment, and for the intense way it moves and sounds.
September 4, 2009
The Pulitzer-winning playwright's movies are often a few steps ahead of their audiences, but Homicide seems to have intuitively anticipated its now-exemplary status.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 26, 2008
Nobody does it like Mamet. A terrific cop movie.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 5, 2008
A trama policial Ú uma mera ferramenta para que o protagonista inicie uma angustiante jornada de auto-descoberta, levando a um desfecho que, como tantos outros na obra de Mamet, prima pela ironia .
| Original Score: 4/5
December 6, 2006
Mamet's morality tale about a tormented Jewish identity is sincere but unfortunately the film becomes earnest, turning Bobby and the other Jewish characters into self-righteous men; contrived plotting doesn't help either.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
January 20, 2004
Has an hypnotic quality that kept me riveted.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
October 10, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 18, 2003
Another ethical exploration by Davd Mamet, this time looking at the meaning of integrity.
February 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 10, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2001
The experience of spending time with the 'Homicide' team is so pleasurable that it's disappointing to be reminded of the stringent requirements of "plot" and "resolution."
Full Review | Original Score: 83/100
February 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: +3 out of -4..+4
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