The Interpreter Reviews

February 27, 2007
May 12, 2006
Penn is terrific in his low-key doggedness.
February 9, 2006
This is largely a competent, successful thriller, but observing global politics from this perspective is an uncomfortable, frustrating experience.
September 26, 2005
The film's themes are disappointingly vague and unspecific, built around a fictitious African country that stands for anywhere -- and consequently nowhere.
April 28, 2005
I was steadily absorbed by The Interpreter, even though much of the plot didn't make a great deal of sense.
April 23, 2005
While it pains me to beat up on Pollack, who, in addition to being a consistently wonderful actor, is at least attempting to make movies the old-fashioned way, it pains me more to actually sit through his movies.
April 22, 2005
As a straight-ahead thriller, the movie is enjoyable and stirring much of the time.
April 22, 2005
You're left with admirable, even noble, wreckage, but wreckage it is.
April 22, 2005
Rare is the movie where the performances can make up for an almost fatally flawed script. This is one of them.
April 22, 2005
Ticks along like a freshly wound-up clock, smart and precise, keeping its audience just breathless enough not to notice that more than two hours have passed.