Intrigo: Death of an Author Reviews

January 20, 2020
An overwrought, dull and undercooked thriller stuffed with too many characters and not enough suspense and intrigue.
January 18, 2020
This is a movie that really wants to be a film noir, but doesn't respect the conventions of that genre in order to make it a decent one.
January 17, 2020
Despite some clever twists, these intercut stories bog down in dense narration and tangled perspective, diminishing the emotional impact.
January 17, 2020
This film tells us that the gulf between what we want to know and what we can know may never be illuminated.
January 16, 2020
Perhaps when it comes to intricately strategized stories involving writers and their output, their telling would ultimately have been better served by the reader's imagination.
January 16, 2020
The stagings are stilted; the relations between the conflicted characters never catch fire.
January 15, 2020
A narrative puzzle that proves tiresome in the solving.
January 13, 2020
The film evinces neither the visceral pleasures of noir nor the precision to uncover deeper thematic resonances.