Juice Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
Dickerson and co-writer Gerard Brown exhibit a sharp ear for dialog and have some real finds in their largely unknown cast...
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
Stylishly shot, it works well as a thriller; the result is energetic and entertaining, without the feeling of difficult truths being forgotten.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Mr. Dickerson, whose cinematography has been the reason Spike Lee's films look so good, has a terrific eye and some juice of his own.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
I'm sure Dickerson has strong feelings about inner-city problems, but if he does he can't convey them.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The movie generates a real tension in its closing passages, as it shows its characters trapped in a plot that seems to be unfolding according to its own merciless logic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 1800
Coming out from behind Spike Lee's camera, Ernest Dickerson has instantly arrived at the forefront of the new wave of black directors. His film aims for the gut, and hits it.
Full Review | Original Score: B+