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Klute Reviews

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May 21, 2003
Pakula, when he is not indulging in subjective camera, strives to give his film the look of structural geometry, but despite the sharp edges and dramatic spaces and cinema presence out of Citizen Kane, it all suggests a tepid, rather tasteless mush.
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 23, 2004
With Fonda and Sutherland, you have actors who understand and sympathize with their characters, and you have a vehicle worthy of that sort of intelligence. So the fact that the thriller stuff doesn't always work isn't so important.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 22, 2005
Fonda won an Oscar. Roy Scheider is her nasty pimp!
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 15, 2009
One of the most important and influential movies of the early 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 30, 2009
[Fonda] makes all the right choices, from the mechanics of her walk and her voice inflection to the penetration of the girl's raging psyche. It is a rare performance.
February 9, 2006
For once, a genuinely psychological thriller.
June 29, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
October 23, 2002
A gripping suspense thriller; Fonda tough and vulnerable deserved her Oscar here.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Klute was fresh when it came out in the 1970s, but time has taken away much of its boldness.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 7, 2002
An exciting murder-mystery story that serves as a fascinating study of the complex inner life of an attractive call girl, played by Jane Fonda.
June 9, 2002
Thanks to its complexities of character and morality, Klute creates a proposition for the audience in which there's no such thing as simple pleasure, even if we're paying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 12, 2004
A knock-out
| Original Score: 5/5
November 6, 2001
Even today it remains difficult to over-praise the depth and reality Fonda brought to her character, or to overstate how completely she set the pace for actresses in the '70s.
July 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 15, 2004
Fonda and Sutherland sizzle. A great story too.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 24, 2015
A movie resolutely of its moment that still surges with third-rail electricity ...
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