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The Limey Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
February 14, 2010
Assuredly Soderbergh's masterpiece
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
November 28, 2009
Not your standard revenge movie, thanks to the inventive and stylish direction of Steven Soderbergh.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
June 2, 2009
A montagem, a interessante utilização de imagens de Poor Cow e, claro, a interpretação impecável de Stamp transformam um roteiro prosaico em uma experiência intrigante.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
Variety
November 9, 2006
The crimer suffers from a slim, underdeveloped script by Lem Dobbs (who also write Kafka), but benefits from Soderbergh's astute direction that posits two 1960s cinematic icons, Brit Terrence Stamp and American Peter Fonda as long-time enemies.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Soderbergh returns to the crime genre, but The Limey couldn't be more different than Out of Sight, except for the fact that it's just as good.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 17, 2004
Bien que le scénario soit plutôt conventionnel, The Limey amène une bouffée de fraicheur au genre grâce à la touche bien particulière de Soderbergh.
| Original Score: B+
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
December 6, 2004
Soderbergh's brilliant non-linear storytelling keeps us asking questions about this gunslinging Brit right to the end.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Randall King
Jam! Movies
April 6, 2004
The movie belongs to Stamp and Fonda.
| Original Score: 4/5
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
April 6, 2004
[Stamp] hasn't had a role like this since his heyday in the '60s and he shows he has been overlooked far too long.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004
Those interested in more challenging work will find the film a unique meditation on the nature of Hollywood.
Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews
November 3, 2003
Stamp is the elder statesman of intelligent counterculture cinema, and his performance here makes what is otherwise a lackluster project come energetically alive.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
An apparently simple movie that demands and rewards a deeper look.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Philip Strick
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002
The film is subtly stolen by Amelia Heinle, joining such actresses as Andie MacDowell, Elisabeth Shue, Betsy Brantley and Jennifer Lopez as the latest in a line of Soderbergh's saving graces.
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
There's more to this crime-thriller than meets the eye.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
A first-rate crime thriller and further proof that director Stephen Soderbergh is one of our great contemporary film stylists.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 22, 2002
...a tough, lean revenge picture with a smattering of subtle wit.
| Original Score: 7/10
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
March 7, 2002
It'll serve as perhaps the final reminder of what was once [Soderbergh's] great career.
Full Review | Original Score: short
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
A moody five-finger exercise about loss with a terrific performance by Terence Stamp.
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
What looks like an ordinary revenge tale is livened and improved by Stamp's nuanced performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Stephen Farber
Movieline
January 9, 2002
A stylish, hard-edged melodrama, and it's a wonderful showcase for Stamp.
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