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The Limey Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Among Soderbergh's widely varied films, this one actually has the best chance of becoming anyone's sentimental favorite.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Stamp has done some wonderful work in a long and varied career. This is not his best film, but it may be the most forceful acting he has ever accomplished.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Soderbergh's direction of the film takes the underlying story, which is basic Ross Macdonald, and uses the visuals to add an ironic amusement.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
The Limey is one of the best films seen in many years about the mysterious workings of time and memory.
January 1, 2000
Exciting!
January 1, 2000
A routine thriller marred by inconsistent performances, a sluggish pace and stylistic flourishes that frequently feel affected.
January 1, 2000
It's a taut indie that brings to mind those revenge-minded Charles Bronson flicks of the '70s.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 1, 2000
Like Pablo Picasso thrillingly exploding old notions of how we perceive faces and wine bottles, director Steven Soderbergh thrillingly splinters time and action in The Limey.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 1, 2000
Playful, fascinating.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Limey is a classic psychological mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
It gets big league status because Soderbergh cast it so superbly and allowed his stars to develop the nuances we need to get emotionally caught up in their cat-and-mouse games.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A well-made film and a disturbing reminder to those of us who haven't yet made disastrous choices like Wilson did.
Read More | Original Score: 81/100
January 1, 2000
This is a crime thriller worth watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Stamp's fans from way back in Billy Budd days, as well as Priscilla's more recent converts, will savor every second of The Limey.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
This is one of those movies in which pacing, dialogue and the right actors enliven a familiar story.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
The work of a fine craftsman and artist.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Sleek, gemlike.
January 1, 2000
Soderbergh fans will rejoice. The rest of the world will scratch its collective head.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The movie has lots of drive, and it keeps Stamp front and center almost continuously, even in flashbacks.
January 1, 2000
It's an interesting quest but there's no escaping that this is an overly familiar plot dressed up with some fabulous sun-kissed cinematography by Ed Lachman.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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