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Nick Rogers
October 23, 2010
Until an exposition flood so mammoth it has cresting waves, "Tell No One" is as eloquent as it is intricate - a superior depiction of crime, corruption, shame and secrecy. A French-language "Fugitive" with wind-sprint intensity and immediacy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jon Frosch
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
September 11, 2010
While it's hardly a great film, Tell No One is the rare convoluted thriller that actually makes you want to keep up with its far-fetched twists and turns.
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union
December 24, 2009
This twisty yarn is meant to leave you as discombobulated as its hero, an innocent man on the run from cops, thugs and killers. Hitchcock would have liked seeing him squirm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Leo Goldsmith
August 8, 2009
Canet has covered his bases with enough swooping camerawork, narrative smoke-and-mirrors, and quick-sketched supporting characters for a dozen thrillers
Craig Phillips
July 30, 2009
Tell No One has shades of Hitchcock's Vertigo -- and not to its detriment. [An] extremely gripping and fascinating suspense film.
| Original Score: 4/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
November 26, 2008
Initially complex, the piece's grip loosens with the introduction of a transparent villain, but it remains an entertaining thriller bolstered by Cluzet's appropriately angst-driven performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Gabriel Shanks
Modern Fabulousity
November 17, 2008
Easily one of the best films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Noel Murray
AV Club
October 18, 2008
By and large, Tell No One is more interested in telling a knotty story than pondering its meaning, but in those rare deeper moments, Canet evokes how a tragedy can gather around a man and linger there, like a cloud of gnats.
| Original Score: B
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
October 18, 2008
Canet has a good feeling for lowlife atmosphere and he works up a few fine Hitchcockian twirls.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 18, 2008
Although it might make your head spin, this case of Vertigo in cyberspace keeps us spellbound.
| Original Score: B
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
October 18, 2008
An absorbing thriller, one that works its narrative complications over a genuinely moving emotional foundation and is spiked with just enough dark humor to keep it from becoming overly serious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 17, 2008
...the pleasures here are more visceral than cerebral or emotional. It's really more of a thrill ride than the sort of art-house talkie you might expect
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
Matthew Sorrento
October 11, 2008
As brisk as things become, clarity wins out, as the hand-held camerawork Bourne for many a chase sequence has no place here.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
September 26, 2008
This is one of the most intelligent, satisfying, beautifully plotted adrenalin boosts you're ever likely to experience at the movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Susan Walker
Toronto Star
September 26, 2008
Tell No One is a thoroughly absorbing whodunit with more twists and switchbacks than the Le Mans racecourse.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
September 26, 2008
A well-paced journey through knotty conspiracies and ever-shifting alliances, executed with great style and grace.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
September 26, 2008
A whodunit so nicely crafted that you're tempted to forgive the Byzantine plot -- hell, you're even tempted to pretend you actually understand its twisting obscurities.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christian Toto
Washington Times
September 7, 2008
The French thriller Tell No One shows Hollywood how to make a knotty mystery that's both logical and deeply satisfying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
September 5, 2008
Canet stages some breakneck chases, particularly one where Alex crosses a busy freeway, and corrals an array of fascinating characters to populate this twisty but entirely logical plot.
| Original Score: 4/4
Eric D. Snider
September 2, 2008
It's a potboiler -- not groundbreaking or brilliant, but solidly entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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