The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) Reviews

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Jeremy Heilman
July 15, 2002
An allegory that's so impossibly overstuffed that it can't help but explode
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
February 18, 2007
| Original Score: 1/5
Emanuel Levy
July 28, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Adam Lowes
April 26, 2016
A resolutely offbeat film which offers a richly rewarding and affecting viewing experience if you're willing to embrace it's esoteric flourishes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
April 25, 2016
Like the Gothic castle (festooned with gargoyles, crucifixes and posters of Bela Lugosi) in which The Ninth Configuration is predominantly set, Blatty's film is something of a grand folly, by turns uproariously funny and deadly serious....
Christopher Null
February 13, 2001
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Shane Burridge
June 30, 2003
At its worst, it is supposed to be profound; at its best it's amusing
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 9, 2015
Obtuse thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
January 24, 2005
unusual dark comedy, with stacy keach at his best.
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
March 18, 2003
Should be the centerpiece of a Stacy Keach shrine somewhere . . . should one ever be erected.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 29, 2002
Brilliant, funny, moving examination of faith from Blatty.
| Original Score: 5/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
November 12, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Mark Kermode
Sight and Sound
March 3, 2002
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 15, 2005
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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