Nothing But the Truth Reviews

January 31, 2009
Sporadically provocative and slightly contrived.
December 19, 2008
Lurie's style has grown increasingly fluid, and the players (especially Farmiga) deliver, but he tosses everything away with the last twist.
December 19, 2008
The last-minute switcheroo suggests, perhaps unintentionally, that Rachel is less a martyr to the cause than a schemer looking to cover her tracks.
December 18, 2008
When the main source is finally revealed, it should be fodder for conversation but seems more like a punchline.
December 17, 2008
There's a halfway point when the rush of watching the inner machinations of power players turns into the listless predictability of a TV courtroom drama, crossed with the voyeurism of a mild grindhouse prison movie.
December 17, 2008
The sexing up/dumbing down fails to compensate for the gobs of punishingly dull blah-blah about crusading reporters.
December 17, 2008
Despite [it being] about a journalist at a powerful newspaper who is jailed for refusing to name her source, Nothing but the Truth has nothing to do with you know what or who.
November 23, 2008
Nothing But the Truth is flat and unexceptional, the bureaucratic, talky parts of a political thriller without the action sequences as payoff.
September 16, 2008
Nothing But the Truth is jaw-droppingly over-the-top in ways that are all good for a laugh, but don't amount to much in the way of serious critique.
September 9, 2008
A miscalculated piece damaged by poor direction, mediocre writing and performances that feel consistently misguided and off-key.
September 8, 2008
It's junk with a serious-faced, point-making agenda.