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November Reviews

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
A pileup of stylistic audio and visual gimmicks and special effects, all in need of compelling characters and a story to hook us.
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
October 7, 2005
Wants to be smarter than it is.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Melinda Ennis
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 15, 2005
There is much promise here from the young director, Greg Harrison.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
September 9, 2005
Maybe November wanted to be the missing link between more conventional art-house films and the hallucinogenic dreams of David Lynch. It fails.
Paul Doro
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 8, 2005
Director Greg Harrison attempts to compensate for a weak, undernourished screenplay with flashy visuals, including excessive rapid cutting and blurry shots that add nothing of value.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
September 8, 2005
For those who like these sorts of cinematic Sudoku puzzles, "November" is a good one.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
September 4, 2005
It doesn't always succeed, and sometimes it has the egocentric obviousness of a particularly clever, grad-student thesis film, but at least Harrison is game enough to mess with your head in the first place.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
September 2, 2005
A fuzzy and ultimately unrewarding psychological thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
September 2, 2005
Like many dreams, November is long on imagery and short on sense.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Marc Mohan
August 26, 2005
A post-Memento, mess-with-your-head thriller that thinks it's much cleverer than it is.
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
August 26, 2005
It's interesting, and November does give us something to chew on. But a puzzle with no payoff isn't worth the effort.
| Original Score: 2/5
Sean O'Connell
Charlotte Weekly
August 26, 2005
It felt like (November) asked me to drive to a designated location, then kept re-drawing my map.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
August 26, 2005
A sort of 'Occurrence at Owl Creek Convenience Store' for moviegoers more familiar with Nine Inch Nails videos than Ambrose Bierce...
| Original Score: '2/4'
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
August 25, 2005
Chalk it all up as useful filler for the downtime between David Lynch pictures.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
August 25, 2005
November becomes a movie that makes us think and feel.
| Original Score: 3/4
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 25, 2005
It's divided into three sections: Denial, Despair and Acceptance. They may as well be called Confoundment, Confusion and Apathy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Angela Baldassarre
August 22, 2005
Artsy but unconvincing. November keeps viewers guessing, but not in a good way.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 21, 2005
Abstract and obtuse...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
August 19, 2005
The lack of proper resolution to the story is more vexing than intriguing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
August 19, 2005
Essentially a student film that happens to star some big-name actors.
| Original Score: 1/4
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