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November Reviews

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Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
February 20, 2005
Even the gamest viewers will become frustrated if they're not let in on the joke.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
January 27, 2004
The problem lies with the story these filmmakers choose to tell.
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
July 1, 2005
The film proves that Harrison's insufferable Groove was no fluke.
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
Christopher Null
July 26, 2005
a bit like a performance art piece with nothing much to say
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 12, 2005
More a psychology experiment than a film.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine
July 22, 2005
Wears its solemnity like a cloak, but I for one am calling emperor's new clothes.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
July 28, 2005
For all its good intentions in exploring the grace of death, November never creates a life outside of its all-too-obvious inspirations
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
July 22, 2005
November has the pretensions of an art-house indie trying to one-up a Hollywood trend - in this case, the Sixth Sense-style twist ending that belies everything that has gone before.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
July 22, 2005
There's no real payoff -- artistically or emotionally -- in Gregory Harrison's gimmicky and tedious psychological thriller November, shot on ugly digital video.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
July 29, 2005
Beware serious movies starring former sitcom stars. Beware thrillers about photographers. Bewares movies set in convenience stores.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 6, 2005
It's supposed to look stylish, a film noir... but a psychological thriller cannot live by mood and atmosphere alone.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
April 10, 2005
Telegraphs its unsatisfying payoff for miles, has no fun getting there, but at least boasts a running time of 73 minutes, padded by a hilariously slow credit crawl.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 21, 2005
Abstract and obtuse...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly
August 9, 2005
A profoundly irritating and meaningless experience... can we please stop making this same movie over and over again, already?
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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
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Achy Obejas
Chicago Tribune
August 5, 2005
Whatever we think one minute is utterly meaningless, without connection, the next.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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.
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