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Novo Reviews

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Kent Turner
September 21, 2005
Groundhog Day for the randy or 9 1/2 Weeks reduced to 9 1/2 hours
Full Review | Original Score: '2/5'
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 20, 2005
Sleek, attractive and ultimately vapid, Novo applies to sex and love the concept of short-term memory loss used to such acute dramatic effect in Memento.
| Original Score: 2/5
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James Crawford
Village Voice
September 20, 2005
Limosin's elliptical narrative, meant to correlate with his protagonist's blank-slate mind, instead plays as desultory and just plain confused.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
October 28, 2005
While its provocative theme clearly has dramatic and comedic possibilities, the film mostly fails to realize them, content to provide a series of erotic encounters with plenty of opportunities for its lead performers to undress.

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
September 23, 2005
Playfully sexy.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Phil Hall
Film Threat
September 18, 2005
It's Memento as a Eurotrash sex comedy.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Matthew Leyland
July 5, 2005
It's not hard to be charmed by lead actor Noriega.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
June 8, 2004
Taking a cue from Memento, Novo positions a flesh-and-blood man's short-term memory as a kind of moral invisibility cloak.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ken Fox
TV Guide
September 21, 2005
Despite its philosophical pretensions, the film is fairly lightweight, and its good-looking cast and sleek production values are more memorable than any of its heady themes.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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