One False Move Reviews
September 7, 2011
A sardonic and explosive crooks-on-the-lam saga in the tradition of Bonnie and Clyde.
April 13, 2010
Hard-boiled modern-day film noir that explodes on the screen with great force.
October 2, 2008
Working for the most part in straightforward style, director Carl Franklin achieves considerable suspense by pitting the frailties of each party against the other.
September 17, 2006
Carl Franklin tackles American anxieties--interracial love, guilt and denial--that have been ignored, showing understanding of his characters, all conflicted in vvarious ways.
July 30, 2003
One False Move is a finely observed character study punctuated by some highly suspenseful, and sometimes grisly, confrontations.
May 20, 2003
Mr. Franklin's measured pacing and James L. Carter's meticulous cinematography give One False Move a clear, bold, angular look reminiscent of many other nouveau noir films, especially Blood Simple, the one that put the Coen brothers on the map.
March 19, 2003
One of those low-rent indie cop-noir movies that rises above thanks to some good writing and casting