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The Parallax View Reviews

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April 29, 2018
The movie's director, Alan J. Pakula, works on location to get a nice feel of outdoor menace a lot of the time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 15, 2010
Pakula and Gordon Willis' cinematography wring the ominous from the ordinary with utter severity
October 14, 2009
A gripping paranoia political thriller that should make conspiracy buffs excited and provoke even the casual viewer.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 30, 2009
One of the great American films from arguably the finest decade in American filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
March 11, 2009
... arguably the definitive conspiracy thriller of the seventies.
June 7, 2007
The Parallax View is one of the great paranoid thrillers of the 1970s. Which, when you consider how paranoid America was post-Watergate, is high praise indeed.
June 7, 2007
For my taste the suspenseful set pieces go on much too long, and the message -- that right-wing conspiracy is built into the American political and corporate structure -- is overstated.
June 7, 2007
This is one of the best political thrillers of the 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 7, 2007
It's an astringently cynical take on official history, with Warren Beatty as a muckraker investigating the strange aftershocks of a senator's killing.
June 7, 2007
Pakula's production and direction are lavish in physical details.
February 9, 2006
Excellent performances; fascinating film.
January 20, 2006
Among the top paranoid thrillers of the 1970s
| Original Score: 5/5
December 19, 2005
A fotografia de Gordon Willis é sufocante, mas o filme empalidece frente a produções similares, como Sob o Domínio do Mal e Todos os Homens do Presidente.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
The thrills don't mount as the film goes on. They don't even accumulate. Once they are experienced, they dissolve so thoroughly that by the end you're likely to feel as cheated as I did.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 8, 2003
Superior thriller.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2002
A masterpiece of suspense, tension and cinematic storytelling the likes of which, sadly, Hollywood doesn't make anymore.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 24, 2002
[A] brilliant, spellbinding 1974 political thriller.
March 7, 2001
Stylish yet devilishly confusing.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
A political conspiracy thriller par excellence and a candidate perhaps for Beatty's finest screen moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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