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People I Know Reviews

June 11, 2004
The movie is weighted down with an excess of plot points that fail to coalesce.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 9, 2003
Watchable but dramatically scattered.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 9, 2003
Dropped into this ocean of bathos, even Al can't tread water -- at that precise moment, he and his performance drown.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 27, 2003
Trashy and lurid as this movie is, it's certainly not boring, and it keeps its star in hog heaven throughout.
April 25, 2003
Al Pacino gives a career-crowning performance under Dan Algrant's perceptive direction.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 25, 2003
Miscast and badly thought out, People I Know needed more -- and less -- than it got.
April 25, 2003
It was filmed in and around the World Trade Center, and the subsequent cuts, reshoots and sleights of hand designed to obscure that fact prove devastating.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 25, 2003
The picture has a lax, sleepy vibe: There's never anything taut or electric about it.
April 25, 2003
The movie's stock 60's nostalgia is annoyingly facile. In glibly evoking heroes like Kennedy and King, the movie succumbs to the same mindless name-dropping it purports to decry.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 25, 2003
Almost as much fun as reading Page Six.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 24, 2003
Sometimes incisive but finally overbaked drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 24, 2003
An ambitious, high-minded flop that wants to do good in the world, a failure with a pedigree, if you will.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 24, 2003
The screenplay is taut and intelligent, sizzling with enough sharp dialogue and dark humor to coast over its flaws.
April 24, 2003
Awkwardly derivative.
April 23, 2003
The story collapses like a bad tip to Liz Smith.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 22, 2003
An expired shelf life is integral to the movie's downbeat charm.
April 21, 2003
[O]ne of the most scathing looks at the PR business since Sweet Smell of Success.
January 29, 2003
Ranks with Sweet Smell of Success in its ruthless portrayal of the publicity business.