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Red Lights Reviews

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 4, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 11, 2005
One weird movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
March 4, 2005
A compelling addition to the long tradition of artful French film adaptations of works of mystery and suspense literature.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 11, 2005
It's a gripping and powerful film that intrigues by the confluence of the mundane with the extraordinary.
Top Critic
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
January 7, 2005
Barely makes it into the passing lane. It's stop-and-go all the way.
| Original Score: 3/5
Paul Doro
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 6, 2005
A peculiar and occasionally engaging thriller that unfortunately lacks thrills.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
January 6, 2005
Everything that ensues is exactly what we expect to ensue, doled out with a fastidiousness that places too high a priority on verisimilitude and not enough on, y'know, entertainment.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
December 24, 2004
Puts a tense, deteriorating marriage on a highway-bound collision course with a killer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
December 24, 2004
An exercise in intrigue and tension, and the slow, constant build-up of dread has a certain Hitchcock flair.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
December 23, 2004
A film of pat psychology
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
December 23, 2004
Before it turns into a thriller, and goes badly awry, Red Lights paints a devastating little portrait of a marriage on the rocks.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Anthony Del Valle
Las Vegas Mercury
December 16, 2004
Kahn's amazing ability to sustain a mood of impending dread makes this film a boderline classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
December 16, 2004
Contentious sparks fly off the screen, for Kahn has chosen the most vicious of battlefields for his dramatic grid - an unhappy marriage.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 2, 2004
The power of suggestion is so strong in Red Lights that, when it ends, you may feel like the whole movie was in your mind.
| Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 2, 2004
Thriller/mystery buffs might find the narrative slow; the thriller elements aren't introduced until the movie is nearly half over, and the mystery starts even later. But a dandy payoff will reward those who are patient.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
November 26, 2004
Cedric Kahn is so adept at building Hitchcockian suspense out of the ordinary that the twist is truly chilling rather than silly.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Shawn Levy
November 19, 2004
It's admirably streamlined and spare.
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
November 12, 2004
Not since Two for the Road (1967) has a married couple in French transit been slapped so sideways along the byways.
| Original Score: 3/4
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 12, 2004
It's a very sly piece of filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News
November 12, 2004
Red Lights seethes with unexpected thrills around almost every corner. Antoine . . . has no clue to what lies ahead. ... Neither do we. That elevates the intrigue.
| Original Score: 3/4
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