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Red Lights Reviews

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May 4, 2005
Shines.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 11, 2005
One weird movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 4, 2005
A compelling addition to the long tradition of artful French film adaptations of works of mystery and suspense literature.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 11, 2005
It's a gripping and powerful film that intrigues by the confluence of the mundane with the extraordinary.
January 7, 2005
Barely makes it into the passing lane. It's stop-and-go all the way.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 6, 2005
A peculiar and occasionally engaging thriller that unfortunately lacks thrills.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 24, 2004
Puts a tense, deteriorating marriage on a highway-bound collision course with a killer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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
December 23, 2004
A film of pat psychology
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
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
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
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.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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
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
November 19, 2004
It's admirably streamlined and spare.
November 12, 2004
Not since Two for the Road (1967) has a married couple in French transit been slapped so sideways along the byways.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 12, 2004
It's a very sly piece of filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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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