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Revolution #9 Reviews

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February 12, 2003
... always remains movingly genuine.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 29, 2002
You get the feeling that the filmmakers did their homework and that they're here to represent a harsh reality."
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 13, 2002
So riddled with unanswered questions that it requires gargantuan leaps of faith just to watch it plod along.
December 13, 2002
A taut, intelligent psychological drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 6, 2002
The intense and penetrating performances of Risley and Shelly focus on the human costs of a mental illness. But the film, while grounded in reality, seems to rush to an abrupt conclusion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 3, 2002
Even through its flaws, Revolution #9 proves to be a compelling, interestingly told film.
November 19, 2002
The characterizations and dialogue lack depth or complexity, with the ironic exception of Scooter.
November 19, 2002
A strong and confident work which works so well for the first 89 minutes, but ends so horrendously confusing in the final two
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 18, 2002
There is a strong directorial stamp on every frame of this stylish film that is able to visualize schizophrenia but is still confident enough to step back and look at the sick character with a sane eye.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 18, 2002
Strong stuff, minus the upbeat sentimentality of last year's Oscar-winner. In that respect, it may be an even more important film.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 15, 2002
A smart little indie.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 15, 2002
[T]he film is never sure to make a clear point - even if it seeks to rely on an ambiguous presentation.
Full Review | Original Score: 74/100
November 14, 2002
Appropriately cynical social commentary aside, #9 never quite ignites.
November 14, 2002
An atmospheric, serious-minded thriller.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 14, 2002
If we sometimes need comforting fantasies about mental illness, we also need movies like Tim McCann's Revolution No. 9.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 14, 2002
A muted freak-out
| Original Score: 3.5/5
November 14, 2002
[T]he ideas of Revolution #9 are more compelling than the execution
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 13, 2002
Succeeds in portraying the dizzying descent into madness and, even more, the effect on loved ones, friends and associates.
November 13, 2002
A harrowing account of a psychological breakdown.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 12, 2002
While the ideas about techno-saturation are far from novel, they're presented with a wry dark humor.
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