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Rope Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 4, 2016
While its fearless attempt to do something new makes it one of Hitchcock's most interesting movies, I can't pretend to regard it as anywhere near his best.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Keyes
February 11, 2014
Rope isn't merely a terrific movie; it is also a benchmark for which the intricate nature of the killer's mind can be simplified into immense clarity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews
August 2, 2008
Rope is Hitchock's underrated classic that contains some of the most unique filmmaking of it's time. Hitchcock was so far ahead of filmmakers back then and so far ahead of a lot of the filmmakers today.
| Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 20, 2008
Serves only as perverse entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Nathaniel Rogers
Film Experience
July 20, 2007
An elaborately perverse buffet served up at a pivotal moment in Hitchcock's career
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
June 19, 2006
"A crime for most, a privilege for some" is how Rupert classifies murder, but Hitchcock's eye-am-a-camera technique in Rope is after more than Nazi-superman residue still lurking after WWII.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
October 7, 2005
Hitchcock said it was a stunt, but Rope is a fascinating experiment trying to find the cinematic equivalent to a play, with the camera constantly searching
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
January 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
November 12, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 23, 2004
Experimental Hitchcock murder mystery, very stagey
| Original Score: 3/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
June 12, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 12, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 26, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 5, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 29, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 14, 2003
A singularly tense drama that doesn't let up for its entire, very tight, 80 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 6, 2003
A minor masterpiece; Hitchcock could turn out brilliance even when he considered himself to be simply playing around.
| Original Score: 4/4
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
June 19, 2003
Intriguing experimental film from Hitchcock
| Original Score: 4/5
Joshua Tanzer
March 11, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
December 1, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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