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Seconds Reviews

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February 10, 2003
...a progressively tedious piece of work...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 26, 2004
Frankenheimer directed, but cinematographer James Wong Howe set the tone and provided whatever's memorable. Which isn't much.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 29, 2007
The screenplay ollapses into musty moralizing in the second half, and director John Frankenheimer throws in the towel.
September 8, 2014
The film's greatest strength is its dynamic black and white cinematography courtesy of James Wong Howe, who instills the film with an intense, paranoid feel.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 18, 2013
The summit of Frankenheimer's Sixties unease
August 30, 2013
A bleak and noirish Frankenstein thriller whose DNA is threaded with zeitgeist-heavy satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 9, 2013
A fun house mirror world that never looks quite right because it never is, and never was.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
December 2, 2013
[C]hange comes only before the cradle and after the grave ... consumerism processes identity until it's oversold.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
September 23, 2007
US suburbia boredom is treated in an original manner in this cross between a sci-fi opus, a thriller, a suspense pic and a parable on certain aspects of American middle-class life.
December 31, 2001
The perfectly subtle horror movie
| Original Score: 4.5/5
August 9, 2013
No other film I've seen quite captures the feeling of being trapped like Seconds does. Frankenheimer puts it all together with splintered editing that is as bold as it is disorienting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 9, 2006
Little wonder it flopped at the time, only to be cherished by a later generation.
February 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 12, 2003
Gets under your skin like a nightmare.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 2, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
March 9, 2004
Features some great technical credits, with rich black-and-white cinematography and deep-focus from James Wong Howe.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 28, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
February 27, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 2, 2008
Creepy, Twilight Zone-type tale starring Rock Hudson, directed by John Frankenheimer.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
June 2, 2003
Criminally underseen sci-fi masterpiece.
| Original Score: 5/5
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