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Spun Reviews

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts
June 21, 2007
The mix of a fast pace, animated moments, and the always nuts Rourke makes for an entertaining flick
Full Review | Original Score: B

Empire Magazine
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jordan Hiller
March 9, 2005
Madly arranged in one ambivalent, entirely creative work that attempts not only to convey a feeling, but a sense of experience
Full Review | Original Score: 2
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
November 19, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Jurgen Fauth
October 8, 2003
Boring it's not.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
August 19, 2003
Repulsive but mesmerizing.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 7, 2003
The performances are astonishingly strong--edgy and kinetic, open and fearless.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 30, 2003
A weird speed freak trip comedy that has all the trippers spinning out-of-control.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jason Anderson
July 8, 2003
There's something endearing about Åkerlund and his cast's eagerness to appall.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
May 24, 2003
Spun is mostly played for laughs, as evidenced by the broad style employed by the various actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
This debut feature from Swedish director Jonas Akerlund takes the audience on a wild ride with such squirmy authenticity that it leaves you feeling in need of a long shower.
| Original Score: 3/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
May 9, 2003
You can't look away.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Kim Morgan
April 18, 2003
Some will hate this film, but there's something delectably junky about it -- like a bright colored candy glistening from a gutter, you just have to look at it.
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
April 7, 2003
Both harrowing and funny, but I'm not sure the filmmakers would agree with everyone about which scenes are which.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 4, 2003
The movie is like the low-rent, road show version of those serious drug movies where everybody is macho and deadly.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times
April 4, 2003
The project leavens its grotesqueries with wit, truly funny supporting characters and even a couple of unexpectedly touching soliloquies.
Jeet Thayil
April 2, 2003
A white-knuckle ride to the edge of town, I liked it in a sick and twisted sort of way.
Stacie Hougland
March 21, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 13, 2003
Enthralling, if ultimately pointless.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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