Strange Days Reviews

January 18, 2013
Director Kathryn Bigelow comes closer than any other filmmaker to turning movies into a virtual reality trip.
September 7, 2011
April 12, 2002
Once the premise has lost its promise, and Fiennes's brave attempts at characterization are sacrificed to pseudo-dazzle, everything appears awfully humdrum and, yes, distinctly dated.
May 12, 2001
Undeniably thrilling and troubling.
February 13, 2001
Though the creators of Strange Days may well be interested in its dramatic and thematic elements, they do not have the same touch for these moments as they do for camera pyrotechnics.
January 1, 2000
Bigelow is so enamored of high-tech thrills, and so mesmerized by the violence she seeks to condemn, that her efforts at 11th-hour moralizing seem limp and halfhearted.
January 1, 2000
It's fascinating the way Bigelow is able to suggest so much of VR's impact (and dangers) within a movie - a form of VR that's a century old.
January 1, 2000
It's big, explosive entertainment and, although not directed by Cameron, is very much in the vein we've come to expect from him.
October 13, 1995