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The Strange Love of Martha Ivers Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
July 2, 2012
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is one of those really dark films noir that tends to get away with more than it seems to be getting away with.
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
June 19, 2012
Vintage thriller that too often veers more toward mopey melodrama than sizzling film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
June 2, 2010
One of the most effective and underrated noirs of that classic era.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
November 5, 2007
Though well-crafted, this potboiler is a second-tier film noir, mostly known for featuring Kirk Douglas screen debut, as Stanwyck's weakling hubby; in a few years, Douglas will develop his more characteristic persona as a tough, tenacious he-man.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
April 5, 2006
Buscando ecoar o infinitamente superior Pacto de Sangue (também com Stanwyck), o filme desperta interesse por sua moral ambígua, mas se enfraquece em função do final implausível. Mas Douglas impressiona já em sua estréia.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
A gripping film noir, all the more effective for being staged by Milestone as a steamy romantic melodrama.
Michael Szymanski
Hollywood.com
October 15, 2005
A forgotten classic with great stars, get reminded...
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
Jake Euker
Filmcritic.com
December 10, 2004
slick entertainment with a taut narrative and shrewd direction
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
October 5, 2004
An engrossing film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Pervaded by his guilty-liberal fascination with power and money.
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