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Telmisseomding (Tell Me Something) Reviews

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November 18, 2002
| Original Score: 3.5/5
November 30, 2001
A complicated and stylish Korean thriller that will make viewers' skin crawl.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 30, 2001
How can filmmakers from other countries make basically the same films we're making here but make them better?
November 11, 2001
A thoroughly predictable and irritatingly mechanical movie that nonetheless works exceptionally well within the parameters of its genre.
November 8, 2001
Stylish, but definitely not for the squeamish.
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September 24, 2001
Stylish, sullen, and a little predictable, Tell Me Something is the match of any American film in its quasi-genre.
September 24, 2001
A thriller-chiller that is as shamelessly predictable as it is memorably grim.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 14, 2001
While the ending might not come as a huge surprise, the journey makes for a grisly, dark bit of entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 21, 2007
A stylish serial killer film, there nonetheless was too much talk and not enough madness.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
September 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 20, 2003
The Grand Guignol effects seemed more grim than convincing.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 11, 2003
Has strong characters and a gruesomely intriguing plot but doesn't wrap up its central mystery convincingly.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 3, 2002
Has a lot to show but little to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 9, 2001
For all its style and assurance, Tell Me Something is not ultimately original enough to sustain its many horrific images, however brief they may be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 8, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 3, 2001
Mainly demonstrates that Asian filmmakers are just as adept as Americans at producing genre exercises.
September 14, 2001
So bedeviled by plot holes and violations of common sense that by the time you get to the climax, you've ceased to buy the whole story line.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 13, 2001
Though it comes from halfway across the world, the movie, directed by Chang Youn-hyun, shows a desultory mastery of Hollywood clichés.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 28, 2001
What it definitely lacks is any real human element which would make us care about the victims, Cho or Su-yeon.
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