The Two Faces of January Reviews

December 11, 2014
[Hossein Amini's] polished storytelling carries this along, generally compensating for the mundane visuals and the actors' skilled but unmoored performances.
October 16, 2014
At a certain point, it's akin to reading a mediocre murder mystery. You finish it because you're too far in to quit, as opposed to actually caring how things wrap up.
October 10, 2014
What the movie lacks in suspense, it could make up for with erotic tension. That's missing, too.
October 10, 2014
Everything about The Two Faces of January is right, even as the events it describes - a couple's idyllic Grecian holiday, a charming American's adventures abroad - go terribly wrong.
October 9, 2014
The movie never reaches a boil. Instead, it simmers and simmers until you're suddenly shocked at the hot water you're in.
October 9, 2014
Things get awfully twisted under that hot Mediterranean sun.
June 6, 2019
It's a bumpy ride - however, screenwriter Hossein Amini's directing debut is assured and smooth, and the result is classy, compelling, intelligent film noir with a contemporary feel that keeps us guessing to the end.
March 21, 2019
Unfortunately, as layer upon layer of intrigue is gradually stripped away, what's left in the middle begins to look evermore unappealing.
March 5, 2019
It is the characters that linger longest after the credits roll, and Amini gets great support from his leading trio.
February 13, 2019
...a fairly misbegotten adaptation...