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Waking the Dead Reviews

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January 1, 2000
When we invest emotional capital, we deserve a payoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Waking the Dead is bad in just about every way that a movie can be bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
For a grand romantic drama, Waking the Dead is often curiously chilly.
March 31, 2005
As boring as batshit
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
I can cite only one unequivocal reason for seeing Waking the Dead, and that's Jennifer Connelly.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 19, 2005
An enticingly adult drama that frustratingly loses the nerve to follow its richest threads.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
...ambitious, to be sure, but there's too much going on for it to work effectively.
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
As involved as Crudup and Connelly beseech you to be with this story, their very youthfulness, their nagging lack of adulthood, keeps the film from being anything more credible than a tight grad-school tryst.
May 20, 2003
Painfully earnest.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 27, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
March 19, 2003
Great performances by Crudup and Connely can't quite save it from a tedious and meandering script.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The movie is so comatose that audiences will want to shake it or do something to wake it up.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 5, 2001
With fine performances and an intelligence woven throughout, you almost don't mind the nausea.
Full Review
January 1, 2000
Fractured and a bit eccentric.
January 1, 2000
Waking The Dead? It has a hard time waking the living.
January 1, 2000
As shrill as its heroine.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
It's kind of like oatmeal. Without honey or milk, it tastes rather bland, but sticks to your ribs all day.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
An overwrought, underdeveloped story.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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