Where the Truth Lies Reviews

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September 1, 2009
A metaphysical whodunit
April 19, 2009
Egoyan employs a keen sense of mise en scene to capture an atmosphere of '50s and '60s showbiz excess that percolates beneath the story of flawed people making tragic mistakes.
November 20, 2008
October 13, 2006
It was unsatisfying in every way possible, but at least Kevin Bacon manages to give his usual good performance.
July 1, 2006
April 1, 2006
February 7, 2006
Egoyan's hypnotic new movie is a meditation on truth, identity, innocence and murder, a puzzle palace filled with locked rooms and dubious keys that stick at every turn.
February 2, 2006
The solution to the 'mystery' ... becomes anticlimactic.
December 16, 2005
As it turns out, the furor and hubbub about the ratings squabbles over Where the Truth Lies may have just been a smokescreen to cover up the film's storytelling deficiencies.
December 6, 2005
A delightfully seedy mystery who's joy lies only in the journey.
December 6, 2005
A sodden, humorless mess full of lifeless performances (except for Lohman, whose work is just bad), purposeless convolutions, and lethargic pacing.
December 6, 2005
Sexy, stylish and hugely entertaining mystery drama with a sharp script, gorgeous set design and superb performances from all three leads - this is one of the best films of the year.
December 6, 2005
An awkward marriage of smut and smarts that teases on every level but doesn't quite satisfy.
December 6, 2005
November 19, 2005
Where the Truth Lies ... is an erotic period mystery awash in intrigue unfolding against a behind-the-scenes showbiz backdrop.
November 18, 2005
Egoyan simply offers too much in terms of twists and trysts.
November 18, 2005
A mystery-inside- a-mystery that mostly just drives around in search of a nonexistent address and hits dead ends.
November 18, 2005
A piece of lurid, salacious and utterly enjoyable trash, a kissing cousin to the collected works of Kitty Kelley.
November 18, 2005
The way to appreciate the film is to sit back and enjoy it as a revolving carousel replete with character, situation and deception.
November 15, 2005
The truth is, it's terrible.
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