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
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.
December 6, 2005
A delightfully seedy mystery who's joy lies only in the journey.
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
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
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 12, 2005
This may be Egoyan's glossiest film to date, but it is not as compelling as his earlier work
November 4, 2005
This oddball wallow is both tonic and toxic, packaged in Egoyan's dishy style, so capably served by Paul Sarossy's images and Philip Barker's sleek design.
November 3, 2005
Bacon... and Firth... have such terrific chemistry together that you'll go, 'You know, they should make a couple goofy retro Rat-Pack-y comedies together...'
November 3, 2005
Lush and jazzy, this beautifully crafted film tells its twisty noir story without flinching
October 28, 2005
A fascinating ride through morally ambiguous territory to a place you've never been before.
October 28, 2005
Lurid, melodramatic, uneven and strangely magnetic.
October 28, 2005
Salacious rendering of what may or may not have been the story behind Dean and Jerry's break-up.
October 27, 2005
Where the Truth Lies is heavy-handed, bombastic, blatant, overwrought, confusing and florid. But bless its shameless heart, it's also watchable.
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