Where the Truth Lies Reviews

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October 13, 2006
It was unsatisfying in every way possible, but at least Kevin Bacon manages to give his usual good performance.
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 sodden, humorless mess full of lifeless performances (except for Lohman, whose work is just bad), purposeless convolutions, and lethargic pacing.
December 6, 2005
An awkward marriage of smut and smarts that teases on every level but doesn't quite satisfy.
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 15, 2005
The truth is, it's terrible.
November 11, 2005
Take away the kinky sex -- the reason for no MPAA rating -- and there's even less to be interested in.
November 11, 2005
A lurid, pretentious mess with almost nothing to recommend it beyond its ability to attract cheap publicity.
November 4, 2005
Replete with the sort of wooden acting, sleazy atmosphere and unsexy eroticism one normally associates with late-night Cinemax movies.
November 4, 2005
Every face on screen seems wrong for the part chosen.
November 3, 2005
Swipes the structure of Agatha Christie's The Mirror Crack'd and tacks on a bunch of coincidences and an ending that isn't even worth stealing.
November 3, 2005
Alas, the melodrama is utterly unsexy, sloppy and dull.
November 3, 2005
It's less a whodunnit than a whocares.
November 2, 2005
The key strategic misstep should be obvious already: this is a movie that wants us to think about Jerry Lewis having sex.
October 31, 2005
While it's not without its strengths, it's really just a dime-store mystery novel that has been dressed up with tawdry sex.
October 31, 2005
While superficially engaging, ends up in retrospect seeming a very thin, and surprisingly ramshackle, contrivance.
October 29, 2005
October 28, 2005
This is a silly, ponderous piece of work, and you won't believe one word of it.
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