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3 stars out of 5 -- "A breathless, vibrant sex comedy, UNCONSCIOUS puts the farce into Freud....It's hysterical..."Total Film "The Barcelona locations are gorgeous, with interiors and exteriors in the ornate style known as modernisme....With just enough glamour and humour to satisfy European heritage aficionados."Sight and Sound "[I]ts fusion of a Sherlock Holmes-style detective story with a delirious bedroom farce in the spirit of early Pedro Almodovar is frequently very funny."New York Times29.59245

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4 stars out of 5 -- "CELL 211 is high-class sustenance served amphetamine fast."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Monzon lets us know just how the prison operates....As the siege develops, he cranks up the tension."Uncut25.97886

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"...The face and demeanor of Bardem emerges as the bulwark. His performance -- he seems to making a career of this -- can transcend the oppression of history with an assuredly relaxed slouch..." Film Comment "...A remarkable film....The best thing about this bittersweet story is how simply and delicately its scenes are presented..." USA Today "...[The film] pulses with the star power of the extraordinary Javier Bardem..." Entertainment Weekly "[S]o deft at spotting moments of hope, humour and defiance among these declining characters that, far from being just a wallow in despair, it's also lean and uplifting." Uncut "[T]he film dishes out gallows humour alongside its mournful recital of despair." Sight and Sound25.66327

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"[The director] has a fine control of pacing and tone, and is able to keep SLEEP TIGHT gripping throughout, right up its shocking final act." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[The] effective thriller SLEEP TIGHT puts more value on slow-building bad vibes than on pulled-curtain shock..."Hollywood Reporter25.66327

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"[The director] has a fine control of pacing and tone, and is able to keep SLEEP TIGHT gripping throughout, right up its shocking final act." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[The] effective thriller SLEEP TIGHT puts more value on slow-building bad vibes than on pulled-curtain shock..."Hollywood Reporter25.66327

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"Deeply felt convictions and first-rate craftsmanship -- craftswomanship, in the case of the Spanish director, Iciar Bollain -- win out over contrivance in this parallel drama of exploitation in the New World discovered by Columbus, and the Bolivia of 2000."Wall Street Journal "[B]luntly political....EVEN THE RAIN is splendidly panoramic."New York Times "[T]he sharp satire casts Gael Garcia Bernal as a filmmaker whose critical portrait of Columbus' Caribbean voyage is beset by external strife and internal contradictions." - Grade: B+A.V. Club "Considering how ambitious it is, how many different narrative strands it employs, the Spanish film EVEN THE RAIN does a remarkably good job keeping its disparate elements involving and in harmony."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The dubious role of film as history, heroic act and hegemonic force is plumbed with lucid sensitivity in EVEN THE RAIN, Icia Bollain's densely woven meditation on art and politics."Washington Post 3 stars out of 4 -- "The performance by Luis Tosar as the producer is confident and sturdy....The movie is brave to raise the questions it does..."Chicago Sun-Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "The film is at once clever, poignant and timely....The film within the film is an epic action drama with majestic performances..."Box Office "[I]ts muscular performances and angry political edge ultimately offer a formula for an emotionally charged social cinema unafraid to wear its crusading credentials on its sleeve."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[It] scores points for stylistic ambition and its heartfelt sympathies towards the dispossessed."Total Film22.71328

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"[M]ixing pop savvy with startling formal ambition....A dazzling Wagnerian spectacle....[Mann] fuses music, pulsating color and high drama....Frequently sublime." New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "If you're looking for a crime story that sizzles with action, sex and the visceral jolt of life on the edge, MIAMI VICE is the one." Rolling Stone "Mann seizes the audience, all right....He stages a spectacular showdown..." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a classy but urgent verve to the scenes with Farrell and Foxx....Foxx is the cooler, more focused partner, while Farrell plays Crockett like a coiled spring..." Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "MIAMI VICE is pure Michael Mann and a dark exploration of the war against drug dealers....The action is knock-out from start to finish."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 4 -- "The cast are big enough for Mann's ambitions. Foxx commands attention with his stillness and intelligence, while Farrell's aura of sleaze fits Crockett better than any of Don Johnson's unstructured suits."Uncut "[The film] thrills for at least two thirds of its running time and establishes a look and a mood that's incomparable in modern US cinema."Sight and Sound "Michael Mann's feature-film update of his 1980s TV series turns out to be terrifically entertaining..."Wall Street Journal0.2629921

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"[M]ixing pop savvy with startling formal ambition....A dazzling Wagnerian spectacle....[Mann] fuses music, pulsating color and high drama....Frequently sublime." New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "If you're looking for a crime story that sizzles with action, sex and the visceral jolt of life on the edge, MIAMI VICE is the one." Rolling Stone "Mann seizes the audience, all right....He stages a spectacular showdown..." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a classy but urgent verve to the scenes with Farrell and Foxx....Foxx is the cooler, more focused partner, while Farrell plays Crockett like a coiled spring..." Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "MIAMI VICE is pure Michael Mann and a dark exploration of the war against drug dealers....The action is knock-out from start to finish."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 4 -- "The cast are big enough for Mann's ambitions. Foxx commands attention with his stillness and intelligence, while Farrell's aura of sleaze fits Crockett better than any of Don Johnson's unstructured suits."Uncut "[The film] thrills for at least two thirds of its running time and establishes a look and a mood that's incomparable in modern US cinema."Sight and Sound "Michael Mann's feature-film update of his 1980s TV series turns out to be terrifically entertaining..."Wall Street Journal0.2629921

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4 stars out of 5 -- "MIAMI VICE is pure Michael Mann and a dark exploration of the war against drug dealers....The action is knock-out from start to finish."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 4 -- "The cast are big enough for Mann's ambitions. Foxx commands attention with his stillness and intelligence, while Farrell's aura of sleaze fits Crockett better than any of Don Johnson's unstructured suits."Uncut "[M]ixing pop savvy with startling formal ambition....A dazzling Wagnerian spectacle....[Mann] fuses music, pulsating color and high drama....Frequently sublime."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "If you're looking for a crime story that sizzles with action, sex and the visceral jolt of life on the edge, MIAMI VICE is the one."Rolling Stone "Mann seizes the audience, all right....He stages a spectacular showdown..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a classy but urgent verve to the scenes with Farrell and Foxx....Foxx is the cooler, more focused partner, while Farrell plays Crockett like a coiled spring..."Total Film "[The film] thrills for at least two thirds of its running time and establishes a look and a mood that's incomparable in modern US cinema."Sight and Sound "Michael Mann's feature-film update of his 1980s TV series turns out to be terrifically entertaining..."Wall Street Journal0.2629921

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