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"...[With] authentic mood, production design and Christopher Komeda's superb musical score..." USA Today "[With] very eccentric charm." Premiere "[A] delightful oddity. There's a dream-like, gothic quality to it..." Uncut "[H]andsomely shot and designed..." Sight and Sound82.08887

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"Marina Zenovich's documentary chronicles the heartbreaks and tragedies of Polanski's life..."Wall Street Journal48.65316

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"...THE PIANIST is a worthy Holocaust drama and a welcome return to form for Roman Polanski..." Box Office "...A monument to the indestructibility of the human spirit..." Film Comment "...THE PIANIST achieves the monumental without abandoning the modesty of its origins....Polanski's strange genius serves Szpilman's remembrance..." Los Angeles Times "...Mr. Polanski approaches this material with a calm, fierce authority. This is certainly the best work Mr. Polanski has done in many years..." New York Times "...[Polanski] brings history to life....It stays with you..." USA Today "...One of the most quietly moving stories in survivor literature, and now the cinema....Polanski tells the story with all of his cinematic mastery..." Premiere "...[A film] of riveting power and sadness, a great match of film and filmmaker -- and star, too..." Entertainment Weekly "...A portrait of hell so shattering it's impossible to shake..." Rolling Stone "...A work of sustained tension and ferocious clarity, and as near-perfect a marriage of subject and artist as could be imagined..." Sight and Sound47.50921

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] disciplined, proficient thriller....The audience that craves mature, sophisticated and grown-up entertainment will find much to admire here."Box Office "Mr. Polanski is a master of menace....He creates a wholly believable world rich in strange contradictions and ominous implications."New York Times "[A] sharp political conspiracy tale....It's an intelligent and deftly honed return to the genre, blending a contemporary plot and classic structure."USA Today "[I]n its entertaining mix of the topical and the personal, the film is a vital record of the times, both for its maker and the world from his window." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[I]t's Williams who provides the most pleasure in a gradually evolving role that at one point takes on a calculated sexiness."Variety "GHOST is far more than a suspense film, and its cast is a cache of jewels -- the most glittering of which is Olivia Williams, who, in a virtuoso performance as Lang's wife Ruth, creates a character who defies all casual adjectives..."Wall Street Journal "[D]eliciously unsettling....A dark pearl of a movie whose great flair and precision make it Polanski's best work in quite a while..."Los Angeles Times "Thankfully the final word, as it were, is pure Polanski, an image of shocking darkness and startling beauty as uncanny and elliptic as it creator."Movieline 4 stars out of 4 -- "This movie is the work of a man who knows how to direct a thriller. Smooth, calm, confident, it builds suspense instead of depending on shock and action."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irector Roman Polanski invites viewers to settle back and simply enjoy a ride whose sinuous curves he navigates with supreme assurance and skill..."Washington Post "Polanski and Harris do a jolly good job of letting the circles of untrustworthy characters ripple outward, like rings from a stone thrown into water..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "All credit to a finely tunes Brosnan for packing so much intensity and wayward wit into his scenes with McGregor."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE GHOST is a perfectly passable political suspenser with enough Romanesque flair to satiate admirers."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Polanski has drawn out strong turns from McGregor and Brosnan and an excellent one from Olivia Williams."Empire "Ewan McGregor's blend of studied seriousness and puppyish innocence is perfectly suited to the title role....Immediately entertaining..."Sight and Sound47.39818

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] disciplined, proficient thriller....The audience that craves mature, sophisticated and grown-up entertainment will find much to admire here."Box Office "Mr. Polanski is a master of menace....He creates a wholly believable world rich in strange contradictions and ominous implications."New York Times "[A] sharp political conspiracy tale....It's an intelligent and deftly honed return to the genre, blending a contemporary plot and classic structure."USA Today "[I]n its entertaining mix of the topical and the personal, the film is a vital record of the times, both for its maker and the world from his window." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[I]t's Williams who provides the most pleasure in a gradually evolving role that at one point takes on a calculated sexiness."Variety "GHOST is far more than a suspense film, and its cast is a cache of jewels -- the most glittering of which is Olivia Williams, who, in a virtuoso performance as Lang's wife Ruth, creates a character who defies all casual adjectives..."Wall Street Journal "[D]eliciously unsettling....A dark pearl of a movie whose great flair and precision make it Polanski's best work in quite a while..."Los Angeles Times "Thankfully the final word, as it were, is pure Polanski, an image of shocking darkness and startling beauty as uncanny and elliptic as it creator."Movieline 4 stars out of 4 -- "This movie is the work of a man who knows how to direct a thriller. Smooth, calm, confident, it builds suspense instead of depending on shock and action."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irector Roman Polanski invites viewers to settle back and simply enjoy a ride whose sinuous curves he navigates with supreme assurance and skill..."Washington Post "Polanski and Harris do a jolly good job of letting the circles of untrustworthy characters ripple outward, like rings from a stone thrown into water..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "All credit to a finely tunes Brosnan for packing so much intensity and wayward wit into his scenes with McGregor."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE GHOST is a perfectly passable political suspenser with enough Romanesque flair to satiate admirers."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Polanski has drawn out strong turns from McGregor and Brosnan and an excellent one from Olivia Williams."Empire "Ewan McGregor's blend of studied seriousness and puppyish innocence is perfectly suited to the title role....Immediately entertaining..."Sight and Sound47.36021

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] disciplined, proficient thriller....The audience that craves mature, sophisticated and grown-up entertainment will find much to admire here."Box Office "Mr. Polanski is a master of menace....He creates a wholly believable world rich in strange contradictions and ominous implications."New York Times "[A] sharp political conspiracy tale....It's an intelligent and deftly honed return to the genre, blending a contemporary plot and classic structure."USA Today "[I]n its entertaining mix of the topical and the personal, the film is a vital record of the times, both for its maker and the world from his window." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club "[I]t's Williams who provides the most pleasure in a gradually evolving role that at one point takes on a calculated sexiness."Variety "GHOST is far more than a suspense film, and its cast is a cache of jewels -- the most glittering of which is Olivia Williams, who, in a virtuoso performance as Lang's wife Ruth, creates a character who defies all casual adjectives..."Wall Street Journal "[D]eliciously unsettling....A dark pearl of a movie whose great flair and precision make it Polanski's best work in quite a while..."Los Angeles Times "Thankfully the final word, as it were, is pure Polanski, an image of shocking darkness and startling beauty as uncanny and elliptic as it creator."Movieline 4 stars out of 4 -- "This movie is the work of a man who knows how to direct a thriller. Smooth, calm, confident, it builds suspense instead of depending on shock and action."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]irector Roman Polanski invites viewers to settle back and simply enjoy a ride whose sinuous curves he navigates with supreme assurance and skill..."Washington Post "Polanski and Harris do a jolly good job of letting the circles of untrustworthy characters ripple outward, like rings from a stone thrown into water..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "All credit to a finely tunes Brosnan for packing so much intensity and wayward wit into his scenes with McGregor."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE GHOST is a perfectly passable political suspenser with enough Romanesque flair to satiate admirers."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Polanski has drawn out strong turns from McGregor and Brosnan and an excellent one from Olivia Williams."Empire "Ewan McGregor's blend of studied seriousness and puppyish innocence is perfectly suited to the title role....Immediately entertaining..."Sight and Sound47.36021

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"...The horror's very heavy..." Entertainment Weekly47.18151

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"...[Deneuve is] heart-stoppingly gorgeous....Chilly alienation." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Polanski ups the horror ante with stylish, Hitchcockian filmmaking that makes the most of shadow and nuance and is chock-full of symbolism and subtext..." Chicago Sun-Times "...An all-time chiller..." USA Today "Polanski uses all his tricks to convey Deneuve's increasing disconnect from the world, from striking visuals...to a sound design that rivals that of Robert Wise's THE HAUNTING for sheer, skin-crawling unpleasantness." -- Grade: AA.V. Club47.18151

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"[P]ersonal and poignant....Polanski here considers the case of a person shaped by a fate over which he has no control..." Entertainment Weekly "[W]ith tact and enthusiasm, Mr. Polanski grabs hold of a great book and rediscovers its true and enduring vitality." New York Times "Polanski's done a very creditable job with the material....Polanski brings a searing intensity and sense of angry helplessness to the early scenes of Oliver's treatment in the workhouse." Sight and Sound47.14354

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"[A]n affectionate goof on WAITING FOR GODOT, enhanced by an unforgettable setting that naturally severs the trio from contact with the outside world." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club47.14354

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"[A]n affectionate goof on WAITING FOR GODOT, enhanced by an unforgettable setting that naturally severs the trio from contact with the outside world." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club47.14354

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"...Polanski's brilliant first feature....Still packs a punch..." -- Rating:A Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] has a taut and creepy impact, like a bug crawling up your arm..." Los Angeles Times "...It still compels watching these head games play out..."USA Today47.14354

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"...Polanski's brilliant first feature....Still packs a punch..." -- Rating:A Entertainment Weekly "...[The film] has a taut and creepy impact, like a bug crawling up your arm..." Los Angeles Times "...It still compels watching these head games play out..."USA Today47.14354

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"...[Deneuve is] heart-stoppingly gorgeous....Chilly alienation." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Polanski ups the horror ante with stylish, Hitchcockian filmmaking that makes the most of shadow and nuance and is chock-full of symbolism and subtext..." Chicago Sun-Times "...An all-time chiller..." USA Today "Polanski uses all his tricks to convey Deneuve's increasing disconnect from the world, from striking visuals...to a sound design that rivals that of Robert Wise's THE HAUNTING for sheer, skin-crawling unpleasantness." -- Grade: AA.V. Club47.14354

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"...[Deneuve is] heart-stoppingly gorgeous....Chilly alienation." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Polanski ups the horror ante with stylish, Hitchcockian filmmaking that makes the most of shadow and nuance and is chock-full of symbolism and subtext..." Chicago Sun-Times "...An all-time chiller..." USA Today "Polanski uses all his tricks to convey Deneuve's increasing disconnect from the world, from striking visuals...to a sound design that rivals that of Robert Wise's THE HAUNTING for sheer, skin-crawling unpleasantness." -- Grade: AA.V. Club47.14354

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"...A sardonic detective thriller peppered with carefully crafted pleasures..." Variety "...Depp's performance is a consistent delight..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...A lot of lowbrow fun....[Depp performs] with real panache..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental Premiere "...Polanski remains a supreme technician....The film is intricately well-made....THE NINTH GATE is generously spiced with humorous detail..." Sight and Sound "...Engaging and well-executed....Johnny Depp excels in character roles..."Box Office "...THE NINTH GATE is well-crafted with a genteel and moody air....Polanski has concentrated on the subdued and the spooky. And he's thrown in some bizarre acting touches..."Los Angeles Times "...With its fiery, over-the-top spectacle and bolts of black humor, THE NINTH GATE is actually more in the spirit of VAMPIRE KILLERS than ROSEMARY'S BABY....Lena Olin is the ultimate cat woman..." Chicago Sun-Times47.14354

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"...A sardonic detective thriller peppered with carefully crafted pleasures..." Variety "...Depp's performance is a consistent delight..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...A lot of lowbrow fun....[Depp performs] with real panache..." -- 3 out of 5 stars - A Satisfying Rental Premiere "...Polanski remains a supreme technician....The film is intricately well-made....THE NINTH GATE is generously spiced with humorous detail..." Sight and Sound "...Engaging and well-executed....Johnny Depp excels in character roles..."Box Office "...THE NINTH GATE is well-crafted with a genteel and moody air....Polanski has concentrated on the subdued and the spooky. And he's thrown in some bizarre acting touches..."Los Angeles Times "...With its fiery, over-the-top spectacle and bolts of black humor, THE NINTH GATE is actually more in the spirit of VAMPIRE KILLERS than ROSEMARY'S BABY....Lena Olin is the ultimate cat woman..." Chicago Sun-Times47.14354

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"...Urgency and personality. [Polanski] has succeeded in picking up the clever, unnerving thread of his earlier career..." New York Times "...An elegant, icy thriller....[The film] shows us a brilliant filmmaker using some of the best tricks in his deadly arsenal..."Los Angeles Times47.14354

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"...Urgency and personality. [Polanski] has succeeded in picking up the clever, unnerving thread of his earlier career..." New York Times "...An elegant, icy thriller....[The film] shows us a brilliant filmmaker using some of the best tricks in his deadly arsenal..."Los Angeles Times47.14354

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"...Tautly directed....Well photographed..." USA Today "...An undeniably effective thriller....[Kidman is] impressive..." -- Rating: B Entertainment Weekly "...A spare, smart, seductive piece of real movie making....[With] a superlative cast and enough tension to keep us all hyperventilating for hours..."Los Angeles Times0.2277947

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"BUG builds momentum from Michael Grady's agitated camera movements and Ms. Judd's increasingly distressed face....Ms. Judd has never been more believable as a woman condemned to attract the wrong kind of man."New York Times "[Shannon] originated the role on the stage. And it's difficult to imagine anyone else playing the part, so authoritative is his access to every twitch of Peter's growing mania."Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Friedkin's direction is fluid...and Judd's performance is her best since 1993's breakout with RUBY IN PARADISE."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[D]irector William Friedkin's unsettling film shares more than a pinch of THE EXORCIST's ability to get under the skin."Empire0.1898289

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"...Partly hilarious, partly horrific, totally mesmerizing..." Rolling Stone "...The Coens share with Lynch an ability to find brilliant aural and tactile devices to suggest a world gone awry..." Sight and Sound "...Surreal and sometimes sublime..." USA Today "...[The Coens] are filmmakers of considerable ability. Their scripts are invariably clever and bemused, with a wised-up quality all their own..."Los Angeles Times0.1518631

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