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Investigators (Robert De Niro, Edward Burns) track two killers who film their murders.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The picture is more impressive as it goes along, revealing a symmetry of construction underneath the rudiments of a thriller.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A cynical, savage satire about violence, the media and depravity. It doesn't have the polish of "Natural Born Killers" or the wit of "Wag...
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70

Mr. Showbiz

By Larry Terenzi
Boasts a fine cast and makes enough cogent points that it rises above standard cop fare.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
In a season mostly given over to unwatchable movies being cleared off studio shelves, it's at least about something. And there's no denying...
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60

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Big, loud and lurid, but no less entertaining for that.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Less the blistering satire it imagines itself than a blustering, bloody, blundering melodrama about bottom feeders nibbling each other.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The Czech Republic and Russia, the respective homes of Emil and Oleg, should sue.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Clumsy urban thriller.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Is less an end in itself than an excuse, a jumping off point for showy, contrived, borderline exploitation sequences that fail to tie...
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0

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
If Detroit had produced an equivalent lemon, we might have been seeing the world's first one-wheeled, square-tired car with no cooling...
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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Exceptionally violent, intense DeNiro thriller.
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