80

Film.com

By Tom Keogh
A careful, intelligent, and seamless design that makes room for a couple of unexpected twists.
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75

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Doesn't come close to the pulp beauty and complexity of classic noir.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Has the refined taste to crib from classics like "Double Indemnity."
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Director Mike Barker has delivered a film that proves there's life left in the old genre yet, and does so with style, intelligence and surprisingly little violence.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
The plot thickens and thickens and thickens until it chokes on a tangled mess of double-crosses.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Director Mike Barber springs a twist ending that makes you sit up and stifle those yawns.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Sadly, a film about betrayal is ultimately betrayed by the film maker's own lack of conviction.
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38

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
A cast almost talented enough to distract you from Ted Griffin's gimmicky screenplay.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
So concerned with being a film that it forgets to be a movie.
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0

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
An inept low-budget thriller.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.