100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
If In the Cut falls short of the masterpiece Campion intended, it's unquestionably the most ambitious and important film to come along in months.
Full Review
75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The movie has a nasty, creepy edge that never lets up, and the characters are deliberately grating and alienating. This is a thriller that, like some classic noirs, glories in its own mean aura, its casual profanity and grotesque violence.
Full Review
63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
As a thriller, In the Cut, with its red herring characters and plot twists, turns dopey and predictable. As a portrait of a single woman, burned by love and wary of what's in store, Campion's movie has its trenchant, telling passages.
Full Review
50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The result, sadly, is a mess.
Full Review
50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Emerges as a frustrating cop-out.
Full Review
50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
An OK mood piece but story-hungry murder mystery that flubs its whodunit fundamentals.
Full Review
40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A remarkably dislikable film, long on atmosphere -- I admired Dion Beebe's brooding cinematography -- and desperately short on vitality.
Full Review
38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Campion has made something that's almost unbearably pretentious.
Full Review
38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It might even work if In the Cut was remotely convincing as a thriller, but Campion can't help wrinkling her nose at genre.
Full Review
0

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Ryan radiates neither desire nor terror. She's freeze-dried in a world of lifelessly abstract feminine fear, and so is the movie.
Full Review
46 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.