Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

49
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The suspense screws up tighter than a drum-head. The characters remain believable; we have a conflict of personalities, not stereotypes....
Full Review
75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This kinky game of murder and eroticism is preposterous but never boring.
Full Review
75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Lewis delivers an Oscar-worthy performance as the child-woman who wears tube tops and polyester and matter-of-factly tells the other woman...
Full Review
63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Kalifornia is disturbing, and, while it doesn't overdo the blood, neither is the violence understated.
Full Review
50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
If the plot thins, the performances don't. Brad Pitt's lank-haired loony, Juliette Lewis's crippled innocent, David Duchovny's well-meaning...
Full Review
50

TV Guide

By Ethan Alter
Unrelenting and predictable, this pretentious collaboration between a music video director and the writer of "Revenge of the Nerds" covers...
Full Review
38

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Director Dominic Sena appears more enamored of peeping-Tom camerawork than plot logic. [03 Sep 1993]
Full Review
25

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Kalifornia is that deadliest of combinations: a pretentious B movie. It repeatedly smacks the viewer in the face and then pretends that it...
Full Review
25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Cmera work can't do anything about the barrenness of the screenplay, nor the sense of fundamental insincerity at the core of the film. [03...
Full Review
25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's like a film-school thesis gone disastrously wrong.
Full Review

Cable

By Therumrunner5
Cable...