60

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Early on, it's tempting to dismiss the noir pastiche The Girl From the Naked Eye as a warmed-over pulp wannabe, what with the overwrought camera work and clichéd dialogue. But in its moments of sometimes comically violent antagonism, the movie shows some flashes of genre pizazz.
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50

New York Post

So deadpan are the dialogue and narration that it's hard to tell whether the laughs are intentional. What with all the shrieking, dumb bad-girl hookers and the wistful, wounded good-girl hookers, the sexism is so creepy it might be an ironic genre critique. Then again, maybe it's just creepy.
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50

Slant Magazine

The Girl from the Naked Eye has heart, which is more than can be said of some other recent genre throwbacks, but it ultimately makes barely a splash.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It isn't a great movie, but it looks terrific and makes me look forward to the next film by its director, David Ren. He has a good eye.
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42

The A.V. Club

Too bad the film itself is so derivative, it could have been assembled from Robert Rodriguez's discard bin.
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40

Village Voice

There are dozens of better, riskier, more interesting films that go unreleased every year - why this militantly dull effort is taking their place is its only worthwhile mystery.
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30

Variety

By Rob Nelson
Gets one's attention but doesn't keep it, due to ill-cued flashbacks, groan-inducing dialogue and wooden performances.
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40 out of 100
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