• R , 1 hr 39 min
  • Post-Noir (Modern Noir)
    Caper
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Soderbergh is able to execute his games without pigeonholing his characters. He has made that rare thing, a modern-day noir with feeling.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Soderbergh pretty much failed in trying to evoke a noir-like nightmare world in the 1919 Prague of "Kafka," his 1991 terror film. But here,...
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Soderbergh's sleekly malignant Underneath is a nasty little winner. [28 April 1995, p.81]
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The strengths of The Underneath -- its atmosphere and character-centered basis -- are also its weaknesses.
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70

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
On its most successful level, the film represents a slashing dramatic essay on the dismaying human tendency not to accept full...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
By the end of the film the 1949 film noir sources are plainly in view, but earlier, Soderbergh seems more interested in personality quirks...
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
The Underneath doesn't add up. Made with polish and assurance, capably acted and intricately constructed, its overall impact is less than...
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60

The New York Times

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The Underneath is too chaotic to work as a thriller. The suspense kicks in too late and blends uneasily with the rest of the film. But the...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
From a purely cinematic standpoint, The Underneath is Soderbergh's most daring work yet, full of elliptical flashbacks and fast-forwards;...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Skillful as many of its elements are, however, The Underneath doesn't have the taut storytelling and intriguing characters to make this...
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Rated R | For Adult Situations, Violence, Brief Nudity, Not For Children, Profanity