Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It would be tempting to say that fractured time sequences in movies have become a cliché, except that Wicker Park makes your brain spin in surprising and pleasurable ways.
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Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
The weirdly exhilarating thing about Wicker Park is the reckless abandon with which it embraces the convenience of coincidence, and then the extreme measures it takes to reassure the audience that it's not a movie about coincidence at all.
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By James Berardinelli
As the movie approached the end credits, I cared about what happened to these characters, and that made the coincidences and occasional missteps forgivable.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Diane Kruger, whose Lisa is subjected to logical whiplash by the plot, always seems to know when it is and how she should feel. Now that's acting.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Movies that are entertainingly nuts don't come around very often, and when they do they need to be given their due.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Structure overwhelms everything, but it's not as if Wicker Park has nothing to say. It's full of ugly truths about emotional frailty, and implies that stalking is a bad thing only when you're not charming enough about it.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
May have been adapted the 1996 French film "L'Appartement," but pretty much all evidence of what was once an engaging psychodrama has been lost in the translation.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
The studio behind Wicker Park bills it as a "romantic thriller.'' But it's actually an example of an even more unusual subgenre: the dumb, suspense- free and undersexed stalker drama.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

A dementedly artificial and artsy film, a headache-inducing jumble of fractured narrative, flashbacks within flashbacks, and shifting perspectives.
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Wall Street Journal

Built on such a goofy premise that your average soap-opera scriptwriter would laugh it out of a story meeting.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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