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Anamorph Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

… a copycat product … Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    43

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Michael Wilmington

    Director H.S. Miller thinks he's made something broodingly visionary when you're more likely to be aesthetically shaken up by one of Mad magazine's Fold-Ins.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Beyond its cool, reflective surfaces and infinite plays with perspective lies nothing -- character, relationships, motives all seemingly irrelevant. Even Willem Dafoe as a haunted cop cannot ground these artfully grisly optical illusions, unconnected to any comprehensible storyline.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Any resemblance between these and the real-world practice known as murder--committed for trifling old human motivations like blind anger and money--is strictly coincidental.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Mr. Miller and his co-writer, Tom Phelan, manage to get under your skin largely with borrowed implements, though they receive solid support from Willem Dafoe and the resourceful veteran cinematographer Fred Murphy.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    There are undeniably arresting moments along the way, thanks to Dafoe's subtly intense performance and the well-crafted visuals.

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