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Donnie Darko Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Just another self-absorbed teen chronicle, with the added twist of a little time travel and a surprise ending.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Donnie Darko is the one that got away. But it was fun trying to land it.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Kelly, the 26-year-old writer-director of this excitingly original indie vision, shares more artistically with Wes Anderson or Paul Thomas Anderson than he does with Spielberg or John Hughes, but the point is, he's out on his own here. He swings big -- with flair.

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