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Down in the Valley Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

… Method-like and irritating. Read full review

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  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    As long as Norton plays Harlan as a modern-day Joe Buck, a kind of four-in-the-afternoon cowboy, we're drawn by his waltz of innocence and vagueness. But Down in the Valley turns out to be one of those films with a thick, gummy overlay of Western ''mythology.''

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Edward Norton serves as lead actor and producer, but even his star power won't help this misfire reach a wide domestic audience.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Allison Benedikt

    Jacobson, whose earlier film is a docudrama about Jeffrey Dahmer, is clearly fascinated with men who would be monsters. It's a ripe and infinite topic to explore, but without Norton, theme alone could not have sustained Down in the Valley.

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