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The Dying Gaul Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

… bitter and tragic … Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    62

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It leads to one of those endings where you sit there wishing they'd tried a little harder to think up something better.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Before it disappears into a fog of confusion and damaging contradictions within its characters, The Dying Gaul presents an ironic, provocative look at what its creator, Craig Lucas, calls a postmodern Hollywood noir.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    The Dying Gaul stays interesting even when it asks more and more--too much, probably--of the audience's disbelief suspension.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Has too many contrivances, but as an act of sinister staging, it proves Lucas, the noted playwright, to be a born filmmaker.

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