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Shallow Grave Review

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

  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    All of the materials are in place for a film that might have pleased Orwell. But somehow they never come together.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    There's something in Shallow Grave that is admirable, beyond its obvious display of youthful talent. [24 Feb 1995]

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Scott Brown

    Danny Boyle's glittering, deadpan, nihilistic little thriller.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Taken as a whole, Shallow Grave is a reasonably enjoyable (for those captivated by this sort of thing) black comedy/noir thriller that justifies at least a portion of the praise being heaped upon it from overseas.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Julie Salamon

    This clever thriller has the juiced-up, hyperactive feel of a rock video. [07 Mar 1995]

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