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25th Hour

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 19, 2002

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Spike Lee

Starring :

Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper, Rosario Dawson, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 5

“..The film's weakest moment is the mafia element in scenes that swerve dangerously close to farce..”
by Luisa F. Ribeiro [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 4

“..Spike Lee's personal touches not only bring a resounding heft and import to the movie, but also turn the story into a momentous metaphor for the strength, fortitude and resiliency of post-Sept. 11 New York City..”
by Rob Blackwelder [SPLICEDwire]
4 of 5

“..Lee's best picture in years..”
by Nev Pierce [BBC Films]
4 of 5

“..an intelligent, thoughtful, well-acted and superbly directed film..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
2.5 of 4

“..a film that is confident and occasionally graceful but will only connect with viewers who approach their hearts by way of their brains..”
by Chuck Rudolph [Slant Magazine]

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