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The Black Dahlia

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Release Date :

September 15, 2006 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Brian De Palma

Starring :

Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw

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

“..undercut by some lackluster performances and late-inning overripe melodrama..”
by Todd McCarthy [Variety]
“..Not quite as good as the film made from another Ellroy novel..”
by Meg Jones [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2 of 5

“..more frustrating than it is intriguing, and more confused than it is mysterious..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
“..is nothing less than a shambolic, insomnia-busting bore..”
by David Edwards [London Daily Mirror]
2.5 of 4

“..does not offer a satisfying whole..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
“..a major disappointment..”
by Harper Barnes [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Keith Uhlich [Slant Magazine]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [The Baltimore Sun]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]

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