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A Scanner Darkly

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Sci-Fi, Action

Release Date :

July 07, 2006 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Richard Linklater

Starring :

Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochran

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

3.5 of 4

“..one of the most faithful movie adaptations of any Dick story to date..”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]
“..is less dynamic as a filmic eye-grabber..”
by Duane Byrge [The Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“..is always interesting, but it's not always involving, and it's even less often entertaining..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..feels much more like the earnest theorizing of Richard Linklater in Waking Life mode..”
by Jeremiah Kipp [Slant Magazine]
3 of 5

“..distant, detached, and dreary..”
by William Goss [eFilmCritic]
“..deeply intriguing but almost too-faithful adaptation of Philip K. Dick's nightmarish 1977 novel..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
Review rate : C

“..competent but only mildly entertaining..”
by Eric D. Snider [The Land of Eric]
2 of 5

“..a rather dull film with a very clever gimmick..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Review rate : C-
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]

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