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The Tourist

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

December 10, 2010

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring :

Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Rufus Sewell, Timothy Dalton, Steven Berkoff

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : C

“..you have to sit through the second-rate thriller to get to the other movie..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
“..would like you to flash back to 1955..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
1.5 of 4

“..the Tourist makes a good travelogue..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
2 of 5

“..the funny side of the film is abandoned quickly, and the muddled plot disappears bubblingly into the lagoon..”
by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
1 of 4

“..the film fails to make a connection..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 4

“..the dressy and daft spy romance..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
1 of 4

“..suffers from a severe lack of urgency and emotional engagement..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 4

“..silly action-comedy romantic-thriller..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
“..promising first-class champagne..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..presumably, viewers are meant to find all this mystery thrillingly romantic, and by dint of its setting alone..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
2 of 5

“..lethargic romantic thriller..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
0.5 of 4

“..it's like watching a three-way lightbulb set on low, wishing you could enjoy its untapped brilliance..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 4

“..dependent on a disappointing final twist, and a surprising lack of chemistry between the two glamorous stars..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
2 of 4

“..a script that aims for sophistication and wit and settles for exposition and witlessness..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..a nerve-racking, entertaining, sexy, romantic and suspenseful picture..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
Review rate : C

“..a caper that's fatally low on carbonation..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]

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