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Waist Deep

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

June 23, 2006

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Vondie Curtis-Hall

Starring :

Tyrese Gibson, The Game, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Arnold Vosloo, Paul Terrell Clayton, Eric Lane, Jose Yenque

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

“..plunges much deeper than that into good old-fashioned genre filmmaking..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..one of the better modern crime thrillers in recent years..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
2 of 4

“..nothing in this story is remotely realistic..”
by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
2.5 of 5

“..Despite a solid cast and some exciting action sequences, there's not much new in Waist Deep..”
by Michael Janusonis [The Providence Journal]
2.5 of 4

“..a solidly crafted piece of genre filmmaking..”
by Bruce Newman [San Jose Mercury News]
2 of 4

“..a particularly undemanding and unrewarding paint-by-numbers affair..”
by Duane Dudek [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
“..a mean and depressing B-movie in which there's no one to root for or even care about..”
by Randy Cordova [The Arizona Republic]
Review rate : C-
Reviewed by Kevin C. Johnson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Jessica Reaves [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Justin Chang [Variety]
Reviewed by Gene Seymour [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [The Baltimore Sun]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [The New York Times]

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