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Violence Begets Violence and Terrific Performances in 'Five Minutes of Heaven'new

Oliver Hirschbiegel has created a small movie with an interesting premise, a film that wouldn't stand out at all were it not for the tremendous performances from its two leading actors, Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  10-28-2009  |  Reviews

'The Invasion': Concept Snatchersnew

A soul-less clone of its predecessors.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  08-24-2007  |  Reviews

'The Invasion': A Thriller Without Thrillsnew

Two directors and a rewrite can't save this Body Snatchers remake.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  08-23-2007  |  Reviews

'The Invasion': Paranoid Yet?new

The filmmakers suggest that anyone not paranoid about the Bush administration is inhuman -- this makes the film Hollywood's ugliest exploitation yet of the Iraq War.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  08-23-2007  |  Reviews

Humanizing Horrornew

This drama about Hitler's last days is an instant classic.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  04-14-2005  |  Reviews

As the Walls Closed Innew

Hitler's final days in the claustrophobic bunker are envisioned by the filmmakers, with an able assist from Bruno Ganz as the Fuhrer.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  04-02-2005  |  Reviews

The Final Days of the Third Reich Unfold in Downfallnew

Best known for playing an angel in Wings of Desire, Swiss-born actor Bruno Ganz portrays one of the 20th century's greatest demons, Adolf Hitler, in Downfall.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  03-24-2005  |  Reviews

Out Like a Lambnew

Set, for the most part, in the underground Berlin bunker where Adolf Hitler spent his last days, Downfall is a grim and sometimes guilt-ridden examination of the Third Reich in collapse. But it's also weirdly sympathetic.
The Pitch  |  Bill Gallo  |  03-22-2005  |  Reviews

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