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Where the Truth Lies Reviews

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September 1, 2009
A metaphysical whodunit
April 19, 2009
Egoyan employs a keen sense of mise en scene to capture an atmosphere of '50s and '60s showbiz excess that percolates beneath the story of flawed people making tragic mistakes.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 1, 2006
| Original Score: 3.5/5
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 7, 2006
Egoyan's hypnotic new movie is a meditation on truth, identity, innocence and murder, a puzzle palace filled with locked rooms and dubious keys that stick at every turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2005
Sexy, stylish and hugely entertaining mystery drama with a sharp script, gorgeous set design and superb performances from all three leads - this is one of the best films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 6, 2005
A delightfully seedy mystery who's joy lies only in the journey.
Full Review | Original Score: 59/100
December 6, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
November 19, 2005
Where the Truth Lies ... is an erotic period mystery awash in intrigue unfolding against a behind-the-scenes showbiz backdrop.
| Original Score: 3/4
November 18, 2005
A piece of lurid, salacious and utterly enjoyable trash, a kissing cousin to the collected works of Kitty Kelley.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 18, 2005
The way to appreciate the film is to sit back and enjoy it as a revolving carousel replete with character, situation and deception.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 12, 2005
This may be Egoyan's glossiest film to date, but it is not as compelling as his earlier work
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
November 4, 2005
This oddball wallow is both tonic and toxic, packaged in Egoyan's dishy style, so capably served by Paul Sarossy's images and Philip Barker's sleek design.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 3, 2005
Bacon... and Firth... have such terrific chemistry together that you'll go, 'You know, they should make a couple goofy retro Rat-Pack-y comedies together...'
November 3, 2005
Lush and jazzy, this beautifully crafted film tells its twisty noir story without flinching
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 28, 2005
A fascinating ride through morally ambiguous territory to a place you've never been before.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 28, 2005
Lurid, melodramatic, uneven and strangely magnetic.
Read More | Original Score: B-
October 28, 2005
Salacious rendering of what may or may not have been the story behind Dean and Jerry's break-up.
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October 27, 2005
Where the Truth Lies is heavy-handed, bombastic, blatant, overwrought, confusing and florid. But bless its shameless heart, it's also watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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