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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Call it a victory of conviction over substance, but when Argento is onscreen, you look at her - not because she's good, but because she's there in a way nobody else is. show more

  • 25
    New York Daily News

    A ridiculous poseur thriller that seems to be made up of the slow moments from Hong Kong action films and Euro-flashy stuff like "Run Lola Run." show more

  • 88
    Glenn Kenny Premiere

    This is very much a French intellectual cineaste's idea of a B thriller, and hence is as far from innocent in its genre as you can get. Which is not to say that Assayas deals in bad faith. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Seriously flawed and not for every taste, the film was shot quickly and on the cheap, and is driven by Argento's slurred, scratchy voice and Bette Davis eyes. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Draggy and incoherent. show more

  • 58
    Marc Mohan Portland Oregonian

    The oddball cast, by the way, includes Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, who is infinitely more convincing speaking Cantonese than she is in her (presumably native) English. show more

  • 33
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    This one is just murk. show more

  • 80
    Manohla Dargis The New York Times

    Even in Boarding Gate, a modestly scaled, self-consciously tawdry exercise in genre appropriation, Mr. Assayas manages to say more about what it is to be human -- to desire, to fear, to be alone -- than most filmmakers say in a lifetime. show more

  • 70
    Stephanie Zacharek Salon.com

    Argento always gives us something to watch, and maybe even something to fear. I've never seen her in a movie where I haven't been at least a little bit scared of her. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    The plot may be murky, but actress Asia Argento is a clear and commanding force throughout. show more

  • May 22, 2008 doctorrudy
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    I got up and left before the movie ended.

  • May 22, 2008 user973256
    Report This User

    I had to leave in the last 5 minutes...GRRRRRR. Can anyone tell me the ending?

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