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  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Is a Brian DePalma movie that laughs at Brian De Palma movies still worth your time? show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    With no heat at all and a woefully disjointed cast, De Palma’s danse macabre never catches fire. show more

  • 40
    Neil Young The Hollywood Reporter

    The impression is that De Palma is indulging himself with homages to his own Hitchcockian greatest hits, with results that veer close to self-parody on occasion and emphasize just how far this once-outstanding director's creative star has plummeted. show more

  • 50
    Jordan Hoffman Film.com

    As a movie, quite frankly, it stinks. As an “entertainment object,” it will no doubt find its boosters. show more

  • 75
    NPR

    De Palma is such a dazzling stylist that for most of Passion, you'll find it perfectly acceptable to let the visuals wash over you, paying only passing attention to the plot. show more

  • 100
    RogerEbert.com

    Brian De Palma is one of the great seducers of the cinema, and he proves it with Passion, a spellbinding thriller. show more

  • 75
    Ed Gonzalez Slant Magazine

    Passion is a serpentine, gorgeously orchestrated gathering of all of De Palma's pet themes and conceits, a symphony of giddy terror where people perpetually hide behind masks, both literal and figurative. show more

  • 50
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    What Passion ultimately lacks most, ironically, is passion, the artistic fervor that distinguished all his best pictures. This one feels like a throwaway by a gifted filmmaker who has run out of ideas. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A campy erotic thriller that’s seriously short of, well, passion. show more

  • 50
    Roger Moore Movie Nation

    DePalma flirts with the lurid and tosses in some interesting third act surprises, but never finds his way back to the sexually charged tone and shocks of his earlier thrillers. show more

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