“ a bit messy but altogether intriguing .
“ The story just became plodding.
“ The characters are intriguing, capable of creating empathy and suspension of disbelief.
“ So yes.. worth the watch, then again anything with her in it.. I'll watch.
“ I rented this on New Year's Eve to counter the boredom of Bowl games, and found the movie to be surprisingly good.
“ I enjoyed it and have watched it 3 times.
“ Eventually, the twist-and-turn plotting leads to so much incoherence and confusion that you might well wonder if the filmmakers themselves understood what it was they were doing.
“ In fact, it was stupid because it committed the ultimate sin for making a movie - it bored the hell out of its audience, and an audience that includes some "smart people" who can figure things out.
“A story worth watching and something that isn't truly a happy ending - like so many tv shows are.
“ Ray Liotta is at his serious, intense best.
“ The whole thing revolves around something that's going to happen at 5 AM and, believe it or not, the confusion over whether Norah is a white woman pretending to be black or a black woman who can pass for white.
“ Its boring, frustrating, and tedious.
“ The whole thing wraps up in the extremely rare quintuple twist which is so empty, superficial and stupid that it demonstrates why only morons think they can slap 5 plot twists on the end of their film.
“ (Check out the online musical tribute to her - breathtaking photos.
“ There are so many twists and turns that it becomes confusing at points but it all adds up to the ending which relieves your confusion.
“ Writer/director Wayne Beach is so caught up in his own supposed cleverness that he forgets some basic elements of storytelling, resulting in a film that will bore the pants off you.
“ There are some movies that if you do not just hand feed the audience, they assume that it is boring.
“ However, the movie basically bored and confused me simultaneously.
“ We are falling asleep because the film simply doesn't have any action to move it forward.
“ Plot reversals and action flashes look like a fusion of "The Usual Suspects" and Hollywoood legal thrillers, besides this political/Court story also handles themes of racial confusion and conflicts.
“ Oh well, don't waste your time, watch the Usual Suspects for a decent movie with a good plot.
“ I just watched this movie today and i did like it however it did have many twist that were a little confusing to me and the ending well I did not see that ending
“ There was a compelling and believable storyline (think of "Body Heat" set in a contemporary northeastern city instead of lazy Miami), it was well acted and a real thriller.
“ Difficult to follow story with many twists and turns difficult to believe.
“ To start with, there's something inherently self-defeating and pointless in constructing a narrative from two widely conflicting viewpoints - a la "Rashomon" - when one of the supposed eyewitnesses is already dead and, thus, unable to personally relate his side of the story.