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11-16-2001, 06:24 PM
JoBlo's 4/10 review of EYE OF THE BEHOLDER can be found here: http://www.joblo.com/eyeofthebeholder.htm
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11-21-2001, 12:19 PM
Eye Of The Beholder is one of the most confusing films I have ever seen. I still have no idea exactly what it was about.

The film was very well made. The direction and mood of the film was dark and mysterious and the acting was pretty good, it was nice to see Ashley Judd playing a dark character.

What makes me give this film a very bad review is that it makes no sense. I had no clue what was going most of the time and to this day I'm still trying to figure it out. I


04-29-2004, 11:32 AM
"Eye of the Beholder" was definitely a different type suspense film that almost makes the grade. I loved the moody atmosphere, fantasy angles and the beautiful location shots as the cinemtaography illuminated all those cities they traveled to. The big flaw of the film is that the two main stars, Ashley Judd and Ewan McGregor, barely had any screen time together. The film should of had a different ending and another fifteen minutes added to hook up the two stars. The ending was so abrupt that it felt like the last act was missing, like it was only three-fourths of a movie. The main plotline was intriguing of two lonely and screwed up people that should meet, he follows her the entire film and when they meet she immediately dies! What a letdown this ending is. Both the main stars were believable - McGregor a computer detective that's such a loner he hears, sees his little girl he hasn't seen in years. Ashley Judd did evoke much sympathy (even though she's a killer!) as the killer that scams and kills men because her father abandoned her on X'mas eve when she a kid. I enjoyed all the supporting players except Jason Priestley, he just too scummy for me, K.D. Lang a hoot as computer secretary, Patrick Bergin good as rich blind man that loved Jo, and Geneieve Bujold gutsy as Jo's "killer teacher". Director/screenwriter please add the last act to this film!