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The Art of Murder
The Art of Murder
Actors: Michael Moriarty, Joanna Pacula, Boyd Kestner, Peter Onorati, Nathaniel DeVeaux
Director: Ruben Preuss
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2000     1hr 40min


Movie Details

Actors: Michael Moriarty, Joanna Pacula, Boyd Kestner, Peter Onorati, Nathaniel DeVeaux
Director: Ruben Preuss
Creators: Chad Oakes, Greg Malcolm, Kevin Goetz, Larry Gershman, Vicki Sotheran, Anthony Stark, Sean Smith
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 12/19/2000
Original Release Date: 01/01/1999
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1999
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Painting by the numbers (and the numb)
J. W. Hickey | Manhattan area | 07/02/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The first rule of storytelling (one that too many films of the 1970s-1990s ignored) is that an interesting or suspenseful plot requires characters with whom one may sympathize. THE ART OF MURDER fails this test, as it trots out a hoary adultery/ murder set-up and then drags its feet through every convention associated with such melodramas.

I bought THE ART OF MURDER because Michael Moriarity has appeared in so few products after he walked off LAW AND ORDER. His voice in this more recent effort suggests perhaps a bout of throat surgery. While it is understandable to want to play against type, his loutish alcoholic tycoon is beyond his (or our) grasp.

And the title of the movie refers to a plot detail too arbitrary to merit attention."