Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Clint EastwoodŐs adaptation of John BerendtŐs nonfiction novel doesnŐt create much of a drama from its centerpiece tale of murder in high society, but it brings to life the setting, the rich assortment of characters and the atmosphere of modern Savannah.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Seems like alchemy in reverse - a golden property is turned into lead."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Snobbery
"Overlong and clumsy, but compelling."
‑ Edward Johnson-Ott, NUVO Newsweekly
"I can't wait to read the book and see what all the fuss is about."
‑ Widgett Walls, Needcoffee.com
"An intriguing and handsome production."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Spacey, the best reason to see Midnight, gives his usual suave, effortless performance."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"crowned by a smashing performance by the always-mesmerizing Kevin Spacey..."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"The film's effect is that of a fictional travelogue that offers amusement, but lacks substance."
‑ Bob Satuloff, Film Journal International
"Seriously underrated; Eastwood gets the lazy Savannah pacing exactly right."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Sometimes Clint Eastwood does this. Forgets how to make a movie."
‑ David N. Butterworth, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Spacey's charm and wit carry this film about as far as it can go."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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