Timecode
Timecode (2000)

Director Mike Figgis helmed this ground-breaking experimental feature, filmed with four synchronized digital video cameras in four separate locations. The story, outlined in advance but otherwise improvised, was enacted in a single… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 26, 2000
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68%
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Not much of a story, but the execution is interesting.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I recommend the film.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The film's raison d'etre is its technique.

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Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room

A big pretentious joke.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Like a good supermarket tabloid, Time Code grabs -- and keeps -- our attention.

Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

What fails it is the generic, banal storyline.

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Four times better than most multiplex fare.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

a fascinating introduction to innovative film technique

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This gimmicky experimental film from Mike Figgis ("Leaving Las Vegas") isn't worth the film it's on...

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Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Don't touch that pause button!

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Sam Barnett
As an experiment its admirable; an impressive feat of handheld camera work and improvisation. Unfortunately, Timecode really fails where it matters - telling a… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
An interesting experiment in filmmaking, but bad acting and a dull story made it less watchable.
Curtis Lilly
Hmmm. I'd like to see this film re-made with a different cast and plot and director and producer and DP and screenwriter and sound guy and editor. The… More
Emily B.
A four-way split screen and four continuous takes. Admittingly the concept can take a while to get use to. Whilst this may not be to everyone's liking it… More
Luke Baldock
Timecode should be hailed as a masterpiece of complex cinematic techniques. The film is shot through 4 different cameras, each one consisting of one single… More

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