Modus Operandi
Modus Operandi (2010)

Two briefcases with mysterious contents are stolen from top Presidential candidate Squire Parks, setting off a deadly series of double-crosses and betrayals. Desperate warring factions of subterranean organizations will stop at nothing to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 10, 2010
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Do you understand why I enjoyed Modus Oprandi? You don't. Millions agree with you.

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Eric Hynes
Village Voice

A handmade, endearingly disreputable valentine to no-budget, maximum-impact cinema, Modus Operandi is seriously seedy and truly inspired.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Shoots in too many directions to develop character or story.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Although the film is, by design, an unwatchable mess on one level and its one joke about 8 mm filmmaking would play better as a music video or a TV commercial, there's no denying the crazed dedication to detail.

Matthew Sorrento
Bright Lights Film Journal

"Loving the Bad: An Interview with Frankie Latina and Sasha Grey on Modus Operandi"

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Mike Hale
New York Times

Bears a greater surface resemblance to the 1960s and '70s genre films to which it pays homage than Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse did.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

Modus Operandi does fall too in love with its muses to avoid some of its experimental-cum-normative conventions.

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The CIA hires a retired, alcoholic agent to track down two stolen briefcases in return for the name of the man who killed his wife. A fake grindhouse movie with… More