The Method (El Metodo)
The Method (El Metodo) (2007)

Seven candidates compete for an executive position at a multinational company. While the streets of Madrid are filled with anti-globalization demonstrators, candidates are assembled to be put through the final selection process for a single… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 6, 2007
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2007
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The movie doesn't trust that an illuminating comedy of pathetic people can be entertaining for long, so it sprinkles some hormones on the proceedings.

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Robert Koehler

Smartly and seamlessly blending a cast of talented Argentine and Spanish thesps, Pineyro seems to be testing how much cinema he can derive from a restricted space.

Beth Accomando

Based on a stage play by Jordi Galcerán, The Method delivers a darkly comic take on corporate competitiveness.

Mark Holcomb
Time Out

The film loses some of its sting once the race narrows, but its outcome and the politically, emotionally astute fade-out are suitably devastating.

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Jan Stuart

...The Method is a tartly performed, compulsively watchable glass-tower And Then There Were None, in which the only blood that gets spilt comes from places that hurt the most: pride and ego.

Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

Undoubtedly some enterprising American film company will either undertake a remake or will pitch it as a new reality show ...

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Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times

The Method is a funny film that touches on a corporation's responsibility to society, the price of ambition and the persistence of workplace sexism.

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Nathan Lee
Village Voice

Too clever by half, the plot contrivances deliver flippant satisfactions, and the agile performances keep the twists compelling, if less than credible.

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Chris Barsanti

the hollowness of it all becomes deafening

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
This movie had a really entertaining concept to work with, which allowed for it to basically take place in a single location like <i>Phone… More
Alex Figueroba
Good. The play is so much better, though.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"The Method" starts with five men and two women arriving at an office in Madrid for their third and final interview for an… More
Leina Rodriguez
It will keep you guessing til the very end. Actually I'm still trying to guess.
John Me
"El Método" is a very well acted movie shot basically in one set with a brief view of the contemporary wild capitalism through the dispute of… More