The Girl from the Naked Eye

Metascore
40

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7

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  1. Reviewed by: Roger Ebert
    Jun 14, 2012
    50
    It isn't a great movie, but it looks terrific and makes me look forward to the next film by its director, David Ren. He has a good eye.
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    Jun 15, 2012
    60
    Early on, it's tempting to dismiss the noir pastiche The Girl From the Naked Eye as a warmed-over pulp wannabe, what with the overwrought camera work and clich├ęd dialogue. But in its moments of sometimes comically violent antagonism, the movie shows some flashes of genre pizazz.
  3. Reviewed by: Farran Smith Nehme
    Jun 15, 2012
    50
    So deadpan are the dialogue and narration that it's hard to tell whether the laughs are intentional. What with all the shrieking, dumb bad-girl hookers and the wistful, wounded good-girl hookers, the sexism is so creepy it might be an ironic genre critique. Then again, maybe it's just creepy.
  4. Reviewed by: Rob Humanick
    Jun 14, 2012
    50
    The Girl from the Naked Eye has heart, which is more than can be said of some other recent genre throwbacks, but it ultimately makes barely a splash.
  5. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    Jun 13, 2012
    42
    Too bad the film itself is so derivative, it could have been assembled from Robert Rodriguez's discard bin.
  6. Reviewed by: Mark Holcomb
    Jun 13, 2012
    40
    There are dozens of better, riskier, more interesting films that go unreleased every year - why this militantly dull effort is taking their place is its only worthwhile mystery.

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