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The Nines

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The Nines

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/31/07
performer:
Hope Davis, Ryan Reynolds, Melissa McCarthy
director:
John August
distributor:
New Market Films
author:
John August
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Horror

We gave it a B-

Ryan Reynolds proves an incisive actor in this weirdly engrossing, three-part head-scratcher of a metaphysical puzzle movie. In the best episode, he plays a frazzled writer-producer out to put a new series on the air. The other segments aren’t as fully realized, but you get caught up in the way they echo, mirror, and spill over into one another.