In The Cut

Genre: Erotic, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Meg Ryan, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Jason Leigh; Director: Jane Campion; Author: Jane Campion; Producer (person): Nicole Kidman; Release Date Wide: 10/31/2003; Runtime (in minutes): 118; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Susanna Moore’s novella has, in essence, become a dreadfully inert late-night cable movie – it’s Forbidden Sins inflated into a ”myth” of victim feminism. Meg Ryan radiates neither desire nor terror.

Originally posted November 7 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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