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Apollo 18

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Date :

September 02, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego

Starring :

Lloyd Owen, Warren Christie

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : D+

“..the grainy 16mm film doesn't mask the fact that the movie is put together with the same juddering editing and bad characterization as most traditionally shot thrillers..”
by Keith Staskiewicz [Entertainment Weekly]
“..not only is this long-delayed horror film's form cliched, so is its content..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a slow-as-a-space-walk thriller that's supposed to be a cobbled-together account of an undisclosed 1974 mission to the moon, has no thrills, no chills, no scares and contains a villain, or several of them, actually..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
1 of 5

“..a hopelessly inept POV presentation that's part irritating urban legend, part common conspiracy theory, and all awful..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
“..a conspiracy theory-pandering film that merely reconfirms that most entries in the "found-footage" horror subgenre should remain lost..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Thomas Leupp [Hollywood.com]
Reviewed by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
Reviewed by Mike Hale [New York Times]
Reviewed by Joe Leydon [Variety]
Reviewed by Keith Phipps [AV Club]
Review rate : D
Reviewed by Eric D. Snider [Film.com]

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