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The Calling

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

August 29, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jason Stone

Starring :

Susan Sarandon, Topher Grace, Donald Sutherland, Gil Bellows, Ellen Burstyn, Christopher Heyerdahl, Kristin Booth, Amanda Brugel, Paulino Nunes, Jane Moffat, Ella Ballentine

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“..this low-budget thriller lacks that film's dark wit and style..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : B-

“..there's not much else to fear, beyond deja vu. The Calling shares a little too much with atmospheric TV mysteries..”
by Melissa Maerz [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5

“..there's a potentially fascinating series waiting to be mined here, even if it is buried beneath bland visuals and a pedestrian script on the big screen..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
2 of 4

“..the puzzle at the centre of the tale just seems so outlandish and preposterous, it's difficult to take the film seriously..”
by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
“..an unexpected turn of events in the third act helps end this above-par crime yarn on a gripping and satisfying note..”
by Gary Goldstein [LA Times]
“.."The Calling" aims to unsettle, but when a movie primarily leaves you wanting to learn more about the jurisdictional conflicts of Canadian law, it can't properly be called a thriller..”
by Ben Kenigsberg [NY Times]

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