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Captivity

Overview


Genre :

Suspense, Thriller

Release Date :

July 13, 2007

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Roland Joffe

Starring :

Elisha Cuthbert, Daniel Gillies, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Laz Alonso, Michael Harney

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Don't waste your weekend watch this movie.    Readers  Be the 1st!

4 of 10

“..Unless you enjoy seeing an interesting premise gone wrong, or are a fan of schlock horror, Captivity is a missed opportunity..”
by Mike Barnard [Future Movies]
“..There's nothing redeemable here..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
1 of 5

“..systematically highlights everything that's wrong with so many modern horror films..”
by David Mercier [Film Judge]
2 of 5

“..lacks any sense of fun or danger..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 5

“..a grubby, exploitative film with an extremely guessable twist and universally dull performances..”
by Paul Arendt [BBC Films]
1 of 5

“..a badly written, poorly directed and appallingly acted mess..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Kim Newman [Empire Magazine]
2 of 10
Reviewed by Alex Ballard [The Film Asylum]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Roger Moore [The Orlando Sentinel]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Rafe Telsch [Cinema Blend]
Reviewed by Robert Abele [LA Times]

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