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The Day

Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Mystery

Release Date :

August 29, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Douglas Aarniokoski

Starring :

Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon, Cory Hardrict, Michael Eklund, Brianna Barnes, Kassidy Verreault, Sophia Ewaniuk

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..sports enough violence and name recognition to stand a chance in theaters but is unlikely to please the genre's most discriminating fans..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
“..looks radiant and parched, as if shot through a grisaille Instagram filter - it's blandly pretty, as post-apocalypses go..”
by Jon Caramanica [NY Times]
“..is just good enough to engage audiences, but it falls well short of remarkable, leaving viewers wishing for a dawn that never breaks..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..despite being a nasty and skillful action film, The Day goes off the rails in the final stretch..”
by Glenn Heath Jr. [Slant Magazine]

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