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The Divide

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

January 13, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

Xavier Gens

Starring :

Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Rosanna Arquette, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Eklund, Ivan Gonzales

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

1.5 of 4

“..the only possible relief from director Xavier Gens’ abusively bleak survivalist scenario is how implausible it is..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
Review rate : C-

“..the film ultimately resembles a parody of depravity rather than a harrowing depiction of such behavior..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
“..so devoid of artistic integrity - or simple humanity - that it insults all the other movies still waiting to get made..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
“..relentlessly unpleasant and nihilistic in its approach and execution..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
1.5 of 5

“..relentlessly over-scored and incoherently spliced together..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
“..offers audiences is the not-terribly-edifying, stagnant experience of being locked in a basement with a pack of assholes..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
“..nobody survives anything in The Divide, including the audience..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..grim, bleak, depressing and disturbing are all words apt to describe The Divide..”
by Staci Layne Wilson [Horror.com]
“..feel increasingly repetitive..”
by Mark Olsen [Los Angeles Times]
“..both sides of the equation add up to less than zero..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
“..a whole mess of generic nastiness..”
by Mark Jenkins [NPR]
Review rate : D+
Reviewed by David DeWitt [New York Times]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Brett Michel [Boston Phoenix]
Reviewed by Susan Granger [SSG Syndicate]

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