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Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Sci-Fi

Release Date :

September 04, 2009

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Starring :

Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Amber Valletta, Alison Lohman, Logan Lerman, Kyra Sedgwick, Milo Ventimiglia, Ludacris, John Leguizamo, Terry Crews, Aaron Yoo, John de Lancie, Jonathan Chase, Zoe Bell, Noel Gugliemi

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B+

“..you won't appreciate all the split-second nuttiness being practically direct-downloaded into your brain here..”
by Luke Y. Thompson [E! Online]
Review rate : C-

“..weird, but not weird enough for the long haul..”
by Josh Modell [Onion AV Club]
“..nonstop action triumphs over narrative and character..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
1.5 of 4

“..laborious bit of sci-fi grimness that dully updates The Running Man for the 21st century..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
1 of 5

“..it could have been more than this..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
Review rate : C

“..inspire a small measure of appreciation for its willingness to go to some strange places..”
by Robert Levin [Film School Rejects]
“..fails to earn credit for slightly exaggerating the commingled nature of videogames and movies, violence and entertainment, incarceration and exploitation..”
by Rob Nelson [Variety]
2.5 of 4

“..even better as social satire..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
1 of 4

“..Derivative, absurd, emotionally hollow and barely coherent..”
by Dustin Putman [TheMovieBoy.com]
3 of 5

“..definitely above average..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Amy Nicholson [Boxoffice Magazine]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

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