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Gone

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

February 24, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Heitor Dhalia

Starring :

Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, Wes Bentley, Sebastian Stan, Socratis Otto, Michael Pare, Emily Wickersham, Erin Carufel, Ted Rooney, Amy Lawhorn, Sam Upton

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

“..yes, we've all seen "The Silence of the Lambs" to..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times]
1.5 of 4

“..yeah, Gone is that kind of movie..”
by R. Kurt Osenlund [Slant Magazine]
1 of 4

“..won't be long before Gone gets up and goes. No mystery there..”
by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
1.5 of 4

“..there's no thrill in Gone because you can see every surprise coming. It lies there flapping like a dying fish. Skip it..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“..there are plenty of red herrings in this competently made and engaging..”
by Louise Keller [Urban Cinefile]
Review rate : B-

“..the film's pieces don't always fit together, but even in isolation, some of those pieces are well worth watching..”
by Tasha Robinson [AV Club]
“..such a pile-up of ambiguity, in the end, looks less like tricksterism than incompetent storytelling..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
“..pic's climax is a letdown, particularly since it reveals almost nothing further about the killer..”
by Dennis Harvey [Variety]
1.5 of 5

“..it's garbage trying to pass itself off as a stylish, sophisticated horror film..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
“..it's consistently damp-looking, plus it's shot in the oversaturated thriller style that's in vogue..”
by Brett Michel [Boston Herald]
“..if you're a huge fan of bad screenwriting, Gone may hold your interest for a few minutes..”
by Scott Weinberg [FEARnet]
1 of 5

“..from the sound of that bizarre anti-twist, it would appear that this thriller's original ending evaporated into thin air at some point too..”
by Matt Singer [Time Out New York]
3 of 5

“..an amazingly entertaining one..”
by Kevin Carr [7M Pictures]
Review rate : D

“..95 minutes feels like 3 hours..”
by Matthew Pejkovic [Matt's Movie Reviews]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Clark Collis [Entertainment Weekly]

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