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Into the Blue

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

September 30, 2005

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

John Stockwell

Starring :

Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Dwayne Adway, Scott Caan, Ramon Saunders, Ashley Scott, James Frain, Chris Taloa

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

3 of 5

“..the way it plays out is just far too ludicrous and formulaic..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
“..story and dialogue are too weak to keep the action-adventure afloat for long...”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
1 of 4

“..sodden, predictable movie..”
by Meg Jones [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2.5 of 5

“..so low-voltage and instantly forgettable that it's hardly worth anyone's time...”
by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
1 of 5

“..offers beautiful, if silly, people mouthing forgettable dialogue in an equally forgettable plot...”
by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
6 of 10

“..never really builds in intensity the way a thriller should..”
by Joshua Starnes [Comingsoon]
2.5 of 5

“..movie that takes its time getting around to anything as inconsequential as a story...”
by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
2 of 4

“..is really all fluff without much substance...”
by Kit Bowen [Hollywood]
2 of 4

“..increasingly sillier and sillier until it drowns in its own contrivances...”
by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press]
3 of 4

“..as much a mesmerizing aquatic expedition as it is a reasonably suspenseful action adventure...”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
0.5 of 4

“..a laughable bore more suited to the WB network than the big screen...”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Harper Barnes [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Stan Urankar [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Tim Cogshell [Boxoffice Magazine]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Allison Benedikt [Chicago Tribune]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Marrit Ingman [Austin Chronicle]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Bruce Westbrook [Houston Chronicle]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Chelsea Bain [Boston Herald]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Daniel Fienberg [Zap2it]
2 of 5
Reviewed by [E! Online]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
1.5 of 5
Reviewed by Eric Lurio [Greenwich Village Gazette]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
1 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by John Patterson [L.A. Weekly]
Reviewed by Sarah Keenlyside [Georgia Straight]

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