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Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

October 05, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Lee Daniels

Starring :

Zac Efron, John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray, Scott Glenn, Nikolette Noel, Beau Brasseaux, Ned Bellamy

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  1 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..there's a feeling of incompleteness to the movie - not because of the way it ends (which is pretty unambiguous) but because of how various subplots are presented and addressed..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..sometimes hot messiness has its charms..”
by Jonathan Kiefer [Village Voice]
“..is not just a bad movie. It's a stinker..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : B-

“..is an imperfect movie - kind of a mess, actually - and yet it's a shame there aren't more pictures like it..”
by Stephanie Zacharek [Film.com]
“..basking in a funky, disreputable feel despite its prestigious source material and classy cast..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]

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