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Safe

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

April 27, 2012

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Boaz Yakin

Starring :

Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Danni Lang, James Colby, Kate Rogal, Robert John Burke, James Hong, Anson Mount, Chris Sarandon, Reggie Lee

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..you can't help feeling that an initially adventurous movie has had its rough edges sanded away..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
3 of 5

“..there's nothing terribly original about "Safe," but it's a suitably grimy playground for action cinema's reigning pit bull..”
by Robert Abele [Los Angeles Times]
2 of 4

“..the movie takes no chances, hitting all its marks for stunt work and CGI eruptions..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
“..the movie is neither as franchise-friendly as The Transporter nor as boorishly experimental as Crank: High Voltage..”
by Aaron Hillis [Village Voice]
“..speaking generally, are better at depicting psychological states than objective reality..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
3 of 4

“..somewhat hampered by an uneven pacing..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..none of this bears much or any resemblance to the real world..”
by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle]
3 of 4

“..marked by quick cuts, unstinting energy and a lack of sentimentality, makes the action scenes satisfying..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 5

“..incorporates "Transporter" elements..”
by Andy Webster [New York Times]
Review rate : C+

“..has more action than intrigue (or logic), and it's boilerplate vicious..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5

“..as the complications of the script pile up, seemingly needlessly, "Safe" becomes more and more bangingly ludicrous..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
1 of 5

“..arrives filled with bombast and sneers but barely any thrills..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]

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