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Alex Cross Reviews

Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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[Perry] has rarely been less convincing than when locking and loading from his home arsenal or dangling from a decaying Detroit edifice.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

November 27, 2012
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Alex Cross is coarse, punishing, and, in all the ways that matter, conscienceless ...

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

October 22, 2012
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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So cloddish, slapdash, gracelessly written, and visually fugly that it's difficult to distinguish Perry's limitations in the role from those of the whole unpleasant enterprise.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

October 21, 2012
Eric Hynes
Village Voice
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A strong candidate for dumbest film of the year ...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 19, 2012
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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For a franchise with an off-the-charts nuanced thinker as its protagonist, Alex Cross isn't very smart.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 19, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Perry's supposed to be its center. And as an actor - certainly as a movie star - he's absolutely nowhere to be found.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 1/4

October 19, 2012
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Tyler Perry finds it easier to step out of Madea's dress than into Morgan Freeman's shoes in the thriller Alex Cross, a trite attempt at franchise building.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 19, 2012
Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail
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Stripped down to his undershirt or brandishing an assault rifle, Perry looks both incongruous and ridiculous - an icon out of water.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1/4

October 19, 2012
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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It feels almost cruel to laugh at such a blindly stumbling, dunderheaded action-thriller, but you won't be able to help it.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 0.5/4

October 19, 2012
Adam Graham
Detroit News
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There's still a marketplace for a smart, well-crafted cat-and-mouse thriller. But "Alex Cross" isn't it.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: D

October 19, 2012
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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Cohen squanders a surprisingly recognizable cast on a half-baked plot adapted from James Patterson's series of novels.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 19, 2012
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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The first thing you'll want to know about "Alex Cross" is: Can Tyler Perry carry it off? The answer is: Sort of, but not really.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

October 19, 2012
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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"Alex Cross" is a good example of what a seriously talented director can do with a heaping pile of garbage.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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The opening scene of "Alex Cross" serves notice of what's to come by taking us down into a Detroit sewer.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

October 18, 2012
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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A grim, dispiritingly stupid waste of time, energy, money and talent ...

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

October 18, 2012
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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[Cross] has a really bad temper, really big guns and really bad dialogue. He will use all of them excessively if pushed.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

October 18, 2012
Mark Jenkins
NPR
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As goofy as it is gruesome.

Full Review Source: NPR

October 18, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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From its cliché opening -- an irrelevant gun battle and chase -- to its derivative climax, this is a film with decades of dust on it.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 0.5/4

October 18, 2012
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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If I hadn't had to stay awake, I would have slept though the whole thing. At home.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 18, 2012
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Perry is a likable presence, but the movie around him is such a mess that he never gets to prove his potential.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Cohen's resume argues that he's a better action director than this; the laziness is inexcusable. The denouement is easily decoded and suitably cheesy.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Clichéd, improbable, and frequently risible.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 18, 2012
Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine
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The movie is ugly in spirit and looks. All Alex Cross spiked was my appreciation for Morgan Freeman, the original cinematic Alex Cross.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 18, 2012
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Formulaic serial-killer crapola ...

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 1/4

October 18, 2012
William Goss
Film.com
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Perry is no more out of his depth here than anyone else in the cast.

Full Review Source: Film.com

October 18, 2012
Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies
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Somebody got it wrong. A lot of people got it wrong. And the result is one of the most ridiculous, laughable ...

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 1/5

October 18, 2012
Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic
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Picture Alan Alda in the title role of "Dirty Harry," and you have a good idea why Tyler Perry playing a hard-edged cop in "Alex Cross" doesn't work.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2012
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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"Alex Cross" is a grim yet silly piece of work, even as serial-killer thrillers go.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2012
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The closer Cohen rams the camera to his pummeling actors, the more you don't know what's actually transpiring.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2012
Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
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It's downright painful to watch Perry struggle to take over James Patterson's forensic-psychologist hero Alex Cross ...

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

October 18, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The direction by Rob Cohen is so careless that the film's climax is set up by a car crash that, if I am not mistaken, is completely coincidental.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2012
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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If you've seen Tyler Perry's Good Deeds or Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too, you know that a non-Madea Perry barely registers on the screen.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

October 17, 2012
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Tyler Perry should not give up his day job. At least not until he chooses better dramatic vehicles for branching out.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

October 17, 2012
David Germain
Associated Press
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Casting Perry as Cross was a bad idea, though it's not necessarily the worst in a movie built on bad ideas.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 17, 2012
Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter
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You almost feel sorry for Tyler Perry, stepping out of his own universe for the first time to try to expand his range and finding himself in something as thoroughly dismal as Alex Cross.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

October 16, 2012
Peter Debruge
Variety
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The director acquits himself on the action front, but makes the simple procedural elements feel wooden and melodramatic, particularly in sappy home-life scenes.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 15, 2012
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