Opening

—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
33% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
81% The Congress Aug 29
71% Life Of Crime Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
39% If I Stay $15.7M
20% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
20% Into The Storm $3.8M

Coming Soon

—— Innocence Sep 05
—— The Identical Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
67% The House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
60% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Countdown to Zero Reviews

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Ed Whitfield
What Culture

A whirlwind tour of human failure ...

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 6, 2011
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Lucy Walker's chilling documentary serves as a reminder that the threat of a nuclear bomb going off somewhere in the world to devastating effect has not diminished just because it has slipped from the public consciousness.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4/5

June 29, 2011
Jason Solomons
Observer [UK]

Skilfully crafted and smoothly assembled...

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

June 26, 2011
Jason Best
Movie Talk

An urgent wake-up call.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

June 24, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

We've gone backwards rather than forwards. To watch a film such as this is to shudder all over again.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

June 24, 2011
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

The film's most sobering fact: any world leader has a maximum of 10 seconds to decide to retaliate in the event of a nuclear attack.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

June 24, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

The threat of nuclear disaster is clear and present according to this documentary. Yet its argument that Armageddon is right around the corner is as terrifying as milk.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

June 23, 2011
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

The chilling and highly informative film shows how perilously close we are to nuclear catastrophe, either via terrorism, Dr Strangelove-style cock-up or simple accident.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

June 23, 2011
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Screamingly urgent and contemporary.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 5/5

June 23, 2011
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

Countdown to Zero leaves you uneasy enough about the threat from nukes, but also amazed that to date, at least, no blunder has ended in annihilation.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 4/5

June 23, 2011
Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

This campaigning documentary offers a sobering warning that the possibility of nuclear destruction is still very much with us.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

June 23, 2011
Jonathan Crocker
Little White Lies

A worthy, important effort - but not a great one.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

June 23, 2011
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

A 91-minute warning to give this generation something to worry about.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

June 22, 2011
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Comes loaded with a relatively big budget and a line-up of talking heads more powerful than a meeting of the Bilderberg Group.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

June 22, 2011
David Hughes
Empire Magazine

A valuable and scary film that should be seen.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

June 20, 2011

Looking at Walker's film objectively, it suggests how damn lucky we've been so far, and attempts to finish on an 'upbeat' note - after scaring the bejesus out of us

Full Review Source: Real.com | Original Score: 4/5

June 19, 2011
Jonathan Crocker
Total Film

Sobering stuff, especially when smart talkingheads - including former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and ex-US Secretary Of Defence Robert McNamara - confirm it's a matter of "when" not "if". Eek.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

June 15, 2011
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

By miscalculation, accident or madness (not to mention badness), mankind, or much of it, could evaporate in a nuclear cloud ... the film grabs our attention

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

February 6, 2011
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If its aim was to scare me, it succeeded.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

December 18, 2010
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This film may not be the best researched or most balanced, or most reliable documentary of the year, but it is the scariest.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

December 15, 2010
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