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The Disappearance of Alice Creed Reviews

Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
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The Disappearance of Alice Creed begins with a van being stolen and ends with a different stolen vehicle being driven away. In between comes a tight, efficient thriller with just three actors and at least two whopper switcheroos.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

September 16, 2010
James Berardinelli
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It's refreshing to see someone putting the needs of the part over her image, and this is far from a halfhearted performance. It's gritty and gutsy.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

September 9, 2010
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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And unlike many filmmakers who make movies to take pictures, Blakeson is interested in his players. His three principals deliver convincingly messy, ambiguous performances.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2010
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
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Like all top-notch best thrillers, The Disappearance of Alice Creed is a suspense-filled caper flick with enough twists and turns to leave the audience gasping and guessing until its final moments.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 13, 2010
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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It wants to be a movie about the intersection between criminality and the class system but, for that, it could have used a bit more class.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

August 13, 2010
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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A pulsating revelation on many levels at once.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 3/4

August 11, 2010
Michael Phillips
At the Movies
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It's just a cheap thriller.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

August 10, 2010
A.O. Scott
At the Movies
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Full Review Source: At the Movies

August 10, 2010
Ian Buckwalter
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A skilled cast is Blakeson's greatest asset in his attempt to elevate his material above its pulpy limitations. All three are better actors than this sort of movie might call for.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 6/10

August 6, 2010
Mike Hale
New York Times
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Will keep your attention, but you may walk away thinking you've seen something like it before.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 6, 2010
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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A compact British drama that does more with three people and a few modest settings than most movies do with computerized bloat and a cast of hundreds.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

August 6, 2010
Christopher Kelly
Dallas Morning News
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J Blakeson springs surprises that force us to re-evaluate everything that's come before.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: 4/5

August 6, 2010
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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A jolting little thriller, as sharp and nasty as a switchblade.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

August 6, 2010
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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J Blakeson keeps the suspense level high for the first hour or so, but he then indulges in a few plot twists that strain credibility.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

August 6, 2010
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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All the considerable effort that went into making this film cannot finally offset its aura of pointless morbidity.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 6, 2010
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Blakeson finds ways to make good use of his assets: three talented actors, a few evocative locations, and a script that springs like a mousetrap.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

August 5, 2010
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Alice Creed sucks you in immediately with a beautifully edited opening sequence.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

August 5, 2010
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It's like Deathtrap with two twists instead of 12.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D+

August 4, 2010
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Marsan does countless riffs on a menacing glare, and Arterton is always a treat to look at.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

August 4, 2010
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This taut crime drama is thrillingly old-fashioned in the best sense.

July 6, 2010
Dennis Harvey
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Crisp handling, some clever twists and a welcome streak of dry humor hold attention throughout this indie Brit thriller.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 6, 2010
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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The superior acting from Arterton, Marsan and Compston, combined with Blakeson's resourceful and focused direction, force through a sometimes awkward plot and rescue the film from a middle section that looks to be heading for a brick wall.

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

April 29, 2010
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