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Safe House Reviews

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Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered

Safe House has a cast full of actors who would make any director blush with confidence, but each and every one of them is used as scenery for the action scenes.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 5/10

September 17, 2012
Jeff Beck

["Safe House"] becomes a prime example of why no matter how many chases and other action sequences they may throw into the mix, they can't even begin to make up for the more important elements.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

September 17, 2012
Matt Looker

It doesn't say much about Safe House that I can only recall a grand total of about 2 minutes, and those are mostly moments that enjoy good quality character time rather than any flash-bang excitement.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 13, 2012
Ashley Clark
Little White Lies

Largely forgettable.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

February 23, 2012
Matt Patches

A flat thriller that could use a little danger.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

February 9, 2012
Tom Clift

Even the combined charisma of Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds can't make Safe House seem like anything other than the derivative and unengaging nonsense that it is.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 23, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

A competently-acted but utterly forgettable procedural that's full of exasperatingly idiotic character decisions due to lazy scripting.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 7, 2012
Bruce Diones
New Yorker
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The film's super-saturated look and quick cutting are mere substitutes for any real sense of intrigue.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

February 26, 2012
Kenneth R. Morefield
Christianity Today

Everybody fights and everybody lies in a thriller that tries to glamorize spies while demonizing their profession.

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

December 30, 2012
Steve Newall

Ends up being an unfulfilling blend of gritty realism and over-the-top kinetic editing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

February 9, 2012
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

It's an insane, relatively predictable storyline and you'd think they'd be able to weave more humour into the mix.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: B-

February 17, 2012
Ian Buckwalter
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Excellent performances from both Washington and Reynolds can't can't save Safe House from its boilerplate-thriller bones.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 4/10

February 9, 2012
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

By the time the obvious, half-hearted twist rolls around, the excitement has been slowly drained away, and even Washington's mischievous smile can't resurrect it.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

February 8, 2012
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Safe House exemplifies the kind of mediocre movie Hollywood pushes into the January-February release slot. It's nothing you haven't seen elsewhere, and it's not as good - even with Denzel's impish smile.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: C

February 10, 2012
Devin Faraci
Badass Digest

Safe House will have you on the edge of your seat - so you can spring out of it the second the credits roll.

Full Review Source: Badass Digest

February 9, 2012
James Berardinelli
Top Critic IconTop Critic

It's plain most of the well-known players are on hand for purposes of refreshing their bank accounts.

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

February 8, 2012
Alonso Duralde
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The scenes of fighting, shooting, and car-chasing are all quite breathtaking, but you'll be twitching for the fast-forward button during the seemingly endless sequences of plot development and dialogue that connect all the thrilling stuff together.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

February 9, 2012
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

I enjoy a good espionage thriller as much as anyone and probably more than most. This, despite a nice turn by the always reliable Denzel and some decent action scenes, just isn't that good.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 11, 2012
Paul Chambers

Director Daniel Espinosa shows his fondness for Tony Scott's shaky-cam tint-o-rama method of directing. Choppy editing, a shaky camera and darkened daytime scenes are annoying, especially when combined with a weak script and predictable characters.

Full Review Source: CNNRadio | Original Score: D+

February 24, 2012
Michael A. Smith

The action scenes are drawn out so long that it's like watching a live action re-enactment of Peter Griffin battling the Giant Chicken on "Family Guy!"

Full Review Source: MediaMikes | Original Score: 2/5

February 10, 2012

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