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Sanctum Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

While Sanctum isn't a great film, it's enjoyable for the thrilling element.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3/5

August 26, 2013
Ben Kendrick

Mixed in with flat characters and tense action is an incredible 3D visual component - which is where Cameron's involvement in the project is most apparent.

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2012
Glenn Lovell

Too bad this film, executive produced by Cameron, is rated R for profanity and gruesome makeup effects. I'm betting it's every 13-year-old's dream escape.

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

May 5, 2011
Marc Fennell
Triple J

A great survival action movie where none of the cast should've been allowed to talk. The script is cliched. Roxburgh is essentially playing Bob Hawke underwater while Ioan Gruffud is inexplicably channeling De Niro.

Full Review Source: Triple J | Original Score: 3/5

March 1, 2011
Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire

Its flaws are initially off-putting, but stick with it and Sanctum does do a good job of establishing tension and comes with some well-staged set pieces.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 3/5

February 18, 2011
Andreas Heinemann

For the best part, the actors shut their mouths and the story becomes far more action based.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

February 17, 2011
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

Director Alister Grierson nicely juggles the requirements of confined space adventure with the movie's somewhat more pedestrian human drama. No need for a 3-D presentation, though.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: B-

February 15, 2011
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

... everybody, including director Alister Grierson, does their middling best ...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

February 11, 2011
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A brawny adventure-disaster film notable for its reliance on dangerous practical effects and stuntwork rather than CGI.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 3/4

February 11, 2011
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Despite the lapses in dialogue, what never flagged was the magnificence of the photography and in the end, it is those breathtaking images the left the deepest impression.

Full Review Source: Atlantic City Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 10, 2011
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

The action doesn't quite conjure up the claustrophobic intensity you expect but the father-son-storyline is sufficiently muscular.

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

February 7, 2011
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Undergirding the cheesy dramatics here is an intense, fiercely technical adventure movie, one obsessed with the unpleasant realities of being trapped in a waterlogged cave.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: B

February 6, 2011
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic

A film of modest ambition that mostly lives up to the low bar it sets for itself.

Full Review Source: NYC Film Critic | Original Score: 3/4

February 6, 2011
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

Sanctum? Dang near killed 'em.

Full Review Source: The Scorecard Review | Original Score: 6/10

February 5, 2011
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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After a sluggish half hour, this well-crafted adventure kicks into high gear and never lets up.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 4, 2011
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

Pity about the characters: the script gives them little in the way of individuality. Down there, and up-close, you need more than archetypes. Still, a tense and spectacular film.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

February 4, 2011
Nick De Semlyen
Empire Magazine

Workmanlike suspenser, with plenty of cold water but sparse chills. When it comes to James Cameron scuba thrillers, The Abyss still has the edge.

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

February 4, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

If the 3D is passable and there are some moments of tension, Sanctum has big problems.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

February 4, 2011
Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?

Silly, soggy but certainly suspenseful, Sanctum is a B-movie pick-me-up.

Full Review Source: What Would Toto Watch? | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 4, 2011
Mike Scott

Aside from the cast of archetypes and the dash of confusion generated by some less than smooth editing during the film's crisis scenes, Sanctum is fairly entertaining.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 4, 2011
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