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Spiral Reviews

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Scott Weinberg
February 28, 2008
A surprisingly engrossing two-person character study that (gradually) reveals something quite a bit darker beneath the surface.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
February 19, 2008
Is a much different film than "Hatchet." It's focused, it's low key, it's original, and it really takes its plot seriously...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Staci Layne Wilson
February 7, 2008
Spiral is an interesting experiment in the evocation of things that do not actually exist, and it succeeds with sizzle.
Johnny Butane
Dread Central
February 3, 2008
"The camera moves are jarring at times and soothing at others ... a skillful, well crafted piece."
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
January 30, 2008
Bluesy background music plus a rainy Portland setting enhance the gloomy feel of 'Spiral' and help draw us into the world of its disturbed lead character.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 22, 2011
...a misguided and thoroughly pointless piece of work.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Christopher Null
March 14, 2008
one long, slow buildup to a surprise ending that conceals two or three twisting secrets while still remaining elusive and open to interpretation.
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
February 22, 2008
It's an obvious, overlong, determined misfire of a motion picture...ambitious, but it's also fatally flawed.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
February 8, 2008
Note to the writers: Just because a movie is a mystery doesn't mean everything in it has to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
February 7, 2008
It's a wit-free homage to Hitchcock and M. Night Shyamalan that, for all its slick presentation, never comes close to hitting the mark of its forebears.
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