The Broken Reviews

December 1, 2010
The Brken may offer a somewhat derivative resolution, but it gets there via an aptly fractured narrative, intertwining two radically different kinds of story type to disorienting effect.
January 30, 2009
Fleeting pleasures are undermined by an inane, directionless narrative, barely-even-one-dimensional characters and an overall sense of superficiality.
January 30, 2009
The tedium is almost as annoying as the sound effects.
January 30, 2009
The Brken is interesting and confident in some ways, though laden down with unfinished moods, images, ideas - and a few scary-movie cliches. It looks like a short film pumped up to feature length.
January 30, 2009
Pompous and dour attempt at a psychological horror movie.
January 30, 2009
With a nod and a wink to Edgar Allan Poe and Hitchcock he has created a slick, supernatural thriller set in a cold and disquietingly quiet contemporary London.
January 30, 2009
A Babel cast in a piece of free-associative gothic babble.
January 30, 2009
This unbelievably ponderous British chiller keeps priming us for some shocking revelations - oodles of "scary" incidental music, ominous shots of the London skyline - and signally fails to deliver them.
January 30, 2009
Here is a film from a director with a little more imagination and skill than story-telling sense.
January 23, 2008
A brooding, atmospheric exercise in upscale psychological horror.