A Call to Spy Reviews

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February 22, 2021
It helps that Katic, Thomas and Khan all turn in involving performances, although Thomas wrote herself the best role.
February 1, 2021
A Call to Spy tells a unique story not yet seen on screen - one about the female spies who were part of Churchill's Secret Army.
January 29, 2021
Everything about A Call to Spy looks and feels like a cheap copy of better movies we've seen before.
January 4, 2021
If the overall story lacks a little in its tension-building and execution, there are some delights in the details.
December 29, 2020
Given the potential of the material, there's no excuse for the dullness of A Call To Spy, a film as clumsy as its title.
December 26, 2020
The film serves as a fine, honourable tribute to the incredible bravery of those unheralded women who formed a crucial part of the Allied spy operation... though, sprinkled throughout are tell-tale signs that it did not have much of a budget.
December 25, 2020
While the film can be dramatically stiff, the handsome cinematography and earnest spirit should engage the historically curious.
December 16, 2020
At 123 minutes, the narrative misses out on building suspense, but the emotional core of the story and the fascinating individuals keep the viewer curious.
December 12, 2020
A neatly crafted, engaging tale of a trio of female spies...
December 11, 2020
Dramatically inert and oddly unaffecting, A Call to Spy does a disservice to the incredible women that it wants to honour
November 23, 2020
It's worth seeing for a portrayal of World War II female espionage that's not really taught in history classes. However, the movie gives the impression that people would be better off reading nonfiction books to get a sense of who these women really were.
November 12, 2020
This is a film with big ideas but a modest budget, and sadly that is its biggest downfall.
November 7, 2020
A Call to Spy will be of some small interest to those studying how feminist politics can be co-opted, but the poor script and uneven structure make it a miss for all but the most ardent fans of wartime dramas.
November 4, 2020
Telling her story on screen, along with those of other undersung heroines, is a more dynamic living tribute than any building could be.
October 30, 2020
It has an exciting true story to tell.
October 23, 2020
Shines a light on the women who sacrificed everything to help defeat the Nazis.
October 22, 2020
A Call to Spy has a stolid pacing that makes you feel every minute of its two-hours-plus running time. But it's still an interesting story that's yet to fully come into the light.
October 20, 2020
It's no big-budget epic, but director Lydia Dean Pilcher's second feature proves to be a fascinating tale of distaff derring-do.
October 10, 2020
There's nothing at all wrong with the performances, but there's nothing terribly remarkable, either.
October 10, 2020
The history here is extremely important and these are people whose names we need to know. There's an OK little spy thriller in here, too, but it's a little clumsy.
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