A Lonely Place to Die Reviews

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November 10, 2011
Part high-altitude adventure movie, part kidnapping caper film, "A Lonely Place to Die" is more exciting than smart, though that's not the worst thing you can say about a movie.
September 7, 2011
The film's relentless momentum, coupled with Ali Asad's breathtaking location photography, distract us from the often two-dimensional supporting characters.
November 27, 2018
Admittedly, this isn't the greatest premise in the world, but with a good script and assured direction, greatness was still reachable. Unfortunately for everyone concerned, A Lonely Place to Die has neither.
April 9, 2012
Despite the many faults with the story (particularly the logic), there's good action and the film moves well once it gets started. Lots of running, climbing and dodging bullets. You could do worse.
March 7, 2012
I never expect much from a small-studio or low-budget thriller because they're usually disappointing. But "A Lonely Place to Die" is a cut above them, with only minor logic plot points getting in the way.
February 3, 2012
It's simply too good to label it a misfire, but the film starts from the gate with such a confident, breathless level of suspense that it's a shame that it can't be maintained.
January 5, 2012
November 17, 2011
It's a deeply satisfying entertainment filled with energy and made with savvy and cinematic wit. And it marks Gilbey as a director to keep an eye on.
November 7, 2011
Probably one of the most engrossing films in a truly lackluster year...
November 2, 2011
... a small find ... Plucking ideas from 'Deliverance,' 'The Most Dangerous Game' and half a dozen North Face adventures -- the Gilbeys have fashioned one of the year's more unnerving thrillers
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