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The Alphabet Killer Reviews

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Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
January 13, 2009
Although Schmidt and Malloy have devoted meticulous attention to Megan's manhunt, which is engrossing and briskly paced for the better part of 85 minutes, their final act seems less like a canny trick than a copout.
| Original Score: 2/4
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
January 31, 2009
The Alphabet Killer suffers from the same symptoms as Passengers: both have an unintentionally feeble-minded character who lazily investigates a mystery while the plot itself seems dull and poorly developed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/10
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
April 10, 2009
Chega a impressionar que, em meio a tantos elementos desastrosos, a atuação de Eliza Dushku (que também co-produziu o longa) seja inegavelmente a pior coisa do filme.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
November 14, 2008
It's too bad there was no way around the story's inherent deficit since this effectively unsettling film, directed by Rob Schmidt, chugs along quite well for a while.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out
December 10, 2008
[Eliza Dushku's] commitment to the material is worthier than the cheesy ghost effects of decomposing children that the filmmakers felt the need to add.
Read More | Original Score: 3/6
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
November 17, 2008
...a big problem is the preposterousness of the mystery's solution...
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Luke Y. Thompson
Village Voice
November 13, 2008
The Alphabet Killer may well make enough money to justify a Part II.
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