Brain on Fire Reviews

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September 19, 2016
We watch Chloe Grace Moretz's epic meltdown from a bored distance, until the drama remembers its lost calling as a disease-of-the-week movie. At that point, we receive the abrupt news of a cure with an indifferent shrug.
September 18, 2016
It's the sort of role for which the Razzies were invented, and what little audience it finds will almost certainly be heckling as they watch Moretz implode.
March 1, 2019
Brain on Fire is like a virus itself, trying to infect an otherwise interest story with its own mediocre movie clichés.
June 27, 2018
Brain condition ravages young reporter's life; swearing.
June 27, 2018
Despite its best efforts... Brain on Fire is a 90-minute shrug.
June 22, 2018
Moretz's least subtle, least empathetic performance.
June 22, 2018
This one falls short on pretty much every level, from the acting to the pacing to the tone. It's the kind of movie that does a billion little irritating things that add up to something worse.
June 20, 2018
"Fire" isn't hardcore journalism or even effective melodrama, remaining in a tedious T.V. movie holding pattern where crisis is everything and character is simplified to help connect the dots.
September 20, 2017
One of those rare films that help spread awareness of a disease which many wouldn't have heard of.
May 3, 2017
The medical misfire Brain On Fire is based on a true story and apparently its producers thought this was sufficient reason to breathe life into the project. It is not.
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