Bug Reviews

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November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
May 13, 2009
November 17, 2007
It starts off like a horror film, or like a modern-day Tennessee Williams piece and then transmutes into ... something very different indeed.
September 27, 2007
May 29, 2007
Beat by beat, Bug is gripping: It has that feverish compression of great theater, but director William Friedkin gets inside it, so it's never stagy.
May 3, 2019
Relationships, even if they feel like deep love, are sometimes entirely geared towards the annihilation of one singular self rather than the elevation of two whole selves.
October 10, 2017
An intelligent and complex peek in to the darkness of mental illness and its tendency to destroy and explode violently.
August 28, 2015
This "smaller" experiment turns out to be William Friedkin's best film in over 20 years.
February 9, 2011
August 27, 2009
Claustrophobic paranoia provides the squishy center of Tracy Letts's Off Broadway play, Friedkin swims in it
July 17, 2008
Paranoid horror/thriller is too intense for kids.
May 2, 2008
While not really a "horror" film, "Bug" contains more weirdness, tension and suspense than most other "genre" releases last year.
March 6, 2008
Letts' story is ultimately an extreme cautionary tale about how a little bit of passion can make you do magnificently fucked-up things.
March 5, 2008
December 1, 2007
Before it completely goes off the rails in its final 20 minutes, Bug generally comes off as a slow-moving yet exceedingly well-acted drama...
November 8, 2007
The dialogue raises the odd snigger and the final act is perhaps a little too barmy, but a committed cast and an experienced director make this a tense and effectively claustrophobic experience.
September 28, 2007
Thanks to Friedkin's devilish direction, and Letts's unrelenting, sharp, sad and darkly comic writing, Bug will keep you guessing till the bloody end.
September 28, 2007
Melodramati%u010Dni, isforsirani i predvidljivi zavr%u0161etak
September 21, 2007
The audience is likely to be left scratching their heads, and that wouldn't be from insect bites brought on by this film's extremely unpleasant subject matter.
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