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Cellular Reviews

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
December 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Uri Lessing
www.kcactive.com
July 25, 2005
...a great way to release some urban angst.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
April 14, 2005
Cellular utilizes remarkable efficiency and ingenious construction to realize an exciting and funny story that seems plausible enough under the circumstances.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
February 7, 2005
A typical chase picture, albeit a good one.
| Original Score: B
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 3, 2005
Cellular cleverly fleshes out the premise of a cell phone being the connection between two strangers, and takes it from there.
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com
January 21, 2005
... pure guilty-pleasure entertainment... a one-gimmick pony that amazingly holds your attention for ninety minutes...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
November 29, 2004
O bom ritmo e as competentes seqüências de ação quase nos fazem ignorar os colossais furos do roteiro e a implausibilidade da trama de modo geral.
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
November 25, 2004
It's a smart dumb movie made by people who are intent on approaching ridiculous proceedings with wit and imagination.
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Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
November 4, 2004
A crisp, efficient, waste-free thriller that keeps us riveted for a full ninety minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com
September 26, 2004
a realistic (for Hollywood) thriller that proceeds at a breakneck pace...Kim Basinger and Chris Evans do terrific jobs.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10

Empire Magazine
September 25, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
September 25, 2004
Despite the occasional suspicion that you're watching an extended phone advert, Cellular is surprisingly good fun - it's fast-paced and inventive and even its dodgier moments are hilarious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
September 23, 2004
It worked for me. I had my over-critical circuits (and phone) turned off.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
September 22, 2004
A slick, unpretentious little film that's content with glowering villains, winsome protagonists and plot twists that provoke the occasional mild gasp.
Nev Pierce
BBC.com
September 21, 2004
It's the classic Hitchcock 'wrong man' set-up, pulled off with wit, energy, and a healthy sense of the ridiculous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
September 20, 2004
So well-crafted, fast-paced and comically self-aware it jauntily skips right over the holes in the plot.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
September 20, 2004
Here's to director Cohen - a lifetime's worth of unlimited, anywhere minutes for his trouble.
| Original Score: A-
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
September 19, 2004
It's mad, bad nonsense of the summer, popcorn variety, disposable but oh-so-much fun to endure, a roller coaster on a wobbly cinematic track.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
September 18, 2004
Using the clever premise, it packs a lot of thrills into a short space while keeping the level of tension consistently high.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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