Disappearance at Clifton Hill Reviews

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January 30, 2021
Director Shin allows the city's offbeat setting, including haunted houses and the uber-kitschy Flying Saucer Restaurant, to infuse itself into the offbeat nature of Abby's story. Like the city itself, her tale isn't exactly what it seems on the surface.
August 19, 2020
Middleton's subdued performance anchors the narrative even as it unravels into unexpected, but enjoyable, sensationalism.
July 17, 2020
Director and co-writer Albert Shin has come up with a diverting exercise in noir style.
July 15, 2020
If you like suspenseful mysteries with some unpredictable twists and intriguing characters, then Disappearance at Clifton Hill is definitely worth your time.
July 12, 2020
A hugely enjoyable small town thriller which treats its neon tropes with loving care.
July 9, 2020
An outlandish tale which takes many risks and profits from its boldness.
April 8, 2020
Embraces the odd through its very unreliable protagonist, one particular goofy (but inspired) casting choice, and a vision of Niagara Falls...that makes it a memorable flick-even if its mystery element largely feels under-developed.
March 27, 2020
Whatever cracks and uneven corners do exist in Disappearance at Clifton Hill are easily glazed by a story that is good enough and does the minimum of what we ask from movies and does it well.
March 13, 2020
There are hints of a great neo-noir fighting to break out of Shin's latest feature, but these glimpses only tease us.
March 12, 2020
The energy of Niagara Falls segues into a carnival of cheap tricks in this methodical thriller.
March 9, 2020
A wonderfully moody puzzle box of a film.
March 1, 2020
Shin infuses an intoxicating blend of grime, crime, and style into Disappearance at Clifton Hill, all of which make it a twisted treat to enjoy.
February 28, 2020
What sets "Disappearance at Clifton Hill" apart is how quietly menacing it all feels.
February 28, 2020
Anchored by a solid performance from Middleton, lush production, and solid writing, we have a delicious mystery that confounds as much as it beguiles.
February 28, 2020
[Writer-director Albert] Shin's haunting Niagara Noir delivers the chills and a dripping wet David Cronenberg as a grinning Botticelli Venus.
February 28, 2020
Worth watching for Middleton's compelling central performance, the intricate noirish plot and the well-designed and shot retro locations.
February 28, 2020
Albert Shin's Disappearance at Clifton Hill is a neo-noir told mainly in nostalgic colors, smoke and mirrors.
February 28, 2020
Shin and co-screenwriter James Schultz have given us a most unique detective...
February 27, 2020
The plot of "Disappearance at Clifton Hill" is convoluted, but in a good way.
February 27, 2020
A slow-burning, mildly engaging psychological crime thriller.
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