Closed Circuit Reviews

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October 25, 2013
This London-set political thriller is a damp squib.
October 24, 2013
It plays as cut-price Le Carré; a recording of a recording of superior films. The picture is fuzzy, and the plot becomes garbled.
October 24, 2013
Paranoia reigns on the streets of London in this drab, noir-tinged slog with Rebecca Hall and Eric Bana.
October 22, 2013
Ropey performances, join-the-dots plotting and nail-shreddingly awful dialogue.
September 2, 2013
A dreary and derivative thriller that is nowhere near as smart or controversial as it clearly believes itself to be.
August 30, 2013
There are enough genuine moments of surprise to make this genre exercise an invigorating one.
November 14, 2018
Circuit had the potential for conveying its cinematic trade as an emotional vacuum for insinuation, interrogation, infiltration and ideology. Instead, it swoops up the lint of an arbitrary character-driven thriller that tediously talks
November 14, 2018
The acting is adequate, but even their hearts don't seem to be in it the majority of the time.
November 14, 2018
As it is, despite being extremely well-acted, it's just another OK spy thriller to add to the pile.
June 28, 2016
Everything does work harmoniously for the majority of Closed Circuit, to create the exact taut mystery of governmental corruption and legal system loopholes I desired.
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