Disturbia Reviews

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December 9, 2015
When it comes to recalling the best of Hitchcock's important film lessons, here is a decent movie that at least remembers the buildup is just as important as the jolt.
November 3, 2012
Unfortunately, what starts out as a rounded and intelligent thriller soon turns up the silly for an OTT finale that betrays the tense and well-plotted build-up.
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
July 7, 2010
A feature-length alt-rock-soundtrack shill that merges with violin strains that would make even Bernard Herrmann blanch.
April 14, 2009
...an unabashedly high-concept premise that's primarily employed to surprisingly positive effect...
February 2, 2009
Disturbia is a well-made, very entertaining thriller.
August 23, 2008
In addition to borrowing the idea behind Rear Window, Disturbia pays homage to Hitchcock in its sense of pacing, as well, in its use of the Hitchcock's signature slow build.
July 23, 2008
Like its attractive leads, director DJ Caruso's smart teen thriller may be self-conscious, but it is undeniably appealing,
July 10, 2008
As a thriller, this is mechanical and predictable - barely one-step away from cookie-cutter formulaic - and yet the film actually works up a decent amount of genuine feeling, thanks to the cast of characters.
June 21, 2008
With all the promise to be the year's best teen scream flick, Disturbia gets lost while overly trying to please its demographic.
March 3, 2008
Disturbia takes it's time setting up the thrills and Shia LaBeouf actually acts like a high schooler.
October 14, 2007
An baleis stin akri ta almata tis plokis kai tis trypoyles poy kseprobaloyn deila edo ki ekei, leitoyrgei mia hara san kalogyalismeno efibiko thriler, poy toylahiston kanei tin prospatheia gia na se koroidepsei poylontas hip moyri, se antithesi me alla po
September 22, 2007
A limp teenage by-the-numbers version of Rear Window.
September 21, 2007
One of the big sleepers of the year.
September 20, 2007
The parts of the film that work...are surprisingly due mostly to the presence of Shia LaBeouf.
September 14, 2007
Hitchcock would turn in his grave.
September 14, 2007
Take along a good book - possibly Ted Lewis's The Serpent - and read it by the light of the effulgent clichés.
September 14, 2007
Disturbia's limits are those of its hero - an amiable, faintly clueless young man with a brief attention span.
September 14, 2007
This occasionally amusing thriller will probably not be Shia's best-remembered moment, but it is worth a peep.
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