Frailty Reviews

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March 9, 2017
... marvelously off-balance and under-the-skin creepy from the first few minutes.
February 8, 2014
Frailty is disturbing, all right, but then so is sticking needles in your eyes. And I wouldn't recommend either.
July 30, 2013
Paxton steals the show. And O'Leary more than holds his own again here. Too bad it's in a movie that fails to live up to its potential.
December 18, 2011
...a solid thriller from a promising first-time director.
December 24, 2010
Violent and ultimately uneven and unsatisfying.
April 29, 2009
One of the best horror mysteries ever conceived and yet one constantly over looked.
November 21, 2008
A resoundingly old-fashioned and well crafted study of evil infecting an American family, "Frailty" moves from strength to strength on its deceptive narrative course.
October 18, 2008
Frailty marks a fine directorial debut for Bill Paxton. He judges the material expertly and brings it to the boil effectively ...
July 2, 2008
Bill Paxton, longtime bit-player and significantly underrated character actor, makes his directorial debut with Frailty, a joyless tale of one family's psychotic cycle of violence.
June 17, 2008
The film's just about perfect.
February 13, 2008
Feels like Sling Blade rewritten at a crawl by Stephen King.
August 14, 2007
August 5, 2007
An overpraised thriller that's really as superficial as a bruise.
July 14, 2007
December 30, 2006
January 26, 2006
Paxton's first movie as director is better than you might expect. It has a first rate cast, and Bill Butler's camerawork and some deft editing help to crank up the tension.
December 6, 2005
May 13, 2005
June 5, 2004
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