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Frailty Reviews

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March 9, 2017
... marvelously off-balance and under-the-skin creepy from the first few minutes.
December 18, 2011
...a solid thriller from a promising first-time director.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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 ...
June 17, 2008
The film's just about perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 14, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 5, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 5, 2003
The intricate plotting . . . reveals everything and yet, using the audiences preconceived notions, makes each fact a surprise and each fiction a shock.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 7, 2003
Paxton not only directs but acts, so there was a double threat. But he does both with so much commitment that the film is a revelation.
March 4, 2003
This looks - and chills - like the start of a very promising new career for Paxton.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 5, 2003
'Frailty" starts out like a typical Bible killer story, but it turns out to be significantly different (and better) than most films with this theme.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 8, 2002
A hot-acid concoction of thrills, spills, trepidation, and one of the most novel stories of recent times.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 10, 2002
This is one of the outstanding thrillers of recent years.
November 7, 2002
Actor Bill Paxton's directorial debut is a stark horror film full of surprises -- and genuine scares.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 21, 2002
An intriguing film about an unsavory topic.
October 17, 2002
Any guilt I felt about the film still did not keep me from feeling like I had just witnessed a pretty incredible set of magicians doing a killer trick.
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