Level 16 Reviews

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March 15, 2019
And while fans of the genre will absolutely appreciate the surreal gloom, for most others Level 16 will come in at a level below an average Twilight Zone episode.
March 1, 2019
But as it sputters toward its curtain-exposing conclusion, "Level 16" stays disappointingly thin, both as a dark-future cautionary saga and a genre exercise.
February 27, 2019
Initial hints of a Mean Girls-meets-Lord of the Flies complication don't come to much in this straightforward pic...
July 16, 2019
What begins as an almost typical YA narrative takes a turn into some truly pitch black directions.
May 13, 2019
The film remains uncomplicated by never reaching for anything more complex than commentary on female beauty standards and historical ideals about women's behaviour; but it is confident in its standpoint and delivers them to eerie effect
March 29, 2019
While Level 16 may lack the prestige of a Margaret Atwood adaptation such as The Handmaid's Tale, it warrants equal consideration as a work of formidable feminist fury. On a budget.
March 21, 2019
There's a building toward the inevitable, but it's not boring/predictable. It's more like a presentiment that has you saying, "No, no, no, no" under your breath with each new awful thing.
March 18, 2019
From the opening frames of this smart sci-fi story, we are thrust into the perfectly realized microcosmos of the Vestalis Academy.
March 12, 2019
It's an invented reality that's awfully easy to sell.
March 12, 2019
Level 16 succeeds as a hybrid of the kind of dystopian paranoia we get from Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale with touches of sanitized malevolence from Stanley Kubrick.
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