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Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
Tamahori and the phalanx of writers implode Dick's intriguing premise into a pedantic thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Biodrowski
July 7, 2008
Nobody said this had to be great art, but why couldn't it be a satisfying thrill machine?
Top Critic
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
December 3, 2007
This busy sci-fi thriller often seems like a page full of equations rendered meaningless by an early misplaced decimal point.
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
November 17, 2007
It's debatable whether Cage's supernatural ability is any more interesting than his strange coiffure.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media
October 31, 2007
Predictable Cage sci-fi tale may entertain teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
October 22, 2007
Someone that can change the future like Cage does here is a bit like Superman, but without any Kryptonite . . .
Tony Medley
September 22, 2007
Suffice it to say that I'm a big time warp movie fan and this is a good one.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Philip French
Observer (UK)
September 22, 2007
Obscurely motivated terrorists with Eastern European accents are preparing to explode a hydrogen bomb in Los Angeles.
Top Critic
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
September 22, 2007
Another failed attempt to bring Dick's deliriously paranoid mind-set to the screen.
Janos Gereben
Entertainment Insiders
September 22, 2007
Philip K. Dick is credited as the source of the film. That poor giant of SciFi has been more abused posthumously than anyone else of his genius.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
September 22, 2007
Despite a distracting hairdo, Nicolas Cage delivers a solid performance in this fast-paced actioner.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
David Medsker
September 22, 2007
Yes, Cage is woefully miscast, but he isn't what derails the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 22, 2007
Next isn't a great movie, but I enjoyed it anyway.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

Empire Magazine
September 22, 2007
It's all complete nonsense, of course, hampered by a clunky script and Tamahori's uneven direction (which elicits unintentional laughter throughout and, unforgivably, a dull performance from Nic Cage).
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat
September 22, 2007
It's noisy, nonsensical, and will fade from your consciousness even before you make it out of the theater lobby, but it's entertaining enough, and Tamahori throws us a few curve balls to keep things interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 14, 2007
A truly great bad film, one for future generations to ponder and consider and then turn away.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
September 14, 2007
Everything that happens is preposterous, and the filmmakers make no attempt to help us forget it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 20, 2007
The premise is wildly preposterous, yet Nicolas Cage makes Next fun to watch
August 17, 2007
El vidente es una de esas películas que se pueden ver sin problemas, pues es bastante entretenida, pero que al final deja el sentimiento de que al espectador se le quiso tomar el pelo.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Gonsalves
July 23, 2007
Its conceptual wit and its merciful brevity help it go down easy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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