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Penumbra Reviews

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Christian Toto
Big Hollywood
September 1, 2012
The film's ending is a letdown, but it's a blast to root for such a brassy, rhymes with "itch" heroine.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers
August 29, 2012
There are several reasons to stay with "Penumbra" until the bloody end. Cristina Brondo makes this bitch-on-wheels likeable. She is a remarkable actress. And, the directors (Garcia Bogliano brothers) know how to build suspense. C'est bizarre!
Full Review | Original Score: B
Brent Simon
Shockya.com
April 25, 2012
Argentinean import Penumbra is a slick, teasing, well constructed genre offering that rather skillfully exploits audience antipathy toward its bitch-on-wheels protagonist.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Jay Weissberg
Variety
February 5, 2013
There's talent here, but Villanueva, like a young artist still influenced by his elders, needs to find his own style or he'll become a skilled yet unexciting copyist.
Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com
April 27, 2012
Bearing in mind that the title of the film translates to 'shadowy, indefinite, or marginal' I leave it up to you to decided whether or not patience is one of your virtues.
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Alison Willmore
AV Club
April 19, 2012
Since the movie is one long build-up to a reveal, it offers a lot of time to learn to hate Brondo and everything she represents.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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