Proxy Reviews

April 18, 2014
[With] performances better suited to a high school play
April 18, 2014
Parker has made a tough, brutal, and often riveting thriller.
April 17, 2014
When almost everyone on screen is nursing a pathology, interest in their fates is far from guaranteed.
April 17, 2014
Whatever "Proxy" lacks in narrative cohesion and psychological realism, it makes up for in its compelling fever-dream quality and its probing questions about the darker side of parenting.
Top Critic
April 17, 2014
Proxy's greatest attribute is its deliberate dismantling of the audience's assumptions. Writer-director Zack Parker has made a genre whatsit whose central mystery lies in the stealth motivations of its characters.
April 16, 2014
Like a lot of conspiracy thrillers, the questions it raises prove more compelling than the answers it slowly teases out.
April 15, 2014
There's enough talent here to suggest that Parker could one day give us a truly memorable white-knuckler, but Proxy is too tenderfooted to stand on its own.
April 15, 2014
Skirting horror and black-comedy terrain without quite surrendering to either, the pic proves rather bracing even if it doesn't hold up to much plot-logic scrutiny.
April 15, 2014
"Proxy" doesn't always work, but its commitment to unpredictable twists and pushing beyond morbid extremes bears the stamp of showmanship sorely lacking from many other examples of the genre.
March 31, 2014
Genre mashups are tough to pull off, but "Proxy" mostly does it.