Right at Your Door Reviews

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August 24, 2007
As frightening as it intends to be, but not enjoyably so.
August 24, 2007
Has an ironic and unpredictable ending.
August 24, 2007
[Director] Gorak succeeds in raising larger issues about societal paranoia, and the dangers of being too obedient and trusting of the powers that be.
August 24, 2007
Maybe this is how the world ends in LA -- not with a bang but a 96-minute whimper.
August 24, 2007
One supposes that a start-to-finish interesting film could be made from this material, especially since this essential dilemma is so ripe with dramatic potential. But Gorak treats it like a vignette rather than a windfall event...
August 24, 2007
By not hammering at the points that surface organically here, Gorak gets us to ask ourselves a lot of questions, for which there may not be any clear answers, even as we are engrossed with what's happening to the characters. The combination of these facto
August 24, 2007
The poignancy of Right at Your Door lay in its real possibility in this volatile age.
August 24, 2007
August 23, 2007
I'd be lying if I didn't admit I wanted more from this, but for a while there Gorak and his team really did have me going.
August 23, 2007
Though not a zombie film (if only!), Gorak's shuffling contagion thriller lumbers and groans like the living dead.
August 23, 2007
Right at Your Door is a tick-tock of post-apocalyptic paranoia and moral ambiguity that would have made for some taut psychodrama on The Twilight Zone.
August 23, 2007
If Rod Serling had had a shot at penning a post-9/11 scenario for The Twilight Zone, it might have come out something like this compact and creepy suspense thriller of apocalypse, Los Angeles-style.
August 23, 2007
While this is admittedly not lighthearted mainstream fare, the subject matter is interesting and is handled in a manner that offers a compelling and sometimes unsettling 95 minutes.
August 22, 2007
There are no zombies to distract from the plausibility of Right at Your Door. And that's what makes this smart, coolly horrifying American indie thriller one of the scariest movies you're likely to see all year.
August 22, 2007
Filmmaker Chris Gorak's unflinching focus, admirably impossible choices and unromantic naturalism make it a damned sight better than the much-hyped TV-movie The Day After.
August 21, 2007
Despite being a talky movie, the writing and dialogue are mundane with characters inserting the F-word into every other line to try to make things edgier and more intense.
August 20, 2007
Right at Your Door finds itself somewhat adrift.
August 17, 2007
Listening to these two irritating people in a movie that's not scary is exasperating.
August 15, 2007
A healthy mixture of "On the Beach," and "Fail Safe," Chris Gorak's "Right at your Door" is possibly one of the most horrifying apocalyptic films I've seen in years...
August 7, 2007
If Gorak had made his characters more engaging he might have commanded a suspense level worthy of an Armageddon.
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