Rubberneck (2013)

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Months after a weekend fling, Boston research scientist Paul (Alex Karpovsky, "Girls") continues to lust after his beautiful coworker Danielle (Jamie Ray Newman), nurturing his fantasies with the occasional polite exchange at work. But once she starts dating another scientist at their lab, his infatuation quickly turns into obsession - and he finds himself unable to control his desires. A slow-burn character study-turned-psychosexual thriller, co-written by Karpovsky and Garth Donovan, RUBBERNECK is a chillingly believable story of workplace romance gone wrong. (c) Tribeca
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Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Cast

Alex Karpovsky
as Paul Harris
Jaime Ray Newman
as Danielle Jenkins
Sean Sullivan
as Detective Timmons
Luke Donovan
as Sean Harris
Richard Forbes
as Detective Ford
Dennis Staroselsky
as Chris Burke
Marianna Bassham
as Marsha Burke
Linda Oroskzo
as Jenine
Andrew Horowitz
as Young Paul
William DeCof
as Police Lieutenant
Jeffrey McInerney
as Police Lieutenant
Nancy Gahagan
as Lab Worker
Leroy Brown
as Lab Worker
Quig Fenno
as Lab Worker
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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (13)

A creepy number, half suspense drama and half brooding character study, with a strong dash of local flavor and a low-budget feel.

Full Review… | February 28, 2013
Boston Globe
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Karpovsky's pic seldom surprises, its strengths lying in a leisurely journey toward a clearly predestined denouement.

Full Review… | February 25, 2013
Variety
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One can only watch so many shots of the daily goings-on in a research facility without tuning out a bit.

Full Review… | February 21, 2013
New York Post
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Immediately put me in mind of the classic slow burn of vintage thrillers like Fritz Lang's "M" and Michael Powell's "Peeping Tom"...

Full Review… | February 21, 2013
Salon.com
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It's dragged down by non-scene after non-scene, and filmmaking choices that don't earn their keep.

Full Review… | February 21, 2013
New York Times
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Both the mystery and the character piece wind up feeling incomplete.

Full Review… | February 21, 2013
NPR
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½

The whole time watching was mostly spent saying- "i bet the only way this guy was cast and this movie was made was because he was in charge of those choices" and ....BLAM #truth

Jason Kraynek
Jason Kraynek

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