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The Abduction Of Zack Butterfield Reviews

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com
May 27, 2011
A terrible, muddled and ultimately yawning psychosexual kidnap drama. So inept and risible that it makes the case there should be some sort of creative gatekeeper, even for indie cinematic efforts.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Eric Monder
Film Journal International
May 27, 2011
Kidnapping thriller isn't quite "so bad, it's good," more like "so bad, it's okay."
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
May 27, 2011
Subscribing to the philosophy that creepy equals interesting, the film contains barely a moment that isn't flat-footed, ludicrous or both.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
May 27, 2011
If Ed Wood had directed "The Silence of the Lambs," it might have been as unin tentionally hilarious as the goofball would-be thriller "The Abduction of Zack Butterfield."
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
May 26, 2011
A cringingly awkward tale of sexual predation and female lunacy.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
May 25, 2011
Woefully amateurish.
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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
May 24, 2011
The script is often ludicrous (gratuitous digs at feminism; muddled commentary on war and the military), the sets look like sets, and the acting -- aside from Helsham and Plunkett -- doesn't even rise to the level of student films.
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