The Chamber Reviews

November 6, 2019
Single location films like The Chamber are faithfully reliant on character structures and evolutions, which is where Ben Parker's execution falters most.
February 23, 2018
Another flaw is that the script borrows heavily... ok, let's be honest, practically cribs it's entire plot from James Cameron's 1989 film The Abyss...Overall, despite some good moments, The Chamber is a near miss.
February 23, 2018
[I]t becomes clear that Parker has become stymied by his self-imposed, if admirable, restrictions.
February 22, 2018
Goes nowhere slowly.
February 22, 2018
A grim thriller that isn't as compelling as it might have been in stronger hands.
February 22, 2018
Though the ingredients are present for a suspenseful little sleeper, The Chamber will simply put you to sleep.
February 21, 2018
The Chamber is a conventional deep sea horror thriller that offers more than enough thrills in a wild ride.
February 3, 2018
Standard issue trapped-undersea thriller, more melodramatic than most.
December 28, 2017
Other than a sinking feeling, there's not much else The Chamber is going to give you.
March 10, 2017
A wonder of low-budget suspense, this is a horror movie with no monsters, only people in an impossible situation. Intense, claustrophobic, totally gripping.
March 10, 2017
There's little commitment to any particular tone - it never leans too far into idle B-movie pleasures, nor is the material elevated with nuanced character work.
March 9, 2017
The feature debut of director Ben Parker is a busy if ultimately tedious existential thriller, though he does show a talent for keeping things visually interesting with this high-concept, tight-space tale.
March 6, 2017
The Chamber is an undeniably tense watch with a subversive, gut-punch ending. While not plumbing any real genre depths, it should prove a solid and lucrative calling card for its clearly talented debut director.
March 6, 2017
Aiming straight for mounting dread, Parker gets the job done aggressively. Chances of him resurfacing with bigger projects look solid.
February 28, 2017
while The Chamber is certainly a survival thriller, it is also a submerged romance of sorts. There are hints of an existentialist undercurrent here too...