The Circle (2017)
Critic Consensus: The Circle assembles an impressive cast, but this digitally driven thriller spins aimlessly in its half-hearted exploration of timely themes.
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Critic Reviews for The Circle
Even as it focuses on why information just wants to be free, "The Circle" is stuck in a loop.
As a satire, The Circle might have been worth a few giggles, but as a deadly serious drama, it's laughable in an entirely different way.
From its beginning, the movie has difficulty wedding its collage of ideas with a compelling narrative.
The future is now and it's scary. Too bad The Circle isn't.
Audience Reviews for The Circle
Not sure why the hate on this movie. Yes, it's a little exaggerated and far fetched, but well acted and engaging. Not a movie I would buy and rewatch over and over, but entertaining enough for a one off viewing.
Watson's character is so unlikable and poorly constructed, changing her mind so randomly, that any discussion about the limits of technology and what it could represent to privacy gets lost in a script that doesn't know what to do with it, especially as it reaches an awful ending.
There's a cast listing that'll make you stop and take notice ... and that's about all there is in this nearly dystopian, nearly sci-fi offering. Wouldn't you rather go make some peanut butter and jelly sandwiches instead? Yes, you would.
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