The Circle Reviews

May 11, 2017
Floats many intriguing ideas, then lets them drop with a thud.
May 5, 2017
Even as it focuses on why information just wants to be free, "The Circle" is stuck in a loop.
May 2, 2017
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.
April 30, 2017
From its beginning, the movie has difficulty wedding its collage of ideas with a compelling narrative.
April 30, 2017
The future is now and it's scary. Too bad The Circle isn't.
April 28, 2017
This is one of the most crashing letdowns of 2017.
April 28, 2017
This is one of those movies that has nothing and everything wrong with it. It's frustrating in a singular way.
April 28, 2017
It's so cartoony and ham-fisted it sabotages its own argument.
April 28, 2017
The Circle is a big honking sloppy mess of a movie, one that flops around so aimlessly that it's baffling so many intelligent people had a hand in making it.
April 28, 2017
Director Ponsoldt excels directing women (think Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Smash). The Circle is a female-driven story set in a male-dominated industry with Emma Watson presenting a layered performance in a believable American vernacular.