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The Frozen Ground Reviews

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Matthew Kassel
New York Observer
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A vague and forgettable crime thriller that would have benefited from more character development or at least a grounding of the narrative in one central protagonist.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 1/4

August 21, 2013
Brian Viner
Daily Mail [UK]

A standard police procedural with few surprises.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

July 19, 2013
Rob Staeger
Village Voice
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The Frozen Ground hits the familiar notes.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 20, 2013
Chris Blohm
Little White Lies

Nicolas Cage sleepwalks through another macho, tediously formulaic b-movie.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

July 18, 2013
Emma Simmonds
The List

An odd mix of formulaic thriller and true-life story, resulting in something sporadically successful but often uninspired.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 3/5

July 19, 2013
Siobhan Synnot

Based on a true story, it's very thorough in its depiction of Alaska's strip bars, but apparently not nearly as interested in character or psychology.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 2/5

July 22, 2013
Annlee Ellingson
Paste Magazine

Unfortunately, with a confusing script pocked with plot holes, The Frozen Ground misses an opportunity to create a lasting testament to their memories.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 5.8/10

August 23, 2013
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Taste and good intentions are only going to get one so far with a script this tone deaf and direction this ugly and monotonous.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1/4

August 15, 2013
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

The scenes where Cage grills Cusack are the best thing about this very average thriller.

Full Review Source: Movie Chambers | Original Score: C-

September 30, 2013
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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The movie's late-night cable feel and skeevy salaciousness grinds everything to a snowy slush.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

August 22, 2013
Brian Orndorf

Are we mourning the loss of these women or delighting in their downfall, relishing their abuse? Cheap thrills destroy whatever pure intentions launched Ground, chaining the effort to the most banal of B-movie pursuits.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

August 28, 2013
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The whole film, really, comes from a freezer. Thaw first; then reheat the bugaboo murders, the twitchy killer, the trail of script clues that would lead a moose to the truth in moments but must take 105 minutes to occupy a movie-picked police force.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

July 18, 2013
Brian Tallerico

Unfocused, flitting back and forth from separate Cage, Cusack, and Hudgens arcs without forming them into one vision.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.0/5.0

August 22, 2013
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Choppy and chilling, it's destined for a quick burial in the icy tundra.

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 5/10

September 2, 2013
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The movie's only fresh element is the wintry setting, which shrouds everything in a mood of weary fatalism. Otherwise, it's the same old, same old, efficiently discharged and utterly disposable.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 22, 2013
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Although writer-director Scott Walker seems committed to not overly exploiting his lurid subject matter, the movie is just too dreary, disjointed and generically creepy to be persuasive.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 22, 2013
Gabe Toro
The Playlist

Ultimately, the cumulative effect is deadening, just another chapter in an endless battle between overtasked and underpaid good guys, and cowardly baddies.

Full Review Source: The Playlist | Original Score: C

August 21, 2013
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Might we call this dubious entertainment? Hardly: it's not even entertaining.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 1/5

July 18, 2013
Matthew Turner

It's let down by a disjointed and frustratingly unfocussed script, coupled with some laughably sloppy dialogue.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 2/5

July 18, 2013
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

First time writer/director Scott Walker claims the whole thing is based on conversations he had with the real life woman who, as a teenager, helped police capture Alaskan serial killer, Robert Hansen. You can't hear her voice.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

July 19, 2013
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