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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
May 11, 2013
John Cusack replays his role as a lethal operative with occupational angst for a routine thriller with a female cryptographer at secret CIA site. Dire workplace issues ensue.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
April 26, 2013
A predictable hodgepodge of uninteresting psychological cat-and-mouse, dimly lighted action filmed by director Kasper Barfoed in standard-operating shaky-cam ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
April 26, 2013
With Cusack's help, Barfoed holds your interest without resorting to car chases, a rarity in a contemporary thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 25, 2013
This dreary spy drama is as flat and airless as the concrete bunker in which it unfolds.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
April 25, 2013
Akerman does work hard to keep up the energy level. Cusack, though, seems bored by the superficial proceedings, which don't even offer the distraction of a real romantic connection or a suspenseful confrontation.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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A.A. Dowd
AV Club
April 25, 2013
Cusack and Akerman scramble down a series of dimly lit, identical-looking passageways. The setting is as ill-defined as the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice
April 23, 2013
There are some decent shootouts, but the movie's strongest assets are the soulful performances ...