Time Lapse Reviews

December 19, 2018
Even so, among the many inexpensive indies shot around Los Angeles, Time Lapse stands out. It makes the most of its assets and never appearing to need any more than it has to tell a reasonably engrossing tale of speculative film noir.
August 28, 2018
Competently acted and directed, Time Lapse isn't a cinematic revelation, but it does see the future-a sobering picture of the future of today's young people, flailing in a society that seems to give them limited options.
February 28, 2016
While ultimately a flawed film, Time Lapse does do what every memorable sci-fi brainteaser should: it makes you blind to the obvious.
October 24, 2015
It's ultimately difficult not to feel more than a little disappointed by Time Lapse's complete failure...
May 22, 2015
Its central gimmick runs out of steam pretty quickly, causing the story logic to crumble and the suspense to dwindle.
May 20, 2015
Discovering a neighbor's photographic time machine complicates life for three young L.A. flatmates in this clever fantasy thriller.
May 14, 2015
A great little sci-fi gem that plays with time paradoxes while adding elements of a self-contained paranoia thriller.
May 14, 2015
The biggest surprise ... is how the story continues to unsettle after it ends.
May 14, 2015
The three central actors lack warmth or even basic rapport from the start, which makes it difficult to trust their fuzzy interpretation of the time-travel rules-or, for that matter, their tolerance for each other.
May 13, 2015
A relatively contained three-hander, the main leads all deliver strong performances that are engaging and add to the tension.
May 13, 2015
Flat performances make this time-travel by Polaroid thriller flatline.
May 12, 2015
What was a rather pedestrian "Twilight Zone" episode may have inspired this nice little fantasy thriller. That makes it well above average for time travel films.
May 11, 2015
A nifty little cross between Primer and Shallow Grave, with a central MacGuffin that manages to maintain its plausibility until the credits roll.
May 11, 2015
Bradley King's Time Lapse turns run-of-the-mill roommate friction into a heated mystery with the aid of a machine that takes snapshots of the near future.
May 11, 2015
Time Lapse is a funky little time-travel thriller that blends single-setting suspense with sci-fi tension, and despite some fuzzy logic, it makes for a surprisingly neat watch.
November 24, 2014
The film becomes somewhat overwrought during its busy finale, but it's clever enough to be a candidate for cult status among genre aficionados who prize the pleasures of traditional storytelling.
May 26, 2014
a paradox-filled, reflexive plot