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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Though hardly indispensable, Trespass is an agreeable time-waster distinguished by one good performance and enough clever twists to keep you, if not on the edge of your seat, at least happily alert, guessing along with the plot.
While working entirely within genre conventions and expectations, scripter Karl Gajdusek nonetheless manages to spring a few surprises while revealing character motivations, often suggesting that nothing, not even flashbacks, should be taken at face value.
It's so routine that it's as if Joel Schumacher showed his final cut to producer Avi Lerner and said, "Avi, look, I put together a thing!" "You mean you finished the movie?" "No, it's not a movie, it's a thing.
Starting with writer Karl Gajdusek's inane screenplay, the film is a hodgepodge of clichés that gets worse and worse as it goes along. So bad it's almost wonderful, this is one motion picture that almost needs to be seen to be believed.
Laughably bad thriller that teeters on the edge of so-bad-it's-good territory, thanks to pointlessly flashy direction, a dreadful script, a ridiculous plot and some reliably bonkers over-acting from Nicolas Cage.