Turistas (Paradise Lost) Reviews

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January 11, 2007
TURISTAS seemed to have a fascinating, cautionary premise,but in execution, the movie turned out to be messy and decidedly unmemorable.
January 5, 2007
Don't stay home out of fear of imagined atrocities in another country. Stay home from this movie instead.
December 30, 2006
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December 10, 2006
...brutally effective -- with an accent on the "brute."
December 8, 2006
As conflicted as the U.S. psyche: The movie locates the ghastly fates of its victims in the history of American arrogance, yet tells us to never trust a foreigner, even when she's in a bikini.
December 7, 2006
Don't bother to buy popcorn, the sight of Josh Duhamel's abs and Melissa George's breasts should tide you over until Beau Garrett's pancreas and kidneys show up.
December 6, 2006
If the filmmakers were trying to scare American kids into cultural isolationism, this would be a pretty good piece of propaganda for the cause.
December 6, 2006
This is strictly 'Teenagers as Meat on the Hoof 101' stuff -- only more idiotic than usual.
December 5, 2006
The fact that films like this are being made, and happily consumed by eager crowds, should be disturbing to anyone with a modicum of awareness.
December 4, 2006
The only real message is that people who are nice to you in Brazil will end up either cutting you to bits, or introducing you to friends who will.
December 2, 2006
All Turistas does for Brazil is insult it.
December 2, 2006
It's part Hostel, part The Harvest, part The Cave, and all bad.
December 2, 2006
In any language the dark Turistas is not too bright.
December 1, 2006
You may just want to unpack that suitcase after seeing Turistas, a shocking and genuinely terrifying trip into the jungles of Brazil even if it is low-budget and sometimes cheesy to it's core.
December 1, 2006
Turistas" eventually succumbs to the one unforgivable sin in a horror movie: It's dull.
December 1, 2006
Turistas demonstrates explicitly what you already know because you've seen Hostel: tourists, especially American tourists, are the new girls in horror movies.
December 1, 2006
This disappointing, worst-case-scenario thriller tips its hand entirely too early before heading further south than Rio.
December 1, 2006
Turistas is a passport to a different kind of vacation hell.
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