While She Was Out Reviews

June 4, 2010
...boasts a seemingly can't-miss premise that's slowly-but-surely squandered by filmmaker Susan Montford.
July 8, 2009
Never mess with an Oscar winner reduced to straight to DVD rubbish.
May 1, 2009
It's filled with fascinating ideas, bringing it just a notch above your standard-issue exploitation flick.
April 5, 2009
Imagine a Lifetime revenge-themed movie of the week intercut with a few death scenes from the cutting room floor of a Final Destination flick.
January 31, 2009
starts out quite compelling, but quickly it quickly loses steam because it lacks imagination and fails to maintain any credible suspense or thrills throughout.
January 23, 2009
Lots of edgy night chasing and some tense moments, but the resolution is a tad disappointing
January 12, 2009
A half-assed re-filming of First Blood.
December 21, 2008
This one should have been released around Thanksgiving instead of Christmas because it is indeed a turkey!
December 17, 2008
Kudos to whoever came up with the title. The rest of you are fired.
December 16, 2008
[Kim] Basinger does truly exceptional work in this intimate thriller that marks a promising debut for [Susan] Montford as a writer/director.
December 12, 2008
Writer-director Susan Montford eschews all plot and character development for the hackneyed action scenes and grade-Z dialogue, while struggling to stretch the paper-thin story into a feature length film.
December 12, 2008
December 11, 2008
Lukas Haas as the harbinger of Joy Division-fueled doom? I've seen gusts of wind with more menace than Haas, an unfortunate fact that seems to elude Montford's field of vision.
December 11, 2008
The emotionally bruised air that's frequently made Kim Basinger tabloid fodder is also a defining characteristic of her acting style.
December 10, 2008
The spectacular ending will make every harried housewife in the world ecstatic.
December 6, 2008
Kim Basinger does a Dirty Harriet in this weapons of asskicker destruction, pit bull with lipstick get-even suburban battered housewife thriller. And without bringing Alec Baldwin into it, you do the math.