Critic Consensus: Uninspired performances and pedestrian writing make Containment just another in the long line of disaster movie scenarios we've seen played out countless times before.
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as Alex "Lex" Carnahan
as Katie Frank
as Sabine Lommers
as Victor Cannerts
as Capt. Lee Scott
This is a disaster movie writ large for TV and the simple fact is, it works despite some none-too-subtle turns. You can't help being enthralled by a story you wouldn't want to be a part of.
Despite its flaws-and the buckets of fluids used-I found 'Containment' to be the TV equivalent of a car wreck. It's frightening, but you can't look away.
Creepy, gross, and entirely too plausible for comfort, this drama presents a picture of just how easily a major city could be brought to its knees.
Sigh. We've seen it all before, and we've seen it much better, making us already immune to this weak strain.
So far Containment hasn't overplayed its cards and remains grounded in telling a coherent and a fairly compelling story.
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