Metacritic Movie Ratings
Chronicle Reviews

4.0

69

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The most original and excitingly executed wow-factor-meets-handheld-video feature since "Blair Witch" itself. It's also a movie that rebuilds the power of special effects from the ground up.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    John Trank's Chronicle grows into an uncommonly entertaining movie that involves elements of a superhero origin story, a science-fic­tion fantasy and a drama about a disturbed teenager.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Bolstered by the natural performances of a trio of little-known actors, the very watchable Chronicle keeps us captive throughout.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    A clever twist on superpowers and hand-held filmmaking that stumbles before the ending.

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