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Surveillance Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    31

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    At the end, all is horrifically explained, the body count inflates, yet hardly anything makes sense. In Papa Lynch's films, little is explained, yet because he's so gifted at mining our deepest fears and scariest desires, logic is excused.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety

    A mildly amusing trifle with one of the genre's dafter plot twists.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    Surveillance will please the B-movie crowd in theaters and on into the ancillaries

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Village Voice Melissa Anderson

    Surveillance is the work of a director who has made significant strides in both storytelling and control of the medium, deftly interweaving a grisly thriller, a sicko "Rashômon," a switcheroo, a psychotic love story, an imaginative paean to children, and an inspired resurrection of Julia Ormond.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    A grubby, disturbing serial-killer mystery, a kind of blood-simple "Rashomon."

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