Absence (2013) Synopsis
Doctors are baffled when a young expectant mother Liz (Erin Way, “Alphas”), wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy disappear overnight.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
By the time the proceedings reach their "Paranormal Activity"-style violent conclusion, the viewer’s interest has long since waned.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Mundane conversations and outings drag on while the central mystery takes baby steps forward, suggesting that a shorter running time or a...
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The A.V. Club

By A.A. Dowd
There’s absence here, all right—of scares, of imagination, and of a good reason to pick up that camera in the first place.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
What starts as a creepy, original conceit — mysterious Caesarean-section abductions during hospital stays — devolves quickly into standard...
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
The tension almost immediately leaks out of the narrative once we realize we're watching a found-footage horror movie.
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Village Voice

By Chuck Wilson
There are many things absent from this found-footage horror movie, including suspense, logic, and originality.
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not what i thought

By leathrglvd
i didn't review the movie before i went to see it and did not see the trailer. i merely went to the local theater and decided to see this movie after assuming it was something about the woman who...

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Rated NR