Blue Caprice Synopsis
A man distorts his father-son relationship to make a teen into a killer.

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The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
A riveting first feature of startling maturity and intelligence.
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90

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The key question is whether this procedural—as in, here we watch killers proceed—contributes to any greater understanding. I believe it...
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90

Variety

By Justin Chang
Precision-honed performances and a nonsensationalistic approach distinguish this impressive first feature from French helmer Alexandre...
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88

Slant Magazine

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The filmmakers are more interested in questioning what brings people to commit senseless and merciless acts than they are preoccupied with...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Blue Caprice is a cinematic punch to the gut, a mind-bending meditation on how to mold a killer, and one of the most potent and provocative...
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88

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Blue Caprice takes a minimalist, documentary-style approach that proves harrowingly effective.
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Moors isolates a well-known drama with the fleeting nonfiction prologue and explores it from the inside out: It's not an attempted...
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80

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
Moors' film is at its best when it worries at notions of how evil is born, fostered and brought to bloom.
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80

The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
It finds no clear answers, but that suits both the horrific event and this haunting, elusive film.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Blue Caprice only spends a few minutes reenacting their crime — the movie shows us exactly how they did it in just a couple of scenes —...
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Beltway snipers Story

By The Separator
The film opens with the lush blues and greens of tropical Antigua, but to the young protagonist Lee Malvo having just been abandoned by his mother, this island paradise has become a prison. Just in...

Beltway Snipers Story

By The_Separator
The film opens with the lush blues and greens of tropical Antigua, but to the young protagonist Lee Malvo having just been abandoned by his mother, this island paradise has become a prison. Just in...

This movie had potential

By intellectualmindfram
This movie had potential but the makers screwed it up it's poorly designed, not thought out. It's like they left out all the good parts and kept all the boring parts....

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Rated R | For Disturbing violent content, language and brief drug use.