Boarding Gate Synopsis
After an encounter with her former pimp ends badly, a woman (Asia Argento) flees to Hong Kong.
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By Glenn Kenny
This is very much a French intellectual cineaste's idea of a B thriller, and hence is as far from innocent in its genre as you can get....
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Even in Boarding Gate, a modestly scaled, self-consciously tawdry exercise in genre appropriation, Mr. Assayas manages to say more about...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Argento always gives us something to watch, and maybe even something to fear. I've never seen her in a movie where I haven't been at least...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
The plot may be murky, but actress Asia Argento is a clear and commanding force throughout.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Seriously flawed and not for every taste, the film was shot quickly and on the cheap, and is driven by Argento's slurred, scratchy voice...
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Portland Oregonian

By Marc Mohan
The oddball cast, by the way, includes Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, who is infinitely more convincing speaking Cantonese than she is in her...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Call it a victory of conviction over substance, but when Argento is onscreen, you look at her - not because she's good, but because she's...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This one is just murk.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Draggy and incoherent.
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New York Daily News

A ridiculous poseur thriller that seems to be made up of the slow moments from Hong Kong action films and Euro-flashy stuff like "Run Lola...
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Boring Gate!

By johnfrank
This movie could not have be drearier or longer...I was looking at my watch til the bitter end. Please do not let me go to hell have to watch this thing again....PLEASE!...

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Rated R | For violence, sexual content, language and some drug material