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In addition to Bana and Hall, Jim Broadbent is outstanding in a couple of scenes, as a government official, watching from the sidelines and offering warnings and advice. Broadbent is somehow menacing, pathetic and persuasive all at the same time. Read full review
The satisfactions of the film are in seeing what a screen full of excellent players can do to steer you around the holes. Bana never quite seems enough to anchor a picture for me; all the same, he acquits himself sharply here. Read full review
Director John Crowley trots his crew around London, working up a suitable amount of suspense. And paranoia. Read full review
The movie is low-key but each scene is packed with information. Full understanding demands full attention. Read full review
Not only an intelligent, well-told and deftly acted story, it provides refreshing counter-programming in a season filled with noisy, uninspired sequels and mindless action movies. Read full review
[A] slick, smarter-than-usual conspiracy yarn. Read full review
It’s filmed with a sharp eye and filled with good performances. Read full review
Closed Circuit is not a tense thriller about the new era of surveillance — it's a tepid thriller about the old notion that no leader can be trusted. Read full review
Instead of all-seeing, it’s more like seen it all before. Read full review
This is a well-made, topical thriller with a top-notch cast — but the script and the directorial/editing choices undercut nearly every pivotal scene, and every plot twist we can see coming two scenes in advance. Read full review
The war on (good movies about) terror.
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