San Francisco Chronicle

Gripping and ultimately poignant thriller.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
This is pure big-budget formula filmmaking.
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The New York Times

Izuru Narushima’s film is a personal and political melodrama with perfunctory gunplay and explosions.
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While key blockbuster elements (ticking bombs, intrepid reporters, lightweight politics) are all present, the film's brisk pacing can't hide the fuzzy logic of the tenuously structured, convoluted script.
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Village Voice

Convoluted action saga.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
There are many new Japanese movies that deserve a stateside release. Why this hapless mess beat them out is a question that deserves an answer.
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Los Angeles Times

A stupor-inducing, would-be thriller from Japan whose sporadic action and inept storytelling is as generic as its title.
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42 out of 100
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