Red Lights Synopsis
Professional skeptics (Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver) try to prove that a psychic is a fraud.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As a sinister ESP showman, Robert De Niro is corny and fun.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Red Lights also shows a director who knows how to construct a story and build interest, but at the end, it flies apart. I wonder if there...
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60

Movieline

The movie muddles to a rug-pulling ending that doesn't, despite its efforts, shed new light on what's come before.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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It works best when it doesn't take itself seriously, and some of the ways in which ESP is faked are briefly engaging, like short con games...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
When its biggest trick is finally revealed, it is not entirely satisfying.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's mystifying how such a muddled and silly movie drew the talented cast it did.
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38

Slant Magazine

By Michael Nordine
That all the good things--and there are several--Red Lights has going for it are ultimately in service of an ending that might even make M....
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The storytelling proceeds in such a halting manner, with De Niro's speeches going on and on and on, that before long you'd kill for an easy...
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25

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
This is ultimately a movie about highly intelligent people in pursuit of trivial nonsense: At least Mulder and Scully caught a real monster...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A ghost-busting drama set in a world of mystics, mind-benders and various and sundry fake-psychic gobbledygook. But the weirdest thing is...
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It was okay, it could have been better

By seattle_watcher
This movie had a lot of promise to it. I think if the script was cleaned up in places it could have been a much better movie. I liked the beginning when Dr. Buckley and Dr. Matheson were...

A DISAPPOINTING FLICK ABOUT THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE PARANORMAL. SOLID COMMENCEMENT FADES TOO QUICKLY INTO A MIAASMA OF MUCK.

By Peneflix
Slick, sophisticated beginning, quickly sinks into mediocrity, partially because director Rodrigo Cortes's ambitious mission and script are too erudite; his preoccupation and ardour of science and...

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maybe more better and suspenseful

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Rated R | For Language and Some Violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Horror/thriller about psychics has violence, language.
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