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Levinson has always been acutely interested in the minutiae of human behaviour, and it's this concern that makes The Bay the triumph that it is. Read full review
One hell of a creepy little eco-horror picture. Read full review
This astonishingly effective environmental nightmare is based on reasoning that, if you've been following the science, seems all too possible. Read full review
Best of all, I applaud the director's triumph of intimate terror over preposterous puppets and noisy computer-generated effects. In The Bay, the mayhem is both fresh and thrilling. Read full review
A ripped-from-the-headlines psychological chiller that burrows under the skin with its terrifyingly local twist. Read full review
The Bay is better than a shallow exercise, but crabby horror fans may have preferred that Levinson took a real plunge. Read full review
Although there are some scary moments here, and a lot of gruesome ones, this isn't a horror film so much as a faux eco-documentary. Read full review
Lacks the creepy immediacy of even the most misbegotten of the found-footage genre. Read full review
The Bay is Barry Levinson's most engaged and entertaining movie since "Wag the Dog," which isn't to say that he's given up his irksome predilection for a certain bullish type of liberalism. Read full review
The Oscar-winning director of "Rain Man" - whose last film, the abysmal documentary "PoliWood" never went much further than the Tribeca Film Festival - demonstrates he can make a shakycam found-footage horror movie every bit as fake-looking, clumsy and unscary as your average college student working on a $200 budget. Read full review
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