75

RogerEbert.com

By Glenn Kenny
The Signal continues to get weirder, and creepier, and to bring up unusual questions for the viewer.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Signal is a road movie turned upside down and inside out.
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Its young director, however, has a considerable flair for surprise and visual gusto, and he even, on a shoestring, delivers sharp-looking special effects.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
If all this sounds like a souped-up episode of "The Twilight Zone" or "The X-Files," then you're in the right ballpark — or underground bunker.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's more heavy lifting than some will be willing to engage in but there's something welcome about a motion picture that doesn't hand out a dumbed-down resolution in a neatly wrapped package.
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72

The Wrap

By Todd Gilchrist
Although the film's ultimate payoff feels a little too big, and too insufficiently explained, to justify all of the obfuscation that led up to it, the script keeps the audience engaged and guessing right up to the end.
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63

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Had Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch made a movie together, it might have looked something like The Signal.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
So even though Signal isn’t great sci-fi, you’d never know it to look at it and listen to it.
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50

Variety

By Geoff Berkshire
Exceedingly stylish and ultimately quite silly, The Signal is a sci-fi head trip better appreciated for the journey than the destination.
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40

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The persuasive power of individual moments suggests that director William Eubank has a bright future — and could push himself harder when writing his scripts.
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53 out of 100
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