• Released
  • January 10, 2014
  • R , 1 hr 36 min
  • Drama
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The Wait (2014) Synopsis
A psychic tells two sisters that their recently deceased mother will be resurrected.

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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The pained, textured performances of Sevigny and Malone enrich their scenes, but when it ranges away from its leads, The Wait can seem like...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The payoff isn’t nearly as interesting as the cryptic set-up and disquieting performances and scenes that precede it in The Wait.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
An art film whose seductive qualities don't entirely erase the suspicion that its weirder elements might be empty affectation.
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The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
While Blash intends The Wait to be a study in stasis, depicting emotional paralysis in various forms, the thin, amorphous nature of both...
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Los Angeles Times

By Annlee Ellingson
Writer-director M. Blash's sophomore film is ethereal and trippy, told less in scenes than in oblique snatches, not unlike the experience...
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
By the end, audiences will most likely feel as if they've been locked out of the drama that's presumably unfolding right in front of them.
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
The dialogue is so vague, and the plot so minimal, it all feels like a rather pointless exercise.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
It’s all just so much empty eye candy.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Probably best to dissuade the so-bad-it’s-good crowd: There’s nothing here to laugh at with the communal glee of a "Rocky Horror" or "The...
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Ms. Sevigny is not called “the queen of the weirdo Bs” for nothing. (In fairness, she was a weekly television addiction as one of the...
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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content, Brief Nudity, Language and Drug Use