Aug 28, 2013 · Closed Circuit is a good, although unexceptional, suspense movie. The movie has a strong start but a weak finale, and somewhere in the middle looses stream and starts plodding along to its ...
- Mystery & Suspense
Aug 30, 2013 · There are, of course, worse movies out there right now than "Closed Circuit" but I daresay that few are as disappointing. As I suspect is the case with most viewers, I could certainly use a smart, adult thriller fueled by real-world concerns after a summer of mindless frivolities and the chance to see the perennially underrated Rebecca Hall in a lead role is a welcome bonus in my book.
Closed Circuit isn't so much of a misstep as a missed opportunity to say something noteworthy. Full Review. Frank Ochieng SF Crowsnest. November 14, 2018 Circuit had the potential for conveying ...
Closed Circuit is a certainly a strange name for a movie that really has nothing to do with surveillance, instead Crowley's film focuses on the tensions and discoveries made between Eric Bana's gruff (and very un-British sounding) arrogant lawyer Martin Rose and one time lover Claudia Simmons-Howe played by the always threatening to break out ...
Closed Circuit is a paint by the numbers thriller with few thrills. Despite the exceptional cast of that would please the stodgiest of Anglophiles, there's no tension between any of the characters. In fact, the reason for this is Steven Knight's script, which "tells" more than it shows.
- John Crowley
CLOSED CIRCUIT has been advertised as being from the makers of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and, for a while, it seems as though it might be the same kind of intelligent moviemaking that builds drama through discreet conversations and the passing of crucial information. As written by Steven Knight and directed by John Crowley, the characters seem ...
- Jeffrey M. Anderson
Aug 28, 2013 · Directed by John Crowley. With Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Jim Broadbent, Ciarán Hinds. A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team - testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy.
- John Crowley
Oct 24, 2013 · Closed Circuit – review. ... Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall in Closed Circuit. Xan Brooks @XanBrooks. Thu 24 Oct 2013 17.30 EDT. A larming news for those who missed the recent Edward Snowden ...
- Xan Brooks
Closed Circuit 2013 R 1h 35m British Movies Martin and Claudia, top-flight lawyers who happen to be former lovers, become targets when they're teamed up to defend a notorious terrorist.
Closed Circuit has received mixed reviews from critics. It currently holds a 43% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 134 reviews, with the critical consensus saying "Slick and well acted, Closed Circuit unfortunately never quite works up a full head of steam, with a plot that's alternately predictable and full of holes."