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'The Stranger': EW review

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The Stranger

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
93 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/12/15
performer:
Cristobal Tapia Montt
director:
Guillermo Amoedo
genre:
Drama, Horror, Mystery

We gave it a C-

I’m not sure how much currency the label “Eli Roth Presents…” actually carries. Even the horror director’s most loyal disciples may feel cheated by this pulseless thriller about a drifter (Cristóbal Tapia–Montt) who arrives in a small Canadian town looking for his wife and turns the place into an orgy of bloodshed. The characters are uninteresting, the mood is dour, and the big supernatural twist barely elicits a shrug. No thanks. C–

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