Captive State

Captive State

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John Goodman and Vera Farmiga star in this sci-fi thriller set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force. From director Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes).

2019Rating: 13, D L V110 minsUSA
Science FictionThriller

Captive State | Reviews

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Variety

Variety

An audacious and suspenseful thriller about resistance fighters waging an underdog campaign against occupying extraterrestrials.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Captive State is imperfectly constructed, at times frustratingly so, but it's trying, doggedly, to do something different and given the bland efficiency of so many wide-releasing sci-fi movies, that's hard to fault.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

In "Captive State" aliens have taken over the world (as they will), but it's the viewers stuck watching this messy, lugubrious sci-fi thriller who may feel like the ones being held captive.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Visually murky, choppily edited and lacking both narrative clarity and well-defined characterizations, Captive State is a deeply frustrating viewing experience.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Goodman, Dunn and Farmiga play even the more ridiculous elements straight, as if they're in a cop movie. The younger actors are all terrific as well.

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