After the Fall 2014

Critics score:
36 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Sara Stewart, New York Post: If you can avoid dwelling on its derivative qualities, "After the Fall" has its own case to make about how far the middle class has fallen - and continues to slide. Read more

Scott Foundas, Variety: An out-of-work insurance man makes ends meet by turning to armed robbery in this overwrought and preposterous recession-era morality play from editor turned director Saar Klein. Read more

Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter: [The film] has much to recommend, including gorgeous New Mexico landscapes, sumptuous digital cinematography and -- as we might expect from Klein -- virtuoso editing. Read more

Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times: The basic story's narrative and psychological simplicity - characters stating their beliefs over and over again - becomes an increasing burden. Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: "After the Fall" belongs to a type of movie that is too lazy to connect the dots and fill in the blanks between its supposedly teachable moments. Read more

Danny King, Village Voice: Scanlon's desperate dive into a life of armed robbery is simply not believable, despite Bentley's best efforts. Read more