Stranded 2013

Neil Genzlinger, New York Times: It may be time for everyone to agree that if you've seen one trapped-in-space-with-an-alien-presence movie, you've seen them all. Read more

Rex Reed, New York Observer: Mr. Slater, the only real name on view, looks embarrassed to be slumming in something so cheesy. But I liked the simplicity of the narrative structure and the lack of extraneous background information you get among most movie flight crews. Read more

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, AV Club: Slater is supposed to be incredulous about the existence of the alien threat, but he mostly seems incredulous about the script. Read more

Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times: "Stranded" stops at being merely seriously dull and trite, rather than tipping into train-wreck silliness. Read more

Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News: Sometimes an earnest, easily forgettable B-movie is just what you're looking for. But rarely do you feel like spending 12 bucks to see it - especially when that appears also to be the film's entire budget. Read more

Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post: It's a scrappy, unpretentious movie, with nicely calibrated pacing, but there's no logic, little motivation and above all, no personalities. Read more

Ernest Hardy, Village Voice: Trite dialogue, stock characters, and bad-to-middling special effects make Stranded more tedious than scary or nerve-wracking. Read more