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The Day 2011

Critics score:
23 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Jon Caramanica, New York Times: "The Day" cycles through bursts of horrific violence only to end much as it begins: static, hollow and vague. Read more

Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic: Every day is gloomy in "The Day," Douglas Aarniokoski's film with a creepy, paranoid atmosphere that's more effective than the performances. Read more

Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times: "The Day" is just good enough to engage audiences, but it falls well short of remarkable, leaving viewers wishing for a dawn that never breaks. Read more

Joel Arnold, NPR: A savage B-movie thriller with unrealized aspirations to profundity ... Read more

Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News: Towards the end, you might find yourself thinking, "Well, this could have been worse." And you'll mean it as a compliment. Read more

Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post: The film feels unbelievably long at 84 minutes, and the color-drained, hand-held cinematography serves only as a reminder of just how good "Night of the Living Dead" really was. Read more

Chris Packham, Village Voice: Harbor only the expectations aroused by a production of WWE Studios and don't get too attached to any hobbits. Read more