On Christmas Eve a lone woman (Rachel Nichols) desperately tries to evade a sinister security guard (Wes Bentley) as he chases her through an empty parking garage.
" A slickly efficient neo-grindhouse shocker, a gory palate cleanser for this season of high-toned Oscar magnets and high-minded political dramas. "
" Cheerfully manipulative, P2 is the kind of movie that invites audiences to yell back at the screen and cheer. "
" It sounds like a formula slasher film, but it's actually done well. "
" Swift and stealthy P2 is a canny exploitation of one of the urban woman's greatest fears: the after-hours parking garage. "
" [A] miscast, misdirected botch of a can't-miss plot. "
" A minimalist and unimaginative horror thriller. "
" A serviceable gore-minded thriller --- a competent execution of a premise that ultimately becomes hampered by its inherent constraints. "
" Amid the dumbness and disgust for paying customers, the movie does manage to cough up something I didn't expect: a performance so terrible you can't quite believe it's happening: Bentley's. "
" Bentley plays the role of funny, cagey psychopath quite well, and the film packs more laughs than frights. What woman wouldn't be interested after his homicidal message of love? "
" Even by the low standards of the horror subgenre playfully nicknamed "torture porn," P2 is scraping the bottom of the movie barrel. "
" P2 feels like a vehicle lost in an after-hours parking facility, constantly backing up, shifting gears and generally speeding around in circles in a vain attempt to get somewhere. "
" P2 may be bad enough to become some other type of classic than the holiday kind. "
" P2 struggles to maintain its momentum because there's simply not enough to do in a parking garage to fill out a feature film. "
" The majority of [director Khalfoun's] chase and fight scenes are so artlessly staged that they render suspense moot. "
" The same old grim game of cat and mouse. Sure, we hope the mouse gets away. But mostly we just want the whole thing to end. "
" There's some ghoulish humor in P2, and a couple of scares, but it's little more than the umpteenth variation of the woman-locked-in-a-house plot. "
" This is one of those thrillers where the person on-screen is often the only person in the theater who can't guess what'll happen next. "
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