...compelling, if sometimes contrived, cinema.
—David Thomas New York Post
Eventually, this Matrix meets Enemy of the State mash-up frustrates with both its inability to wring anything original from this premise and its progressive willingness to strain credibility.
—Eric Alt Maxim
...a North by Northwest?The Man Who Knew Too Much mash-up...
—Robert Wilonsky LA Weekly
...a brain-squandering thriller...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
...a botched thriller...
—Peter Travers Rolling Stone
Noisy, derivative and thoroughly preposterous...
—Maitland McDonagh TV Guide
It's outdated, banal paranoia given a superficial, big-budget contempo polish, and made all the more dispiriting by the fact that the Big Brother watching over its creation was once-mighty popcorn-film maestro Steven Spielberg.
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine
...a preposterous thriller...
—Leah Rozen People