...a harrowing nail-biter of a movie...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
In a genre where the broad details have become this familiar, it's the small, needling ones that count.
—Tasha Robinson Onion AV Club
It is suspenseful, horrifying and at times intensely moving. But the ease with which it elicits these responses from the audience feels more opportunistic than insightful.
—A. O. Scott New York Times
It's not fair, but there it is: We've been here before.
—Michael Atkinson Village Voice
..a garbage movie applying for unlimited credit on the most meager collateral...
—Jaime N. Christley Slant Magazine