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Black Rock
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Audio 8
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Black Rock

BluRay Authority
15 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Black Rock would be right at home if it opened many years ago. It just feels like the kind of film that invaded the 80’s and 90’s. The film stars Kate Bosworth as Sarah. She convinces her two friends Abby (Katie Aselton) and Lou (Lake Bell) to take a weekend trip to a remote island off the coast of...
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Overall 8
7.7

Black Rock (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
9 August 2013
  • Summary: Judge Patrick Bromley got a "C" on the Bechdel test.
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Overall 7
7.0

Black Rock

High-Def Digest
29 July 2013
  • Conclusion: 'Black Rock' initially seems prepared to offer a new take on the standard thriller, but rather than explore the genre in which it is set, director Aselton and the script seem to veer off into a dissection of the character's interpersonal relationships – which would have been an asset to the film,...
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Overall 4
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Movie overall 3
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Extras 3
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Black Rock (2012)

blu-ray.com
28 July 2013
  • Conclusion: If Black Rock had spent a bit more time in its development phase, it probably would have been a much more effective film. While the women are given a little back story, it's ultimately not enough. So, Lou cheated with Abby's fiancé —so what? Or at least, so what else ?
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Overall 5
5.5

Black Rock

AV Club
16 May 2013
  • Excerpt: For an 83-minute thriller, Black Rock sure takes its sweet time getting to the supposed “good stuff.” Maybe that’s because, for director/star Katie Aselton, the film’s fight-for-survival plot is less interesting than the trio of estranged heroines it encompasses.
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Review: ‘Black Rock’

Variety
23 January 2012
  • Summary: Straining to be a distaff "Deliverance," indie thriller "Black Rock" is unable to shock, much less convince.
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