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Buried

Sound & Vision Magazine
1 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Paul Conroy is not ready to die. But when he wakes up 6 feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish struggle for survival.
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Overall 8
8.0

Buried

High-Def Digest
25 January 2011
  • Conclusion: Few thrillers are able to think outside the box anymore, but 'Buried' actually manages to do so entirely from within one. The film is masterfully directed, perfectly paced, and Ryan Reynolds delivers a tour de force performance.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0

Buried (Blu-ray)

upcomingdiscs.com
20 January 2011
  • Summary: Gambles are called gambles for a very good reason. You can take a great risk and do everything just right. That doesn’t mean that the success will automatically follow. The movie only found a very limited release and with that the limited box office receipts.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 2
2.0

Buried Review

DoBlu
18 January 2011
  • Excerpt: It takes a snake to kill the tension in Buried . Weird, considering the other gaping plot holes to consider, but this is Hollywood. Paul (Ryan Reynolds) is buried alive somewhere in Iraq, his location unclear and people he’s called over the cell phone inside his casket no help.
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Buried Blu-ray Review

BigPictureBigSound
11 January 2011
  • Excerpt: The Film If you're one of those people that thinks Ryan Reynolds couldn't act his way out of a paper bag, you might want to check out Buried . In this 95-minute film, there's no bag. Instead, Reynolds is trying to work his way out of a box -- a coffin, to be exact.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 3
3.0

Buried (2010)

blu-ray.com
6 January 2011
  • Conclusion: Buried is not an easy film to stomach, and in fact many viewers may be gasping for air along with Reynolds' character Conroy. One of the most brilliantly staged films in recent memory, Buried manages to allude to America's current global situation while depicting a horrifyingly personal story.
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Fantastic Fest 2010 Review: Buried

Brutal as Hell
1 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Like most excellent films, Buried is about a man having the worst day of his life. Paul Conroy wakes up in a coffin in the middle of the desert in Iraq. Paul is an American contractor who earns his living driving trucks to deliver supplies and help rebuild Iraq, but his convoy was ambushed, almost...
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Overall 8
8.0

Buried

Cinema Blend
24 September 2010
  • Excerpt: How good is Buried ? So good that you may not even notice how great Ryan Reynolds is. Normally any halfway capable movie which takes the Cast Away route of putting one performer all alone on screen results in instant Oscar talk for whoever that actor is.
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Overall 7
7.3

Buried

AV Club
23 September 2010
  • Excerpt: One man, one coffin, 90 minutes. That’s the premise of the purposefully constrained suspense film Buried , an exercise in cinematic minimalism that doubles as a metaphor for how grunts get manipulated and sacrificed in times of war.
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Overall 8
8.0

Buried

The Digital Fix
3 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Having generated strong buzz since its Sundance premiere at the start of the year, Buried arrives in the UK at the end of September refreshingly a week before its wide release in the States.
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