The Empty Man

critic Reviews

, 45% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    A truly surreal and strange piece of work, anchored by some top-notch craft elements, but weakened a bit by a bloated running time and a conclusion that likely left the few people who saw it in theaters more annoyed than thrilled.
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    Meagan NavarroBloody Disgusting
    While it does offer a new angle on a familiar horror setup, spinning into an entirely different subgenre in the process, The Empty Man stretches out an underbaked idea to an excruciating degree.
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    Barry HertzGlobe and Mail
    Producers couldn't have picked a better title, though. After I left my Friday afternoon screening, attended by a whopping two other people, I felt far from satisfied. Empty, you might say.
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    Nathaniel MuirAIPT
    Undermarketed and overlooked, the story is a fine one that gets a little too ambitious for its own good at times. Strong performance and unique take make this worth a watch.
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    Linda CookOurQuadCities / WHBF-TV (Illinois)
    'The Empty Man' will fill you with dread.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    "Empty" is an apt way to describe this overlong and sluggish supernatural horror pic.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCommon Sense Media
    This long, slow-burn sci-fi tale takes its simple "urban legend" idea into ambitious territory, but, by the time it wraps up, it all makes too little sense to justify sitting through it.
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    James CrootStuff.co.nz
    A movie that makes Fox's polarising and similarly-confounding A Cure For Wellness now look like a masterpiece and "almost" make you yearn for the simpler "delights" of the much-derided Slender Man.
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    John FinkThe Film Stage
    Although Disney has changed the name of the studio in February, they didn't even spare the expense to swap out the 20th Century Fox logo and presenting credit on the DCP sent to theaters.
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    Nate AdamsThe Only Critic
    Empty is an understatement.
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