Proxy (2014)

While walking home from her latest OB appointment, a very pregnant Esther Woodhouse is brutally attacked and disfigured by a hooded assailant. This horrible event seems to be a blessing in disguise when Esther finds consolation in a support… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 12, 2014
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Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News

[With] performances better suited to a high school play

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

Proxy's greatest attribute is its deliberate dismantling of the audience's assumptions. Writer-director Zack Parker has made a genre whatsit whose central mystery lies in the stealth motivations of its characters.

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Margot Harrison
Seven Days

The movie has the kind of psychological plausibility that a fever dream does, the kind Blue Velvet does.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

When almost everyone on screen is nursing a pathology, interest in their fates is far from guaranteed.

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Michael Nordine
Village Voice

Like a lot of conspiracy thrillers, the questions it raises prove more compelling than the answers it slowly teases out.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

Proxy is too many conflicting movies crammed into a daunting 2 hour run time. Zack Parker juggles too many plates at once, and they all come crashing down simultaneously.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

Whatever "Proxy" lacks in narrative cohesion and psychological realism, it makes up for in its compelling fever-dream quality and its probing questions about the darker side of parenting.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York

There's enough talent here to suggest that Parker could one day give us a truly memorable white-knuckler, but Proxy is too tenderfooted to stand on its own.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It seems director Parker could well have made his point and maintained his dramatic impact without creating such a sadistic streak that emanates through the narrative.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
As unconventional as they come, "Proxy" is among the indiest films to be released into world-wide film festivals and I must say that this film truly… More
DA Zapata
It is difficult to process Proxy as a whole, because as film, it is divided into two segments both characterized by loss, obsession, deceit, and violence.… More