Dark Tourist
Dark Tourist (2013)

A psychological-thriller in the haunting tradition of films like Taxi Driver and Monster, Dark Tourist takes us into the chilling labyrinth of a man's dark hobby and his even darker mind. Jim Tahana (Michael Cudlitz) doesn't leave… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 3, 2014
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Berkshire
Variety

Michael Cudlitz's first leading role is the sole selling point of this repellent character study.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

Griffith can break your heart as a good woman staggering under the weight of life, especially after her character places her last bit of faith in a dangerously damaged man.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

a deadly serious psychodrama with the emphasis on (finely acted) character, where even the odd transgressive twist serves and illuminates the story's integrity rather than just adding another cheap thrill.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

Griffith's vulnerable performance is a standout. But the film's final third seems needlessly graphic.

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Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times

"Dark Tourist" gets bogged down in insufferably slow-moving scenes - interestingly, when Jim is interacting with others, despite consummate performances from Cudlitz and Griffith.

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Degenerate, depraved psycho-sexual drama revolving around a pathetic thrill-seeker who travels with intent to visit places of tragedy or disaster.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

"Dark Tourist" takes an effectively unpleasant trip down the lost highway of a morbid mind before its bad choices start catching up with it.

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

Disappointingly resorts to a reductive dissection of its protagonist in the third reel, but The Grief Tourist benefits from Michael Cudlitz's suitably creepy performance, and is an atmospheric, suspenseful ride.

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